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Roger Weller, geology instructor
last edited:  12/20/15




*Harding, T.P., 1974, Petroleum traps associated with wrench faults: AAPG Bull., v.58, p.1290-1304.

*Harding, T.P., 1976, Tectonic significance and hydrocarbon trapping consequences of sequential folding synchronous with San Andreas faulting, San Joaquin valley, California: AAPG Bull., v.60, p. 356-378.



*Carpenter, A.B., Trout, M.L., and Pickett, E.E., 1974, Preliminary report on the origin and chemical evolution of lead- and zinc-rich oil field brines in central Mississippi: Econ. Geology, v.69, p. 1191-1206.

*Carpenter, A.B., and Trout, M.L., 1979, Interim report on lead and zinc in oil-field brines in the central Gulf Coast and in southern Michigan: Am. Inst. Metall. Petroleum Engineers Preprint 79-95, 15 p.

*Hickman, S.H., Sibson, R.H., and Bruhn, R.L., 1955, Introduction to special section; Mechanical involvement of fluids in faulting: Jour. of Geophys. Res., B, Solid Earth and Planets, v.100, no.7, p.12,831-12,840.

*Oliver, J., 1986, Fluids expelled tectonically from orogenic belts; Their role in hydrocarbon migration and other geologic phenomena: Geology, v.14, p. 99-102.

*Sverjensky, D.A., 1984, Oil field brines as ore-forming solutions: Econ. Geology, v.79, p. 27-37.



*Miller, R.L., 1973, Structural setting of hydrocarbon accumulations in folded southern Appalachians: AAPG Bull., v.57, n.12, p. 2419-2427.

*Mitras, S., 1990, Fault-propagation folds; Geometry, kinematics evolution, and hydrocarbon traps: AAPG Bull., v.74, p. 921-945.



*Baker, W.J., 1955, Flow in fissured formations: 5th World Petroleum Congress, Proceedings, Sec.II/E, p.379-393.

*Harp, L.J., 1966, Do not overlook fractured zones: World Oil, v.162, p.119-123.

*Hubbert, M.K., and Willis, D.G., 1955, Important fractured reservoirs in the United States: 4th World Petroleum Congress Proc. Sec. I/A, p.58-81.

*Mc Quillan, H., 1973, Small-scale fracture density in Asmari Formation of southwest Iran and its relation to bed thickness and structural setting: AAPG Bull., v.57, p. 2367-2385.

*Mc Quillan, 1974, Fracture pattern on Kuh-e Asmari anticline, southwest Iran: AAPG Bull., v.58, p. 236-246.

*Nelson, R.A., 1985, Geologic analysis of naturally fractured reservoirs: Houston Gulf Publishing Company, 320 p.

*Ogle, B.A., 1961, Prospecting for commercial fractured "shale" reservoirs, Rocky Mountains: AAPG Bull., v.45, p. 407.

*Overby, W.K., and Rough, R.L., 1968, Surface studies predict orientation of induced formation fractures: Producers Monthly, v.32, p.16-19.

*Parsons, R.W., 1966, Permeability of idealized fractured rock: Soc. Petroleum Engineers Jour., v.6, p.126-136.

*Snow, D.T., 1968, Rock fracture spacing openings and porosities: Am. Soc. Civil Engineers Proc., Jour. Soil Mechanics and Found. Div., v.94, no.1, p. 73-91.

*Stearns, D.W., and Friedman, M., 1972, Reservoirs in fractured rock; in R.E. King, ed., Stratigraphic oil and gas fields- classification, exploration methods, and case histories: AAPG Memoir 16, p. 82-106.


*Gott, G.B., and Hill, J.W., 1953, Radioactivity in some oil fields of southeastern Kansas: USGS Bull. 988-E, p.69-122.