Geology and mineral resources of Box Elder County, Utah (B-115)
By: H. H. Doelling Box Elder County is situated in the northwest corner of Utah bordering with Idaho on the north, Nevada on the west, Tooele and Weber counties on the south and Cache County on the east. It comprises...
Energy, mineral, and ground-water resources of Carbon and Emery Counties, Utah (B-132)
By: R. W. Gloyn, D. E. Tabet, B. T. Tripp, C. E. Bishop, C. D. Morgan, J. W. Gwynn, and R. E. BlackettThe Utah Geological Survey has collected and evaluated information on the known and potential energy, mineral, and ground-water...
Mineral, energy, and ground-water resources of San Juan County, Utah (SS-86)
By: R. W. Gloyn, C. D. Morgan, D. E. Tabet, R. E. Blackett, B. T. Tripp, and M. LoweThe Utah Geological Survey has summarized information on the known and potential mineral and energy resources in San Juan County. The compilation...
Oil and Gas Fields Map of Utah (C-119)
By: Rebekah E. Wood and Thomas C. Chidsey, Jr. 1:700,000-scale map of Utah's oil, gas, and COâ‚‚ fields (past and present); oil gas and COâ‚‚ pipelines with operators; field designations; names and ages of the reservoir rocks; oil refineries and...
Salt deformation in the Paradox region (B-122)
By: H. H. Doelling, C. G. Oviatt, and P. W. Huntoon Bedded salt deposits were identified by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) as places suitable to store or dispose of nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste. The Paradox Basin,...
The Bluebell oil field, Uinta Basin, Duchesne and Uintah Counties, Utah: Characterization and oil well demonstration (SS-106)
By: C. D. Morgan, editor Hydrocarbon production in the Bluebell field is from three reservoirs in the Tertiary-aged Colton and Green River Formations: (1) overpressured Colton/Flagstaff, (2) lower Green River, and (3) upper Green River. Kerogen-rich shale and marlstone deposited...
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Central Utah coal fields: Sevier-Sanpete, Wasatch Plateau, Book Cliffs and Emery (MO-3)
Edited By: H. H. Doelling Contains a complete reproduction of the text of Central Utah coal fields: Sevier-Sanpete, Wasatch Plateau, Book Cliffs, and Emery by H. H. Doelling, first published in 1972. The text is subdivided into coal fields, area...
The geology of Kane County, Utah: geology, mineral resources, and geologic hazards (B-124)
By: H. H. Doelling, F. D. Davis, and C. J. Brandt Kane County, with its 4105 square miles, lies along the south-central margin of Utah and is found in the western part of the Colorado Plateaus physiographic province. It is...
Coal resources of the Muley Canyon Sandstone Member of the Mancos Shale, Henry Mountains coalfield, Utah (SS-138)
By: S. Heuscher The Henry Mountains coalfield is in central Wayne and Garfield Counties in a remote area of Utah with few paved roads. The coalfield lies in a structural basin called the Henry Mountains syncline. The syncline is bounded...
Available coal resource for the Salina Canyon and southwestern part of the Wasatch Plateau coalfields, Sevier County, Utah (SS-129)
By: D. E. Tabet, B. P. Hucka, J. C. Quick, and S. I. Wakefield This report describes the coal stratigraphy, quality, and resource found in the Blackhawk Formation within four quadrangles in Sevier County, Utah. These quadrangles cover most of...
Utah Oil and Gas ...a Rich History, a Powerful Future (PI-71)
By: UGS Staff Utah is still the place to find oil and gas. This informational brochure provides information on the exploration and developmental opportunities of Utah's petroleum resources, explains Utah's geologic setting, and chronicles Utah's oil and gas exploration history....
North Horn Mountain area coal drill-hole data: Wasatch Plateau coalfield, Emery County, Utah (OFR-449)
Contains digital images of geophysical logs as well as core descriptions, coal analysis reports, point location data forms, and some miscellaneous correspondence for drill holes from the North Horn Mountain area of the Wasatch Plateau coal field that have been...
The Prairie Canyon Member, a new unit of the Upper Cretaceous Mancos Shale, west-central Colorado and east-central Utah (MP 97-4)
By: R. D. Cole, R. G. Young and G. C. Willis For more than 30 years, surface and subsurface investigations of Upper Cretaceous strata in the southeastern Uinta Basin, southwestern Piceance Creek Basin, and along the intervening Douglas Creek arch,...
Outcrop study of the lower Green River Formation for reservoir characterization and hydrocarbon production enhancement in the Altamont-Bluebell field, Uinta Basin, Utah (MP 96-2)
By: A. Garner and T. H. Morris In an effort to better understand the reservoir capacity and production potential of rock types in the Altamont-BluebeIl field, Uinta Basin, Utah, 850.2 meters (2789.4 ft) of continuous section of the lower Green...
Southwestern Utah coal fields: Alton, Kaiparowits Plateau and Kolob-Harmony (MO-1)
Edited By: H. H. Doelling and R. L. Graham This publication covers information regarding the Southwestern Utah coal fields, and is the first in a three part series of publications. The text is subdivided into coal fields, area and quadrangle;...
Utah's Extractive Resources Industries 2015 (C-123)
By: Taylor Boden, Ken Krahulec, Michael Vanden Berg, and Andrew RupkeThis report summarizes all energy and mineral resource production and value for the state of Utah in 2015. Energy resources include oil, natural gas, coal, and uranium, and nonfuel mineral...
The available coal resources for the nine 7.5-minute quadrangles in the northern Wasatch Plateau Coalfield, Carbon and Emery Counties, Utah (C-100)
By: D. E. Tabet, J. C. Quick, B. P Hucka, and J. A. Hanson This report provides estimates of the available coal resources in nine 7.5-minute quadrangles that encompass the northern half of the Wasatch Plateau coalfield. Coal production from...
Bibliography of Utah coal, 1869 through 1982 (B-120)
By: D .A. Foster and A. D. Smith The Bibliography of Utah Coal has been compiled in recognition of a need for many individuals to know where to find basic geologic and coal information. The compilation process utilized citations from...
Surface to Subsurface Reservoir/Aquifer Characterization and Facies Analysis of the Jurassic Navajo Sandstone, Central Utah (SS-167)
By Thomas C. Chidsey, Jr., Thomas H. Morris, Stephanie M. Carney, Ashley D. Hansen, John H. McBride, and Craig D. Morgan 102 p., 3 appendices, 1 plate, SS-167 Summary The Early Jurassic Navajo Sandstone, famous for massive cross-bedding, represents a...
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Defining and characterizing Mesaverde and Mancos Sandstone reservoirs based on interpretation of image logs, eastern Uinta Basin (OFR-458)
By: M. W. Longman and R. J. Koepsell This DVD is an FMI© “image atlas” tied to text describing key features and reservoir potential of the Upper Cretaceous Mesaverde Group in the area of Natural Buttes field, Uinta Basin, Utah....
Utahs Extractive Resource Industries 2011 (C-115)
By: Taylor Boden, Michael Vanden Berg, Ken Krahulec, Dave Tabet, and Mark GwynnOther Information:Published: 2012Pages: 27Location: Utah Media Type: Paper Publication
Analysis and regional implication of cleat and joint systems in selected coal seams, Carbon, Emery, Sanpete, Sevier, and Summit Counties, Utah (SS-74)
By: B. P. Hucka This study is intended to help Utah coal operators plan longwall and room and pillar mining operations. Cleat and joint orientations were performed in 22 active mines located in the Book Cliffs, Wasatch Plateau, Emery, and...
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Economic potential of the P.R. Spring oil-impregnated deposit, Uinta Basin, Grand and Uintah Counties, Utah (SS-65)
By: K. M. Clem The P.R. Spring oil-impregnated sandstone (tar sand) deposit is located in the southeastern portion of the Uinta Basin, approximately 50 miles northwest of Grand Junction, Colorado. These oil impregnated sandstones are in the Eocene Green River...
Muddy Creek coal drilling project, Wasatch Plateau, Utah (SS-55)
By: A. D. Smith Twenty-seven drill holes successfully tested the Lower Blackhawk Formation coal zones and penetrated the Star Point Sandstone on the Wasatch Plateau in central Utah. Reserve calculations show a total in-place measured, indicated, and inferred tonnage of...
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