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...
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...
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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...
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Basin-wide evaluation of the uppermost Green River Formation's oil-shale resources, Uinta Basin, Utah and Colorado, Uinta Basin (SS-128)
By: M. D. Vanden Berg Due to the recent increase in crude oil prices and concerns over diminishing conventional reserves, the Utah Geological Survey has reexamined the Uinta Basin’s oil-shale resource, primarily in the Mahogany zone of the Green River...
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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Potential mineral precipitation and water compatibilities related to the Drunkards Wash project, Carbon County, Utah (RI-241)
By: J. W. Gwynn River Gas Corporation produces approximately 36,000 barrels per day of saline water from the Ferron Sandstone Member of the Mancos Shale as part of its Drunkards Wash coalbed-methane recovery project. Most of the sodium-bicarbonate-chloride produced water...
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Energy and mineral resource evaluation of School and Institutional Trust Lands in the southern Deep Creek Range, Juab County, Utah (RI-227)
By: R. W. Gloyn, D. A. Sprinkel, B. T. Tripp, and R. E. BlackettThe Utah State Division of School and Institutional Trust Lands asked the Utah Geological Survey to evaluate existing and potential geologic resources (metallic minerals, industrial rocks and...
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Mineral and energy resources in Kane County, Utah and their occurrence with respect to Wilderness Study Areas (RI-221)
By: R. E. Blackett, C. J. Brandt, T. C. Chidsey, Jr., and C. E. BishopThe Utah Department of Community and Economic Development enlisted the help of the UGS to review and report on the objectives and procedures for mineral resource...
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....
Well Database and Maps of Salt Cycles and Potash Zones of the Paradox Basin, Utah (OFR-600)
By: Terry W. Massoth Last year the Utah Geological Survey released a preliminary well database for Hite's 29 salt cycles of the Paradox Formation in the Paradox Basin of southeastern Utah (Massoth and Tripp, 2011, OFR-581), which included stratigraphic data...
Well database of salt cycles of the Paradox Basin, Utah (OFR-581)
By: T. W. Massoth and B. T. Tripp The Paradox Basin is a depositional basin that covers an area of about 12,000 square miles of southeast Utah and southwest Colorado, and which extends a short distance into northwestern New Mexico....
Preliminary regional sequence stratigraphic framework and characterization of potential fluvial reservoirs of the Upper Mesverde Group, Uinta Basin, Utah (OFR-569)
By: J. L. Aschoff The Natural Buttes Gas Field, northeastern Utah, is one of the largest natural gas fields in the United States with more than 166 billion cubic feet of gas (BCFG) proved reserves. Natural gas production in the...
Strategies for in situ recovery of Utah's heavy oil and bitumen resources (OFR-551)
By: S. Schamel This extensive report on Utah’s heavy oil and bitumen resources, often referred to as tar sands, discusses both the surface and subsurface resources. The report discusses in detail the reservoir and fluid characteristics of Utah’s heavy oil...
Reservoir characterization of clastic cycle sequences in the Paradox Formation of the Hermosa group, Paradox Basin, Utah (OFR-543)
By: B. D. Trudgill and W. C. Arbuckle This extensive report includes maps and correlations of the evaporite facies within the Pennsylvanian Paradox Formation throughout the northern Paradox Basin. This includes correlation of individual evaporite cycles and their respective clastic...
Hydrocarbon potential of Pennsylvanian black shale reservoirs, Paradox Basin, southeastern Utah (OFR-534 )
By: S. R. Bereskin and J. McLennan This report describes the gas potential of shales within the Pennsylvanian Paradox Formation of the Paradox Basin, southeastern Utah. Core descriptions, thin section and scanning electron microscopy evaluations, X-ray diffraction, geochemical measurements (total...
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Analysis of reservoir properties of faulted and fractured eolian thrust-belt reservoirs (OFR-529)
By: D. Keele and J. Evans The focus of this study is the sedimentary and structural petrography and petrology of the Jurassic Nugget Sandstone in northeastern Utah and southwestern Wyoming. Approximately 2700 ft of core from three wells were described...
Reservoir characterization of the Cretaceous Cedar Mountain and Dakota Formations, southern Uinta Basin: Year-two report (OFR-492, 516)
By: M. L. McPherson, B. S. Currie, J. P. Dark, and J. S. Pierson The first and second year reports of a two-year study into the stratigraphic and petrophysical controls on the distribution of economically viable Cretaceous Cedar Mountain-Dakota (DMC)...
Shale gas resources of Utah: Assessment of previously undeveloped gas discoveries (OFR-499)
By: S. Schamel This report identified individual wells that had significant indications of natural gas within the Mancos Shale and Hermosa Group shale gas reservoirs, revealing regional patterns of gas shows in the Mancos and Hermosa. The report includes a...
Interpretation of the Jurassic Entrada Sandstone play using 3D seismic attribute analysis, Uinta Basin, Utah (OFR-493)
By: R. W. Keach II, T. H. Morris, J. H. McBride, M. Mullen, H. E. Leetaru, and R. O'Neal This report evaluates the Entrada/Curtis-Moab interval using 3D seismic attributes of the North Hill Creek survey. The NHC 3D survey was...
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Integrated sequence stratigraphic and geochemical resource characterization of the lower Mancos shale, Uinta Basin, Utah (OFR-483)
By: D. S. Anderson and N. B. Harris This study characterizes the lateral and vertical distributions of shale facies within a sequence stratigraphic framework and integrates depositional facies with geochemical analysis as a basis for assessing the shale-gas potential of...
Utah Oil Shale Database (OFR-469)
By: M. D. Vanden Berg, J. R. Dyni, and D. E. Tabet, compilers The Utah oil shale database contains a large assortment of information on boreholes that were drilled in the Eocene Green River Formation oil shale deposits in the...
Shale gas reservoirs of Utah: Survey of an unexploited potential energy resource (OFR-461)
By: S. Schamel Given the very limited amount and scope of information in the literature relevant to Utah's black shales, the 'screening criteria' that could be applied in this project, in most instances, was limited to just (1) organic richness...
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Mesaverde gas of southeastern Uinta Basin (OFR-460)
By: P. B. Anderson Contains a 20-page report on the Upper Cretaceous Mesaverde Group gas play in the southeastern part of the Uinta Basin of northeastern Utah. Included are three regional well-log cross sections that penetrate the entire Mesaverde section...
A multidisciplinary approach to reservoir characterization of the coastal Entrada erg-margin gas play, Utah (OFR-459)
By: T. H. Morris, J. H. McBride, and W. D. Monn This CD has a 50-page report that discusses the reservoir characteristics of erg-margin sandstones in the Middle Jurassic Entrada Sandstone. The approximate north-south trend of the Entrada erg-margin is...
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