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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

A revised Triassic stratigraphic framework for the Arctic Alaska Basin

Outside Publication: AAPG Datapages Archives Bulletin:
The Triassic Shublik Formation and the Triassic–Jurassic Otuk Formation are partially age-equivalent lithostratigraphic units that were deposited in the Arctic Alaska Basin (AAB). The Shublik Formation represents proximal deposition within the basin...

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Assessment of coalbed gas resources in the Kutei and Barito Basin Provinces, Indonesia, 2018

USGS Publication: Fact Sheet 2018-3055
Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated undiscovered, technically recoverable mean resources of 10.7 trillion cubic feet of potential coalbed gas resources in the Kutei and Barito Basin Provinces of Indonesia...

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

USGS National and Global Oil and Gas Assessment Project-Appalachian Basin Province, Upper Devonian Shales Assessment Unit Boundaries and Assessment Input Forms

USGS Publication: Data Release
The Assessment Unit is the fundamental unit used in the National Assessment Project for the assessment of undiscovered oil and...

Monday, October 29, 2018

Geology and assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources of the Northern West Siberian Mesozoic Composite Total Petroleum System of the West Siberian Basin Province, Russia, 2008

USGS Publication: Professional Paper 1824-C
The West Siberian Basin Province is one of the largest sedimentary basins in the world, with an area of 2.6 million square kilometers...

Monday, October 22, 2018

Methodology for Correcting Bottomhole Temperatures Acquired from Wireline Logging Measurements in the Onshore U.S. Gulf of Mexico Basin to Characterize the Thermal Regime of Total Petroleum Systems

Outside Publication: Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Journal
Characterization of the subsurface thermal regime is critical for understanding many facets of the petroleum system, from thermal maturation of organic-rich source rocks to thermal preservation and non-degradation of...

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Geology and Assessment of Undiscovered Oil and Gas Resources of the Tunguska Basin Province, 2008

USGS Publication: Professional Paper 1824-U

The U.S. Geological Survey has evaluated the potential for undiscovered oil and gas resources of the Tunguska Basin Province as part of the Circum-Arctic Resource Appraisal (CARA). The Tunguska Basin Province includes an area of approximately 904,000 km2...

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Geology and assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources of the Lena-Anabar Basin Province, 2008

USGS Publication: Professional Paper 1824-T
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) assessed the potential for undiscovered oil and gas resources of the Lena-Anabar Basin Province as part of its Circum-Arctic Resource Appraisal program. The province is in the Russian High Arctic and is located between the Laptev Sea...

Thursday, October 18, 2018

High microscale variability in Raman thermal maturity estimates from shale organic matter

Outside Publication: International Journal of Coal Geology
Raman spectroscopy has recently received attention as a means to estimate thermal maturity of organic matter in petroleum generating source rocks to complement more traditional approaches such as vitrinite reflectance and programmed pyrolysis. While many studies have observed positive...

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Downhole log evidence for the coexistence of structure II gas hydrate and free gas below the bottom simulating reflector in the South China Sea

Outside Publication: Marine and Petroleum Geology
Stratigraphic layered pore-filling gas hydrates are identified above the bottom simulating reflector (BSR) using the well log and core data acquired at Sites W11 and W17 during the third gas hydrate drilling expedition...





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