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Geology of the Woodbine and Tuscaloosa formations

Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists. Gulf Coast Section.

Geology of the Woodbine and Tuscaloosa formations

first annual research conference

by Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists. Gulf Coast Section.

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Published by Gulf Coast Section, Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists in [Houston, Tex.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology -- Gulf States -- Congresses.,
  • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGulf Coast Section, Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists ; program and abstracts.
    GenreCongresses.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination38 p. :
    Number of Pages38
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22098254M

    Dr. Arthur Ehlmann, noted geologist, will speak about the Woodbine Formation. This geologic formation is not only important as the ground you live on but is one of the most historically valuable rock layers in the history of the oil and gas industry in Texas. The talk will discuss how the formation originated and what is known about it in a regional geologic g is available in the.   The Tuscaloosa Marine Shale (TMS) was deposited across southern Louisiana and Mississippi during the Upper Cretaceous. The study focuses on a core region containing vast deposits of Cretaceous-aged sediments that have economic importance for oil and gas exploration. This region has been conventionally drilled for decades, focusing on the recovery of the Cretaceous hydrocarbons.

    Palynology of the Red Branch Member of the Woodbine Formation (Cenomanian), Bryan County, Oklahoma, by Richard Hedlund. Bulletin Pennsylvanian fusulinids in the Ardmore basin, Love and Carter Counties, Oklahoma, by Dwight E. Waddell. GEOLOGY. The underlying bedrock of Michigan is mostly hidden from view by unconsolidated material deposited during continental glaciation. However, there are a number of places in the Lower Peninsula where the bedrock can be seen such as in rock quarries and in outcrops along rivers and lakes.

    Petroleum Geology of Woodbine Formation, Freestone County, Texas. Michael Carden. The Upper Cretaceous Woodbine Formation consists of clastics deposited in various southwestward-prograding environments on the margin of the subsiding East Texas basin. Depositional environments range from fluvial (in the north) to deltaic and a shelf strandplain. Please browse our selection of general geology and Earth science books. This page includes books on a variety of topics, such as volcanoes, meteorites, extreme weather, geysers, and more. We also have separate sections for books about Rocks and Minerals, Gemstones, Fossils, Finding Gold, and the Roadside Geology series.


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Geology of the Woodbine and Tuscaloosa formations by Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists. Gulf Coast Section. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Updip, the group is composed of the Coker and Gordo Formations. Downdip the Tuscaloosa is informally divided into lower, middle (marine), and upper units.

In outcrop, the Tuscaloosa Group is from to ft thick in western AL and thins to ft or less in eastern AL. Get this from a library. Geology of the Woodbine and Tuscaloosa formations: program and abstracts. [Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists.

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Geology of the Woodbine and Tuscaloosa formations: program and abstracts, Marriott Hotel West Loop, Houston, Texas. Deep drilling to the Woodbine (Tuscaloosa) in southeast Texas has defined a stratigraphic framework similar to the deep Louisiana Tuscaloosa.

Also, in recent months, interest has developed in an oil-productive Tuscaloosa Trend lying parallel and updip from the deep-gas production. Areas of Woodbine and Tuscaloosa production are shown in Figure 1. Tuscaloosa that underlies Tishomingo Co. is primarily composed of chert gravel, sand, and clay lithologies equivalent to the western lithofacies as defined by Marcher and Stearns ().

Exposures of the Gordo Formation equivalent gravels are limited to areas along the. NE Texas. Texarkana Sheet () Woodbine Formation--various interlensing sequence of nonmarine, brackish-water, and marine beds of sand, clay, sandstone, and shale ft thick.

Woodbine fossils include ammonites, gastropods, pelecypods, brachiopods, and foraminifers. Alabama Rocks Alabama's diverse geology has produced great variation in terrain and physiography, ranging from the coastal lowlands of the southern part of the state to rugged mountainous areas of the north.

Physiographically, the state is divided into five sections: the Cumberland Plateau, Highland Rim, Valley and Ridge, Piedmont Upland, and East Gulf Coastal Plain.

Geology Books Covering Gold, Rocks, Minerals, Gems, Fossils and More Roadside Geology Series Roadside Geology & Geology Underfoot: Learn about the Geology of. The Geology of Texas - Vol. 1 WOODBINE GROUP. NomenclatureThe first description of Woodbine 47 strata was published by B.

Shumard (, p. ) inwhen he announced the discovery of dicotyledonous leaves (Salix, Ilex, and Laurus) in yellowish sandstones and bluish shales in Lamar County, and correlated the beds with the Dakota of Meek and Hayden.

Geologic Maps of the Big Sandy, West Elliots Creek and Reed Brake Roadless Areas, Tuscaloosa, Hale and Bibb Counties, Alabama Publication Info: Washington: Department of. Aerial Geology: A High-Altitude Tour of North America’s Spectacular Volcanoes, Canyons, Glaciers, Lakes, Craters, and Peaks by Mary Caperton Morton | Oct 4, out of 5 stars For practical mapping purposes, the Albian interval is included in the Upper Cretaceous because of the siliciclastic potential of the Washita/Fredericksburg Formations, including the Paluxy Sandstone (Snedden et al., ).

The Aptian seismic correlation is more useful for mapping trends in. The Woodbine Formation in East Texas and the Tuscaloosa Formation in Louisiana have been tremendous oil and gas producers since the s (Figure 1). While the Tuscaloosa has had a prolific “downdip” play, producing TCFE (trillion cubic feet equivalent) to date basinward of the Lower.

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Volume: 52 () Issue: 3. (March) First Page: Last Page: Title: Geology of Woodbine Formation in East Texas Oil Field and Related Areas: ABSTRACT Author(s): James S. Hudnall, R. Eaton Article Type: Meeting abstract Abstract: The East Texas oil field is in the eastern part of Texas.

It was discovered by random drilling by Columbus M. ("Dad") Joiner, October 3,on completion. @article{osti_, title = {Environments of deposition and petroleum geology of Tuscaloosa group (upper Cretaceous), South Carlton and Pollard fields, southwestern Alabama}, author = {Mancini, E.A.

and Mink, R.M. and Payton, J.W. and Bearden, B.L.}, abstractNote = {In southwestern Alabama, the lower Tuscaloosa Group (Upper Cretaceous) consists of two informally defined units, the Massive. Tuscaloosa Group sediments within the core of the producing basin.

Petrophysical logs were used to evaluate the complexity of the study area and the formations depositional features. The data from these logs were used to analyze the structure of the shale unit to develop structural maps of the Lower Tuscaloosa Formation and the Tuscaloosa Marine.Structural Geology: Deformation of Rocks Geology Geology for Environmental Scientists.

Major Concepts •Foldsin rocks range from microscopic to • See Fig. in your book. Fig. Strike & Dip. A graphic representation of the concept of strike and dip .Some Geology Basics Geology (geo: ‘earth’, logos: ‘knowledge or study of’) is the study of planet Earth.

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