Metalliferous oil shales in central Montana and northeastern Nevada

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U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey , [Reston, Va.?]
Oil-shales -- Montana, Oil-shales -- N
Statementby George A. Desborough, Forrest G. Poole, and Gregory N. Green
SeriesOpen-file report -- 81-121, Open-file report (Geological Survey (U.S.)) -- 81-121
ContributionsPoole, F. G. 1929-, Green, Gregory N, Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Pagination1 v.
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Open LibraryOL13604789M

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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Metalliferous Oil Shales in Central Montana and Northeastern Nevada By George A.

Desborough, Forrest G. Poole, and Gregory N. Green Open-File Report This report is preliminary and has not been edited for conformity with U*S. Geological Survey editorial : George A. Desborough, F.G. Poole, Gregory N. Green. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

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Meyers a, Lisa M. Pratt b and Bartholomew Nagy c aDepartment of Geological Sciences, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, M, USA bDepartment of Geological Sciences. Shale, any of a group of fine-grained, laminated sedimentary rocks consisting of silt- and clay-sized particles.

Shale is the most abundant of the sedimentary rocks, accounting for roughly 70 percent of this rock type in the crust of the Earth. Shales are. Swedish oil shales and metalliferous black shales SWEDEN In SWEDEN black brown to black Alum Shales of Middle Cambrian to Lower Ordovician age Signifi cant resources of kerogen and oil in the shales Four main economic regions: Närke OIL POTENTIAL ( billion barrels) with metals U, V, Mo, Ni etc.

METALLIFEROUS BLACK SHALES & REALTED ORE DEPOSITS - PROGRAM & ABSTRACTS [R.I.& Leventhal, J.S. Grauch] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Oil shales range widely in organic content and oil yield. Commercial grades of oil shale, as determined by their yield of shale oil, ranges from about to liters per metric ton (l/t) of rock.

The U.S. Geological Survey has used a lower limit of. Late Cretaceous, Paleocene, and early Eocene geologic and paleontologic studies were undertaken in western North Dakota, eastern and south-central Montana, and northwestern and northeastern Wyoming.

These study areas comprise the Williston, Bighorn, and Powder River Basins, all of which contain significant lignite resources. Part or all of this report is presented in Portable Document Format (PDF). For best results viewing and printing PDF documents, it is recommended that you download the documents to your computer and open them with Adobe Reader.

Overall, the upper and lower Bakken shales in the central basin are organic rich, contain oil-prone kerogen, and are thermally mature and in the oil generation window, with very prolific oil.

Highly metalliferous black shales (HMBS) are enriched in organic carbon and a suite of metals, including Ni, Se, Mo, Ag, Au, Zn, Cu, Pb, V, As, Sb, Se, P, Cr, and U ± PGE, compared to common black shales, and are distributed at particular times through Earth history.

They constitute an important future source of metals. HMBS are relatively thin units within Cited by: You are being redirected. Montana Oil & Gas Fields Symposium Ring-bound – January 1, by Billings Geological (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Ring-bound, "Please retry" — Author: Billings Geological. Carbonaceous matter (CM) in shales of some deposits and occurrences of the Russian Far East has been studied by scanning and transmission electron microscopy, Raman spectroscopy, and X-ray phase and differential thermal analyses.

It was shown that the carbonaceous matter in the high-temperature shales (amphibolite facies) of the Soyuznoe Cited by: 2. Lehmann et al. () reported trace, rare earth element (REE), and Mo-isotope data from the Ni-Mo sulfide layer and host black shale of the Lower Cambrian Niutitang Formation in southern China.

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Book: Thickness of Teckla Sandstone Member of the upper Cretaceous Lewis Shale, Powder River basin, Wyoming and Montana The Powder River Basin is a structural and topographic basin occupying an area of ab square miles in northeastern Wyoming and southeastern Montana.

The Basin is about miles long in a northwest. Oil & Natural Gas Shale Fields Located in the United States & Canada Below is a list of shale gas and oil shale fields I've researched in North America. This list. 4 K. UROV and A.

SUMBERG INTRODUCTION Before presenting the data on oil shales, it would be practical to discuss first some terminological questions. It is of course especially important to under-stand what is the content of the term 4oil shales’. Already Down and Himus [1] have noted that the term 4oil shales’ is misleading and proposed to File Size: 46KB.

Black shale, also called Carboniferous Shale, variety of shale that contains abundant organic matter, pyrite, and sometimes carbonate nodules or layers and, in some locations, concentrations of copper, nickel, uranium, and vanadium.

Fossils are rare in the shale and either are replaced by pyrite or are preserved as a film of graphite. Black shales occur in thin beds in many areas at. This drilling platform on the Eagle Ford Shales in south-east Texas drew workers and machinery to a rural area.

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The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) predicted that the technically recoverable tight oil (shale oil) resources of 42 countries had reached × 10 8 t inrevealing great resource potential.

At present, the exploration. Subsurface stratigraphy of the Heath shale and Amsden formation in central Montana Oil and Gas Investigation Chart 50 By: C.L.


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Transgressive-Regressive Cycles in the Highly Metalliferous, Oil Shale-Bearing Heath Formation (Upper Mississippian), Central Montana. Julie A.

Dumoulin, Craig A. Johnson, Karen D. Kelley, Clinton Scott and John F. Slack. Transitional Facies of the Triassic Shublik and Otuk Formations at Surprise Creek, Northwest Alaska. Shale Directories weekly newsletter provides comprehensive weekly information about these five shale plays. The articles in the newsletter provide information about all facets of the oil and gas industry – upstream, midstream and downstream.

Our newsletter reaches nearly 7, oil and gas professionals with the latest news and rumors each week. Like oil and coal, natural gas in shales has, essentially, formed from the remains of plants, animals, and micro-organisms that lived millions of years ago.

Though there are different theories on the origins of fossil fuels, the most widely accepted is that they are formed when organic matter (such as the remains of a plant or animal) is buried. thickness from to 1, ft with the thickest portions being in the northeastern part of the basin (Montgomery et al., ).

It is found at depths of 6, ft in the subsurface in north-central Texas. The fill of the basin consists mostly of Paleozoic strata (Fig. Cambrian-Upper. The oil-shales of the Lothians. (Edinburgh: Printed under the authority of H. M (Butte, Mont.: The Bureau, ), by Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology (page images at HathiTrust; US access only Stratigraphy and structure of the Dinkey Creek roof pendant in the central Sierra Nevada, California, (Washington, U.S.

Govt. Oil yields, however, are not in proportion to the organic content from one area to another because of variations in the geothermal history of the areas underlain by the formation.

For example, at Skåne and Jämtland in west-central Sweden, the Alum Shale is overmature and oil yields are nil, although the organic content of the shale is Geologists have studied oil shale of the Paleocene-Eocene Green River Formation in northeast Utah, northwest Colorado, and southwest Wyoming for more than 60 years.

In that time, because of the great geologic interest in oil shale, solid hydrocarbons, tar sandstone, oil and gas fields, and saline minerals, the Green River Forma­.In Sweden, alum shales of Cambrian age containing about 14% organic carbon have been used as a source of pyrolytic oil and uranium (Armands, ).

Only a few metal deposits have been found in black shale units in the United States, but others have not yet been sought systematically. The rich deposits of Ram.