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Petroleum occurences and source-rock potential of the Ouachita Mountains Southeastern Oklahoma.

Joseph A. Curiale

Petroleum occurences and source-rock potential of the Ouachita Mountains Southeastern Oklahoma.

by Joseph A. Curiale

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Published by Oklahoma Geological Survey in Norman, Okla .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesBulletin / Oklahoma Geological Survey -- 135
ContributionsOklahoma Geological Survey.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13685123M

From inside the book. interval Lake late limb limestone locality located lower middle miles Mississippian Morrowan northeast northwest occurs Oil Creek Oklahoma orogeny Ouachita outcrops Pennsylvanian Permian portion position possible present probably producing ranges region ridge road rocks sand Petroleum Geology of Southern Oklahoma. Because of the excellent pioneer work done by Eldridge in mapping occurrences of oil seeps, asphaltic sandstones, and showings in water wells, in southern Oklahoma, and by Taff and Gould on the structure and stratigraphy of the Arbuckle and Wichita mountain areas, there was ample evidence of the presence of petroleum to lure the prospector when Oklahoma and Indian Territories were opened for.

  Perhaps the most interesting area in Oklahoma is the Interior Highlands composed of the Ozark Plateaus, the Arkansas River Valley, and the Ouachita Mountains. As a school kid growing up in Kansas we were “told by the teacher” that some of the Ozark Mountains were present in the southeastern part of our state. Adler, F.J., , Anadarko basin and central Oklahoma area, in Future petroleum provinces of the United States—their geology and potential: A APG Mem v. 2, p.

rocks are found in the center of mountain ranges where the rocks were subjected to high pressure. Metamorphic rocks are found in the heart of the Ouachita Mountains in southeastern Oklahoma and in the Wichita Mountains, Comanche County. Quartzite is an example of a metamorphic rock. The Meers Quartzite in Comanche County was once sandstone. Description: This book details the analytical processes, and interpretation of the resulting data, needed in order to achieve a comprehensive source-rock evaluation of organic-rich shales. The authors employ case studies on Permian and Cretaceous shales from various Indian basins and other petroleum-bearing basins around the world to.


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Petroleum occurences and source-rock potential of the Ouachita Mountains Southeastern Oklahoma by Joseph A. Curiale Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Petroleum occurrences and source-rock potential of the Ouachita Mountains, southeastern Oklahoma. [Joseph A Curiale]. @article{osti_, title = {Source rock geochemistry and liquid and solid petroleum occurrences of the Ouachita Mountains, Oklahoma}, author = {Curiale, J.A.}, abstractNote = {Crude oils, solid bitumens and potential oil source rocks of the Frontal and Central Ouachita Mountains of southeastern Oklahoma were examined.

The purposes of this study are to characterize the organic. The Ouachita Mountains region of southeast Oklahoma and southwest Arkansas is attracting major petroleum industry attention as a result of studies suggesting the presence of "billions" of barrels of oil to be found graph crews have been working in the Ouachita Mountains of western Arkansas and major petroleum companies may begin drilling for oil within a month, said John Gray, an.

Curiale eum occurrences and source-rock potential of the Ouachita Mountains, southeastern Oklahoma Okla. Geol. Surv. Bull., (), p. 65 Google ScholarCited by: 3. The Ouachita Mountains, a relatively untested, potential hydrocarbon province, contain a thick Paleozoic section of apparently favorable source beds, reservoir beds, and trap configurations.

Prairies stretch across much of Oklahoma, but the state also holds mountain ranges, including the Ouachita Mountains in the southeastern corner. Formed over million years ago, these mountains are a highly eroded remnant of a much larger range, one that may have stretched from Texas into southeastern Canada.

The organic matter in each of these materials is characterized, and oils are correlated to potential source rocks in the Ouachita Mountains. Four Ouachita Mountain oils and seven solid bitumens.

Chemical Geology, 98 () Elsevier Science Publishers B.V., Amsterdam [11 Petroleum geochemistry of Texas and Oklahoma oils along the Marathon-Ouachita fold-thrust belt, south-central U.S.A.

Joseph A. Curiale Unocal Science and Technology Division, P. Petroleum source rock is defined as the fine-grained sediment with sufficient amount of organic matter, which can generate and release enough hydrocarbons to form a commercial accumulation of oil or gas [].Source rocks are commonly shales and lime mudstones, which contain significant amount of organic matter [].A petroleum source rock is defined as any rock that has the.

The estimated gas potential is Tcf and the estimated oil potential is 70 Bbbl in the area of possible success, encompassing the Nemaha Uplift, Marietta and Ardmore Basins, Arbuckle Mountain Uplift, southern flank of the Anadarko Basin, and frontal zone of the Ouachita Tectonic Belt in Oklahoma.

The Ouachita Mountain Range, located throughout southeastern Oklahoma, is characterized by rolling, rocky terrain and pine-covered hills. The mountains were originally home to the Ouachita Tribe and received their name from the Choctaw language 'ouac' meaning buffalo and 'chito' meaning large.

or by mountain building where rocks were intensely folded, faulted, and thrust upward. The principal mountain belts, the Ouachita, Arbuckle, and Wichita Mountains, are in the southern third of Oklahoma (Fig.

These were the sites of folding, faulting, and uplifting during the Pennsylvanian Period. The mountain belts exposed. The Ouachita Mountains in southeastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas are part of a mostly buried late Paleozoic fold and thrust belt that extends from Alabama to northern Mexico.

Apr 9th, Dallas-based oil and natural gas company Exco Resources Inc. (NYSE: XCO) will officially open a new field office in the Haynesville Shale on Friday and will break ground on a new Haynesville Shale gas gathering and treating facility in Louisiana to accommodate all of the work the company is doing in the gas-rich shale.

The new field office is in Grand Cane, La., about 30 miles south of. Removed overburden, burial, maturation, and petroleum generation analysis indicates that maturity in the Arkoma Basin and the Ouachita Foldbelt is explained effectively using simple burial models that account for the significant surface erosion that has occurred and assuming geothermal gradients similar to present-day gradients have been approximately constant through geologic time.

Regional. Source rock geochemistry and liquid and solid petroleum occurrences of the Ouachita Mountains, Oklahoma Thesis/Dissertation Curiale, J.A. Crude oils, solid bitumens and potential oil source rocks of the Frontal and Central Ouachita Mountains of southeastern Oklahoma were examined.

1 December Bibliography of Oklahoma Solid Hydrocarbons Brian J. Cardott Oklahoma Geological Survey Abraham, H.,Asphalts and allied substances (sixth edition, 5 volumes): New. 2 Technical Proceedings of the AAPG Mid-Continent Regional Meeting: Oklahoma City Geological Society, p.

Curiale, J.A.,Origin of solid bitumens, with. The Arbuckle is generally thought of as the deepest formation of sedimentary, potentially petroleum-bearing rocks in Oklahoma, geologists said.

It varies widely in composition, thickness and location. In the Arbuckle Mountains of south central Oklahoma, the formation is at the surface, while in parts of western Oklahoma it is ab feet.

Cardott Landis and Curtis IJCG 1. Post-oil solid bitumen network in the Woodford Shale, USA — A potential primary migration pathway Brian J. Cardott a, ⁎, Charles R. Landis b, Mark E. Curtis c a Oklahoma Geological Survey, E. Boyd St., Rm. N, Norman, OKUSA b Minerals End Inc.

The Ouachita mountain uplift during the Des Moines Epoch closed off the southeast end of the basin from the sea and created a vast swamp. The Permian movement then caused the folding, faulting, and compaction of these sediments.

Simultaneously the Ozark dome was re-elevated and caused beds to tilt and major block faulting to occur.PETROLEUM GEOLOGY OF THE NEMAHA UPLIFT, CENTRAL MID-CONTINENT By Gordon L. Dolton and Thomas Finn INTRODUCTION The Nemaha uplift is a regional paleostructural feature extending from southeast Nebraska to central Oklahoma (fig.

1). It is narrow, being little more than 80 miles at its widest in the north, and approximately miles in length.Cunningham, R.D.; and Namson, Jay,Map-scale fold in the Ti Valley thrust sheet of the Ouachita fold-and-thrust belt, Latimer and Le Flore Counties, Oklahoma, in Suneson, N.H.; and Hemish, L.A., eds., Geology and resources of the eastern Ouachita Mountains frontal belt and southeastern Arkoma Basin, Oklahoma: Oklahoma Geological Survey.