AAPG Rocky Mountain Section
September 24-26, 2005, Jackson, Wyoming
Search and Discovery Article #90047 (2005)
November 10, 2005
appreciation is expressed to Lyn George, Technical Program Chair, 2005 Rocky
Mountain Section Meeting, for providing permission to post these abstracts on
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Late Mississippian (Chesterian)-Early Pennsylvanian (Morrowan) Conodont
Biostratigraphy of East-Central Idaho and Southwest Montana
P.E. Isaacson, A.S. Gilmore
Mesaverde Gas Play - Eastern Uinta Basin, Utah
Inversion Modeling of the SP Log…Resurrecting and Quantifying a Critical
Measurement for Predicting Permeability and Formation Water Resistivity
Wyodak Coal, Tongue River Member of the Fort Union Formation, Powder River
Basin, Wyoming: "No-Coal Zones" and Their Effects on Coalbed Methane Production
Techniques to Evaluate Resevoir Performance in a Tight Gas Field: The Wamsutter
F.E. Bakun, C.N.
Cecil, H.C. Gee, K.A. Haley, E.R. Ellis, S.L. McConkey
Exploring the basin fill history of the Green River Formation in the Piceance
Creek and the Uinta Basins
Y. Bartov, D.
High Resolution Sequence Stratigraphy of Latest Mississippian (Chesterian)
Carbonate and Siliciclastic Facies in East Central Idaho and Southwest Montana
L. Batt, P.E.
Isaacson, M.C. Pope, I.P. Montañez
The Fort Union Formation of the Powder River Basin, Campbell County, Wyoming:
The Methane Gas Potential of the Upper Fort Union Formation Sandstones
Eagle Springs Oil Field East Extension – a 1965 Soil Gas Survey Success
Using Production History and Field Characteristics to Quantify the Influence of
Geologic and Engineering Attributes on Reservoir Performance in Wyoming Oil
J.M. Boyles, K.
van ’t Veld, B.F. Towler, C.F. Mason
Lewis Deltaic Shelf Sequences Predict Deepwater Sand Presence/Absence
R. Steel, D. Reitz
Petroleum Geology of Ashley Valley Field and Hydrocarbon Potential of the
Surrounding Area, Uintah County, Utah
T.C. Chidsey, Jr,
Analyzing Hydraulically Fractured Gas Well Performance in the Greater Green
River Basin of Wyoming
Geology and Mechanics of the Basin-Centered Gas Accumulation, Piceance Basin,
S.P. Cumella, J.
Utility of Rocky Mountain Tight Gas Sand Resource Assessments: Data Sources,
Methodologies and End Users
Overview of An Interactive Online Internet-based Map Server (IMS) for Wyoming's
Northern Powder River Basin
R.H. De Bruin,
N.R. Jones, R.M. Lyman, A.J. Ver Ploeg
Reservoir Geometry of the Regressive Fox Hills Sandstone: Control on Aquifer
M. Dechesne, R.G.
Tidally Influenced Sedimentation in the Upper Cretaceous Almond Formation,
Patrick Draw Field, Sweetwater Co, Wyoming: Come Look at the Cores
DeJarnett, A.J. Scott
Petrographic Reservoir Characterization—Direct Measurement and Analysis of Pore
and Grain Size Data from Thin Sections
T.L. De Keyser
Lacustrine Deposits Examined as a Sratigraphic Control on Migration and
Compartmentalization in Eolian Reservoirs
K.A. Duncan, R.P.
The Use of Passive Seismic Monitoring for the Exploration and Production of
P.M. Duncan, J.
Lakings, C. Neale
Gas Desorption Tests: Application for Powder River Basin Gas Production
M.S. Ellis, G.D.
Stricker, R.M. Flores
What are the Mechanisms and Timing of Joints in the Rockies?
The San Juan Basin is NOT a Model for "Basin-Centered Gas"
J.E. Fassett, B.C. Boyce
Application of a High-Frequency Sequence Stratigraphic Framework in the 2nd
Frontier, Green River Basin, Wyoming
3D Geologic Modeling and Fracture Interpretation of the Tensleep Sandstone,
Alcova Anticline, Wyoming
Supplying the Next Generation of Petroleum Professionals
The Megabreccia Reservoir at Ghost Ranch Oilfield, Railroad Valley, Nevada
J.B. Hansen, C.
Shallow Thermogenic Shale Gas in the Rocky Mountains
The Rocky Mountain Transportation Conundrum
Wyoming: Geology and Exploration
Treatment Technologies for Coalbed Methane Produced Water Management
T. Hayes, D.
Good-bye to the Upper Cretaceous Seaway – Models for Lewis, Fox Hills, and Lance
Strata in the Greater Green River and Wind River Basins
Utah - Permitting Challenges in a Rocky Mountain Petroleum Frontier
A New Look at Cow Creek Field, Carbon County, Wyoming
Prospecting for Gas Hydrate Accumulations using 2D and 3D Seismic Data, Milne
Point, North Slope Alaska
T.L. Inks, T.
Collett, D.J. Taylor, W.F. Agena, M.W. Lee, R.B. Hunter
Middle and Upper Paleozoic Carbonate Sequences in Idaho: Foreland Subsidence,
Eustacy and Reefs
M.C. Pope, I.P. Montanez, L. Batt
New Stratigraphic and Palynologic Studies of the Paleocene Waltman Shale Member,
Wind River Basin, Wyoming: Implications for Basin Depositional Environments
S.B. Roberts, D.J. Nichols
Upper Cretaceous and Tertiary Petroleum Systems and Assessment Units, Wind River
T.M. Finn, S.B. Roberts, L.N.R. Roberts, P.G. Lillis, P.H. Nelson
Detailed Stratigraphic Delineation Using 3D Volume Interpretation: A Case Study
from the Uinta Basin, Utah
R.W. Keach, II,
P. Harrison, D. Harrison
Management of Produced Water from Coalbed Natural Gas Wells, Powder River Basin,
Evaluating Thermogenic Tight Gas Shales, the Unconventional Frontier with Proven
R. Suarez-Rivera, D. Handwerger
Cultural and Molecular Studies of Methanogens in Paleocene Fort Union Formation
Coal from the Powder River Basin of Wyoming and Montana
D.A. Klein, R.M.
Flores, S. McKinney, L.P. Pereyra, A. Pruden-Bagchi
Is It Possible to Detect Gas Seepage from CO2-EOR Projects? Experience at
Rangely, Colorado, with CO2-EOR, and Teapot Dome, Wyoming, at Baseline Condition
What's UP on the Pinedale Anticline
S. Kneller, R.W. McDermott, S.G. Zinke
Undersaturation in Coals: How Does it Happen and Why is it Important
CBM Resource Development in Ecologically Sensitive Environments--Vermejo Park
Ranch, New Mexico -- A Case Study
R.A. Larson, G.J.
Holm, J. Lorenz
Horizontal Drilling Potential of the Middle Member Bakken Formation, North
Characterization of the Natural Gas Systems of the Wind River Basin, Wyoming
P.G. Lillis, R.C.
Integrated Gravity and Magnetic Interpretations Yield New Insights to Basin and
Documentation of Late Cretaceous Forebulge Migration in Southwestern Wyoming
H. Luo, D.
Wyoming Coal's Role in Gassification; Past, Present, and Back to the Future
R.M. Lyman, N.R. Jones
Characterizing a Fractured Carbonate with an Embedded Multicomponent Seismic
B. Mattocks, D.
Todorovic-Marinic, S.L. Roche, S. Ronen
Evaluation of Coal Seam Permeability in Marginal Reservoirs
M. Mavor, W.D.
Investigating the Interaction of Sevier and Laramide Structural Development in
the Rocky Mountains with 3D Seismic Mapping
R.W. Keach, II, T.H. Morris, W. Monn, T. Anderson
Discovered Crude Oil Resources of Wyoming, USA
Pinedale Field: a Giant New Gas Resource, Green River Basin, Wyoming, U.S.A
Sediment Diapirism and Gravity Sliding of the 2 Ma Huckleberry Tuff Near the
Teton Dam, Idaho: Small-Scale Structural Constraints
M. Millard, R.W.
Clayton, C.S. Painter
A Historical Perspective of Anadarko's CBNG Exploration and Development Success
in the Rocky Mountain Region
B. Miller, S.
Surface Mapping Validates 3D Seismic Faulting Interpretations at Teapot Dome
Field, Natrona Co., Wyoming
Structure and Reservoir Characterization of Farnham Dome
Field, Carbon County, Utah
C.D. Morgan, K.
McClure, T.C. Chidsey, Jr, R. Allis
The Goshen Multi-Zone Project: a Resource Area Where Multi-Stage Frac Technology
May Commercialize Stacked Low Permeability, Hydrocarbon Saturated Targets
Integrated Reservoir Characterization of the Entrada Erg-margin Gas Play, Utah:
An Outcrop and Seismic Analog for the North Hill Creek/Flat Rock Field, Southern
Uinta Basin, Utah
T.H. Morris, W.
Monn, J.H. McBride, R.W. Keach, II
Review of the Federal Land Use Planning Process
Central Utah, a New Oil and Gas Province
Floyd C. Moulton
and Michael L. Pinnell
Big Sand Draw Field – The Proof is in the Details
3D Strain at Transitions in Foreland Arch Geometry: Structural Modeling of The
Beartooth Arch - Rattlesnake Mountain Transition, NW Wyoming
Coalbed Natural Gas Resource Potential of the Wyodak-Anderson Coal Zone in the
Powder River Basin
Gas Origin in Coals of the Blackhawk Formation, Castlegate Coalbed Methane
M. Niemann, P.R.
Clarke, C.T. Cornelius, B. Ryan, M.J. Whiticar
Case Study: Greater Wamsutter Field, Wyoming—Tight Gas Reservoir
G.E. Norris, T.
A New Energy System for the Intermountain West – Built on Domestic Primary
Resources and Negative Carbon Emissions
Late Cretaceous Subsidence in Wyoming
D. Nummedal, H. Luo, S. Liu
Dating of Coal Bed Methane Reservoir and Surface Waters in the Raton Basin,
Colorado and the Susitna Basin, Alaska
P.R. Oldaker, U.
Structural Analysis of a Larmide-Age, Basement-Involved, Foreland Fault Zone,
Rawlins Uplift, South-Central Wyoming
S. Otteman, A.W.
Geomorphic Response of the Henrys Fork River to Pleistocene Volcanism, Mesa
Falls Recreation Area, Caribou-Targhee National Forest, Idaho
W.W. Little, G.F. Embree, M. Millard
Structure, Stratigraphy, And Hydrocarbon Potential of Butte Valley, White Pine
Cretaceous Lowstand Shorelines of the Middle Park Basin, Colorado
Same Day Downhole Critical Gas Content Without the Core
Same Day Downhole Gas Content Analysis with Raman Spectroscopy
Overview of Oil and Gas Permitting – Issues Faced by the Bureau of Land
Management in Wyoming
A New Technology for 3-D Seismic Exploration and Development of Fractured Tight
Almond Reservoir Stratigraphy and Its Impact on Well Density Rule Changes in the
Greater Wamsutter Development Area
J.A. Hornbeck, D.S. Muller, B.W. Horn, G.E. Norris, D.H. Phillips,
E. Glørstad-Clark, J.L. Coleman, Jr
Source-rock Analysis of the Lower Member of the Lewis Shale, Washakie Basin,
A.V. Rigoris, I.
Pasternack, J.B. Curtis, N.F. Hurley
The Waltman Shale Total Petroleum System: Does it have a favorable future?
R.C. Johnson, P.G. Lillis
Acquisition and Analysis of Multicomponent Seismic Data, Anadarko Basin,
S.L. Roche, M.
Wagaman, H.J. Watt
Improved Imaging of the Darby Thrust Fault using Multi-Component Seismic
S. Ronen, M.
Wagaman, C. Ansorger
Syntectonic and Release Fracturing in Doubly-Plunging,
Basement-Involved Anticlines, Northern Rocky Mountains: Results of Integrated
Surface and Subsurface Analyses
Shale Gas Reservoirs of Utah
Detached Silt-rich Lowstand Shoreface Deposits of the Western Interior Seaway:
Known and Prospective 'Shale' Gas Reservoirs
S. Schamel, S.R.
Geochemical Exploration Surveys in the Rockies: Strategies for Success
D. Hitzman, B. Rountree
Coalbed Methane in the San Juan and Powder River Basins: Differences and
Surface Geochemical Tools for Hydrocarbon Exploration and Structural Mapping in
the Great Basin of Nevada and Utah
J.H. Viellenave, J.V. Fontana
The Upper Birdbear Formation (Nisku) of Western North Dakota: Another Emerging
Williston Basin Horizontal Play
J.T. Sperr, R.B. Burke
Exploration History and Petroleum Geology of the Central Utah Thrust Belt
D.A. Sprinkel, T.C. Chidsey, Jr
A Structural Model of Jonah and South Pinedale Fields, Wyoming
T.J. Young, K.E. Meisling, W.B. Hanson
Structural Geology and Petroleum Systems of the Newly Discovered Covenant Field
Area, Central Utah Thrust Belt
J.P. Vrona, K.R. Johnson, D.D. Schelling, D.A. Wavrek
A Strategy to Reduce Risk in Searching for Gas Accumulations in Tight-Gas Sand
R.C. Surdam, Z.
Deep Gas Potential in Wyoming
R.C. Surdam, Z.
Low Flood Rate Residual Saturations in Carbonate Rocks
H. Tie, N.R.
Late Paleozoic Tectonism in the Central Great Basin Requires Revision of
Stratigraphic and Structural Interpretations
J. Trexler, Jr,
Regional Subthrust Fracture Arrays in Outcrop: Guide to Attributes of Tight Gas
K. Tushman, S.E. Laubach
Sandstone Lithofacies Within the Icebox Fm (Ordovician), Williston Basin, North
Dakota and Montana
Active Biogenesis of Methane in Ft. Union Coals of Wyoming’s Powder River Basin
G. Ulrich, R. DeBruyn, M. Finkelstein, J. Weber
Facies and Architecture of the Chimney Rock Member, Rock Springs Formation
(Mesaverde Group), Southwest Wyoming
Using the EORI Scoping Tool to Assess the Potential Suitability of a Wyoming Oil
Field for Enhanced Oil Recovery
K. van 't Veld,
J.M. Boyles, B. Towler, A. Ergenc, C. Mason
Application of Fractured Reservoir Simulation Concepts-Teapot Dome
Fractured Sandstone Outcrops in Northeast Mexico: Guides to the Attributes of
Fractures in Tight Gas Sandstones
M.E. Ward, S.E.
Reservoir Modeling and Simulation for CO2 Flooding: the Effect of Reservoir
Heterogeneity on Simulation Forecasts
Regulatory Framework for 80-acre Development Created in the Greater Wamsutter
C.A. Wood, C.E.
Characterization of Tensleep Sandstone Reservoirs
Stratigraphy, sedimentology and petrophysics of the Tensleep Sandstone at Teapot
Dome and in outcrop
Q. Zhang, D.
Nummedal, P. Yin
Paleotectonic Control and its Relationship to Wyodak Coal Deposition and
Production in the Powder River Basin, Wyoming
R.E. Zilinski, D.M. Goldstein
Pinedale Field: Geophysical Applications in a Major Tight Gas Field, Green River
Basin, Wyoming, U.S.A
S.G. Zinke, S.E.