Entries by Utah Geological Survey

Field Review Invitation

FIELD REVIEW INVITATION Geologic Map of the Tooele 30′ x 60′ Quadrangle, Tooele, Salt Lake, Davis Counties, Utah led by Donald L. Clark (UGS Geologist) and Charles G. Oviatt (Emeritus, Kansas State Univ.; Lake Bonneville specialist) May 9-10, 2017 Day 1 (May 9), meet at Department of Natural Resources building (1594 W. North Temple, SLC, […]

Utah FORGE News

forgeutah.com Stephen Potter, a graduate student at the University of Utah, presented this poster at the annual meeting of the Seismological Society of America in Denver on April 19.  Stephen has been analyzing the historic seismicity around Milford, the Roosevelt Hot Spring system, and the FORGE site.  No seismicity has been detected at the FORGE […]

You Are Invited to Attend a Special Core Workshop: Introducing the Largest Single Field (Greater Aneth) Collection of Carbonate Cores in the Rocky Mountains!

                     The Utah Geological Survey (UGS) is proud to announce a major donation of cores from Greater Aneth field in the Paradox Basin of southeastern Utah. This massive and scientifically significant collection of cores (from over 125 wells) was generously donated to the UGS by the […]

Potential Oil-Prone Areas in the Cane Creek Shale Play, Paradox Basin, Utah, Identified by Epifluorescence Microscope Techniques

Potential Oil-Prone Areas in the Cane Creek Shale Play, Paradox Basin, Utah, Identified by Epifluorescence Microscope Techniques By: Thomas C. Chidsey, Jr., David E. Eby GET IT HERE The Cane Creek shale of the Pennsylvanian Paradox Formation has produced more than 7.8 million barrels of oil and about 7.9 billion cubic feet of gas from […]

Hydrogeology of the Malad–Lower Bear River Basin, North-Central Utah and South-Central Idaho

Hydrogeology of the Malad–Lower Bear River Basin, North-Central Utah and South-Central Idaho By: Hugh Hurlow GET IT HERE This report characterizes the lithology of the younger (i.e., Quaternary) basin fill of the Malad–Lower Bear River basin in north-central Utah to provide a geologic framework for evaluation of groundwater flow and the potential effects of additional […]