Oil & Gas
Oil & Gas General Information
- Oil Shale vs Shale Oil (pdf)
- Utah’s Energy Landscape (pdf)
- What are seismic surveys and how much “shaking” do they create?
- Utah oil and gas . . . a rich history, a powerful future (pdf)
Public Information Series #71
Reservoir Characterization Studies
The UGS is managing government-industry cooperative petroleum-research projects. The projects are designed to improve recovery, development, and exploration of the nation’s oil and gas resources through use of more efficient technologies.
Uinta Basin Water Studies
- Produced-Water Management Tools
Basin-Scale Produced-Water Management Tools and Options — GIS-Based Models and Statistical Analysis of Shale Gas/Tight Sand Reservoirs and Their Produced-Water Streams, Uinta Basin, Utah
- Uinta Basin Water Study
Water-Related Issues Affecting Conventional Oil and Gas Recovery and Potential Oil Shale Development in the Uinta Basin, Utah
Utah Core Research Center
Provides workshops, tours, loans of geologic samples, core slabbing, and facilities to examine geologic cuttings and core, type oils, coal, and selected surface and underground hand samples from Utah.
Oil & Gas Well Logs (outside link – Division of Oil, Gas & Mining)
Basic Crude Oil Characteristics and Biomarket Analysis from the Kings Meadow Ranches no. 17-1 Well, Covenant Field, Sevier County, Utah
by Baseline DGSI, The Woodlands, Texas, UGS OFR-467 (pdf)