Cretaceous Shale-Gas Resources

Cretaceous Mancos Shale, Uinta Basin, Utah: Resource Potential and Best Practices for an Emerging Shale-Gas Play

Funded by Research Partnership to Secure Energy for America

Cretaceous Mancos Shale project area map & generalized Mancos Shale outcrop.

Project Summary

Reports and Deliverables (pdf)


For more information on this project, contact Craig Morgan, Utah Geological Survey, 801-537-3370, email:; or Lauren Birgenheier, Energy & Geoscience Institute, 801-585-3966, email: