Paleozoic Shale-Gas Resources

Potential Paleozoic shale-gas play areas for the Manning Canyon and Paradox Formations in Utah, and the identified “sweet spots” for each play area.

Potential Paleozoic shale-gas play areas for the Manning Canyon and Paradox Formations in Utah, and the identified “sweet spots” for each play area.

Paleozoic Shale-Gas Resources of the Colorado Plateau and Eastern Great Basin, Utah

Funded by Research Partnership to Secure Energy for America

Project Summary

Publication

Paleozoic shale-gas resources of the Colorado Plateau and eastern Great Basin, Utah—multiple frontier exploration opportunities, edited by Thomas C. Chidsey, Jr., UGS Bulletin 136
Publication (pdf)
Appendices (ZIP file – 357MB)
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Reports and Deliverables

Presentations (pdf)

Burial Histories of Mississippian Potential Source and Shale-Gas Reservoir Rocks, Central and Western Utah

Robert Ressetar, Utah Geological Survey, Salt Lake City, Utah
Presented at AAPG-RMS Annual Conference, Durango, CO, June 2010

pdf Poster (7MB)

Gas Shale Reservoir Characteristics from the Pennsylvanian of Southeastern Utah

S. Robert Bereskin & Tarn D. Bereskin, Bereskin and Associates, Inc.
John D. McLennan, Energy and Geoscience Institute
Thomas C. Chidsey, Jr., Utah Geological Survey, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Presented at the American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Convention, Denver, Colorado, June 2009

pdf pdf file, Poster panel 1 (4MB)
pdf pdf file, Poster panel 2 (5MB)
pdf pdf file, Poster panel 3 (MB)

Contact

For more information on this project, contact Tom Chidsey, 801-537-3364, email: tomchidsey@utah.gov.