RMAG Open-File Report Available

Title: RMAG Open-File Report Available
Publication: The Outcrop, May 2003, p. 8

“Carboniferous-Permian Hydrocarbon System, Rocky Mountains-Great Basin Region,” by James A Peterson, Dept. of Geology, University of Montana. At $5.00 per copy, this may be the best value in the Rocky Mountain Region for both exploration and “regional” geologists.

This report is a remarkable compilation of over 50 years of Jim Peterson’s work on this hydrocarbon system. Format is 11 x 17 inches, consisting of 54 pages with 45 illustrations. Maps and cross-sections show the distribution and thickness of the important stratigraphic units and source rocks in this area. Carboniferous-Permian hydrocarbons are shown on many maps and cross-sections including oil fields, Tar Sand Triangle and concentrations of oil shows in wells.