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Title: State of the Basin: A Brief Summary of the Current Legal and Academic Interest in the Powder River Basin, Wyoming Author: Catherine Campbell Publication: The Outcrop, September 2008, P. 9,17,27,28 Introduction: Objectives: The initial step ! lake when beginning a research project is to try Google, which after checking out the Wikipedia article, usually gives me … More Lead Story

Lisbon Valley Copper Project: Utah’s Newest Copper Mine

Title: Lisbon Valley Copper Project: Utah’s Newest Copper Mine Author: Ken Krahulec, Utah Geological Survey Publication: The Outcrop, June 2006, p. 1, 6-7 Utah’s newest copper mine at Lisbon Valley lies in southeastern Utah, about 40 miles southeast of Moab. Historically, Utah has been an important copper-producing state. The century of copper mining at Bingham Canyon, for … More Lisbon Valley Copper Project: Utah’s Newest Copper Mine

Some Current Activities of the South Dakota Geological Survey

Title: Some Current Activities of the South Dakota Geological Survey Author: Derric L. Iles, South Dakota State Geologist and Administrator, Geological Survey Program, Dept. of Environment and Natural Resources, Akeley-Lawrence Science Center, University of South Dakota Publication: The Outcrop, May 2006, p. 1, 7-9 The South Dakota Geological Survey is a Program in the Division of Financial … More Some Current Activities of the South Dakota Geological Survey

Rocky Mountain Structural Interpretations Still Stir Debate

Title: Rocky Mountain Structural Interpretations Still Stir Debate Authors: C. Elmo Brown and Sue Cluff Publication: The Outcrop, November 2007, p. 6-7 INTRODUCTION Variety was the operative word at this year’s RMAG fall symposium, “New Structural Concepts and Applications in Rocky Mountain Hydrocarbon Plays.” More than 200 geologists participated in the all-day symposium that was held … More Rocky Mountain Structural Interpretations Still Stir Debate

Colorado Decision to Shut Down Coal Bed Methane Production?

Title: Colorado Decision to Shut Down Coal Bed Methane Production? Authors: Katherine W. Wittenberg and Susan L. Aldridge Publication: The Outcrop, October 2007, p. 6-8 INTRODUCTION In a July 2007 decision, a judge in a southwestern Colorado water court issued an order that could slow coal-bed methane (CBM) production and lead to delayed or derailed CBM … More Colorado Decision to Shut Down Coal Bed Methane Production?

56th Annual RMS-AAPG Meeting, October 7-9, 2007

Title: 56th Annual RMS-AAPG Meeting, October 7-9, 2007 Author: Stephanie Carney, Publicity Chair, RMS-AAPG Convention Committee Publication: The Outcrop, September 2007, p. 1, 6 The 2007 RMS planning committee invites you to join us for the 56th Annual Meeting of the Rocky Mountain Section of the AAPG! This year’s “rendezvous” will be held at the beautiful … More 56th Annual RMS-AAPG Meeting, October 7-9, 2007

Application of Hydrocarbon Gas Isotopic Data to Tight Gas Sand and Shale Gas Exploration and Production in the Rocky Mountains

Title: Application of Hydrocarbon Gas Isotopic Data to Tight Gas Sand and Shale Gas Exploration and Production in the Rocky Mountains Author: Janell Edman Publication: The Outcrop, August 2007, p. 1, 6-7, 10-11, 13-14 Introduction Given the current interest in tight gas sands and shale gas in the Rocky Mountain region, measurement and interpretation of hydrocarbon … More Application of Hydrocarbon Gas Isotopic Data to Tight Gas Sand and Shale Gas Exploration and Production in the Rocky Mountains