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

CERI: Colorado Energy Research Institute – The First Three Years

Title: CERI: Colorado Energy Research Institute – The First Three Years Author: Dag Nummendal, Director Publication: The Outcrop, June 2007, p. 1, 6-7 The Colorado Energy Research Institute (CERI) was established by the Colorado Legislature (CRS-23-41-114) to develop energy-related research and educational programs for Colorado involving the public, government, industry and universities. After many years of … More CERI: Colorado Energy Research Institute – The First Three Years

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Title: What YOUR Geological Survey (CGS) Has Been Doing Lately Author: Vince Matthews, State Geologist of Colorado Publication: The Outcrop, August 2008, P. 6 Introduction: Objectives Rather than talk about some of the larger projects we have been working on lately at the Colorado Geologjcal Survey (CGS), such as geothermal, carbon sequestration, geologic hazards of Montrosc County, … More Lead Story

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Title: DATA — Unique, Original Versus Contemporary, Extracted Author: Kay Waller Publication:The Outcrop, June 2008, P. 6,12,13 INTRODUCTION The all powerful, all knowing, all manipulating computer — the magic of moving your mouse and clicking on the very data element you need – isn’t it just the ultimate in managing your information needs, whatever they might be? … More Lead Story

Remarkable Rocks in Rocky Mountain National Park

Title: Remarkable Rocks in Rocky Mountain National Park Author: Erin Meier, Howland Fellow Publication: The Outcrop, April 2007, p. 1, 6-7 This year, Rocky Mountain Field Seminars, a program of Rocky Mountain Nature Association located in Estes Park, Colorado, continues its tradition of offering comprehensive geology courses in the geological foundation of Rocky Mountain National Park … More Remarkable Rocks in Rocky Mountain National Park

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Title: Preview: Rocky Mountain Energy Epicenter -July 9-11, 200 Author: Ron W. Pritchett, Publicity Chairman, and Mark Sonnenfeld, Technical Chairman Publication: The Outcrop, May 2008 NTRODUCTION The second week in July, participate in an important energy conference in Denver: The 20th Annual Rocky Mountain Energy Epicenter, a combined business and technical symposium from the Colorado Oil and … More Lead Story

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Title : Gas Hydrates – A Brief Introduction Author: James Mullarkey and Matt Walsh Publication: The outcrop April 2008 NTRODUCTION Commercial production of natural gas from gas hydrates may commence wiLhin the next ten years [I]. Gas hydrates contain as much as 164 volumes of gas per volume of hydrate (164 cubic feet of gas (ctg) per … More Lead Story