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Series: SEPM Special Publication
Published: 01 January 1985
DOI: 10.2110/pec.86.38.0085
EISBN: 9781565761049
... abstract Geochemical and petrographic studies of core and cuttings samples from the Upper Cretaceous Ericson Sandstone in the Forest Oil, Jonah Gulch well, 9-26n-107w, reveal the presence of two distinct enhanced porosity zones that can be differentiated by their position relative to a paleo...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 March 1961
AAPG Bulletin (1961) 45 (3): 415.
... unconformity Hiawatha member of Wasatch formation (minor gas) Paleocene Fort Union formation Gentle unconformity Upper Cretaceous Lance formation Lewis shale (with associated sandstones) (oil and gas) Mesaverde group Almond formation (oil and gas) Ericson sandstone (minor gas) Rock Springs formation Blair...
Series: AAPG Memoir
Published: 01 January 2014
EISBN: 9781629812717
... and in the uppermost Mesaverde Group above the Ericson Sandstone. Below this thick gas-productive interval is another 10,000 ft (3000 m) of sedimentary section that has so far proved noncommercial but which has been penetrated by only three deep wells on the 35-mi-long (56 km), 2- to 3-mi-wide (3–5 km) anticline. All...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 March 1961
AAPG Bulletin (1961) 45 (3): 417.
... trends in the Cretaceous basin of deposition, (2) the marine embayment, west of the delta, in which the Ericson sandstone and associated marine beds were deposited (area of Washakie-Great Divide basin), and (3) the thin nature of the Mesaverde in the Lost Soldier area resulting from the intertonguing...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 May 1985
AAPG Bulletin (1985) 69 (5): 847–848.
...Janell D. Edman; L. J. Crossey; R. C. Surdam ABSTRACT Tripolitic chert is present in many Rocky Mountain basins. In the Green River basin, enhanced porosity in tripolitic chert comprises a significant portion of the porosity in the Ericson Sandstone. Prediction of enhanced reservoir porosity within...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 November 1974
AAPG Bulletin (1974) 58 (11): 2274–2283.
..., and dominantly stratigraphic oil and gas production make the Upper Cretaceous formations of Wyoming particularly useful in providing models pertinent to both industry and academic needs. The Ericson Sandstone of southwestern Wyoming and its nonmarine and marginal-marine equivalents can be combined with marine...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 March 1972
AAPG Bulletin (1972) 56 (3): 602.
..., and dominantly stratigraphic oil and gas production make the Upper Cretaceous formations of Wyoming particularly useful in providing models pertinent to both industry and academic needs. The Ericson Sandstone of southwestern Wyoming and its nonmarine and marginal-marine equivalents can be combined with marine...
Series: AAPG Memoir
Published: 01 January 2014
EISBN: 9781629812717
... Cretaceous Lance Formation and the Upper Mesaverde interval above the Ericson Sandstone. Gas-charged sands are first penetrated at the top of overpressure in the Wagon Wheel Formation of Paleocene age. The pressure gradient increases with depth through the Lance and Upper Mesaverde sections. The maximum...
Journal Article
Published: 01 December 2019
Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology (2019) 67 (4): 231–254.
.... As with subsurface data, however, incomplete information and data bias can lead to inaccurate characterization of outcrop geology at multiple scales. Cretaceous fluvial strata of Wyoming offers excellent exposure of two systems — the sand-rich and highly amalgamated Trail Member of the Ericson Sandstone and the sand...
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Series: AAPG Memoir
Published: 01 January 2014
EISBN: 9781629812717
... of Wyoming produces from a 5500–6000 ft (1700–1800 m) interval of Upper Cretaceous fluvial sandstones in the Lance Formation, the Upper Mesaverde interval just above the Ericson Sandstone, and the Paleocene Wagon Wheel Formation. Typical porosities for the field are <10% with micro-Darcy permeability...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 March 1971
AAPG Bulletin (1971) 55 (3): 537–538.
... of sandstone and conglomerate, like the Ericson Sandstone of the Rock Springs uplift and the Castlegate Sandstone of eastern Utah, represent braided piedmont plain deposits of sand and gravel spread beyond the bases of newly uplifted areas under conditions of humid to subhumid climates. These are commonly...
Series: AAPG Memoir
Published: 01 January 1963
DOI: 10.1306/M2358.C17
EISBN: 9781629812359
... in sandstones in the Almond Formation. To a lesser extent production has been obtained from sandstones within the Lewis Shale near the Lewis-Lance transition zone, and from the Ericson Sandstone. There is also minor production indicated from sand lenses in the Hiawatha Member of the Wasatch. Table Rock...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 May 1985
AAPG Bulletin (1985) 69 (5): 863.
...Henry W. Roehler ABSTRACT The study area is located along Vermillion Creek, 1-3 mi (1.6–5 km) east of Irish Canyon, in northwestern Colorado. The exposed stratigraphic section consists of steeply dipping to vertical Upper Cretaceous Almond Formation, Ericson Sandstone, and Mancos Shale along...
Series: AAPG Memoir
Published: 01 January 1968
DOI: 10.1306/M9363C57
EISBN: 9781629812311
.... The Wamsutter arch was structurally inactive during most of Late Cretaceous time. A broad uplift occurred near the south end of the Rock Springs uplift during latest Cretaceous through Paleo- cene (Lance-Fort Union) time; middle Hiawatha (Eocene) rocks unconformably overlie the Ericson Sandstone (Upper...
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Generalized stratigraphic column showing correlation of strata across the G...
Published: 01 December 2019
Figure 2. Generalized stratigraphic column showing correlation of strata across the Greater Green River Basin. Studied formations (the Frontier Formation of the western Green River Basin and the Ericson Sandstone along the Rock Springs Uplift) highlighted in red. Generalized stratigraphic columns
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Composite figure illustrating wireline logs and Pickett-type plots for the ...
Published: 01 October 2015
Figure 11 Composite figure illustrating wireline logs and Pickett-type plots for the Almond and Ericson Sandstones from the Wamsutter field area in the Greater Green River basin, southwest Wyoming. Top of the Almond Formation, Ericson Formation, and an intra-Almond flooding surface, the FS-100
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—Isopach map of regressive part of Lewis Shale and Fox Hills <span class="search-highlight">Sandstone</span>. Fie...
Published: 01 July 1970
FIG. 28. —Isopach map of regressive part of Lewis Shale and Fox Hills Sandstone. Fields are shown which produce significant oil or gas from Almond Formation and Ericson Sandstone of Mesaverde Group and sandstone beds of Lewis Shale. CI = 200 ft.
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Generalized regional cross-section of Cretaceous and Tertiary rocks of the ...
Published: 01 December 2019
Figure 3. Generalized regional cross-section of Cretaceous and Tertiary rocks of the Greater Green River Basin, with the Trail Member of the Ericson Sandstone and the Dry Hollow Member of the Frontier Formation highlighted. Modified from Kirschbaum and Roberts, 2005 .
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Correlation panel of the Trail Member measured sections, running north to s...
Published: 01 December 2019
Figure 11. Correlation panel of the Trail Member measured sections, running north to south. Strata of the Trail Member is shown in gray, with the older Rock Springs Formation in yellow beneath and the Rusty Member of the Ericson Sandstone in orange above. See Figure 8 for locations of each
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Five panels showing representative portions of gamma-ray (GR), spontaneous ...
Published: 01 May 2015
(not shown) and Fort Union sandstones (panel A). SP reverses at about 11,040 ft (3365 m) in sandstones of the lower Fort Union Formation (panel B) and remains reversed though sandstones in the Lance Formation and Fox Hills (panel C), sandstones in the Lewis Shale (panel D), and Almond and Ericson sandstones