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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 January 1997
AAPG Bulletin (1997) 81 (1): 168-169.
... of the Stettler-Fenn-Big Valley Devonian D2 and D3 reef oil pools in the plains, and the famous Pincher Creek gas field in the Foothills belt of Alberta. He inherited a substantial budget and a staff including 72 geologists, 12 geophysical crews, and able exploration assistants including Stan Pearson, Oscar...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 April 1955
AAPG Bulletin (1955) 39 (4): 533.
...W. B. Gallup ABSTRACT For the purpose of this discussion the Pincher Creek area is considered as a geologic sub-province having a somewhat unique orogenic history. Certain sedimentary facies including the reservoir rock were probably subject to orogenic control. The Pincher Creek field itself...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 November 1953
AAPG Bulletin (1953) 37 (11): 2616.
...C. G. Strachan ABSTRACT The Pincher Creek structure lies in the southern part of the Foothills Belt of Alberta. Seismograph operations started in the area of the structure in 1943 as a part of the survey being carried on in the region and has been carried on periodically into 1953. The shooting...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 January 1965
AAPG Bulletin (1965) 49 (1): 117.
... lie above and west of the Pincher Creek block. Total in place Mississippian gas reserves in Southern Alberta “disturbed belt” fields currently stand at 8 to 8.5 trillion cubic feet. Early and recent oil and gas occurrences in the Montana part of the “disturbed belt” are briefly reviewed. Wildcat...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 June 1948
AAPG Bulletin (1948) 32 (6): 1079-1092.
... (gas); (21) McColl Frontenac-Union 7-13-5-6 (gas); (22) McColl Frontenac-Union 7-3-3-10 (gas); (23) Gulf Pincher Creek No. 1 (gas and oil). Stippled pattern shows area of active leasing and drilling resulting directly from Leduc discovery. The field was discovered as a result of extensive...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 November 1950
AAPG Bulletin (1950) 34 (11): 2249.
...George S. Hume ABSTRACT In oil exploration there have always been periods of intensive activity or booms followed by periods of moderate and steady progress. In western Canada the first “boom”took place at Pincher Creek in 1891 in the area where now there is a great gas-distillate field at a depth...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 December 1948
AAPG Bulletin (1948) 32 (12): 2321.
... important discoveries, in addition to the Leduc oil field which produces oil from two dolomite zones in the Upper Devonian as well as from a Lower Cretaceous sand, include the Gulf Pincher Creek Mississippian limestone gas and condensate discovery in the southern foothills, and Imperial’s Redwater No. 1...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 November 1934
AAPG Bulletin (1934) 18 (11): 1417-1453.
... of the Turner Valley gas and oil field had to be preceded by the compilation of a detailed and accurate stratigraphic column. The stratigraphy of the Turner Valley field, as accepted to-day, is almost wholly the accomplishment of the junior writer. During the time of greatest activity in the field new...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 June 1949
AAPG Bulletin (1949) 33 (6): 1012-1028.
.... Some of these indicated the possibility that new fields had been discovered. Others had obtained encouraging drill-stem tests but had not been completed by the close of the year. In the southwest part of Alberta the Canadian Gulf Oil Company completed its Pincher Creek well No. 1 in the Madison...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 May 1963
AAPG Bulletin (1963) 47 (5): 756-776.
..., Jumping Pound, Pincher Creek, and related oil and gas fields of the frontal belt of the Canadian Rockies in Alberta, Canada. Other outstanding exceptions are the Ardmore and parts of the Anadarko basins of southern Oklahoma. Both of these areas are on the margin of miogeosynclinal belts and have some...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 August 1952
AAPG Bulletin (1952) 36 (8): 1505-1540.
... undergone repeated violent mountain movements and have lost their hydrocarbons. The foothills fields, Turner Valley, Jumping Pound, and Pincher Creek, for example, produce from Mississippian rocks; and on the plains, Leduc, Stettler, Redwater, and others produce from almost flat Devonian reef limestones...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 February 1955
AAPG Bulletin (1955) 39 (2): 260-266.
... expected, contemporaneous publication was found to be impracticable. The readers of this discussion are referred to Gussow’s excellent illustrations accompanying his article. Pincher Creek. —Pincher Creek at minimum depth of 11,700 feet yields wet gas, only. These three structures so far...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 June 1960
AAPG Bulletin (1960) 44 (6): 918-931.
... lead in discoveries with gas accounting for nearly 60% of the 201 discoveries ( Table I-C ). In the southwestern part of the province, adjacent to the mountain front and 6 mi. south of the Pincher Creek Mississippian wet gas field, a major Mississippian wet gas discovery was made at 14,100 ft...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 June 2000
Petroleum Geoscience (2000) 6 (2): 175-187.
...); Volga–Urals or Pre-Urals (2.5–4%; Orenburg); North Caspian (22–30%; Astrakhan, Karachaganak); Amu Dar’ya or Karakum (5.0–6.5%; Dengizkul, Urtabulak); West Canadian (25–55%; Crossfield, Okotoks, Waterton, Pincher Creek etc.); Aquitaine (15–17%; Lacq, Meyon); Gulf of Mexico (14–35%; Tomasville, New Hope...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 May 1955
AAPG Bulletin (1955) 39 (5): 547-574.
..., and he interpreted this to represent the reservoir pressure at the time accumulation ceased. A small gas cap occurs in the southeast part of the East Texas field, in a separate closure isolated from the main reservoir, and there is a “great abundance of gas” in various Woodbine structures...
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Book Chapter

Author(s)
A. I. Levorsen
Series: AAPG Special Publication
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.1306/SP812C10
EISBN: 9781629810614
... on a knowledge of how oil and gas act in the reservoir—their phase behavior— when the fluids are being produced. This knowledge has been obtained in the laboratories of the chemist, the physicist, and the refiner and by study of actual field conditions. The phenomena studied in this way are of interest...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 June 1955
AAPG Bulletin (1955) 39 (6): 1092-1108.
... foothills fold north of the Turner Valley oil field and southeast of and roughly on strike with the Jumping Pound gas field. This is the most promising discovery in the foothills since Pincher Creek in 1947, and if a major gas accumulation is proved, it will be the fourth such pool to be found...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 June 1968
AAPG Bulletin (1968) 52 (6): 1059-1067.
... have some prolific gas fields (Pincher Creek, Waterton, Jumping Pound, Brazeau River, etc. ) but exploration costs and risk of failure also are high. The cost and risk factors have curtailed activity here in the past, but the currently growing gas markets have helped to change...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 September 1949
AAPG Bulletin (1949) 33 (9): 1475-1501.
... of the Turner Valley, Jumping Pound, Stolberg, Brazeau, Coalspur, Savannah Creek, Muskeg, and Pincher Creek structures. Fig. 2 FIELDS, WELLS & LOCALITIES OF INTEREST IN ALBERTA FOOTHILLS Figure 3 is a structure-contour map of Turner Valley (contour interval 1,000 feet) showing the gas cap...
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—Generalized geologic map and location of seismic reflection lines and regi...
Published: 01 June 1991
= Pincher Creek gas field, LBGF = Lookout Butte gas field, TMF = Two Medicine oil and gas field, PAF = Pacific-Atlantic flathead well, SM = Shell MacDonald well, ARCO = ARCO-Marathon 1 Paul Gibbs well. Lines of section for cross sections: BB’ = Continent-Ocean transect B-3 ( Cowan and Potter, 1986 ; see