DGGS MP 161
Title:Field trip guide: Sedimentology, reservoir quality, and tectonic setting of late Miocene-early Pliocene gas-bearing formations, upper Cook Inlet, Alaska.
Authors:LePain, D.L., Helmold, K.P., Gillis, R.J., Reger, R.D., and Swenson, R.F.
Publication Date:Mar 2017
Publisher:Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys
Comments:This field trip provides an overview of the petroleum geology of Cook Inlet basin, with an emphasis on the sedimentology and reservoir quality of gas-bearing late Miocene and Pliocene strata of the Beluga and Sterling Formations. It was compiled for the June 2016, Association of American State Geologists, 108th Annual Meeting in Girdwood, Alaska.
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Quadrangle(s):Anchorage; Kenai; Seldovia; Seward
Keyword(s):Alluvial; Analyses and Sampling; Anchorage; Augustine; Basins; Bedrock; Beluga; Bluff; Campanian; Cenozoic; Channel; Chert; Clay; Coal; Coastal; Coastal and River Hazards; Conglomerate; Contact; Correlation; Cretaceous; Diagenesis; Earthquake; Earthquake Related Hazards; Energy; Eocene; Erosion; Exhumation; Fan; Faults; Flood; Floodplain; Fluvial; Folding; Folds; Formations; Fossils; Fracturing; Gas; General; Generalized; Geologic; Geology; Girdwood; Gneiss; Granite; Hazards; Homer; Hydrocarbon; Interpretation; Jurassic; Kachemak; Kaguyak; Kasilof; Kenai; Kodiak; Landslide; Maastrichtian; Marine; Marine Geology; Matanuska; Megafossils; Mesozoic; Metamorphic; Methane; Mineralogy; Minerals; Miocene; Mudstone; Naknek; Neogene; Nikiski; Ninilchik; Nonmarine; Non-Metals; Oligocene; Paleobotany; Paleocene; Paleoclimate; Paleogene; Paleontology; Palynology; Pebble; Permeability; Petrographic; Petroleum; Petrology; Phanerozoic; Plagioclase; Pleistocene; Pliocene; Plutonic; Porosity; Provenance; Quaternary; Regional; Reservoir; Resources; Rocks; Sand; Sandstone; Sediment; Sedimentary; Sedimentation; Sedimentology; Seldovia; Shale; Silt; Slope; Slope Instability Hazards; Soldotna; Sorting; Sterling; Stratigraphy; Structure; Structure Contours; Subbituminous; Subduction; Subsurface; Sulfur; Surface; Surficial; Susitna; Talkeetna; Tectonics; Tephra; Terranes; Tertiary; Thrust; Tides; Till; Tillites; Transgressive; Triassic; Tyonek; Unconformity; Uplift; Vegetation; Volcanic; Volcanoes; Yakutat;
LePain, D.L., Helmold, K.P., Gillis, R.J., Reger, R.D., and Swenson, R.F., 2017, Field trip guide: Sedimentology, reservoir quality, and tectonic setting of late Miocene-early Pliocene gas-bearing formations, upper Cook Inlet, Alaska.: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Miscellaneous Publication 161, 40 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29713
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