Petroleum Source Rock Project
Digital Database Series-Database: DDS DB2
by: Ronald F. Broadhead1, Maureen Wilks1, Matthew Morgan2, and Roy E. Johnson3
1New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral
Resources, a Division of New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology,
Socorro NM 87801
2present address: Colorado Geological Survey, Denver CO 80203
3New Mexico Oil Conservation Division of New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department, Santa Fe NM 87504
Between May 1987 and May 1990, 50 oil and gas exploration wells were analyzed during the statewide Petroleum Source-Rock Project. Analyses on selected samples from these wells provide important data concerning the identification and evaluation of petroleum source units in the Paleozoic and Mesozoic stratigraphic section of New Mexico. We continually add source rock analyses as data become available. This information on the generation and preservation of oil and gas is one of the most fundamental considerations in selection of prospective drilling sites in frontier exploration areas. Analytical data for each well and a list of these wells are now available on CD-ROM. Ron Broadhead is the project manager.
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