Show simple item record Comer, J. B. Hasenmueller, N. R. Mastalerz, M. D. Rupp, J. A. Shaffer, N. R Zuppann, C. W 2007-02-02T21:32:59Z 2007-02-02T21:32:59Z 2006
dc.identifier.citation Comer, J. B., Hasenmueller, N. R., Mastalerz, M. D., Rupp, J. A., Shaffer, N. R., and Zuppann, C. W., 2006, The New Albany Shale gas play in southern Indiana: Program with Abstracts, 2006 Eastern Section, American Association of Petroleum Geologists 35th Annual Meeting, October, 8-11, 2006, Buffalo, N.Y., p. 17. en
dc.description This poster was presented at the 2006 Eastern Section American Association of Petroleum Geologists, 35th Annual Meeting, in Buffalo, N.Y., October 8-11, 2006. en
dc.description.abstract The New Albany Shale (Devonian and Mississippian) in Indiana is mostly brownish-black organic-rich shale with lesser greenish-gray shale. The formation is 100 to 140 feet thick in southeastern Indiana and dips and thickens to the southwest into the Illinois Basin, where it attains a thickness of more than 360 feet in Posey County. Gas production from New Albany Shale began in 1885 and drilling activity continued into the 1930s, when interest waned in favor of more lucrative opportunities elsewhere. Renewed activity, driven by higher gas prices, has been brisk since the mid-1990s, witnessed by the completion of more than 400 productive wells. The majority of these wells were drilled in Harrison County, where production typically occurs at depths from 500 to 1,100 feet and production rates generally range from 20 to 450 MCFGPD. In the past 2 years, Daviess County and surrounding areas have become the focus of New Albany exploration after the El Paso Production No. 2-10 Peterson horizontal discovery well was rumored to have tested 1.3 MMCFGPD at an approximate measured depth of 2,200 feet. New Albany production is mostly from the organic-rich Clegg Creek Member. Gas compositions (C1-C4 and CO2) and carbon and hydrogen isotopic signatures indicate that both purely thermogenic and mixed thermogenic and biogenic gases are produced from the New Albany. Produced water ranges from brine to water diluted through recharge by modern precipitation; the brine zones contain primarily thermogenic gas and the diluted water zones contain gas of mixed thermogenic and biogenic origin. en
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dc.subject New Albany Shale en
dc.subject Illinois Basin en
dc.subject Indiana en
dc.subject Natural gas production en
dc.subject Devonian en
dc.subject Mississippian en
dc.subject Black shale en
dc.subject Source rock en
dc.subject Biogenic gas en
dc.subject Thermogenic gas en
dc.subject Thermal maturity en
dc.subject Vitrinite reflectance en
dc.subject Gas fields en
dc.subject Stratigraphy en
dc.subject Cross section en
dc.subject Structure en
dc.subject Thickness en
dc.subject Maps en
dc.subject Core en
dc.subject Clegg Creek Member en
dc.subject Camp Run Member en
dc.subject Selmier Member en
dc.subject Morgan Trail Member en
dc.subject Blocher Member en
dc.subject Fractures en
dc.subject Hydrogen isotopes en
dc.subject Carbon isotopes en
dc.subject Organic matter types en
dc.subject Gas geochemistry en
dc.subject Indiana Geological Survey en
dc.title The New Albany Shale gas play in southern Indiana en
dc.type Presentation en

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