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November 3, 2009

Natural Gas Assessment of the Arkoma Basin, Ouachita Thrust Belt, and Reelfoot Rift Workshop

Purpose and Scope

The Oklahoma Geological Survey's November 3, 2009, workshop was held as part of the United States Geological Survey's "Natural gas assessment of the Arkoma Basin, Ouachita Thrust Belt, and Reelfoot Rift."

The results were published as a Fact Sheet by the USGS as:

Houseknecht, D.W., J.L. Coleman, R.C. Milici, C.P. Garrity, W.A. Rouse, B.R. Fulk, S.T. Paxton, M.M. Abbott, J.C. Mars, T.A. Cook, C.J. Schenk, R.R. Charpentier, T.R. Klett, R.M. Pollastro, and G.S. Ellis, 2010, Assessment of undiscovered natural gas resources of the Arkoma Basin Province and geologically related areas: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2010-3043, 4 p. (http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2010/3043/pdf/FS10-3043.pdf).

Presentations

Natural Gas Assessment of the Arkoma Basin, Ouachita Thrust Belt, and Reelfoot Rift - Introduction & Methodology Overview (PDF)
Dave Houseknecht, USGS

Natural Gas Assessment of the Arkoma Basin, Ouachita Thrust Belt, and Reelfoot Rift - Regional Geologic Framework (PDF)
Dave Houseknecht, USGS

Natural Gas Assessment of the Arkoma Basin, Ouachita Thrust Belt, and Reelfoot Rift - Arkoma Basin Shelf and Deep Basin Plays (PDF)
Dave Houseknecht, USGS

Review of Geology for a USGS Resource Assessment of Ouachita Thrust Belt, Post-Ouachita Successor Basins, and Reelfoot Rift (PDF)
James Coleman, USGS

Shale-Gas Resources (PDF)
Stan Paxton, Marvin Abbott, Bob Milici, and Dave Houseknecht, USGS

Natural Gas Assessment of the Arkoma Basin, Ouachita Thrust Belt, and Reelfoot Rift - Arkoma Basin Shale Gas Assessment Units (PDF)
Dave Houseknecht and Bob Milici, USGS

Natural Gas Assessment of the Arkoma Basin, Ouachita Thrust Belt, and Reelfoot Rift - Arkoma Basin Coalbed Gas (PDF)
Dave Houseknecht and Bob Milici, USGS