Geology and Oil Resources of the Elk Hills, California

Including Naval Petroleum Reserve no. 1. by United States Geological Survey

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SeriesU.S. Geological Survey bulletin -- 835
ContributionsWoodring, W.P., Roundy, P.V., Farnsworth, H.R.
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The Elk Hills Oil Field (formerly the Naval Petroleum Reserve No. 1) is a large oil field in western Kern County, in the Elk Hills of the San Joaquin Valley, California in the United States, about 20 miles (32 km) west of ered inand having a cumulative production of close to billion barrels (, dam 3) of oil at the end ofit is the fifth-largest oil.

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[W P Woodring; P V Roundy; Howard R Farnsworth; Geological Survey (U.S.)]. GEOLOGY AND OIL RESOURCES OF THE ELK HILLS CALIFORNIA INCLUDING NAVAL PETROLEUM RESERVE NO. 1 [W. et al Woodring] on *FREE* shipping on. Following this is a compendium of information on California’s main geological resources (gold, oil, water, etc., including fossils!) There are three things you need to know about this book.

First, it covers everything pretty completely, considering the vastness of California and the fact that the book is pages long/5(8). Lithologic Characteristics of Pliocene Rocks Cored at Elk Hills, Kern County, California By WILLIAM M. BERRYMAN CONTRIBUTIONS TO ECONOMIC GEOLOGY GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULLETIN D A complete sequence of Pliocene rocks cored in Naval Petroleum Reserve No.

1 wellR is established as a reference sectionCited by: 3. Petroleum geology of Naval Petroleum Reserve No. 1, Elk Hills, Kern County, California Professional Paper By: John Charles Maher, R.D. Carter, and Robert Joseph Lantz.

California Resources Corp has executed and closed a purchase and sale agreement with Chevron to acquire the remaining working, surface and mineral interests in acre Elk Hills field in the San Joaquin Basin of California.

Consolidating sole ownership of the Elk Hills field, CRC paid cash consideration of $ California book and issued million CRC common shares to Chevron, subject to.

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The first drilling for oil in the Elk Hills commenced in The first well to pro-duce oil was completed in June,at; a depth of 4, feet. At the end of June.

California is the most geologically diverse and the second most seismically active state in the USA. The California Geological Survey provides scientific products and services about the state's geology, seismology and mineral resources, including their related hazards, that affect the health, safety, and business interests of the people of California.

Production. While only the 18th-largest oil field in California in size, in total remaining reserves it ranks sixth, with the equivalent of over million barrels (17, m 3) producible reserves still in the ground, according to the California Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources (Chevron Corp., the principal operator, estimates considerably more oil in the ground).

Company Summary. Here are a few key data points for California Resources Elk Hills LLC. This page represents an aggregation of wells (and leases where applicable) to provide a more complete view when looking at oil and gas properties in the U.S. Geology and oil resources of the eastern Puente Hills area, southern California Professional Paper B By: D.L.

Durham and R.F. Yerkes. Monterey Formation Porcelanite Reservoirs of the Elk Hills Field, Kern County, California S. Reid; Oil and gas production from Monterey Formation porcelanite at the Elk Hills field in California's San Joaquin basin occurs from intervals that have quartz-phase mineralogy.

However, characteristics differ from chert and porcelanite Cited by: The following list includes the papers dealing with the geology and petroleum resources of the general region considered in this bul­ letin that have appeared in recent years: Watts, W.

L., The gas^ and petroleum yielding formations of the central valley of California': Author: Walter Atheling English. The California Department of Conservation is home to the California Geological Survey (CGS).

In April the California Legislature established the Geological Survey of California that has evolved during its years of service, and several name changes, into. Geology and coal, oil and gas resources of the New Kensington quadrangle, Pennsylvania / by G.B.

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Abstract. The Elk Hills giant oilfield, located in the southern San Joaquin Valley of California, has produced billion barrels of oil from Miocene and shallow Pliocene reservoirs. 65% of the curr BOPD production is from the pressure-supported, deeper Miocene turbidite sands.

Guidebook Geology and Oilfields West Side Southern San Joaquin Valley, Pages Petroleum Papers A Review of the Elk Hills Oil Field, Kern County, California.

Robert J. Lantz. An Oil Finders Glossary; Anticlines - When layers of rock are folded to create a dome, the resulting geometry is called an anticline. Because oil floats on water, the oil tries to move to the top of the anticline.

If an impermeable seal, such as a shale bed, caps the dome, then a pool of oil may form at the Hills field in the San Joaquin Valley is an example of an anticline.

California Resources Corporation (NYSE: CRC) is a publicly traded oil and natural gas exploration and production company and the largest oil and natural gas producer in California on a gross-operated basis.

We operate our world-class resource base exclusively within the State of California, applying complementary and integrated infrastructure. The Elk Hills oil field is located southwest of Bakersfield, in Kern County California (Fig.

It has had a colorful and interesting past, and now has a unique future. Early oil seeps and spectacular discoveries in the early 20th century in areas within and adjacent to Elk Hills led to the withdrawal of public lands in Elk Hills to all forms.

Geology and oil resources of the Elk Hills, California, including Naval Petroleum Reserve No. U.S. Geol. Surv. Bull. Distribution and age of the marine Tertiary deposits of the Colorado Desert.

(Elk Hills Naval Petroleum Reserve) US Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District History () Location: The Naval Petroleum Reserve consists of Reserve No.

1 (NPR-1) and Reserve No. 2 (NPR-2). NPR-1 is located in the Elk Hills, east of McKittrick, Kern County, California, within an area bound to the south by Highways 33 and and to the. Trapping Characteristics of Upper Miocene Turbidite Deposits, Elk Hills Field, Kern County, California.

Stephen A. Reid. Abstract. The upper Miocene 24Z and 26R sandstones are lenticular multistory sand bodies which are significant oil reservoirs at several pools at the Elk Hills field, Kern County, California. Geology is the study of Earth -- the materials that make it up, the processes that act on those materials, and the history of the planet and its life forms.

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