DGGS MP 161

Publication Details

  • 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):

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Bibliographic Reference

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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