Technical Information

Regional References

•  Mature Region, Youthful Potential: Oil and Natural Gas Resources in the Appalachian and Illinois Basins (PDF, 4.1 MB)
•  Conventional and Potential Alternative Energy Sources of Appalachian Counties

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Coal Bed Methane Reports

•  Coalbed Methane-Fundamental Concepts (PDF, 186 KB) February 18, 2005
•  Evaluation of Coalbed Methane Reservoirs (PDF, 186 KB) May 19, 2005

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Production Related Problems and Solutions

•  Water Production Problems and Solutions – Part 1 (PDF, 49 KB) August 9, 2005
•  Produced Water and Associated Issues, (ZIP, 3.4 MB) June 18, 2003

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Results from PTTC Technology Forums

•  Produced Water and Associated Issues, (ZIP, 3.4 MB) June 18, 2003
•  Evolution of Exploration, Drilling & Completion Concepts for Appalachian Basin’s Trenton-Black-River Play (PDF, 1.4 MB) May, 2003
•  Hard Rock Directional Drilling (PDF, 76KB) November 20, 1997
•  Open Hole Completion Depth Control (PDF, 58 KB)
•  Building Websites from the Ground Up: A Practical Approach (PDF, 301 KB) June 10, 2000

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Publications for Sale

•  The Atlas of Major Appalachian Gas Plays

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Software

•   “Software Fair” from the Rocky Mountain PTTC featuring free to low cost software and data sources of interest to petroleum technical professionals.

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Research Reports

•  Challenges Facing Developers of the Marcellus Shale Play (PDF, 101 KB) June 2012
•  Secondary Natural Gas Recovery in the Appalachian Basin: Application of Advanced Technologies in a Field Demonstration Site, Henderson Dome, Western Pennsylvania (PDF, 58 KB) December, 2000
•  Status Report: New and Novel Fracture Stimulation Technologies for the Revitalization of Existing Gas Storage Wells – extract of information pertinent to the Appalachian Region (PDF, 2.8 MB) June, 1998
•  Petroleum Technology Advances Through Applied Research by Independent Oil Producers – extract of information pertinent to the Appalachian Region (PDF, 241 KB) April, 1998
•  Well Testing Plan in New York State (PDF, 94 KB)
•  Adding Value to The Atlas of Major Appalachian Gas Plays – Natural Gas Conference Paper (PDF 188 KB) April, 1997
•  Enhancement of the Appalachian Basin Devonian Shale Resource Base in the GRI Hydrocarbon Model – Report to GRI (PDF 3.4 MB) December, 1997
•  3D Horizon/Fault Interpretation Exercise Using Seismic Micro-Technology’s 2D/3D Pak® Software – an online manual with color screen shots (PDF 1.5 MB) June 23, 1997

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Studies of Granny Creek Oil Field, Lower Miss., Central West Virginia

•  Heterogeneity of Fluvial-Deltaic Reservoirs in the Appalachian Basin: A Case Study from a Lower Mississippian Oil Field in Central West Virginia – abstract of article from A. A. P. G. Bulletin, (PDF 55 KB) June, 1997
•  Braid-Delta Facies Interpreted From Cores, Granny Creek Oil Field of West Virginia – abstract of article from Southeastern Geology, (PDF 48 KB) June, 1997

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USGS Studies

•  Coalbed Methane Activities in the Energy Resources Program
•  Coalbed Methane Potential in the Appalachian States–An Overview
•  Oil and Gas – National Oil and Gas Assessment for the Appalachian Basin
•  Assessment of Undiscovered Oil and Gas Resources of the Appalachian Basin Province, 2002 (PDF 277 KB)
•  Regional Stratigraphy and Petroleum Systems of the Appalachian Basin, North America
•  Stratigraphic Framework of Cambrian and Ordovician Rocks in the Central Appalachian Basin from Fayette Co., Ohio, to Botetourt Co., Virginia
•  Stratigraphic Framework of Cambrian and Ordovician Rocks from Campbell Co., Kentucky, to Tazewell Co., Virginia
•  Stratigraphic Framework of Cambrian and Ordovician Rocks in the Central Appalachian Basin from Medina County, Ohio, through Southwestern and South-Central Pennsylvania to Hampshire County, West Virginia
•  Areal Extent of Continuous Type Gas in Lower Silurian “Clinton”, Medina, and Tuscarora in Appalachian Basin
•  Possible Continuous-Type (Unconventional) Gas Accumulation in Lower Silurian “Clinton” Sands, Medina Group, and the Tuscarora Sandstone in the Appalachian Basin
•  Composition of Crude Oil and Natural Gas Produced from 14 Lower Silurian “Clinton” Sandstone and Medina Group, Northeastern Ohio and Northwestern Pennsylvania
•  Subsurface Correlations and Sequence Stratigraphic Interpretations of Lower Silurian Strata in the Appalachian Basin of Northeast Ohio, Southwest New York, and Northwest Pennsylvania
•  Thermal Maturity Patterns (CAI and %Ro) in the Ordovician and Devonian Rocks of the Appalachian Basin in New York State
•  Thermal Maturity Patterns (CAI and %Ro) in the Ordovician and Devonian Rocks of the Appalachian Basin in Pennsylvania

•  Thermal Maturity Patterns (CAI and %Ro) in the Ordovician and Devonian Rocks of the Appalachian Basin in West Virginia

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