Geology

James Northrup article on “The Unique Environmental Impacts of Horizontally Hydrofracking July 29, 2010

‘Fracking’ Mobilizes Uranium in Marcellus Shale, UB Research Finds 10-24-10

State geologists mapping deep aquifers – News – Daily Review.

Fifteen (15) Oil & Gas in Geological Formations in NY Southern Tier:

1) Two (2) videos to ponder:
2) Fifteen (15) Oil & Gas in Geological Formations in NY Southern Tier:
# Unit Lithology (a) Production (a) Depth (b) Thickness (a)
1 Tully Limestone Gas 2,284 0-50
2 Marcellus Shale Gas 3,483 200-600
3 Onondaga Limestone Oil & Gas 3,543 30-235
4 Oriskany Sandstone Gas 3,625 0-45
5 Akron Dolomite Gas 3,913 0-15
6 Vernon Shale Gas 4,915 450-1,850
7 Lockport Dolomite Gas 5,873 150-250
8 Rochester Shale Gas 6,136 125
9 Sodus Shale Gas 6,457 75
10 Grimsby Shale & Sandstone Gas 6,527 75-150
11 Whirlpool Sandstone Gas 6,595 0-25
12 Queenston Shale Gas 6,837 1,100-1,500
13 Utica Shale Gas 8,952 900-1000
14 Trenton Limestone Gas 9,049 425-625
15 Black River Limestone Gas 9,637 225-550
 
(a)   NYS dSGEIS  30-Sep-209, table 4.2
(b)  NYS DEC Searchable Data Base of 10  Van Etten wells

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