berea sandstone devonian

Chemical and isotopic tracers of the contribution of ...

2010-3-1 · Fig. 10B outlines the brine samples from the Silurian Medina Sandstone, Middle Devonian Marcellus organic-rich shale, Bradford Group sandstone and Mississippian Berea Sandstone that were collected from the greatest depths (>900 m) in the basin and had Cl concentrations greater than 2000 mmole/L (M4, D62, D63, and S73).

Preliminary account of Late Devonian palynomorph ...

2020-6-9 · Jmicropalaeontol., 3(2): 41-51, September 1984 Preliminary account of Late Devonian palynomorph assemblages from the Bedford Shale and Berea Sandstone Formations of central Ohio, U.S.A. STEWART G. MOLYNEUX'', WALTER L. MANGER'' & BERNARD OWENS'' ''British Geological Survey, Keyworth, Nottingham, England.

Berea Sandstone petroleum system

Since 2011, production of sweet high gravity oil from the Upper Devonian Berea Sandstone in northeastern Kentucky has caused the region to become the leading oil producer in the state. Remarkably, Berea oil is being produced at depths of 2,200 ft or less and in an area in which the prospective source rocks—the overlying Mississippian Sunbury Shale and underlying …

Age of the Bedford Shale, Berea Sandstone, and Simbury ...

2010-8-10 · AGE OF THE BEDFORD SHALE, BEREA SANDSTONE, AND SUNBURY SHALE IN THE APPALACHIAN AND MICH­ IGAN BASINS, PENNSYLVANIA, OHIO, AND MICHIGAN By WALLACE DE WITT, JR. ABSTRACT The suggestion by Sanford (1967, p. 994) that the Bedford Shale, Berea Sandstone, and Sunbury Shale of the Michigan basin are of Late Devonian age

Berea Sandstone

2019-8-28 · The Berea Sandstone was named for exposures near Berea, Cuyahoga County, where it was quarried at an early date for grindstones. The Berea is fine-grained, but the grains are angular rather than rounded, which makes this stone ideal as an abrasive.

SILURIAN, DEVONIAN, AND MISSISSIPPIAN …

2019-12-8 · SILURIAN, DEVONIAN, AND MISSISSIPPIAN HYDROCARBON-RICH HORIZONS IN NORTHEASTERN KENTUCKY: PERSPECTIVES IN THE FIELD Saturday April 18, 2015 Field Trip Leaders ... Measured section of Berea Sandstone (cliff stone)..... 29 22. Ball-and-pillow structures near base of Berea Siltstone, Alexandria-Ashland Highway . 30

Reservoir geology of the Berea Sandstone (uppermost ...

Berea reservoirs in eastern Kentucky are developed in tight siltstone and sandstone. Precision horizontal drilling provides access to thin (<10 ft) stratigraphic traps, …

PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL DATA FOR GROUND WATER …

2010-11-16 · Mississippian and Devonian Berea, s==^ Sandstone, Bedford and Ellsworth Shales ''- yll Devonian Mississippian and Antrim Shale IS''I Devonian rocks,undifferentiated Figure 2.--Geology of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan. (Modified from H.M. Martin, 1955, fig. 11.) co LU Cenozoic Mesozoic iPaleozoic Period

Reservoir geology of the Berea Sandstone (uppermost ...

Mattox, F. C., 2016, Stratigraphy, sedimentology and reservoir modeling of the Late Devonian Berea sandstone/ siltstone in northeastern Kentucky and …

Berea Sandstone and Bedford Shale, Undivided (OHDbb;0)

Name. Berea Sandstone and Bedford Shale, Undivided. Geologic age. Devonian. Lithologic constituents. Major. Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed) Upper portion: sandstone; brown, weathers light brown to reddish brown; thin to thick bedded, planar to lenticular bedding; 5 to 75 feet thick, locally 100 to 125 feet thickness in Lorain, Cuyahoga ...

Oil–source correlation studies in the shallow Berea ...

2021-2-4 · The Berea Sandstone is the uppermost Devonian (Molyneux et al., 1984) formation of eastern Kentucky and lies between Upper Devonian Ohio Shale and Lower Mississippian Sunbury Shale source rocks (Figure 1). It is present from northeastern Ohio and western West ia to eastcentral Kentucky (Pashin

The Devonian-Carboniferous boundary in the United …

2020-6-20 · The end-Devonian/earliest Carboniferous (D-C) was a time of significant global change marked by glaciation in the Americas—southern Laurentia and western Gondwana (Isaacson et al. 1999, 2008; Brezinski et al. 2010), and …

Bedrock Geology of Ohio

2019-8-28 · DEVONIAN PERIOD The Devonian Period began about 416 million years ago and ended about 359 million years ago. Devonian rocks crop out in a north-south band through the central part of the state and then eastward along …

Eastern Kentucky producing zones

2015-7-30 · PENNSYLVANIAN Lee Formation (Salt Sand) MISSISSIPPIAN Pennington Formation (Maxon, Ravencliff) Newman Limestone (Big Lime) Borden Formation (Injun, Keener, Weir) Berea Sandstone (Grit) DEVONIAN Ohio Shale Onondaga, Huntersville Limestone (Corniferous) SILURIAN Salina Dolomite (Corniferous) Lockport Dolomite (Corniferous) Keefer …

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO May 1, 2014 Berea Sandstone ...

2014-4-23 · The Upper Devonian Berea Sandstone has been a major producer of natural gas and oil in eastern Kentucky for decades. As a low permeability reservoir, the Berea Sandstone was designated a tight formation in the early 1980''s under the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission''s Order 99 (Avila, 1983a, 1983b).

Age of the Bedford Shale, Berea Sandstone, and Sunbury ...

The suggestion by Sanford (1967, p. 994) that the Bedford Shale, Berea Sandstone, and Sunbury Shale of the Michigan basin are of Late Devonian age because these strata contain Hymenozonotriletes lepidophytus Kedo is invalid for these formations in the Appalachian basin, the area of their type localities. Endosporites lacunosus Winslow, a synonym of …

Schematic cross section (not to scale) of the Late ...

These areas of thick- ening, where massive Berea Sandstone exceeds 75 m in thickness, are confi ned to isolated, north-trending, sinuous, steep …

Ohio''s GEOLOGICAL WALK THROUGH TIME

its Devonian rock layers. A rock unit called Berea Sandstone is famous for three things. First, the small spaces between the sand grains can hold oil. The Berea was one of Ohio''s first major oil-producing layers. By 1886, over 2,000 wells had been drilled into the Berea in eastern Ohio. Second, the Berea was perfect for making grindstones.

Molecular and isotopic gas composition of the Devonian ...

 · Since 2011, the Devonian Berea Sandstone in northeastern Kentucky has produced oil where thermal maturity studies indicate that likely source rocks, namely, the Devonian Ohio Shale and Mississippian Sunbury Shale, are thermally immature. Downdip, where source rocks are mature for oil, the Berea Sandstone and Ohio Shale primarily produce gas.

Upper Devonian Berea Sandstone, eastern Kentucky …

2015-3-12 · The references and data sources linked below are provided to assist oil and gas operators in understanding the geology and hydrocarbon potential of the Upper Devonian Berea Sandstone, with particular emphasis on the emerging …

"Stratigraphy, Sedimentology and Reservoir Modeling of …

The Berea Sandstone is a Late Devonian unit that interfingers with and overlies the Bedford Shale. In the study area, the Bedford-Berea sequence averages 120 feet thick based on geophysical logs. The Bedford Shale makes up roughly 45 feet of the interval and the Berea Sandstone makes up the remaining 75 feet. Horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing have …

"SUBSURFACE GEOLOGICAL ANALYSES OF THE BEREA …

The Berea Sandstone is a Late Devonian, tight oil and gas reservoir that intertongues with the Bedford Shale in eastern Kentucky. In order to evaluate the Bedford-Berea interval in the subsurface, 555 well logs from the Kentucky Geological Survey''s oil and gas database were used to construct structure maps, isopach maps, and cross sections of the interval and its possible …

The Effect of Firing on Berea Sandstone | SPE Formation ...

1991-3-1 · Results obtained from core-displacement experiments on Berea sandstone, quarried from Devonian/Mississippian rocks by Cleveland Quarries Co. in Amherst, OH, are commonly correlated with those obtained from reservoir core. Use of Berea rather than reservoir material for routine core-displacement testsis attractive because it is commercially ...

Geochemistry and organic petrology of the permian ...

2020-12-1 · The Devonian/Carboniferous Berea Sandstone shale samples contained high liptinite content, whereas no liptinite maceral was observed in the Karoo Basin shales. Abstract. Globally, there is significant economic interest in shale gas as a hydrocarbon resource. The success of unconventional shale gas exploration in the United State of America (USA ...

Geolex — Berea publications

2020-8-7 · The age of the Bedford Shale and the Berea Sandstone is changed from Late Devonian and Early Mississippian to Late Devonian only (late Famennian) in the Michigan and Appalachian Basins because of the …

Conodont Zones in Upper Devonian and Lower …

Berea sandstone Berea sandstone Devonian Devonin Bedford shale Bedford shale or Cleveland shale Mississippian Olmsted shale member Upper part of Ohio shale Devonian Huron shale Chagrin shale Lower part of Ohio shale ordinarily used by stratigraphers. Instead, they contain plants, fishes, a few inverte-brates, and conodonts; of these, conodonts