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Mississippian Barnett Shale, Fort Worth basin, north-central Texas: Gas-shale play with multi–trillion cubic foot potential
The Mississippian Barnett Shale serves as source, seal, and reservoir to a world-class unconventional natural-gas accumulation in the Fort Worth basin of north-central Texas. The formation is a
Mississippian Chat Reservoirs, South Kansas: Low-Resistivity Pay in a Complex Chert Reservoir
Mississippian chert of variable character and diagenetic history defines a unique and prolific series of reservoirs in south-central Kansas and northern Oklahoma. Known collectively as the "chat,"
The Scientific Voice
Tracing the language of science through time and across cultures, Scott Montgomery examines its character, evolution, and cultural origins, and shows the profound influence language has had on
Permian Bone Spring Formation: Sandstone Play in the Delaware Basin Part I-Slope
New exploration in the Permian (Leonardian) Bone Spring formation has indicated regional potential in several sandstone sections across portions of the northern Delaware basin. Significant production
Of Towers, Walls, and Fields: Perspectives on Language in Science
Language in science is in the midst of change and appears dominated by two contradictory trends. Globalization of scientific English seems to promise greater international unity, while growth of
Upper Cretaceous Ferron Sandstone: Major Coalbed Methane Play in Central Utah
Recent drilling for coalbed gas in the Upper Cretaceous Ferron Sandstone Member of central Utah has resulted in one of the most successful plays of this kind. Exploration to date has resulted in
Permian Wolfcamp limestone reservoirs; Powell Ranch Field, eastern Midland Basin
Deep-water carbonate channel reservoirs form important oil reservoirs along the toe of the Eastern shelf of the Permian basin in west Texas. In northwestern Glasscock County,
Powder River basin, Wyoming : An expanding coalbed methane (CBM) play
Coalbed methane exploration in the Powder River basin represents an active play with considerable potential for future expansion and success. Such potential is related to the specific geology and
Minds for the Making: The Role of Science in American Education, 1750-1990
Using a highly original blend of history, social analysis, and cultural criticism, this remarkably enlightening volume offers the first examination to date of the history of science education in