Temperature method can help locate oil, gas deposits

04/12/1999
Lloyd Fons Lloyd Fons Exploration Inc. Houston One can expect hydrocarbon deposits to be accompanied by overlying negative temperature anomalies. The method entails the construction and interpretation of temperature anomaly maps to locate subsurface hydrocarbons (quantitatively) without the need for previous exploration data. It can locate stratigraphic trap reservoirs, predict reservoir shape and boundaries, explore below the bottom of drilled holes, and faulting or the presence of intervening salt do not adversely affect it. The method is simple, rapid, safe, environmentally perfect, and very inexpensive. Generally, no permitting is required, and answers are obta...
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