Remote sensing imagery analysis method lifts veil on pinnacle reefs in US basins

05/29/2000
A new way of analyzing existing public aerial data pinpoints pinnacle reefs in four onshore producing basins in the US. Of the thousands of pinnacle reefs of the Hardeman/Fort Worth basin, Williston basin, Paradox basin, and Illinois basin, many have eluded existing prospecting tools including 3D seismic study. The author's proprietary AII Remote Sensing Imagery, by unveiling these pinnacle reefs, opens perhaps billions of barrels of onshore oil to development. Click here to enlarge imageThe predicament facing the US is a result of the maturing of its oil basins and limited frontier. The steady decrease in the size of the discoveries logged during the course of exploration of the Nor...
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