Basin margin gas is worthy target in Williston basin

Any company that wants to explore for domestic natural gas should consider the Williston basin. Click here to enlarge imageAlthough the Williston is not usually regarded as a gas basin, economic production of shallow, nonassociated gas from Cretaceous rocks exists around the margins of the basin (Fig. 1, Table 1). Click here to enlarge imageOn the northwestern margin, extensive development has resulted in reserve estimates in the range of trillions of cubic feet.On the southwestern margin, more limited development of local sweet spots has confirmed the resource, but reserves appear to be not as large.On the eastern margin, areas of historical production and local consumption are undeve...

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