Tucumcari basin potential borne out in new source rock studies

Click here to enlarge imageThe Tucumcari basin of east-central New Mexico (Fig. 1) is an asymmetric structural depression that existed as a depositional basin from the Atokan (Early Pennsylvanian) through Wolfcampian (Early Permian) time.1 2 The basin covers 5,000 sq miles.To the north and northwest, the Sierra Grande uplift separates the Tucumcari basin from the Pecos shelf. To the northeast, the Bravo dome separates the Tucumcari basin from the Dalhart basin of the Texas and Oklahoma panhandles. On the east, the Frio uplift separates the Tucumcari basin from the Palo Duro basin. To the south, a gentle arch separates the basin from the northwest shelf of the Permian basin. To the west,...

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