Northeastern (46th Annual) and North-Central (45th Annual) Joint Meeting (20–22 March 2011)
Session No. 1 Sunday, 20 March 2011
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Omni William Penn Hotel: Conference A

S1. Marcellus—Exploration and Production

William Zagorski, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
1-18:00 AM CIRCUMBASINAL OUTCROP PERSPECTIVE OF THE MARCELLUS “SHALE”, APPALACHIAN BASIN: VER STRAETEN, Charles A., New York State Museum/Geological Survey, 3140 Cultural Education Center, Albany, NY 12230, cverstra@mail.nysed.gov
1-28:20 AM DETACHMENT STRUCTURES DOCUMENT WIDESPREAD FORELAND DEFORMATION IN THE BASAL MARCELLUS SHALE, CENTRAL NEW YORK STATE: SELLECK, Bruce W. and BOHAN, Dana, Department of Geology, Colgate University, 13 Oak Drive, Hamilton, NY 13346, bselleck@mail.colgate.edu
1-38:40 AM REGIONAL SEQUENCE STRATIGRAPHIC INTERPRETATION OF THE MARCELLUS SHALE: DOUDS, Ashley S.B., BLOOD, David R., WILLAN, Christopher G., and MCCALLUM, Scott D., EQT Production, EQT Plaza, 625 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, adouds@eqt.com
1-49:00 AM UNDERSTANDING CONTROLS ON DEPOSITION OF ORGANIC CONTENT IN THE MIDDLE DEVONIAN ORGANIC-RICH SHALE INTERVALS OF WEST VIRGINIA AND WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA: CARR, Timothy, WANG, Guochang, BOYCE, Matthew, and YANNI, Anne, Department of Geology & Geography, West Virginia University, 98 Beechurst Ave., POB 6300, Morgantown, WV 26506-6300, tim.carr@mail.wvu.edu
1-59:20 AM 3D RESERVOIR CHARACTERIZATION OF THE MARCELLUS SHALE, LYCOMING COUNTY, PA: YANG, Chaoqing and MORRIS, James, Range Resources, 380 Southpointe Blvd, Canonsburg, PA 15317, cyang@rangeresources.com
1-69:40 AM THE DRAKE WELL AND THE BEGINNING OF THE MODERN OIL INDUSTRY: BRICE, William R., 116 Luna Lane, Johnstown, PA 15904, wbrice@pitt.edu
1-710:00 AM THE MARCELLUS SHALE IN WEST VIRGINIA: GEOLOGY, RECENT DRILLING ACTIVITY AND GAS PRODUCTION: AVARY, Katharine Lee, Consulting Petroleum Geologist, 98 Rockley Road, Morgantown, WV 26508, avarygeo@gmail.com
1-810:20 AM SHALLOW SHALE GAS IN QUEBEC'S SEDIMENTARY BASINS: MARCIL, Jean-Sébastien, LAVOIE, Jeremie, MECHTI, Nabila, DORRINS, Peter K., and LAVOIE, Jean-Yves, Junex Inc, 2795, boulevard Laurier, Bur. 200, Québec, QC G1V 4M7, Canada, js_marcil@junex.ca
1-910:40 AM GEOLOGY OF THE MARCELLUS AND UTICA SHALES IN OHIO: WICKSTROM, Lawrence, KELLEY, Stephen, and PERRY, Christopher, Ohio Geological Survey, 2045 Morse Rd, Columbus, OH 43229, larry.wickstrom@dnr.state.oh.us
1-1011:00 AM PRELIMINARY ANALYSIS OF THE WEATHERING POTENTIAL OF MARCELLUS SHALE DRILL CUTTINGS: SOEDER, Daniel, U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory, 3610 Collins Ferry Road, Morgantown, WV 25607, daniel.soeder@netl.doe.gov
1-1111:20 AM DETERMINING THE SOURCE AND MIGRATION OF NATURAL GAS USING NOBLE GAS GEOCHEMISTRY: DARRAH, Thomas H.1, HUNT, Andrew G.2, WALSH, Talor B.3, MITRA, Gautam4, and POREDA, Robert3, (1) Environmental Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of Massachusetts Boston, 100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, MA 02125, thomas.darrah@umb.edu, (2) U.S. Geological Survey, Denver Federal Center, Bld 21, MS 963, Denver, CO 80225, (3) Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of Rochester, 227 Hutchison Hall, Rochester, NY 14627, (4) Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of Rochester, 208A Hutchison Hall, Rochester, NY 14627
1-1211:40 AM BLOOMIN' ALGAE! HOW PALEOGEOGRAPHY AND ALGAL BLOOMS MAY HAVE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED DEPOSITION AND PRESERVATION OF THE MARCELLUS SHALE: WRIGHTSTONE, Gregory R., Texas Keystone, Inc, Pittsburgh, PA, gwrightstone@gmail.com

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