Oomoldic Reservoirs of Central Kansas, Controls on Porosity, Permeability, Capillary Pressure and Architecture
Kansas Geological Survey
Open-file Report 2002-48
Contour Interval = 10'
Structure contour map depicts the current structural variation in a two township (12 mi x 6 mi, 19 km x 10 km) area around Hall-Gurney Field located in Russell County, Kansas. Primary reservoirs are a stacked oolitic grainstone in the Lansing Group. Field has produced over 154 million barrels of oil since it was discovered in 1931. Today it is the site for a pilot carbon dioxide flood project sponsored by Department of Energy in cooperation with the MV Oil Company.
Gross Isopach Map of the Plattsburg Pay
Contour Interval = 2'
The gross isopach map for the Plattsburg Limestone reflects thickness of porous carbonate (primarily oolitic grainstone) that exceeds 17% porosity. The trends on this map parallel current structure. the C/D Plattsburg Limestone is considered to be the best pay due to the greater thickness and spatial extent of higher porosity.
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Last updated March 2004