Productive Permian Carbonate Cycles, San Andres Formation, Reeves Field, West Texas

  • Stewart Chuber
  • Walter C. Pusey
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Until recently (e.g., Longacre, 1980), little has been written about the sedimentary and diagenetic history of the San Andres Formation and the reasons for its production, notwithstanding the fact that it is a substantial hydrocarbon producer in the Permian Basin. This paper is primarily a detailed subsurface-petrographic study of the Reeves Field, Yoakum County, Texas (see also Chuber and Sipes, 1966).


Organic Shale Plane Light Permian Basin Anhydrite Nodule Core Chip 
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  • Stewart Chuber
  • Walter C. Pusey

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