Facies, Morphology, and Major Reservoir Controls in the Lower Cretaceous James Reef, Fairway Field, East Texas
Fairway Field, located 85 miles (142 km) southeast of Dallas, Texas, is one of the important carbonate reservoirs in the East Texas Basin (Fig. 30-1). As of April 1983, Fairway had produced 168.5 million barrels of oil (26.8 million m3) from the Lower Cretaceous James Limestone. Good well control and extensive coring of this significant reservoir, which attains net pay thicknesses ranging to about 100 feet (30 m), have provided an opportunity for close examination of the facies, morphology, and reservoir controls of a Cretaceous reef complex.
KeywordsReef Core Patch Reef Salt Dome Reef Complex Reef Facies
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