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Lithostratigraphy of Middle and Upper Devonian Organic-Rich Shales in West Virginia - Reports of Investigation RI-35

This peer-reviewed study addresses the distribution and thickness of formally and informally recognized Middle and Upper Devonian rock strata in West Virginia with focus on the Marcellus and other organic-rich shales. Nearly 400 wells were studied, primarily using gamma-ray geophysical well logs, to develop a statewide formalization of the lithostratigraphic nomenclature as described in a report and detailed in a series of cross-sections and isochore maps. All products are available online below. Results from the study may prove useful given continued interest in Appalachian basin hydrocarbon resource development.

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