Upper Pennsylvanian sandstones have been the target in petroleum exploration and production in Kansas and Oklahoma. However, the petrographic characteristics of these sandstones have been rarely reported. A good understanding of the characteristics and depositional environments of those sandstones will help explore the correlative subsurface petroleum reservoirs efficiently.
J. Obrist-Farner and W. Yang, "Petrographic Comparison and Contrast of Fluvial and Deltaic Sandstones, Upper Pennsylvanian Oread Cyclothem, NE Oklahoma," Kansas Geological Society Bulletin, vol. 86, no. 1, pp. 18-27, Kansas Geological Society, Feb 2011.
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