Niagaran

Niagaran

[nī′ag·rən]
(geology)
A North American provincial geologic series, in the Middle Silurian.
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In Michigan, the juxtaposition of the Devonian Antrim Shale natural gas trend, one that contains high levels of associated C[O.sub.2] (source), with the mature Niagaran (Silurian) reef oil play (storage tank), has led to opportunities of combined enhanced oil recovery efforts with the geological sequestration of C[O.sub.2].
A three-dimensional model was deemed necessary to allow the Niagaran Group (comprising the Guelph, Goat Island, Gasport, and Lions Head formations; refer to Figure 2) to subcrop within the model domain and to provide a hydraulic connection for subglacial fluid pressures to propagate to depth.
Hayes, like Bloneva, was a prominent Black Niagaran that also possessed a dominant-outspoken personality, who was college educated and a social worker, and who also involved herself extensively in civic affairs--within her community and the broader community.
The C[O.sub.2] will be injected into the geologic structures known as the northern Niagaran pinnacle reef trend.
According to the company, the historical records of the Niagaran reef production in Michigan confirm more than 4,200 drilled wells targeting reef formations, producing a total of 472m barrels of oil and 2.8tn cubic feet of natural gas.
This time he's out there on his own - and from the cornered-rat expression and the sweaty Niagaran cascade flowing down his forehead, he doesn't enjoy the exposure.
The prospect contains a Niagaran Reef target identified through the analysis of its proprietary high resolution 3D seismic data.
In still other cases, especially during the heyday of the Niagaran reef play from the late 1960s to the early 1980s, proximity indicators encountered on vertically drilled holes could justify slant drilling to find the suspected nearby reservoirs.
According to the company, the conventional rotary drilling rig has been secured to arrive on the 1,343 acre Dansville Prospect, targeting the Niagaran oil reef structure.
The funds from the agreement should allow American Energy Development Corp to continue its aggressive drilling, development and expansion programme that is underway in Michigan targeting Niagaran reef structures.
Energy company American Energy Development Corp (OTCBB:AEDC.OB) said on Friday that it has successfully finished the Brown number two-12 well's completion stage targeting Niagaran oil reef structures on the Dansville prospect in Michigan.
One local Niagaran sat quietly in the seat near the back wall of the side of the auditorium of the Greek Theater of the-then Niagara Falls Convention Center as Brian Meilleur and other members of Eddy Cogan's newly-formed Niagara Falls Redevelopment revealed their plans to the excited citizens that crammed into the relatively small presentation room.