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The Raton basin is a large asymmetric syncline (2500 mi2 area) that extends from Huerfano Park, Colorado to Cimarron, New Mexico. As used here, the basin is defined by the limits of the outcrop of the Trinidad Sandstone. The Cretaceous and Tertiary rocks are sharply flexed to form hogbacks along the western margin of the basin on the east flank of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. These rocks assume more gentle dips along the other margins of the Raton basin and are highly dissected. The Late Cretaceous in the Raton basin was a period of emergence of land and retreat of the Cretaceous epeiric sea. The coastline advanced eastward across New Mexico, as broad prograding deltaic and barrier coastal plains were formed...
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The USGS Central Region Energy Team assesses oil and gas resources of the United States. The onshore and State water areas of the United States comprise 71 provinces. Within these provinces, Total Petroleum Systems are defined and Assessment Units are defined and assessed. Each of these provinces is defined geologically, and most province boundaries are defined by major geologic changes. The Raton Basin-Sierra Grande Uplift Province is located in South Eastern Colorado and North Eastern New Mexico, encompassing all or parts of Custer, Huerfano, and Las Animas counties in Colorado and all or parts of Colfax, Harding, Mora, and Union counties in New Mexico. The main population centers within the study area are Trinidad,...
Categories: Data, pre-SM502.8; Types: Downloadable, Map Service, OGC WFS Layer, OGC WMS Layer, Shapefile; Tags: 41 = Raton Basin-Sierra Grande Uplift Province, 504101 = Upper Cretaceous-Tertiary Coalbed Gas, 50410101 = Upper Cretaceous-Tertiary Sandstones, 50410181 = Raton Coalbed Gas, 50410182 = Vermejo Coalbed Gas, All tags...
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The Assessment Unit is the fundamental unit used in the National Assessment Project for the assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources. The Assessment Unit is defined within the context of the higher-level Total Petroleum System. The Assessment Unit is shown here as a geographic boundary interpreted, defined, and mapped by the geologist responsible for the province and incorporates a set of known or postulated oil and (or) gas accumulations sharing similar geologic, geographic, and temporal properties within the Total Petroleum System, such as source rock, timing, migration pathways, trapping mechanism, and hydrocarbon type. The Assessment Unit boundary is defined geologically as the limits of the geologic...
Categories: Data, pre-SM502.8; Types: Downloadable, Map Service, OGC WFS Layer, OGC WMS Layer, Shapefile; Tags: 41 = Raton Basin-Sierra Grande Uplift Province, 504101 = Upper Cretaceous-Tertiary Coalbed Gas, 50410101 = Upper Cretaceous-Tertiary Sandstones, 50410181 = Raton Coalbed Gas, 50410182 = Vermejo Coalbed Gas, All tags...
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The Raton basin is a large asymmetric syncline (2500 mi2 area) that extends from Huerfano Park, Colorado to Cimarron, New Mexico. As used here, the basin is defined by the limits of the outcrop of the Trinidad Sandstone. The Cretaceous and Tertiary rocks are sharply flexed to form hogbacks along the western margin of the basin on the east flank of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. These rocks assume more gentle dips along the other margins of the Raton basin and are highly dissected. The Late Cretaceous in the Raton basin was a period of emergence of land and retreat of the Cretaceous epeiric sea. The coastline advanced eastward across New Mexico, as broad prograding deltaic and barrier coastal plains were formed...
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The Total Petroleum System is used in the National Assessment Project and incorporates the Assessment Unit, which is the fundamental geologic unit used for the assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources. The Total Petroleum System is shown here as a geographic boundary defined and mapped by the geologist responsible for the province and incorporates not only the set of known or postulated oil and (or) gas accumulations, but also the geologic interpretation of the essential elements and processes within the petroleum system that relate to source, generation, migration, accumulation, and trapping of the discovered and undiscovered petroleum resource(s).
Categories: Data, pre-SM502.8; Types: Downloadable, Map Service, OGC WFS Layer, OGC WMS Layer, Shapefile; Tags: 41 = Raton Basin-Sierra Grande Uplift Province, 504101 = Upper Cretaceous-Tertiary Coalbed Gas, 50410101 = Upper Cretaceous-Tertiary Sandstones, 50410181 = Raton Coalbed Gas, 50410182 = Vermejo Coalbed Gas, All tags...
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Cell maps for each oil and gas assessment unit were created by the USGS as a method for illustrating the degree of exploration, type of production, and distribution of production in an assessment unit or province. Each cell represents a quarter-mile square of the land surface, and the cells are coded to represent whether the wells included within the cell are predominantly oil-producing, gas-producing, both oil and gas-producing, dry, or the type of production of the wells located within the cell is unknown. The well information was initially retrieved from the IHS Energy Group, PI/Dwights PLUS Well Data on CD-ROM, which is a proprietary, commercial database containing information for most oil and gas wells in the...
Categories: Data, pre-SM502.8; Types: Downloadable, Map Service, OGC WFS Layer, OGC WMS Layer, Shapefile; Tags: 41 = Raton Basin-Sierra Grande Uplift Province, 504101 = Upper Cretaceous-Tertiary Coalbed Gas, 50410101 = Upper Cretaceous-Tertiary Sandstones, 50410181 = Raton Coalbed Gas, 50410182 = Vermejo Coalbed Gas, All tags...


    map background search result map search result map Geologic map of Van Bremmer Park Quadrangle, Colfax County, New Mexico Geologic map of the Vermejo Park quadrangle, Colfax County, New Mexico, and Las Animas County, Colorado National Assessment of Oil and Gas Project - Raton Basin-Sierra Grande Uplift Province (041) Boundary Raton Coal Basin boundary, 1999 Coal Resource Assessment National Assessment of Oil and Gas Project - Raton Basin-Sierra Grande Uplift Province (041) Quarter-Mile Cells National Assessment of Oil and Gas Project - Raton Basin-Sierra Grande Uplift Province (041) Assessment Units National Assessment of Oil and Gas Project - Raton Basin-Sierra Grande Uplift Province (041) Total Petroleum Systems Geologic map of Van Bremmer Park Quadrangle, Colfax County, New Mexico Geologic map of the Vermejo Park quadrangle, Colfax County, New Mexico, and Las Animas County, Colorado Raton Coal Basin boundary, 1999 Coal Resource Assessment National Assessment of Oil and Gas Project - Raton Basin-Sierra Grande Uplift Province (041) Boundary National Assessment of Oil and Gas Project - Raton Basin-Sierra Grande Uplift Province (041) Quarter-Mile Cells National Assessment of Oil and Gas Project - Raton Basin-Sierra Grande Uplift Province (041) Assessment Units National Assessment of Oil and Gas Project - Raton Basin-Sierra Grande Uplift Province (041) Total Petroleum Systems