Recent oil and gas exploration in the Albuquerque Basin
— Bruce A. Black
A history of oil and gas exploration in the Albuquerque basin through 1980 was summarized in the Albuquerque Country II Guidebook (Black, 1982). This article is an attempt to update this history and cover the intervening 18 years of activity. More importantly, it attempts to analyze the results of pre-Tertiary tests in light of our present recognition that the basin is part of a major rift system, which has now been proven to have movable hydrocarbons.
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- Black, Bruce A., 1999, Recent oil and gas exploration in the Albuquerque Basin, in: Albuquerque Country, Pazzaglia, Frank J.; Lucas, S. G.; Austin, G. S., New Mexico Geological Society, Guidebook, 50th Field Conference, pp. 437-440.