Is there oil in your backyard?

The Paleontological Research Institution

This website is part of the Palentological Research Institution's Petroleum Education program. The goal of the site is to cover most of the major aspects of the geology of oil, while giving the user some geologic fundamentals along the way. This section highlights the South Central United States oil geology. This entry provides a useful description of the most prolific region of oil production in the United States

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Subject: Environmental Science:Energy:Fossil Fuels, Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology,
Resource Type: Scientific ResourcesOverview/Reference Work, Scientific Resources
Topics: Earth surface, Sedimentary Geology
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Sedimentary Geology, Environmental Science