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TitleHydrocarbon assessment summary report of Mountain River, Keele River, Ravensthroat/Redstone River, and Drum Lake areas of interest
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AuthorLemieux, Y
SourceGeological Survey of Canada, Open File 5576, 2007, 11 pages, https://doi.org/10.4095/224088
Year2007
Alt SeriesNorthwest Territories Geoscience Office Contribution 0031
Documentopen file
Lang.English
Mediapaper; on-line; digital
RelatedThis publication is related to the following publications
File formatpdf
ProvinceNorthwest Territories
NTS95L/09; 95L/10; 95L/11; 95L/12; 95L/13; 95L/14; 95L/15; 95L/16; 95M; 95N/03; 95N/04; 95N/05; 95N/06; 95N/11; 95N/12; 95N/13; 95N/14; 96C/03; 96C/04; 96C/05; 96D; 105I/13; 105I/14; 105I/15; 105I/16; 105O/01; 105O/02; 105O/07; 105O/08; 105O/09; 105O/10; 105O/15; 105O/16; 105P; 106A; 106B; 106H/01; 106H/02; 106H/03; 106H/04; 106H/05; 106H/06; 106H/07; 106H/08
AreaMountain River; Keele River; Ravensthroat/Redstone River; Drum Lake; Mackenzie Mountains; Selwyn Mountains
Lat/Long WENS-132.0000 -125.0000 65.5000 62.5000
Subjectsfossil fuels; hydrocarbon potential; petroleum resources; resource estimation; energy resources; gas; oil; petroleum occurrence; sedimentary rocks; bedrock geology; structural features; nappes; source rocks; hydrocarbon migration; reservoir rocks; reservoirs; exploration wells; Northern Mainland Sedimentary Basin; Canadian Cordillera; Mackenzie Plain; Mackenzie Arc; Plateau Overthrust; natural gas; siliciclastics; Phanerozoic; Mesozoic; Cretaceous; Paleozoic; Devonian; Silurian; Ordovician; Cambrian; Precambrian; Proterozoic
Illustrationsstratigraphic charts; tables; sketch maps
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Natural Resources Canada library - Calgary (Earth Sciences)
 
Natural Resources Canada library - Vancouver (Earth Sciences)
 
Natural Resources Canada Library - Ottawa (Earth Sciences)
 
Natural Resources Canada library - Québec (Earth Sciences)
 
Geological Survey of Canada (Atlantic)
 
Northwest Territories Geoscience Office (Yellowknife)
 
ProgramSecure Canadian Energy Supply
ProgramNorthwest Territories Protected Areas Strategy (NWT PAS)
Released2007 07 01
AbstractThe objective of this report is to present a hydrocarbon resource potential assessment of Mountain River, Keele River, Ravensthroat/Redstone River, and Drum Lake areas of interest. The four areas examined here are located in the Mackenzie Mountains, and together cover an area in excess of 25,000 km2. The geology of the Mackenzie Mountains is characterized by uplifted, faulted and folded Proterozoic, Paleozoic and Mesozoic carbonate and siliciclastic rocks. Although adequate potential source and reservoir rocks are present throughout the Mackenzie Mountains, their overall hydrocarbon potential is low. Because much of the potential reservoirs are exposed at surface, there is an increased risk of reservoir breaching, or flushing and/or degradation of hydrocarbons by meteoritic or ground water. Much of Mountain River, Keele River, Ravensthroat/Redstone River, and Drum Lake areas of interest have low hydrocarbon potential; the potential is higher where the areas of interest are underlain by the Plateau Overthrust play.
GEOSCAN ID224088