Stratigraphy and Sedimentology of the Clearwater Formation in Marten Hills and Nipisi north-central Alberta

The general objective of this research is to understand the geology of the Clearwater Formation in a region of Alberta where new oil and gas reserves have been discovered. The research will include detailed mapping throughout the region to understand where the best oil and gas resources are. This area is especially interesting as enhance production techniques, such as using steam injection or fracking the reservoir are not needed to produce the resources.

Cole Ross
Faculty Supervisor: 
Murray Gingras
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