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AGC/AGS Series Information Circular
Number Series IC-14
Title Petroleum Geology of the Smackover Formation of Southern Arkansas
Author (s) 1950, reprinted 1965
Date J.H. Vestal
General Description

This publication presents all the facts known about the Jurassic Smackover formation as of May, 1950.  Sources of information include several hundred electric logs, driller's logs, well cuttings, previously published information, and data gathered from discussions with geologists familar with the area.  

Included in this publication are:

  • Discussions concerning the location, topography, drainage, method of investigation, and history of oil and gas development in Arkansas
  • Stratigraphy of the Smackover and associated formations
  • Structure of the Smackover and associated formations
  • Discussion of 28 oil fields producing from the Smackover
  • Geologic history of the region
  • An Index Map of the region
  • Plates include: oil and gas condensate fields in south Arkansas; structural contour map on top of the Smackover limestone; isopach map of the Smackover limestone; an electric log cross-section from northern Louisiana to Clark County, Arkansas

*Includes:  19 pages, 4 plates, 1 figure, 11 tables

Availability Yes.  Paper copy.
Price $2.50
  Contact Sales Office at (501) 296-1877,  for shipping and handling charges.
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Contact Information Arkansas Geological Survey
3815 West Roosevelt Road
Little Rock, AR  72204
(501) 296-1877 or  (501) 296-1878

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