Organic Geochemistry of the Miocene Monterey and Equivalent Formations in Five California Basins

  1. Thomas MacKinnon,
  2. J. W. Randall and
  3. Robert E. Garrison
  1. M. H. Pytte

Published Online: 17 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/FT311p0033

Oil in the Monterey California Formation Los Angeles to Santa Maria, California July 20-24, 1989

Oil in the Monterey California Formation Los Angeles to Santa Maria, California July 20-24, 1989

How to Cite

Pytte, M. H. (2013) Organic Geochemistry of the Miocene Monterey and Equivalent Formations in Five California Basins, in Oil in the Monterey California Formation Los Angeles to Santa Maria, California July 20-24, 1989 (eds T. MacKinnon, J. W. Randall and R. E. Garrison), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/FT311p0033

Author Information

  1. Chevron U.S.A. Inc., Western Region, San Ramon, California

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1989

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875906003

Online ISBN: 9781118666760

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Keywords:

  • Equivalent Formations;
  • Kerogen isolation;
  • Miocene Monterey Formation;
  • Monterey oils;
  • Oil source rock;
  • Organic geochemistry

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Monterey Formation as an Oil Source Rock

  • Monterey Oils

  • Discussion

  • Conclusions