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Nick Jones

Nick Jones, PG - Technical Lead - Senior Geologist
Reservoir Characterization

Expertise in depositional environments, stratigraphy, structure, geologic modeling, log analysis, sequence stratigraphy, geologic mapping, and resource evaluation. 

M.S. Geology - University of Wyoming
B.S. Geology - University of Wyoming
B.A. Journalism - University of Wyoming

Professional Experience
Registered Professional Geologist
Senior Geologist - Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute
Project Geologist (Coal) - Wyoming State Geological Survey
Student Geologist/Hydrologist - U.S. Geological Survey, Wyoming Water Resource Division

Selected Publications

Fryberger, S.G., Jones, N., and Johnson, M.B., 2014. Field Guide to the Minnelusa Formation-Ranch A and Newcastle Area, Wyoming and South Dakota. Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute, University of Wyoming.

Jones, N., Chopping, C., and Yin, P., 2013. Clay evaluation and clay analysis of the Newcastle Sandstone, Osage Wyoming. Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute, University of Wyoming.

Wang, S., Heller, P.L., Jones, N.R., and Fan, M., 2013. Flexural Modeling of Laramide Basins in Wyoming: A Test of Paleoaltimetric and Rigidity Estimates. Geological Society of America, GSA Abstracts with Programs Vol. 45, No. 7.

Biewick, L.R.H., and Jones, N.R., 2012. Energy Map of Southwestern Wyoming, Part A – Coal and Wind. U.S. Geological Survey, USGS Data Series 683.

Jones, N.R., 2010. Wyoming Coal Geology. Keystone Coal Industry Manual - Coal Age, a Mining Media Publication. P 610 – 631.

Jones, N.R., 2010. Genesis of thick coal deposits and their unique angular relationships: Powder River Basin, Wyoming. Wyoming State Geological Survey Report of Investigations No. 60.
Jones, N., Quillinan, S., and McClurg, J., 2009. Wyoming Coal. Wyoming State Geological Survey Public Information Circular No. 44.
Jones, N.R., 2008. Chapter Two - Coal bed nomenclature and distribution in Water associated with coal beds in Wyoming's Powder River Basin, geology, hydrology, and water quality., eds Copeland, D.A., and Ewald, M.L., Wyoming State Geological Survey Wyoming Exploration Memoir No. 2. p 45-95.


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