Lower Potomac Group, Eastern Coastal Plain of Maryland, Delaware, and New Jersey

Comments on Geologic Parameters

9 Hydrocarbon Production:

Several hydrocarbon exploration wells have been drilled in the Atlantic coastal plain without success (Anderson, 1948; Kasabach and Scudder, 1961; Manheim and Horn, 1968; Maher and Applin, 1971; Trapp and others, 1984; Benson and others, 1985). There is no production in the area.

9 Reference:

Maher, J. C., and Applin, E. R., 1971, Geologic framework and petroleum potential of the Atlantic coastal plain and continental shelf: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 659, 98 p., 17 plates.