Archive of Texas PTTC Workshops

Co-sponsored by PTTC Texas Region, Matador Resources, and Applied Reservoir Petrology

The Tight Gas Sands of the Cotton Valley Formation of East Texas:
A Core Workshop

March 7–8, 2006
Location: Bureau of Economic Geology Core Repository, Austin, Texas
Cost: $550 per person for 2-day workshop
Course maximum is 25 attendees

Bo Henk, Matador Resources, Dallas
Jim Hickey, Applied Reservoir Petrology, Dallas


About the Workshop
This two-day core workshop was designed to address the sedimentology and ichnology, depositional environments, sequence stratigraphy, wireline log response, diagenesis and reservoir quality, and reservoir characterization of the Cotton Valley Formation along with hands-on examination of over 1500 feet of core from 7 separate wells in the Carthage, Waskom, Woodlawn and Blocker Gas Fields of East Texas.

For information contact Bo Henk or Jim Hickey at or phone 469-450-3668.

For more information, please call Sigrid Clift at 512-471-0320.