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Ambrose, W. A., Hentz, T. F., Bonnaffe, F., Loucks, R. G., Brown, L. F., Wang, F. P. and E. Potter., 2009, Sequence-stratigraphic controls on complex reservoir architecture of highstand fluvial-dominated deltaic and lowstand valley-fill deposits in the Upper Cretaceous (Cenomanian) Woodbine Group, East Texas field: Regional and local perspectives, AAPG Bulletin, V. 93, No. 2

Hamlin, H.S., 2009, Ozona sandstone, Val Verde Basin, Texas: Synorogenic statigraphy and depositional history in a Permian foredeep basin: AAPG Bulletin, v. 93, no. 5, pp. 573-594

Dutton, S. P., 2008, Calcite cement in Permian deep-water sandstones, Delaware Basin, west Texas: origin, distribution, and effect on reservoir properties: AAPG Bulletin, v. 92, no. 6, p. 765-787.PDF

Ambrose, W. A., Ayers, W. B. Jr., 2007, Geologic controls on transgressive-regressive cycles in the upper Pictured Cliffs Sandstone and coal geometry in the lower Fruitland Formation, northern San Juan Basin, New Mexico and Colorado: AAPG Bulletin, v. 91, no. 8, pp. 1099-1122 PDF

Nance, S., 2006, Tracking Salinity Sources to Texas Streams: Examples from West Texas and the Texas Gulf Coastal Plain: Transactions - Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies, v. 56, p. 675 - 693 PDF

Brown, L. F., Jr., R. G. Loucks, and R. H. Treviño, 2005, Site-specific sequence-stratigraphic section benchmark charts are key to regional chronostratigraphic systems tract analysis in growth-faulted basins: AAPG Bulletin, v. 89, p. 715-724.

Brown, L. F., Jr., R. G. Loucks, R. H. Treviño, and U. Hammes, 2004, Understanding growth-faulted, intraslope subbasins by applying sequence-stratigraphic principles: Examples from the south Texas Oligocene Frio Formation: AAPG Bulletin, v. 88, p. 1501-1523.

Brown, L. F., Jr., R. G. Loucks, R. H. Treviño, and U. Hammes, 2006, Understanding growth-faulted, intraslope subbasins by applying sequence-stratigraphic principles: Examples from the south Texas Oligocene Frio Formation: Reply: AAPG Bulletin, v. 90, p. 799-805.

Gale, J. F. W., and L. A. Gomez, 2007, Late opening-mode fractures in karst-brecciated dolostones of the Lower Ordovician Ellenburger Group, west Texas: Recognition, characterization, and implications for fluid flow: AAPG Bulletin, v. 91, p. 1005-1023.

Gale, J. F. W., R. M. Reed, and J. Holder, 2007, Natural fractures in the Barnett Shale and their importance for hydraulic fracture treatments: AAPG Bulletin, v. 91, p. 603-622.

Hammes, U., R. G. Loucks, L. F. Brown, R. H. Treviño, P. Montoya, and R. L. Remington, 2007, Reservoir geology, structural architecture, and sequence stratigraphy of a growth-faulted subbasin: Oligocene Lower Frio Formation, South Texas Gulf Coast, Report of Investigation No. 272, The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology p. 28.

Hammes, U., R. G. Loucks, L. F. Brown, R. H. Treviño, R. L. Remington, and P. Montoya, 2004, Structural setting and sequence architecture of a growth-faulted lowstand subbasin, Frio Formation, south Texas: Transactions - Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies, v. 54, p. 237-246.

Hammes, U., R. G. Loucks, R. H. Treviño, and L. F. Brown, 2006, Fault Compartmentalization of Stacked Sandstone Reservoirs in Growth-Faulted Subbasins: Oligocene Frio Formation, Red Fish Bay Area, South Texas: Transactions - Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies, v. 56, p. 631-650.

Hammes, U., H. Zeng, L. F. Brown, R. G. Loucks, and P. Montoya, 2005, Seismic geomorphology of Oligocene Frio lowstand slope and basin-floor sedimentary bodies in growth-faulted subbasins in south Texas: Transactions - Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies, v. 55, p. 278-282.

Hammes, U., H. Zeng, R. G. Loucks, and L. F. Brown, 2007, All fill - no spill: slope-fan bodies in growth--faulted subbasins: Oligocene Frio Formation, South Texas Gulf Coast: Transactions - Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies, v. 57.

Loucks, R. G., 2005, Revisiting the importance of secondary dissolution pores in Tertiary sandstones along the Texas Gulf Coast: Transactions - Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies, v. 55, p. 447-455.

Loucks, R. G., 2007, A review of coalesced, collapsed-paleocave systems and associated suprastratal deformation: Karst Waters Institute Special Publication, v. 12, p. 121-132.

Loucks, R. G., and S. C. Ruppel, 2007, Mississippian Barnett Shale: Lithofacies and depositional setting of a deep-water shale-gas succession in the Fort Worth Basin, Texas: AAPG Bulletin, v. 91, p. 579-601.

Loucks, R. G., S. C. Ruppel, J. F. W. Gale, D. Jarvie, J. Kane, A. McDonnell, E. Potter, R. M. Reed, F. Wang, W. R. Wright, and H. Zeng, 2006, Barnett Shale-Gas Play of the Fort Worth Basin, Publication SW00016, The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology p. 177.

Loucks, R. G., R. H. Treviño, L. F. Brown, and U. Hammes, 2007, Site-specific sequence stratigraphic sections (S5 benchmark charts): practical tool for correlating chronostratigraphic units in the Texas Gulf Coast Tertiary section: Transactions - Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies, v. 57, p. 487 - 500.

Lucia, F. J., S. C. Ruppel, R. H. Jones, J. Kane, F. Wang, and H. Zeng, 2007, Reservoir characterization of the Fullerton Clear Fork field, Andrews County, Texas: Reservoir characterization: integrating technology and business practices: Proceedings of the 26th Annual GCSSEPM Foundation Bob F. Perkins Research Conference, p. 651-683.

McDonnell, A., R. G. Loucks, and T. Dooley, 2007, Quantifying the origin and geometry of circular sag structures in northern Fort Worth Basin, Texas: Paleocave collapse, pull-apart fault systems, or hydrothermal alteration?: AAPG Bulletin, v. 91, p. 1295-1318.

Ruppel, S. C., J. F. W. Gale, R. G. Loucks, and W. R. Wright, 2007, Chappel type section and quarry, San Saba, TX: Mississippian Barnett Fm mudrocks: stratigraphy, facies, mineralogy, and chemistry, in Outcrop analogs for Paleozoic reservoir systems: examples from the Texas Hill Country: a fieldtrip for the Annual Meeting of the Permian Basin Geological Synthesis, Guidebook, The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology p. 45-64.

Ruppel, S. C., J. F. W. Gale, R. G. Loucks, and W. R. Wright, 2007, Stop 2: Chappel type section and quarry, San Saba, Texas: Mississippian Barnett Formation mudrocks: stratigraphy, facies, mineralogy, and chemestry, in W. R. Wright, R. G. Loucks, J. F. W. Gale, J. Kane, and A. McDonnell, eds., Paleozoic reservoir systems: Texas Hill Country--stratigraphy to petrophysics: a field trip for the Annual Meeting of the Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts, p. 37-58.

Ruppel, S. C., W. R. Wright, R. G. Loucks, and J. F. W. Gale, 2007, Outcrop analogs for Paleozoic reservoir systems: examples from the Texas Hill Country: a fieldtrip for the Annual Meeting of the Permian Basin Geological Synthesis, Guidebook, The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology p. 83.

Treviño, R. H., L. F. Brown, R. G. Loucks, and U. Hammes, 2005, "Wheeler diagrams"; a useful exploration tool in the Gulf of Mexico: Transactions - Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies, v. 55, p. 830-834.

Treviño, R. H., R. G. Loucks, L. F. Brown, and R. L. Remington, 2003, General Geology of the Mid-Tertiary Block 889 Field Area, Offshore Mustang Island, Texas: Transactions - Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies, v. 53, p. 802-814.

Treviño, R. H., R. G. Loucks, J. F. W. Gale, and A. K. Abdelmoniem, 2007, Extending facies interpretations by integrating core, image-log and wireline-log data in the Upper Cretaceous Olmos Formation of soouth Texas: Transactions - Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies, v. 57, p. 591-594.

Wang, F., S. C. Ruppel, F. J. Lucia, R. H. Jones, J. Kane, and H. Zeng, 2007, Full-field modeling of the largest Lower Permian Carbonate Reservoir in the Permian Basin: Fullerton Clear Fork Field, Andrews County, Texas: West Texas Geological Society Bulletin, v. 46, p. 4-9.

Wright, W. R., J. F. W. Gale, S. C. Ruppel, and R. G. Loucks, 2007, Stop 1: Bend section, Colorado River, San Saba, Texas: Lower Pennsylvanian (Atokan) Upper Marble Falls Formation carbonates and Smithwick Formation mudrocks: stratigraphy, ecology, facies, structure, and mineralogy: their infleunce on lateral and vertical variations in reservoir quality, in W. R. Wright, R. G. Loucks, J. F. W. Gale, J. Kane, and A. McDonnell, eds., Paleozoic reservoir systems: Texas Hill Country--stratigraphy to petrophysics: a field trip for the Annual Meeting of the Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts, p. 5-36.

Wright, W. R., R. G. Loucks, J. F. W. Gale, J. Kane, and A. McDonnell, 2007, Paleozoic reservoir systems: Texas Hill Country-stratigraphy to petrophysics: a field trip for the Annual Meeting of the Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts, Guidebook, The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology p. 77.

Zeng, H., ed., 2007, Seismic imaging for seismic geomorphology beyond the seabed: potentials and challenges: Seismic geomorphology: applications to hydrocarbon exploration and production, v. 277: London, Geological Society.

Zeng, H., and R. G. Loucks, 2007, Seismic sedimentological expression of higher-order lowstand slope fans and prograding deltas in the frio fromation, Corpus Christi Bay, Texas Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Transactions, v. 57.

Zeng, H., R. G. Loucks, and L. Frank Brown, Jr., 2007, Mapping sediment-dispersal patterns and associated systems tracts in fourth- and fifth-order sequences using seismic sedimentology: Example from Corpus Christi Bay, Texas: AAPG Bulletin, v. 91, p. 981-1003.

Zeng, H., R. G. Loucks, and U. Hammes, 2007, Linear Amplitude Patterns in Corpus Christi Bay Frio Subbasin, South Texas: Artifacts or Depositional Features: Society of Exploration Geophysiicists International Exposition and Seventy-Seventh Annual Meeting, p. 912-916.

 
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