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Heath Shale

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This quiz covers the Heath Shale.

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  • 1. 
    Where is the Heath Shale?
    • A. 

      Southern Louisiana

    • B. 

      Montana

    • C. 

      Manitoba

    • D. 

      The moors of northern England

  • 2. 
    What age is the Heath Formation?
    • A. 

      Devonian

    • B. 

      Jurassic

    • C. 

      Mississippian

    • D. 

      Oligocene

  • 3. 
    The best Heath source rock potential is in 
    • A. 

      Calcareous shales

    • B. 

      Carbonates

    • C. 

      Diatomaceous earth

    • D. 

      Siliceous shale

  • 4. 
    Pyrolisis in most cores collected from the Heath Formation show it is 
    • A. 

      Dominant gas

    • B. 

      Mixed oil and gas

    • C. 

      Dominant oil

    • D. 

      Indeterminate

  • 5. 
    The volume of in-place hydrocarbons is estimated to be ____ of the volume generated hydrocarbons.
    • A. 

      8%

    • B. 

      12%

    • C. 

      45%

    • D. 

      38%

  • 6. 
    The efficiency of in-place hydrocarbons is due to the juxtaposition of the source rock and reservoir rock.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False