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AAPG Bulletin


Volume: 14 (1930)

Issue: 6. (June)

First Page: 705

Last Page: 717

Title: Origin of Oil and Its Reservoir in Yates Pool, Pecos County, Texas

Author(s): John Emery Adams (2)


The Yates pool in Pecos County occurs on a structural and depositional "high." Porosity in the top of the "Big lime" was developed during periods of subaerial exposure. The oil originated from accumulations of organic material in the deep Crockett County basin east of the pool.

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