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AAPG Bulletin


Volume: 44 (1960)

Issue: 9. (September)

First Page: 1600

Last Page: 1600

Title: Raleigh Field, Smith County, Mississippi--Example of Lower Cretaceous Oil Field: ABSTRACT

Author(s): Francis X. Bland, William E. Gardner

Article Type: Meeting abstract


The Raleigh field structure is illustrated at several horizons and in structural cross sections. The multiple-pay sand character of the field is presented as an example of the economic potential of the Lower Cretaceous in Mississippi. The evolution of industry exploration effort in the area is reviewed as an example of many of the other current and future prospects of the Gulf Coast area.

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