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Treatise of Petroleum Geology/Handbook of Petroleum Geology: Exploring for Oil and Gas Traps, Pages 17-1  -  17-65, Edited by Edward A. Beaumont and Norman H. Foster

Treatise of Petroleum Geology / Handbook of Petroleum Geology: Exploring for Oil and Gas Traps. Chapter 17: Applied Paleontology
Copyright © 1999 by The American Association of Petroleum Geologists. All rights reserved.

Chapter 17

Applied Paleontology


Robert L. Fleisher and H. Richard Lane


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Robert L. Fleisher

Bob Fleisher is a biostratigraphic consultant in Houston. He was formerly a staff biostratigrapher for Chevron USA Production Company in Houston, specializing in foraminifera of California and the Gulf Coast. He received a BA degree (1966) from Amherst College and a Ph.D. (1975) from the University of Southern California. Dr. Fleisher has also worked for Exxon Production Research Company, Gulf Oil, and Chevron Overseas Petroleum Inc. He has served as Treasurer and President of the North American Micropaleontology Section of SEPM (Society for Sedimentary Geology).


lane.jpg (3552 bytes)H. Richard Lane

H. Richard Lane is a project manager at the National Science Foundation in Arlington, Virginia. He is the former Director of the Biostratigraphic Support and Development section at Amoco Production in Houston. He received a BS degree in geology from the University of Illinois and Masters and Ph.D. degrees in geology/paleontology from the University of Iowa. Except for 11/2 years as an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow in Marburg, Bonn, and Krefeld, Germany, Lane was a paleontologist/stratigrapher with Amoco. His specialty is mid-Paleozoic conodonts and stratigraphy. Lane has chaired the International Committee of Stratigraphy's Mid-Carboniferous Boundary group and is a titular member of the Subcommission on Carboniferous Stratigraphy.


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