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Geologists link volcanic ash from Cretaceous time with Shale oil and gas category
March 14, 2018
Source: World Oil

Geologists link volcanic ash from Cretaceous time with Shale oil and gas

A new study by the geologists of Rice University reveals that ash rich in nutrients from a massive outburst of volcanic eruptions towards the culmination of the ‘dinosaur era’ had started a series of events that led to the formation of shale gas and oil fields all the way from Texas to Montana. Studies have often indicated a link between volcanic eruptions and unconventional shale hydrocarbons.

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