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MEM 01

Geology of the McMurray Formation. Part III, General geology of the McMurray area

In this area, the Mesozoic strata which outcrop in the Athabasca River Valley hold the world�s greatest known reserve of oil and the underlying Paleozoic strata contain notable deposits of halite and gypsum at moderate depth. A description of ... Show Abstract

Carrigy, M.A.  1959-01-01

BUL 018

Lithology of the Athabasca Oil Sands

Coarse grained quartzose oil sand with a conspicuous clay matrix cemented in places by quartz and goethite lie at the base of the McMurray Formation and are probably pre-McMurray in age.Most of the lithologic features observable in the Athabasca Oil ... Show Abstract

Carrigy, M.A.  1966-01-01

BUL 027

Lithostratigraphy of the Uppermost Cretaceous (Lance) and Paleocene Strata of the Alberta Plains

In Alberta relatively undisturbed non-marine Cretaceous and Paleocene strata are preserved as a westerly dipping homoclinical wedge of sediment east of the Rocky Mountain Foothills, analogous to the molasse facies bordering the European Alps. The ... Show Abstract

Carrigy, M.A.  1971-01-01

BUL 014

Criteria for Differentiating the McMurray and Clearwater Formations in the Athabasca Oil Sands

Criteria for Differentiating the McMurray and Clearwater Formations in the Athabasca Oil Sands In the absence of fossil evidence the presence of the following minerals in a sample of Athabasca oil sand identifies it as belonging to the Clearwater ... Show Abstract

Carrigy, M.A.  1963-01-01

INF 065

Guide to the Athabasca Oil Sands Area

The main drainage of the area is provided by the Athabasca-Clearwater system, the valleys of which are incised into a broad, muskeg-covered interior plain to depths of 200 to 300 feet. The tributary streams originate in three highland areas (Fig. ... Show Abstract

Carrigy, M.A.  Kramers, J.W.  1973-01-01

INF 045

The K.A. Clark volume: a collection of papers on the Athabasca Oil Sands presented to K.A. Clark on the 75th anniversary of his birthday

The purpose of this paper is to identify the oil-sands deposits of the Province and to present the Conservation Board's estimate of the reserves that they contain.The oil-sands deposits are classified into three main groups distinguished from each ... Show Abstract

Carrigy, M.A.  1963-10-01

MAP 024

Bedrock Geology of Northern Alberta

Bedrock Geology of Northern Alberta Ages range from the PreCambrian to Cretaceous, and all units are described in the legend. Two diagrammatic cross sections, one from northeast to southeast the other from southwest to southeast, respectively show ... Show Abstract

Green, R.  Mellon, G.B.  Carrigy, M.A.  2010-11-17

MAP 032

Uppermost Cretaceous and Tertiary Strata of Central and Southern Alberta

The mapped formations are, from youngest to oldest: St. Mary River, Edmonton, Eastend, Willow Creek, Paskapoo, Ravenscrag, Porcupine Hills, Cypress Hills and Handhills. Place Keywords alberta canada 72e 72l 72m 73d 73e 72l 73m 82g 82h 82i 82j 82n ... Show Abstract

Carrigy, M.A.  1971-01-01

ESR 1965-03

Athabasca Oil Sands Bibliography (1789-1964)

The bibliography of the Athabasca Oil Sands published in 1962 as Preliminary Report 62-7 is now out of print. Since its publication so much new work has been published on the oil sands that it seemed desirable to revise the whole report rather than ... Show Abstract

Carrigy, M.A.  1965-01-01

ESR 1962-07

Bibliography of the Athabasca Oil Sands, Alberta

The number requests received at the Research Council of Alberta for information about the Athabasca oil sands has indicated that a need exists for a compilation of all the literature references relevant to this vast, potentially economic reserve of ... Show Abstract

Carrigy, M.A.  1962-01-01