Wasson Oil Field

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  • Country: USA
  • Location: Texas
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  • The Wasson field is near the central part of the Staked Plains or "Llano Estacado," in southern Yoakum and northwestern Gaines counties, Texas.
  • It occupies a triangular area 15 miles long and 14 miles wide, containing approximately 55,000 acres or 86 square miles


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  • 1937 - Wasson Oil Field discovered


  • The stratigraphy is typical of West Texas, in that massive, porous dolomites with few clastics are present and grade basinward into thicker sections of interbedded dolomite and anhydrite containing more clastic material.


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