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Effects of oil and gas production on Lake Meredith sediments, 1964-99

Fact Sheet 072-01

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Abstract

Lake Meredith lies on the dry and windswept High Plains of the Texas Panhandle and is a popular recreation area for the region. Oil and gas exploration and extraction have been ongoing at Lake Meredith National Recreation Area since about 1930. More than 250 wells, including those abandoned or relocated, are within the boundaries of the recreation area. Oil and gas wells in the watershed of Lake Meredith number in the thousands.

Additional publication details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Effects of oil and gas production on Lake Meredith sediments, 1964-99
Series title:
Fact Sheet
Series number:
072-01
Year Published:
2001
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location:
Reston, VA
Contributing office(s):
Texas Water Science Center
Description:
6 p.