Oil and Gas From the Deep Crust

Do not let the title of this post fool you. This post has nothing to do with abiotic oil generation. While discussing EOR and CO2 sequestration with a co-worker, we both had noticed a note in a paper that we needed to be mindful of destroying  newly discovered or...

The Devils Lake Outlet

Most people are not familiar with Devils Lake, North Dakota so I will give you some background information. Devils Lake is the largest non-manmade lake in North Dakota. The lake is endorheic (a closed basin). In the late 1800s a ferry ran from Minnewaukan to Devils...

Eastern North Dakota Google Earth

I put together a Google Earth file with a few interesting things tagged. Click Here to Download the file.. Tagged Locations: Glacial Lake Agassiz Beaches: Beaches near the GF Air Base.   Beaches basically account for all natural linear features running southeast to...

The Basics of CO2 Sequestration (Storage)

Originally, this post was quite lengthy, but I have since decided that I was rather uninformed when I wrote it back in July. Currently, I work for an institution conducting CO2 Sequestration research, and I’m still not fully convinced that the technology will be...

Why The Red River of the North Floods

“Why does the Red River Flood?” 1. It flows north which makes the river prone to ice dams. If the answer isn’t obvious from that statement simply think about spring warming trends in the northern states especially North Dakota and Minnesota. The thaw...
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