Publications & Presentations

Dan Billman

Billman, D.A. and Holliday, V.E., Gas Shale Occurrence and Impacts in the Delaware River Basin: A Geologic Perspective, Presented at Forest Management, Water Resources and Energy Development: Challenges for the Delaware River Basin, Meeting of the Water Resources Association of the Delaware River Basin, October 26, 2010

Skoff, D.E. and Billman, D.A., Brine Disposal Wells—An Underutilized Resource for Marcellus Flowback and Produced Water Management in Pennsylvania., Presented at the Pennsylvania IOGA/POGAM 2010 Technical & Environmental Issues Seminar, April 7, 2010.

Billman, D.A. and Martin, J.P., 2009, Comparison of the Utica Shale Reservoir Characteristics of Quebec, Canada and NY / PA, USA., Presented at the Eastern Section AAPG Meeting, Evansville, IN, September 20-22, 2009.  http://www.searchanddiscovery.net/abstracts/html/2009/eastern/abstracts/billman.htm

Skoff, D.E. and Billman, D.A., The Role of the Petroleum Geologist in Siting and Permitting Brine Disposal Wells for Marcellus Shale Flowback Water., Presented at the Eastern Section AAPG Meeting, Evansville, IN, September 20-22, 2009.  http://www.searchanddiscovery.net/abstracts/html/2009/eastern/abstracts/skoff.htm

Billman, D.A. and Martin, J.P., 2009, Utica Shale Exploration of the Northern Appalachian Basin., Presented at New York Independent Oil & Gas Association, Clymer, NY, July 8, 2009.

Billman, D.A. and Martin, J.P., 2009, Geological Overview of the Utica Shale Play., Presented at Developing Unconventional Gas Conference, Fort Worth, TX, April 8, 2009.

Billman, D.A. 2008, Geological Overview of Appalachian Shale Plays., Presented at IHS NAPE Forum, Houston, TX, August  8, 2008, Pittsburgh Geologic Society Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, November 19, 2008, AAPL Forum, NAPE, Houston, TX, February 4, 2009 and AAPL Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA April 17, 2009.  http://energy.ihs.com/NR/rdonlyres/55CF48D6-FB02-4AD2-860D-8DF528AC9C6D/0/f11billmanshaleihsnapepresentation82608.pdf

Billman, D.A. 2008, Upper Devonian Sandstone Drilling Activity and Mapping in Pennsylvania., Presented at PTTC Upper Devonian Reservoirs of the Appalachian Basin Seminar, Washington, PA, May 26, 2005.

Laughery, C.D., Billman, D.A., and Canich, M.R., 2004. Petroleum Geology and Geochemistry of the Council Run Gas Field, North Central Pennsylvania, AAPG Bulletin, v. 88, No. 2, Pp. 213-239. http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/topogeo/oilandgas/councilrun.pdf

Billman, D.A. and Comini, M., 2003, Geologic Re-interpretation and Production Prediction of an Upper Devonian (Lower Bradford Group) Field in Central Pennsylvania., Presented at the Eastern Section AAPG Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, September 7-10, 2003. http://www.searchanddiscovery.net/abstracts/pdf/2003/eastern/ndx_billman01.pdf

Billman, D.A., 2003, A Review of Upper Devonian, Elk Sandstone Exploration and Development in Pennsylvania:  Random Thoughts on Potential Pitfalls., Presented at the Eastern Section AAPG Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, September 7-10, 2003.  http://www.searchanddiscovery.net/abstracts/pdf/2003/eastern/ndx_billman02.pdf

Billman, D.A. and Fagan, J.P., 2003, Investigation of the Under-Explored Cambrian and Ordovician of Southwestern Chautauqua County, NY, Presented at the Northeastern Geological Society of America Meeting, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, March 27-29, 2003.

Billman, D.A. and Fagan, J.P., 2002, Investigation of the Under-Explored Cambrian and Ordovician of Southwestern Chautauqua County, NY, Presented at the Joint Ontario Petroleum Institute/New York Independent Oil & Gas Association Meeting, November 4-6, 2002.

Laughery, C.D., Billman, D.A., and Canich, M.R., 2001. Facies Architecture of Lowstand, Transgressive and Highstand Tracts in the Upper Devonian Lock Haven Formation, Council Run Field, North-Central Pennsylvania, In Sequence Stratigraphic and Allostratigraphic Principles and Concepts, 2001AAPG Hedberg Research Conference, August 26-29, 2001, Page 33. http://www.searchanddiscovery.net/abstracts/pdf/2005/2001hedberg/ndx_laughrey.pdf

Jacobi, R.D., Cruz, K., and Billman, D.A., 2000, Geologic Investigation of the Gas Potential in the Otsego County Region, Eastern New York State, Final Phase One Report. Report completed in Conjunction with Millennium Natural Resource Development and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority. http://esogis.nysm.nysed.gov/esogisdata/downloads/NYSERDA/4863-ERTER-ER-99/Text/Mill%20fnl%20rpt%20pdf1%2010_24.pdf

Billman, D.A., 2000, New Geophysical and Geologic Data for Natural Gas Exploration in Eastern New York, Presented at the Fall 2000 New York Independent Oil & Gas Association.

Laughery, C.D., Billman, D.A., and Canich, M.R., 2000.  Petroleum Geology and Geochemistry of the Council Run Gas Field, North Central Pennsylvania.  Included in the PTTC Focused Technology Workshop: Reservoir Characterization of the Upper Devonian Elk Sands in the Appalachian Basin, 9/7/2000.

Laughery, C.D., Billman, D.A., and Canich, M.R., 1999. Geology of the Council Run Gas Field, North-Central Pennsylvania: Implications for Energy Resource Development in the Eastern Plateaus Province of the Central Appalachian Basin. Eastern Section American Association of Petroleum Geologists, (Eastern AAPG Meeting abstract).

Billman, D.A., 1999, Hydrocarbon Potential in the St. Lawrence Lowlands of Northern New York, Contract 4550-ERTER-ER-97, report completed for New York Energy Research and Development Authority. http://esogis.nysm.nysed.gov/esogisdata/downloads/NYSERDA/4550-ERTER-ER-97/Text/billman.pdf

Billman, D.A., and Fagan, J.P., 1998. Hydrocarbon Potential of the St. Lawrence Lowlands of Northern New York: A Frontier Basin Investigation.  Eastern Section American Association of Petroleum Geologists, AAPG Bulletin, v. 82, no.9, p. 1765. (Eastern AAPG Meeting abstract) http://www.searchanddiscovery.net/abstracts/html/1998/eastern/abstracts/1765a.htm

Laughery, C.D., Billman, D.A., and Canich, M.R., 1998. Facies Architecture of Lowstand, Transgressive and Highstand Tracts in the Upper Devonian Lock Haven Formation, Council Run Field, North-Central Pennsylvania. Eastern Section American Association of Petroleum Geologists, AAPG Bulletin, v. 82, no.9, p. 1769 – 1770. (Eastern AAPG Meeting abstract) (Presentation was awarded the Vincent E. Nelson Memorial Best Poster Award.) http://www.searchanddiscovery.net/abstracts/html/1998/eastern/abstracts/1769e.htm

Billman, D.A., Smosna, R. and Bruner, K.R., 1991. Petrology, Porosity Development and Diagenesis of the Upper Devonian Elk Sands, Council Run Field, Centre and Clinton Counties, Pennsylvania: AAPG Bulletin, v. 75, no.8, p. 1379. (Eastern AAPG Meeting abstract) http://www.searchanddiscovery.net/abstracts/html/1991/eastern/abstracts/1379b.htm

Billman, D.A., 1989. Microstructural Analysis in the Ordovician-Mississippian Cover above the Alleghanian Thrust-system of the Valley and Ridge Province, West Virginia and Virginia, Unpublished Master’s Thesis.

Billman, D.A., Johnston, M.A. and Dunne, W.M., 1989. Penetrative Strain Contribution to Cover Deformation in the Central Appalachians: Appalachian Basin Industrial Associates, Spring Meeting, 1989, v. 15, p. 147-165.

Dunne, W.M., Billman, D.A., Johnston, M.A., Rohaus, D.M., and Gerritsen, S., 1988. Cover Deformation above Foreland Thrust Systems and Strains in Sandstones: GSA Abstracts with Programs, Annual Meeting, v. 20, no. 7, p. A57.

Billman, D.A., Johnston, M.A. and Dunne, W.M., 1988. Role of Strain for Cover Geometry in the Valley and Ridge of West Virginia: AAPG Bulletin, v. 72, no.8, p.956. (Eastern AAPG Meeting abstract)