Dr. David Keighley Department of Earth Sciences University of New Brunswick, Fredericton

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Okay, so here we are in the deeper part of the lake. The lake was probably … fairly steep sided, so we see up here that these muds, these dark grey muds have slid and slumped down the side of the lake. Now these muds are very dark, dark grey. Lots of organic matter in it, and further [west] east of here these rocks are found about two and a half kilometers below the surface, and that is a depth sufficient to heat up the organic matter in here and produce natural gas which is being extracted at the McCully gas field.

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