|Location||Northeastern New Mexico & Southeastern Colorado.
|Formation Details||The Vermejo Formation is a geologic formation of Upper Cretaceous age, which outcrops in the Raton Basin. Numerous discontinuous and thin coalbeds are located in the Vermejo Formation and the Raton Formation, which overlie the Trinidad Sandstone. Individual coalbeds in the Vermejo Formation range from a few inches to about 14 feet thick, in aggregate the total coal thickness typically ranges from 5 to 35 feet.|
|Pioneer Operations in Raton Basin (Low)|
|Pioneer had 256,000 gross acres in the center of the Raton Basin in southeastern Colorado, targeting CBM from the coal seams in the Vermejo and Raton formations.|