Namurian

Namurian

[nə′myu̇r·ē·ən]
(geology)
A European stage of geologic time; divided into a lower stage (Lower Carboniferous or Upper Mississippian) and an upper stage (Upper Carboniferous or Lower Pennsylvanian).
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The exploration emphasis of this Promote Licence is to address the Carboniferous prospectivity in the Namurian and Dinantian sequences.
The Cliffs consist mainly of beds of Namurian shale and sandstone, with the oldest rocks being found at the bottom.
The 10-furlong fillies' maiden is a tricky contest with a hopeful vote going to Namurian Sunset.
In June 2011, Eden Energy commissioned US consultants RPS Group to investigate the potential shale gas reserves in the Namurian measures of about 800sq km beneath Wales.
The company said it planned to take samples of the Westphalian coals and Namurian Strata to enable laboratory testing to find out if methane can be used as a clean energy supply.
Trap Oil's management is anticipated between 35 and 60 billion cubic feet, as proven by TET in the carboniferous Westphalian and Namurian reservoirs.
However, Cross and Taggart (2004) assigned a tentative age of Namurian to the Michigan Formation based on a study of fossil plant fragments and associated spores from the MNSC mine.
For example, the climber hooks of numerous Namurian and Westphalian Karinopteris and Mariopteris species from France and Germany (e.
A palynostratigraphic study of Namurian -- Westphalian deltaic sequences of the southern central Pennine Basin, Derbyshire, England.
the Westphalian and Namurian intervals were penetrated in line with the
It wants to sink a exploratory borehole to test the Westphalian and Namurian strata on land adjacent to Pantybrad Road, north of Llantrisant in Rhondda Cynon Taf.