Portlandian

Portlandian

[pȯrt′land·ē·ən]
(geology)
A European geologic stage of the Upper Jurassic, above Kimmeridgian, below Berriasian of Cretaceous.
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Early shout for Portlandian space-rock outfit Moon Duo who are bringing their new album Occult Architecture Vol.
Angus will participate in the drilling of the planned Holmwood-1 exploration well, which obtained planning consent during 2015, that will test the Holmwood Prospect's identified Portlandian and Corallian sandstone reservoirs and the same Jurassic section that tested oil from Kimmeridge limestones at Horse Hill.
6 million barrels of oil (mmbo) in Portlandian and Corallian sandstones and a P90 -- P10 range of resources of 1 to 11mmbo, in late 2016 / H1 2017, subject to funding.
The Holmwood prospect is located 5km to the south of the Brockham oil field, which was discovered by BP in 1987 and today produces oil from Portlandian sandstone reservoirs.
6 million barrels of oil (mmbo) in Portlandian and Corallian sandstones and a P90 P10 range of resources of 1 to 11mmbo, in late 2016 / H1 2017, subject to funding.
Planning permission is in place for a deviated exploration well to be drilled at Holmwood which will penetrate similar stratigraphy to Horse Hill, targeting oil in Upper and Lower Kimmeridge Limestones in addition to Corallian and Portlandian sandstones.
The overlying Villar del Arzobispo Fm contains an association of larger foraminifera dominated by Anchispirocyclina lusitanica (Egger), allowing the assignment of this unit to the Portlandian (Fig.
It grows on mean, stony soil on a bed of Kimmeridgian or sometimes Portlandian clay and limestone, the essence of which seems to seep into the wine to give it a bracingly mineral tang.
The soils differ, too, classically comprising Kimmeridgian clay, a chalky marl containing fragments of fossilised oyster shells, with some Portlandian stone.
6 mmbo in Portlandian and Corallian sandstones and a P90 P10 range of resources of 1 to 11 mmbo.
6 million barrels of oil in Portlandian and Corallian sandstones and P90 P10 range of resources is 1 to 11 million barrels of oil.
The extreme ammonite faunal provincialism during the latest Jurassic and the earliest Cretaceous encouraged the definition and use of several stages which more or less overlap in time (for instance: Portlandian, Purbeckian, Volgian, Tithonian, Bolonian, etc.