Oxfordian

Oxfordian

[äks′fȯr·dē·ən]
(geology)
A European stage of geologic time, in the Upper Jurassic (above Callovian, below Kimmeridgean). Also known as Divesian.
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Scope: License contract for onshore exploration of hydrocarbons, covering 347 km2 in the Southeastern Basins oil province for superlight oil extraction.Main Features Geological Province: Macuspana, Age (s) of play: Miocene, medium cretaceous, late cretaceous, oxfordian jurassic, Lithology (ies): Sandstone with clay intercalations, limestone, fractured dolomites boundstone, Type of Hydrocarbons: Superlight oil, dry gas and light oil, Prospective Resources: P90: 21.4 million barrels of oil equivalent (mmboe), P50: 86.1 mmboe and P10: 323.9 mmboe.
Sayers employs classical, medieval, and Christian, analogies to express her vision and interpretations of the Oxfordian academic world built upon the literary devices of allegory, symbolism, and metaphor.
Oxfordian ramp system (La Manga formation) in the Bardas Blancas area (Mendoza Province) NeuquOn Basin, Argentina, Facies and depositional sequences, Sedimentary Geology, 195, 113-134.
The objective of the present study was (1) to explore the extension of the Plio-Quaternary aquifer to the west and (2) to investigate the groundwater possibilities of the Oxfordian sandstones under the Maghnia plain using an integration of aeromagnetic and vertical electrical sounding (VES) data.
Faulkner wasn't the only Oxfordian who yearned to sail.
With their elegant Oxfordian accents, how could they understand my yearning for the hotrod, hotdog, hot flash vocabulary of the U.S.
Rate and synchronicity of environmental changes on a shallow carbonate platform (Late Oxfordian Swiss Jura Mountains).
It is Callovian and Oxfordian in age and reaches a thickness of more than 300 feet in the basinal area between the Ghawar and Khurais Fields.

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