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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The pub's menu will also be full of global inspiration, serving everything from small plates and sandwiches, including the Portlandian Hot Honey Drizzle Chicken, and Cologne-style Rostbratwurst and Mushroom Kraut, alongside a menu just for guests' furry companions.
I chat for a second with my neighbor, a middle-aged Portlandian who's wearing a bright orange puffer jacket, before he dashes off to wash his dishes.
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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.
This will enable Europa to drill the conventional Holmwood prospect, which has estimated gross mean unrisked prospective resources of 5.6 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 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.
The soils differ, too, classically comprising Kimmeridgian clay, a chalky marl containing fragments of fossilised oyster shells, with some Portlandian stone.
PEDL143 contains the conventional Holmwood prospect, which has estimated gross mean unrisked prospective resources of 5.6 mmbo in Portlandian and Corallian sandstones and a P90 P10 range of resources of 1 to 11 mmbo.
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.).