Turonian


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Turonian

[tu̇′rō·nē·ən]
(geology)
A European stage of geologic time: Upper or Middle Cretaceous (above Cenomanian, below Coniacian).
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A new record of the pliosaur Brachauchenius lucasi Williston, 1903 (Reptilia: Sauropterygia) of Turonian (Late Cretaceous) age, Morocco, Geological Magazine.
The slopes of the burial history curves change at time interval which corresponds to a ~160 pre-Alamein event and a younger than Turonian (92 Ma) post-Abu Roash event.
The Aje Field contains hydrocarbon resources in sandstone reservoirs in three main levels, namely a Turonian gas condensate reservoir, a Cenomanian oil reservoir and an Albian gas condensate reservoir.
Other Fms of the Mardin group producing medium oil include the Turonian Karababa carbonates.
Aje, which was discovered in 1997, has multiple oil, gas and gas condensate reservoirs in the Turonian, Cenomanian and Albian sandstones, similar to the producing Jubilee field offshore Ghana.
A 22-metre perforated section of the gas bearing column in the Turonian flowed at a stabilised rate of 25 million cubic feet per day of gas and 150 barrels per day of condensates through a 46-/64-inch choke.
Rosneft is the first Russian oil company which is exploring the hard-to-recover Turonian natural gas deposits, the reserves of which in Western Siberia alone are estimated at several trillion cubic metres.
By the Campanian, global temperatures had declined somewhat from their high in the Turonian (Parrish and Spicer, 1988a; Jenkyns et al., 2004), and Arctic regions during the Campanian may have experienced frosts and some snowfall (Wolfe and Upchurch, 1987; Amiot et al., 2004).
& GRIMALDI, D., 2000.--A new Eutardigrade (Tardigrada: Milnesiidae) in amber from the Upper Cretaceous (Turonian) of New Jersey: 103-110 (en) GRIMALDI, D.
It was reported that the Mazidagi (Turkey) phosphate rock situated near the border with Syria was deposited during the Turonian and Senonian (Cretaceous) ages [2].
They are Turonian in age (93.5-89.3 Ma) by association with dated faunal and microfaunal fossils.