Upper Permian

Upper Permian

[′əp·ər ′pər·mē·ən]
(geology)
The latest epoch of the Permian period of geologic time, beginning about 245 million years ago.
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High gas readings led to a deepening of the well to evaluate the presence of source rock and reservoir potential in the underlying Lower Triassic and Upper Permian Orret and Roye Formations, however, no reservoir was encountered at these levels.
The formation yielded abundant smaller foraminifers that are associated with Colaniella, an upper Permian Index fossil, in the Salt Range (Okimura, 1988).
Strauss, "Zechstein 2 carbonate reservoir facies distribution in relation to zechstein sequence stratigraphy (upper Permian, northwest Germany): An integrated approach," Bulletin des Centres de Recherches Elf Exploration Production, vol.
In these ranges the Upper Permian to Middle Triassic is represented by mixed siliciclastic carbonate sediments, named (in ascending order) the Chhidru, Mianwali, and Tredian formations.
The Upper Permian oil shales of the Lucaogou Formation outcropping in the southeastern Junggar Basin, Northwest China were long ago identified and reported to contain abundant organic matter and have considerable thickness [1-4].
The Miospore genera in the coals of the Raniganj Stage (Upper Permian), India.
Escopeta Oil and Gas now plans to begin drilling the Cogdell number 1-02 well to test the Upper Permian Cogdell Formation.
However, in the vicinity of the study area the Upper Permian (Choiyoi Group and equivalents) is clearly extensional and unconformably covers the Gondwanan structures (Heredia et al., 2012).
The Kazan AND Tatar of Upper Permian sediments are most common.
Rocks of upper Permian age that contain a large fusulinid fauna occur in a narrow belt that extends from the eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea of Africa and Europe, across Asia Minor, across southern Asia and Japan, from British Columbia to Oregon in northwestern North America.
The Upper Permian sedimentary sequence in the area being studied included limestone continuing with dolomite; limestone has been assig ned to the Jamal Formation.

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