petroleum geology


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petroleum geology

[pə′trō·lē·əm jē′äl·ə·jē]
(geology)
The branch of economic geology dealing with the origin, occurrence, movement, accumulation, and exploration of hydrocarbon fuels.
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Massoud, "Tectonic controls on the petroleum geology of NE Africa," Geological Society, London, Special Publications, vol.
Aydin, "Fractures, faults, and hydrocarbon entrapment, migration and flow," Marine and Petroleum Geology, vol.
Bustin, "Geological evaluation of Halfway-Doig-Montney hybrid gas shale-tight gas reservoir, northeastern British Columbia," Marine and Petroleum Geology, vol.
In: Petroleum Geology of Lithuania and Southeastern Baltic (ZdanaviCiute, O., Sakalauskas, K., eds.).
The emergent Hormuz salt plugs of southern Iran: Journal of Petroleum Geology, 2: 117-144.
Lin, "Organic geochemical characteristics and thermal evolution maturity history modeling of source rocks in Eocene Hetaoyuan Formation of Biyang Sag, Nanxiang Basin," Petroleum Geology & Experiment, vol.
(3) Osadetz K, Brooks P, Snowdon (1992) Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology, v.
Research interest: petroleum geology, geostatical modelling, petrophysics, rock mechanics, engineering geology.
More than 50 pieces of works are on display in the geology and petroleum geology department of Aberdeen University until September 13.
He said the new postgraduate programmes in petroleum geology, nuclear physics and microbiology are some of the small but noticeable ways in which the faculty is meeting local demand for skills which are in short supply.
While they occur virtually everywhere on earth, Nigel Trewin (Department of Geology and Petroleum Geology, University of Aberdeen, Scotland) draws upon his more than fifty years with fossils to write "Scottish Fossils", a 128 page, superbly illustrated book covering a wide spectrum of fossils to be found in Scotland.

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