Basin Evolution and Petroleum Prospectivity of the Continental Margins of India

Basin Evolution and Petroleum Prospectivity of the Continental Margins of India
Author: Rabi Bastia,M. Radhakrishna
Publsiher: Newnes
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2012-12-31
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 9780444536051

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During the past 10 years, the Oil industry in India has seen a tremendous rise in exploration activity with several major E&P companies generating vast amount of new geological and geophysical data. The availability of such integrated data sets (gravity, magnetic, seismic, drilled wells), especially in the deep offshore basins, has led the authors to revisit earlier concepts and models in order to redefine the tectonic framework of major offshore basins along the Indian continental margins. The book covers the stratigraphic evolution, play types and the classification of major offshore basins both in shallow and deepwater environments. Incorporation of latest dataset (specially the seismic, gravity and magnetic) Analogy of global offshore basins with India Sedimentation and depositional history of Bengal fan and Indus fan Redefinition of major tectonic framework of the margins Exceleent high quality graphics that include: seismic sections, gravity-magnetic maps, conceptual geological models and new revised tectonic elements

Tectonics and Structural Geology Indian Context

Tectonics and Structural Geology  Indian Context
Author: Soumyajit Mukherjee
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 455
Release: 2018-10-30
Genre: Science
ISBN: 9783319993416

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This book presents a compilation of findings, review and original works, on the tectonic evolution and structural detail of several terrains in India. It captures the tectonic diversity of the Indian terrain, including tectonics of India's coastal areas, the tectonic evolution of Gondwana and Proterozoic (Purana) basins. It also describes the research results of the Indian craton's geo-history, Tertiary Bengal basin, and also the Himalayan collisional zone. Thus the book covers the deformation history of Indian terrain involving strike slip, compressional and extensional tectonics, and ductile and brittle shear deformations.

Tectonics of the Indian Subcontinent

Tectonics of the Indian Subcontinent
Author: A.K. Jain,D.M. Banerjee,Vivek S. Kale
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 576
Release: 2020-04-07
Genre: Science
ISBN: 9783030428457

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This books documents the salient characters of the tectonic evolution of the Indian subcontinent. It showcases the well investigated subcontinent of Gondwana. The book is linked to an updated geological and tectonic map of this region on 1:12,000,000 in scale. The Indian subcontinent displays almost uninterrupted and unique the geological history since about Eo-Archean (~3800 Ma) to recent, with the development of many Proterozoic deformed and metamorphosed fold belts around Archean nuclei, and enormously thick undeformed platform deposits. After their stabilization during late Proterozoic, the subcontinent underwent Paleozoic rifting and deposition of coal-bearing thick sequences, followed by enormously-thick outpouring of Deccan volcanics as a consequence of huge mantle plume. The youngest event in its evolution is the Cenozoic Himalayan Orogenic Mountains, spanning the area between Nanga Parbat and Namcha Barwah; a part of which extends both in Pakistan and Myanmar.

Cretaceous Period Biotic Diversity and Biogeography

Cretaceous Period  Biotic Diversity and Biogeography
Author: Ashu Khosla,Spencer G. Lucas
Publsiher: New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science
Total Pages: 330
Release: 2016-01-01
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: 9182736450XXX

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Hydrocarbon Fluid Inclusions in Petroliferous Basins

Hydrocarbon Fluid Inclusions in Petroliferous Basins
Author: Vivekanandan Nandakumar,J.L. Jayanthi
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 290
Release: 2021-06-24
Genre: Business & Economics
ISBN: 9780128174173

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Hydrocarbon Fluid Inclusions in Petroliferous Basins trains readers to detect Hydrocarbon Fluid Inclusions (HCFIs) in sedimentary rocks, particularly the wafer preparation techniques to visualize HCFIs, its distinction from aqueous inclusions, petrographic approaches to HCFIs, microthermometric observations on HCFIs, fluorescence emission spectra and Raman spectra of HCFIs, and their interpretations for the petroleum industry. The book features case studies from the Mumbai and Kerala Konkan Basins of the Western Offshore of India - two representative basins where new, non-destructive, fluid inclusion techniques were tested. This book is essential reading for students of petroleum geology and those working in exploration in the oil and gas industry. Helps readers to identify Hydrocarbon Fluid Inclusions (HCFIs) in sedimentary basins Covers how to determine the oil window, API gravity and chemical constituents in HCFIs Includes case studies on key offshore basins

Mesozoic Stratigraphy of India

Mesozoic Stratigraphy of India
Author: Santanu Banerjee,Subir Sarkar
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 727
Release: 2021-08-02
Genre: Science
ISBN: 9783030713706

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This book envisages a multi-proxy approach using stable isotopes, geochemical proxies, magnetic susceptibility and associated biotic events for paleoclimatic and paleoenvironmental interpretations of the Mesozoic sedimentary record of India. Mesozoic rocks of India record abnormal sea level rise, greenhouse climate, intensified volcanism, hypoxia in seawater, extensive black shale deposition, and hydrocarbon occurrence. The Mesozoic has also witnessed mass extinction events, evolution of dinosaurs, and breakdown of the supercontinent Pangea and the formation of Gondwana. Although the Mesozoic geology of India has witnessed significant progress in the last century, literature survey reveals a huge gap in knowledge regarding sequence stratigraphy, chemostratigraphy and key geological events. A synthesis of sedimentological, paleontological and chemical data is included to presenting a comprehensive understanding of the Indian Mesozoic record to students, researchers and professionals.

Quaternary Climate Change over the Indian Subcontinent

Quaternary Climate Change over the Indian Subcontinent
Author: Neloy Khare
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 392
Release: 2021-05-27
Genre: Science
ISBN: 9781000391756

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Quaternary studies provide the essential context for evaluation of what is happening with the earth's climate today, and to clarify our vulnerability to hazardous natural processes. This book covers scientific aspects of past and present climatic changes of the quaternary period focused on the Indian subcontinent via response of modern environmental conditions on climate proxies, reconstruction of paleoclimate, paleomonsoon, glacial geology, climate variabilities using dendrochronology, cave deposits including quaternary tectonics and climate change over the Himalayan region. It consists of data generated from different landforms including lakes, caves, rivers, swamps, pits, and trenches using different proxies. Aimed at researchers, graduate students, professionals in geology, geography and environmental sciences, micropaleontology, and Quaternary climate change, this book: Studies Quaternary climate using various proxies in varied environments on the Indian sub-continent Covers pertinent historical and environmental archives to understand the current climate scenario Discusses the impact of climate change on biotic and abiotic components Includes thorough review of paleoclimate change studies Devotes significant space to glacial geology and all glacial climate proxies

Sediment Compaction and Applications in Petroleum Geoscience

Sediment Compaction and Applications in Petroleum Geoscience
Author: Troyee Dasgupta,Soumyajit Mukherjee
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 99
Release: 2019-04-11
Genre: Science
ISBN: 9783030134426

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This book discusses how sediments compact with depth and applications of the compaction trends. Porosity reduction in sediment conveniently indicates the degree of sediments compacted after deposition. Published empirical curves- the compaction curves- are depth-wise porosity variation through which change in pore spaces from sediment surface to deeper depths e.g. up to 6 km can be delineated. Porosity is derived from well logs. Compaction curves, referred to as the Normal Porosity Profile of shales, sandstones and shale bearing sandstones of different models are reviewed along with the different mechanical and chemical compaction processes. These compaction models reveals how porosity reduces depth-wise and the probable reason for anomalous zones. Deviation from these normal compaction trends may indicate abnormal pressure scenarios: either over- or under pressure. We highlight global examples of abnormal pressure scenarios along with the different primary- and secondary mechanisms. Well logs and cores being the direct measurements of porosity, well log is the only cost-effective way to determine porosity of subsurface rocks. Certain well logs can detect overpressure and the preference of one log above the other helps reduce the uncertainty. Apart from delineation of under-compacted zones by comparing the modeled- with the actual compaction, porosity data can also estimate erosion.

Basement Tectonics 8

Basement Tectonics 8
Author: Mervin J. Bartholomew,Donald W. Hyndman,David W. Mogk,Robert Mason
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 747
Release: 2012-12-06
Genre: Science
ISBN: 9789401116145

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The 8th International Conference on Basement Tectonics was held in Butte, Montana, August 8-12,1988. Historically, basement tectonics conferences have focused on such topics as reactivation of faults, the influence of basement faults on metallogeny and hyrocarbon accumulation, and the use of geophysical and remote sensing techniques to interpret subsurface and surface geology. The 8th Conference diverged from past conferences in that a unifying theme was selected. Because ancient major terrane or cratonic boundaries are often postulated to be fault zones which are subsequently reactivated, the conference was organized to examine all aspects of ancient continental margins and terrane boundaries and to compare younger (Mesozoic) ones, about which more is known, with older (Paleozoic and Precambrian) ones. Moreover, because the 8th Conference was held in the northwestern United States, a greater emphasis was placed on the Mesozoic margin of western North America and the North American shield. The seven oral sessions and four poster sessions all dealt with aspects of the conference theme: characterization and comparison of ancient continental margins. The organizers extend their thanks to those individuals who graciously consented to serve as moderators for the oral sessions: John M. Bartley, Mark S. Gettings, M. Charles Gilbert, John M. Guilbert, Donald W. Hyndman, William P. Leeman, Robert Mason, and A. Krishna Sinha. The program with abstracts volume was prepared by S. E. Lewis and M. J. Bartholomew.

Offshore Sedimentary Basins of India Geology Tectonics and Hydrocarbon Prospects

Offshore Sedimentary Basins of India Geology  Tectonics and Hydrocarbon Prospects
Author: B T. V Seshavataram
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2019-12-02
Genre: Science
ISBN: 9352300831

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The book is a lucid and well-structured compilation of general technical information on Geology, Geophysics, Reservoir and Production data of offshore sedimentary basins of India. The major hydrocarbon resource potential belongs to offshore sedimentary basins, hence it is quite pertinent to bring out a book on offshore sedimentary basins of India. The author dealt in detail the role of Plate tectonics and northward flight/movement of the Indian plate in the tectonic evolution of continental margins vis-a-vis the formation of Mesozoic Tertiary Pericratonic rift basins along the western and eastern offshore of India. Each offshore basin has been discussed with respect to its geological set up, tectonics, sedimentation history, depositional environment, geochemistry and petroleum habitat in a manner which gives an overall idea of the evolution of Petroleum System of each basin and further exploration thrust required. Hydrocarbon exploration is mainly focused in the new frontier areas i.e., Deep waters worldwide. The discoveries of offshore Bangladesh, Myanmar and Sumatra and comparison of their geological similarity with the offshore basins of India will surely generate special interest to the readers. The chapter on Gas Hydrates and the National Gas Hydrate Programme (NGHP) will evoke new interest in this Unconventional future hydrocarbon Resource. The book provides a comprehensive overview of the offshore Sedimentary Basins of India and their E & P activities which will be quite useful and act as a ready reckoner to the students and persons associated with upstream sector of the hydrocarbon industry.

Geology of Petroliferous Basins of India

Geology of Petroliferous Basins of India
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 139
Release: 1997
Genre: Petroleum
ISBN: STANFORD:36105025186482

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Atlas of Structural Geological Interpretation from Seismic Images

Atlas of Structural Geological Interpretation from Seismic Images
Author: Achyuta Ayan Misra
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2018-04-30
Genre: Nature
ISBN: 9781119158325

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This comprehensive book deals primarily with reflection seismic data in the hydrocarbon industry. It brings together seismic examples from North and South America, Africa, Europe, Asia and Australia and features contributions from eleven international authors who are experts in their field. It provides structural geological examples with full-color illustrations and explanations so that students and industry professionals can get a better understanding of what they are being taught. It also shows seismic images in black and white print and covers compression related structures. Representing a compilation of examples for different types of geological structures, Atlas of Structural Geological Interpretation from Seismic Images is a quick guide to finding analogous structures. It provides extensive coverage of seismic expression of different geological structures, faults, folds, mobile substrates (shale and salt), tectonic and regional structures, and common pitfalls in interpretation. The book also includes an un-interpreted seismic section for every interpreted section so that readers can feel free to draw their own conclusion as per their conceptualization. Provides authoritative source of methodologies for seismic interpretation Indicates sources of uncertainty and give alternative interpretations Directly benefits those working in petroleum industries Includes case studies from a variety of tectonic regimes Atlas of Structural Geological Interpretation from Seismic Images is primarily designed for graduate students in Earth Sciences, researchers, and new entrants in industry who are interested in seismic interpretation.

Sedimentary Basins and Crustal Processes at Continental Margins

Sedimentary Basins and Crustal Processes at Continental Margins
Author: George McCartney Gibson,François Roure,Gianreto Manatschal
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 338
Release: 2015
Genre: Continental margins
ISBN: 1786202573

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Continental margins and their fossilized analogues are important repositories of natural resources. With better processing techniques and increased availability of high-resolution seismic and potential field data, imaging of present-day continental margins and their embedded sedimentary basins has reached unprecedented levels of refinement and definition, as illustrated by examples described in this volume. This, in turn, has led to greatly improved geological, geodynamic and numerical models for the crustal and mantle processes involved in continental margin formation from the initial stages of rifting through continental rupture and break-up to development of a new ocean basin. Further informing these models, and contributing to a better understanding of the features imaged in the seismic and potential field data, are observations made on fossilized fragments of exhumed subcontinental mantle lithosphere and ocean-continent transition zones preserved in ophiolites and orogenic belts of both Palaeozoic and Mesozoic age from several different continents, including Europe, South Asia and Australasia.

Petroleum Geosciences Indian Contexts

Petroleum Geosciences  Indian Contexts
Author: Soumyajit Mukherjee
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 294
Release: 2015-05-19
Genre: Science
ISBN: 9783319031194

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This book incorporates original and review articles on several aspects of petroleum geosciences from Indian terrains, both onshore and offshore, and includes diverse geological (tectonic, sedimentological, organic geochemical, paleontological, stratigraphic, modelling and various others), geophysical methods and policy aspects.

Rifts and Passive Margins

Rifts and Passive Margins
Author: Michal Nemčok
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 576
Release: 2016-02-29
Genre: Science
ISBN: 9781107025837

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This is a comprehensive synthesis of state-of-the-art information on vitally important hydrocarbon habitats for advanced geology students and researchers, exploration geoscientists, and petroleum managers.