Buried-Hill Oil and Gas Pools in the North China Basin
Published:January 01, 1982
Since the discovery of the Renqiu oil field in 1975, buried-hill oil and gas pools have become a new and main target of exploration efforts in the North China basin. The more than 40 buried-hill oil and gas pools already discovered are of varied types and widely distributed. Making the fullest use of all geologic data available, the writers discuss, in particular, the following aspects relating to the buried-hill oil and gas pools: (1) the evidence of "Tertiary oil in older reseroirs," and the principal modes of migration; (2) the factors affecting the reservoir properties of buried hills; and (3) the types of buried-hill oil and gas pools. Similar conditions exist all over the North China basin and, therefore, prospects are good for further exploration of this kind of pool.
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The Deliberate Search for the Subtle Trap
The papers included in this volume reflect both the geological and geophysical rationale used in searching for the subtle trap. The scope of the papers ranges from the general appraisal papers of new concepts and methods, to those relating to specific fields in the United States, Nigeria, China, Australia, Canada, Oman, offshore Spain, and the North Sea. The 21 chapters are sourced from a 1981 AAPG Annual Meeting session, dedicated to providing explorationists with the information needed to search for and discover the stratigraphic, paleogeomorphic, and unconformity-oriented subtle-trap accumulations of oil and gas.