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Series: GCSSEPM
Published: 01 December 2012
DOI: 10.5724/gcs.12.32.0534
EISBN: 978-0-9836097-8-0
... Cretaceous Aruma Group carbonates ( Fig. 2 ). Potential source rocks include the basal Hadhramaut Group shales, intra-Aruma Group shales, organic-rich units in the basinal Jurassic Sahtan Group, and the Infracambrian middle to upper Huqf Super Group. Sealing units for potential traps are provided...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 August 1969
AAPG Bulletin (1969) 53 (8): 1764-1788.
... Dhabi, and Oman. New fields were found in offshore Iran, offshore and onshore Saudi Arabia, and Turkey. There were no exploratory activities in Bahrain, Qatar, Sharjah-Ajman-Umm al Qawain, Dhofar, Hadhramaut, Aden-Kamaran Islands, Yemen, Lebanon, and Cyprus. The main areas of exploratory work were...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 August 1970
AAPG Bulletin (1970) 54 (8): 1524-1547.
..., and Oman. New fields were found in Iraq, Iran, and Abu Dhabi. There were no exploratory activities in Bahrain, Qatar, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm al Qawain, Dhofar, Hadhramaut, Aden-Kamaran Islands, Yemen, or Lebanon. The main areas of exploratory work were in Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia-Red Sea, and the southern...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 June 2003
AAPG Bulletin (2003) 87 (6): 987-1013.
...Dale A. Leckie; Thomas Rumpel Abstract The Lower Cretaceous Qishn Clastics Member in Masila Block 14, Hadhramaut region, Republic of Yemen, has estimated reserves of 1.1 billion bbl recoverable oil and has produced 600 million bbl of oil. Sedimentation took place in an elongate paleogulf...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 July 1962
AAPG Bulletin (1962) 46 (7): 1241-1280.
... made during 1961 in the Iranian offshore area, and other discoveries were made in Turkey, India, Israel (gas), Afghanistan (gas), and in continental Iran (unassessed). Important acreage acquisitions were made by Shell in the Kuwait offshore area, Pan American in the Hadhramaut, and by John W. Mecom...
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Journal Article
Journal: GeoArabia
Publisher: Gulf Petrolink
Published: 01 July 2009
GeoArabia (2009) 14 (3): 199-228.
.... Three Hercynian NE-trending arches are recognized in the Arabian Plate (1) the Levant Arch, which extended from Egypt to Turkey along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, (2) the Al-Batin Arch, which extended from the Arabian Shield through Kuwait to Iran, and (3) the Oman-Hadhramaut Arch, which extended...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 July 1961
AAPG Bulletin (1961) 45 (7): 1186-1223.
... bbls. in 1959—an average of 9,500 b/d. Decreases in exploration acreage held were noted in Turkey, Pakistan, India, and the Hadhramaut. The license position remained substantially unchanged in most other countries. Important discoveries were made during 1960 in the Kuwait-Saudi Arabia offshore area...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 July 1956
AAPG Bulletin (1956) 40 (7): 1633-1656.
... at Uch, west of the Sui gas field, in West Pakistan. Geological and/or geophysical work was carried out in varying degrees of intensity in the countries covered by this review except in Iran, Kuwait-Saudi Arabia Neutral Zone, Bahrain, Aden, Hadhramaut, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, and Cyprus. Developments...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 August 1986
AAPG Bulletin (1986) 70 (8): 977-1002.
... Paleozoic Ara Salt of the Huqf Group, which forms the Birba field of Oman. The Middle Cambrian sequence was followed by Late Cambrian through Early Permian marine sandstones and continental to littoral siltstones and variegated shales. The first commercial oil discovered in the Arabian Gulf region occurs...
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Journal Article
Published: 28 August 2018
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2018) 88 (8): 960-979.
..., and they are separated by the Central Oman High. Both the geologic map and the cross sections are modified from Forbes et al. (2010) . The carbonate-dominated Eocene and Paleocene Hadhramaut Group is regionally extensive and is found across the Arabian plate ( Forbes et al. 2010 ). These carbonates...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 September 2005
Journal of the Geological Society (2005) 162 (5): 871-888.
... that they are pinnate fractures, formed by a component of sinistral shear ( Fig. 5 ). It may also have older dextral or dip-slip displacements ( Hanna & Nolan 1989 ) that are not directly observable from the satellite images ( Fig. 6 ). The fault forms a NE-facing escarpment defined by the lower Hadhramaut group...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2000
Geological Magazine (2000) 137 (1): 1-18.
... sedimentary cover, the deposition of which post-dates ophiolite obduction. This Tertiary cover consists of three stratigraphic groups: the Palaeocene to Eocene Hadhramaut Group, the Upper Eocene to lowermost Mid-Miocene Dhofar Group, and the upper Lower Miocene to Pliocene Fars Group. A detailed description...
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Journal Article
Journal: GeoArabia
Publisher: Gulf Petrolink
Published: 01 October 2006
GeoArabia (2006) 11 (4): 17-40.
... ( Figure 1 ). Figure 3 presents the facies and depositional environment of this succession, which includes the Aruma, Hadhramaut, Dhofar, and Fars groups and included formations ( Nolan et al., 1990 ; Béchennec et al., 1992 ; Wyns et al., 1992b ; Le Métour et al., 1992b , 1995b ). The fractures...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 July 2003
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2003) 73 (4): 572-588.
... onlapped by shallow-water limestones in the late Maastrichtian to Paleocene-Eocene, when the Arabian platform was covered by shelf carbonates (Hadhramaut Group; Nolan et al. 1990 ). In the Late Eocene, doming related to Gulf of Aden rifting was followed by deposition of lacustrine to turbiditic carbonates...
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Journal Article
Published: 28 November 2017
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2017) 87 (11): 1196-1213.
... and sandstones at the base and capped by evaporites. A thick succession of Paleogene carbonates and evaporites overlying deltaic to shallow-marine quartzose sandstones of Cretaceous age is exposed in the Hadhramaut carbonate tableland sloping gently northward toward the Rub' al Khali. Weakly metamorphosed...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 October 1985
AAPG Bulletin (1985) 69 (10): 1727-1743.
... and abandoned. Four wells were drilling at year end. Approximately 18,079 km of land seismic and 1,150 km of marine seismic were shot in 1984. Crude production totaled 150,658,300 bbl (411,635 BOPD), an increase of 7.5% from 1983. In Syria, foreign groups completed 12 exploratory wells, 6 of which...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 August 1966
AAPG Bulletin (1966) 50 (8): 1741-1766.
..., and gravity-meter surveys and drilled 7 development wells (plus 1 drilling at year’s end) and 1 wildcat (plus 1 drilling at year’s end). In the Hadhramaut, Pan American Hadhramaut Oil Company maintained exploration survey activity at about the same level as in 1964. One exploratory well was drilled...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.1144/GSL.SP.2004.225.01.15
EISBN: 9781862394735
... together with migration from rural to urban areas occurred. Requirements for irrigation increased and attention started to be paid to exploration for groundwater supplies. Multilateral and bilateral aid packages began to target water resources with international consulting groups recruited for specific...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 July 1959
AAPG Bulletin (1959) 43 (7): 1676-1713.
... in the Neutral Zone offshore area were granted to the same Japanese group which had obtained the rights to Saudi Arabia’s undivided half interest in the area in 1957. In Bahrain an exploratory well was being drilled at the end of the year. Bahrain’s production increased 27% over the 1957 level. Exploration...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 August 1965
AAPG Bulletin (1965) 49 (8): 1292-1329.
... with competition by 10 groups or individual firms seeking concessionary rights in District I, offshore Persian Gulf. The Iranian Oil Exploration and Producing Company continued to make new discoveries, and Iran Pan American Oil Company commenced production, bringing the total number of companies with production...
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