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Journal Article
Published: 15 January 2010
Geological Magazine (2010) 147 (4): 497-507.
...SOUMYAJIT MUKHERJEE; CHRISTOPHER J. TALBOT; HEMIN A. KOYI Abstract The parabolic surface profiles of the Hormuz and Namakdan salt diapirs in the Persian Gulf suggest that they have been extruding with Newtonian viscous rheologies for the last 10 4 years. We derive velocity profiles...
Journal Article
Published: 14 October 2019
Petroleum Geoscience (2019) petgeo2019-051.
... sequences, Giles and Lawton, 2002, Giles and Rowan, 2012). However, minibasins are rarely found in isolation, and are instead part of arrays of closely spaced minibasins bounded by complex networks of salt walls and diapirs forming minibasin provinces. Minibasin provinces form in different types of tectonic...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 May 2014
AAPG Bulletin (2014) 98 (5): 911-945.
... on subgrains from naturally deformed salt diapirs range from 1 to 10 MPa (145 to 1450 psi) (1 to 2 MPa (145 to 290 psi) in Carter et al., 1993 ; Schoenherr et al., 2007 ; 5.6 MPa (812.2 psi) in Ter Heege et al., 2005a ; and 7.3 MPa (1058.8 psi) in Weinberger et al., 2006 ). Equivalent stresses in subaerial...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 January 2012
AAPG Bulletin (2012) 96 (1): 65-85.
... hydrostatic) and are not updated to reflect perturbations imparted by the solid mechanical model. Bowers (2007) uses a wellbore as proxy for a salt diapir and shows, with inelastic soil models, that pore pressures should develop around salt. Here, we incorporate a poromechanical formulation in our...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 April 1926
AAPG Bulletin (1926) 10 (4): 422-442.
... the length of the island and on one of them (Namakdan) the underlying Hormuz series of pre-Oligocene age crops out. In test wells on five other domes the Hormuz was found at unexpectedly shallow depths. It is interesting to note the theories advanced to account for the structural relationships: (1) two sets...
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