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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1144/SP471.1
EISBN: 9781786204103
... The Weald Basin is the easternmost sub-basin of the southern England Mesozoic Basin and is located south of London ( Fig. 1 ). Exploration began in the area in the late nineteenth century and the first significant discovery of gas was made at Heathfield in 1895 ( Dawson 1898 ). Sporadic...
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Journal Article
Published: 07 December 2017
Geological Magazine (2019) 156 (3): 533-546.
...OLADAPO AKINLOTAN Abstract The Lower Cretaceous Wealden sideritic ironstones have a wide occurrence and great potential to aid the reconstruction of the depositional environments of the Weald Basin in SE England. However, mineralogical and geochemical datasets on the ironstones are scarce...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2001
Journal of the Geological Society (2001) 158 (1): 179-192.
...STEVE P. TAYLOR; BRUCE W. SELLWOOD; RAMUES W. GALLOIS; MARTIN H. CHAMBERS Abstract A sequence stratigraphic framework for the late Jurassic Kimmeridgian and Bolonian stages of the Wessex–Weald Basin, southern England is proposed, based on the integration of sedimentological, geophysical...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 March 1998
AAPG Bulletin (1998) 82 (3): 497-515.
...S. Qing Sun; V. Paul Wright ABSTRACT An Upper Jurassic (Oxfordian) reef mound in the Palmers Wood field area of the Weald basin, southern England, clearly shows the relationship of facies, diagenesis, and porosity development to relative sea level changes. The coral-microbial reef mound...
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A: Sub-Quaternary geological map of Wessex-<b>Weald</b> <b>Basin</b> with estimates of Ce...
in > Geology
Published: 01 May 2008
Figure 2. A: Sub-Quaternary geological map of Wessex-Weald Basin with estimates of Cenozoic exhumation. Exhumation is highest (>2 km) along axis of Weald anticline, while exhumation in English Channel is controlled by major compressional structures, e.g., Portland-Wight disturbance. B: Seismic
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Structural framework of the Wessex–<b>Weald</b> <b>Basin</b>, southern England, and locat...
Published: 01 January 2001
Fig. 1. Structural framework of the Wessex–Weald Basin, southern England, and location of boreholes used in study. Major faults and limit of Kimmeridge Clay Formation at outcrop and subcrop after Whittaker (1985). The composite Wessex Basin includes the Vale of Pewsey, Mere, Dorset and Central
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Northeasterly transect across the <b>Weald</b> <b>Basin</b> showing location of key seque...
Published: 01 January 2001
Fig. 3. Northeasterly transect across the Weald Basin showing location of key sequence stratigraphic surfaces. A number of log patterns and marker units are indicated that are of basin-wide extent enabling well-to-well correlations to be established with a high degree of confidence. Each well
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Wireline-log correlation across the <b>Weald</b> <b>Basin</b> showing the stratigraphic v...
Published: 01 January 2001
Fig. 5. Wireline-log correlation across the Weald Basin showing the stratigraphic variation of the Km1–4 sequences. Datum is marked at the base of the Baylei Zone at the Oxfordian–Kimmeridgian boundary. *Lithologies after Sun (1992).
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Wireline log correlation across the <b>Weald</b> <b>Basin</b> showing the stratigraphic v...
Published: 01 January 2001
Fig. 6. Wireline log correlation across the Weald Basin showing the stratigraphic variation of the Km8 and 9 sequences. Datum is marked at the boundary between the Wheatleyensis and Hudlestoni zones at the Km8 MFS. Gamma-ray (GR) in API units, sonic (DT) in μs/ft. MKM1 and 2, Mid-Kimmeridge
Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.1144/GSL.SP.2002.196.01.06
EISBN: 9781862394445
... The purpose of forward modelling was to learn what caused the subsidence of the London and Hampshire-Dieppe basins at the same time as the Weald Basin was being inverted and uplifted. A 2D thermo-mechanical forward modelling scheme developed by Nielsen & Hansen (2000) , based on the model...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Petroleum Geology Conference series
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1144/0071087
EISBN: 9781862394131
... no conventional gas discoveries exist) and Jurassic shales in Wessex and Weald basins (small conventional fields signify potential here). Organic-rich shale contains significant amounts of gas held within fractures and micropores and adsorbed onto organic matter. In the USA, shale gas extracted from...
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Series: SEPM Special Publication
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.2110/pec.05.82.0145
EISBN: 9781565762183
... Abstract Abstract: In the Kimmeridge Clay Formation of the Wessex–Weald Basin, five organic-matter-rich intervals (ORIs), dated from Kimmeridgian–Tithonian times, can be correlated from distal depositional environments in Dorset and Yorkshire (UK) to the proximal environments in Boulonnais...
Journal Article
Published: 01 September 2004
Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France (2004) 175 (5): 491-506.
...Nicolas Tribovillard; Alain Trentesaux; Abdelkader Ramdani; François Baudinet; Armelle Riboulleau Abstract In the Kimmeridge Clay Formation of the Wessex-Weald Basin, five organic-matter-rich intervals (or ORIs), dated from Kimmeridgian-Tithonian times, can be correlated from distal depositional...
Series: Geological Society, London, Memoirs
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1144/GSL.MEM.2003.020.01.79
EISBN: 9781862393950
... Abstract The Weald Basin of SE England is a lozenge shaped accumulation of sediments occuring from Southampton and Winchester in the west to Maidstone and Hastings in the east. It is approximately 150 km long by 60 km wide, covering an area of some 9000 km 2 (Fig. 1 ). Several commercial oil...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1144/PGC8.15
EISBN: 9781786203151
... Table 1. The characteristics of a successful shale play as applied to the UK Criteria Bowland–Hodder basins Weald Basin Midland Valley of Scotland Shale and associated lithologies Basinal shale (Bowland Shale Formation) otherwise shales interbedded with limestone...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1144/SP465.23
EISBN: 9781786203656
... fuels from the liquefaction of bituminous coal and the combination of carbon monoxide and hydrogen as the Allied and Axis governments struggled to maintain adequate supplies of fuel for their war efforts. In Britain, the first ‘accidental’ discovery of gas was made in 1875 in the Weald Basin...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2001
Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France (2001) 172 (3): 267-274.
... with the generation of transfer zones. These structures are also known in the Wessex and Weald basins [Stoneley, 1982; Chadwick, 1993] where heritage and inversion are significant. GeoRef, Copyright 2004, American Geological Institute. 2001 ...
Journal Article
Published: 01 July 1981
Journal of the Geological Society (1981) 138 (4): 375-405.
...P. Allen Abstract: SUMMARY: Qualitative basinal models presented previously (Allen 1975, 1976) are developed. Outwash plain models for Weald-Wessex depict the freshwater arenaceous formations as low-angle watery coalescent fans (`fan-deltas’ auctt .), ‘moving lakes', flood-basins, static lakes...
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The stratigraphy of the Wealden facies in the <b>Weald</b> and Wessex <b>basins</b>. (Aft...
Published: 07 December 2017
Figure 2. The stratigraphy of the Wealden facies in the Weald and Wessex basins. (After Allen & Wimbledon, 1991 , fig. 2 .)
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—Isopach map of the Corallian limestones on the northern flank of the <b>Weald</b>...
Published: 01 March 1998
Figure 3 —Isopach map of the Corallian limestones on the northern flank of the Weald basin showing locations of the wells used in this study.