Abstract

A kinetic method for the prediction of vitrinite reflectance is outlined. Its application allows the effect of spatially variable syndepositional and postdepositional processes to be considered through geologic time. The model can be used for deterministic and probablilistic analyses and allows the determination of the temporal and spatial relationship between hydrocarbon generation and vitrinite reflectance in a basin.

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