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The Khuff Formation of Saudi Arabia consists of a succession of shallow marine carbonates, mudstones and evaporites. It is exposed along the basement-flanking outcrop belt of central Saudi Arabia, and also forms important hydrocarbon reservoirs at depth in the east. Micropalaeontological evidence suggests that the Khuff Formation in Saudi Arabia is of latest Permian to early Triassic age. Of the four members, the Permo-Triassic boundary is located at, or slightly above, the boundary between the uppermost Midhnab and Khartam Members in the outcrop belt and within the lower part of the Khuff B carbonate reservoir in the subsurface. Accurate...

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