The Ordos Basin is an important superimposed sedimentary basin in Central China, covering an area of more than 320,000 km2. The basin has evolved from a Lower Paleozoic marine carbonate basin to Upper Paleozoic coal-bearing basin, and to Mesozoic-Cenozoic continental craton basin, forming a complete tectonic cycle and depositional successions from marine to lacustrine system. The Ordos Basin is rich in oil, natural gas, helium, coal, uranium, geothermal, and other energy resources. In recent years, great progress has been made in petroleum exploration and development in the Ordos Basin, which makes it the largest oil and gas producing...

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