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The Jurassic Louann Salt has played a dominant role in influencing the structural and depositional history of the East Texas Basin, particularly during Jurassic and Cretaceous periods. Salt tectonics is closely associated with sandstone distribution, depositional facies, and reef growth, and consequently, with petroleum traps in the basin. The stratigraphic column includes several significant regional petroleum reservoirs—the Jurassic Cotton Valley Lime, Cretaceous Pettet, James, and Rodessa Limestones, and the Woodbine Sandstone.

Salt withdrawal basins, developed during the Early Cretaceous in response to salt movement and dissolution processes, are...

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