Basin Analysis in Petroleum Exploration

Basin Analysis in Petroleum Exploration : A Case Study from the Bekes Basin, Hungary

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This volume summarizes, in 16 chapters, the petroleum geology of the Bekes Basin with respect to its geological setting in the Pannonian Basin. The work was accomplished by a joint effort of the Hungarian Oil and Gas Co. and US Geological Survey. In contrast with other books that discuss the geology of Hungary, this volume identifies, in detail, potential source rocks and reservoir rocks, and evaluates the maturation, generation, migration and entrapment of hydrocarbons. The main points are: its summary of the petroleum geology of the Bekes Basin with respect to its structural and sedimentological setting in the Pannonian Basin; the identification of geographic areas, structural trends and stratigraphic zones that remain relatively unexplored; and a summary of "petroleum plays" with an assessment of their recoverable, undiscovered resources of oil and gas. This book is primarily for petroleum geologists interested in oil and gas exploration in Hungary, and earth scientists interested in the geology of the Pannonian Basin.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 344 pages
  • 209.55 x 230 x 19.05mm | 1,014.96g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands, United States
  • English
  • index
  • 0792330145
  • 9780792330141

Table of contents

1. Structure of the Bekes Basin Inferred from Seismic Reflection, Well and Gravity Data; J.A. Grow, R.E. Mattick, A. Berczi-Makk, C. Pero, D. Hajdu, G. Pogacsas, P. Varnai, E. Varga. 2. Sequence Stratigraphy of the Bekes Basin; R.E. Mattick, J. Rumpler, A. Ujfalusy, B. Szanyi, I. Nagy. 3. Lower Pannonian Deltaic-Lacustrine Processes and Sedimentation, Bekes Basin; R.L. Phillips, I. Revesz, I. Berczi. 4. Facies and Depositional Environments of Miocene Sedimentary Rocks; K. Szentgyorgyi, P.G. Teleki. 5. Stratigraphic Framework and Sandstone Facies Distribution of the Pannonian Sequence in the Bekes Basin; C.M. Molenaar, Revesz, I. Berczi, A. Kovacs, Gy.K. Juhasz, I. Gajdos, B. Szanyi. 6. High Resolution Polarity Records and the Stratigraphic and Magnetostratigraphic Correlation of Late Miocene and Pliocene (Pannonian, s.l.) Deposits of Hungary; D.P. Elston, M. Lantos, T. Hamor. 7. Correlation of Seismo and Magnetostratigraphy in Southeastern Hungary; G. Pogacsas, R.E. Mattick, D.P. Elston, T. Hamor, A. Jambor, L. Lakatos, M. Lantos, E. Simon, G. Vakarcs, L. Varkonyi, P. Varnai. 8. Organic Geochemistry of Crude Oils and Source Rocks, Bekes Basin; J.L. Clayton, I. Koncz, J.D. King, E. Tatar. 9. Geochemistry of Natural Gas and Carbon Dioxide in the Bekes Basin - Implications for Exploration; J.L. Clayton, I. Koncz. 10. Abnormal Pressure and Hydrocarbon Migration in the Bekes Basin; C.W. Spencer, A. Szalay, E. Tatar. 11. Structural Control on Hydrocarbon Accumulation in the Pannonian Basin; G. Pogacsas, R.E. Mattick, G. Tari, P. Varnai. 12. History of Oil and Natural Gas Production in the Bekes Basin; A. Kovacs, P.G. Teleki. 13. Vertical Seismic Profile Experiments at the Bekes-2 Well, Bekes Basin; M.W. Lee, G. Goncz. 14. Modelling Seismic Reflection Data in the Vicinity of the Bekes-2 Well; J.J. Miller, I. Veges. 15. Geologic Model, Probabilistic Methodology and Computer Programs for Petroleum Resource Assessment; R.A. Crovelli, R.H. Balay. 16. Undiscovered Recoverable Oil and Gas Resources, Bekes Basin; R. Charpentier, L. Volgyi, G. Dolton, R. Mast, A. Palyi.
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