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  • ...ions to identify subtle traps, ''in'' The Deliberate Search for the Subtle Trap: Am. Assoc. Petr. Geol. Memoir, 32, 47–56.</ref> have made pioneering use ...s the survey area and a series of oblique fault blocks adjoining the major fault zone. A time slice contributes one contour level for a horizon as illustrat
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  • ...// North Blowhorn Creek]. The basin also contains [[File:Anticline trap.JPG|thumb|
    13 KB (2,050 words) - 17:19, 13 December 2020
  • === Trap === ...he major anticlines. Discoveries containing a significant stratigraphic or fault component have usually been associated with major structural trends within
    7 KB (1,042 words) - 16:11, 16 December 2020
  • ...cur through time and restriction of source areas. In a few areas, uplifted fault blocks make contact with sandstone along the Amarillo Uplift, which may hav === Trap ===
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  • ...low permeability characteristic of the Kockatea Shale reservoir acts as a trap and seal for the hydrocarbons within this formation. <ref name=":1" /> trap breach. This occurs when the breaching of a reservoir seal due to fault movement causes oil or gas that was secure within a reservoir to escape. An
    9 KB (1,284 words) - 17:12, 12 December 2020
  • ...y the economic expectation by examining the paleostructural history of the trap, the economic quality of the reservoir, and proximity to a source rock. Ini ...expenses. The idea that one is going to find such a field in a structural trap very often is not realistic when one considers the enormous amount of seism
    31 KB (5,164 words) - 13:55, 17 October 2016
  • Also, Western introduced field techniques such as special methods for fault shooting, weathering determination, and the "H" and "Plus" spreads with all ...perior to other companies' benefits that some insinuated it would become a trap, for after a few years with Western one couldn't "afford" to leave. Sparing
    34 KB (5,564 words) - 18:39, 4 November 2016
  • ...ighly complex salt canopy. The field was created by a three-way structural trap that seals against the salt canopy. The Green Canyon area of the GoM locate == Trap ==
    13 KB (1,937 words) - 23:10, 25 November 2019
  • .... In the presence of faulting, stresses can also be generated which create fault-bend fold features. trapped underneath an impermeable cap rock, thus becoming a hydrocarbon trap.
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  • ...Analysis: an automated approach for deriving column height predictions in fault-bounded traps, [] ...clines (as hydrocarbons migrate to anticlines, the traps fill down; if the trap is overfilled, it reaches a synclinal leak point).
    14 KB (2,046 words) - 11:21, 28 December 2020
  • Fault imaging is the process in which [[Fault|faults]] are processed, identified, and visualized in various ways while co == Fault terminology ==
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  • ...ant evidences is to observe the structural conditions that could produce a trap. * [[Deducing fault geometry from well data]]
    7 KB (948 words) - 13:48, 30 July 2019
  • ...nal environment of the basin developed many normal and [[Dictionary:Thrust fault|thrust faults]]. The basin developed through periods of shallow-water marin ...een implemented to locate the O/G: AVO, seismic interpretation, anticline, fault. In 1902. First natural gas discovered in Arkoma Basin near Mansfield, Arka
    21 KB (3,126 words) - 19:26, 4 December 2019
  • ...tion: Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology, v. 23, p. 30-66. </ref>This fault fracture network in the shale reaches a thickness of 6000 meters and a migr than their delta front counterparts. The reservoirs thicken towards the fault in the downthrown block and the thickness variation is controlled by the gr
    12 KB (1,862 words) - 13:32, 25 November 2019
  • ...stratigraphic seals, which units are petroleum bearing, and the timing of trap formation. (Courtesy of Smith-Rouch, L. 2006)]] === Trap ===
    22 KB (3,187 words) - 18:49, 26 November 2019
  • porosity and permeability. In both cases the fault behaves as a sealing fault allowing oil and gas storage. Source: [ ...and associated trap types. Hydrocarbon traps are represented in black and fault movement is represented with arrows both in the hanging wall and footwall.
    9 KB (1,436 words) - 20:58, 29 November 2019
  • ...eservoir rock], a [ trap], and a seal. In order to drill for and recover oil and gas, a complete pet ...he overlying top seal. Similarly, '''Figure 3''' represents a shale diaper trap in which hydrocarbons within a heavily fractured shale dome migrate up and
    8 KB (1,305 words) - 02:22, 6 December 2019
  • ==== Trap and Seal ==== sandstone to shale. Structural traps created in the basin are primarily fault traps created by Laramide deformation. Common seals in Niobrara formation r
    14 KB (2,221 words) - 16:10, 1 May 2020
  • ...ards the southeast. Towards the end of the [[Paleozoic]], a complex thrust fault and folded terrane was formed by the [ [[File:Structural-trap.png|thumb]]
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  • ...aps, it has some of the best production in the whole basin. There are many fault traps and anticlines in the Cedar Creek location of the Williston Basin. Fi ...pill point is deep enough to prevent hydrocarbons from leaking outside the trap. If it was too shallow, there would not be enough oil and gas in economic q
    15 KB (2,247 words) - 19:29, 6 May 2020
  • ...AND_OIL_DEVELOPMENT_HISTORY_FIELD_GUIDE_2018_EDITION. </ref> The Oak Ridge Fault is the boundary to the south. The basin also includes the Northern Channel ...reated as a response to the shifting of tectonic plates of the San Andreas fault. The Ventura Basin was the location of a [
    13 KB (1,984 words) - 10:48, 17 December 2020
  • ...rimary structural trap types—faulted anticlines, overthrusts, and tilted fault blocks formed in the Neogene, though the Kupe Field also has elements of st ...e shelf. Exploration has focused on four-way dip closures, horsts, rotated fault blocks, foreland folds and detached thrust sheets along the overthrust east
    8 KB (1,164 words) - 23:32, 13 December 2020
  • ...most prolific oil producer, with the most known oilfields found in normal fault traps created during flexure of the foreland basin. <ref name="Torradoa">To === Trap and Seal ===
    13 KB (1,870 words) - 23:43, 12 May 2021
  • ...ntify hazards, such as faults and cracks, before they drill wells. '''<u>[[Fault|Faults]]</u>''' create difficulty when drilling wells in shale, due to them === Trap ===
    13 KB (2,081 words) - 22:20, 12 May 2021
  • # Clipper sub-basin bounded to the east by a growth fault # The Alpine Fault plate boundary originated during the late Oligocene and was accompanied by
    13 KB (1,912 words) - 22:54, 12 May 2021
  • ...conformably]] by an impermeable Austin Chalk. This created a stratigraphic trap that allowed for hydrocarbons to be stored in the area. The primary drive m ...unit is the Woodbine Formation from the Cretaceous Period. A stratigraphic trap was formed by the overlying Austin Chalk. Facies changes and pinchouts are
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  • ...n Basin (located in an active region) contains over ten [[Dictionary:Fault|fault]] systems that pose an imminent danger to individuals, the overall landscap exist in the shape of an [[Dictionary:Anticline|anticline]] (structural trap, shown in '''fig.2''') for optimal drilling and extraction. However, they c
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  • ...ever the down side to this is the off chance of horizontal fracking into a fault causing seismic activity possibly leading to a small earthquake. This being ...rmeability and porosity zones. A good example of a carbonate stratigraphic trap is the pinnacle reef traps of the Chappel Limestone, where local porous gra
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  • ...ll as reservoir facies, geometry, and quality. Relatedly, trap closure and trap seal are regionally unpredictable given that the majority of hydrocarbons i ...s, including the [[wp:Petroleum reservoir|reservoir]], [[wp:Petroleum trap|trap]], [[Dictionary:Seal|seal]], [[wp:Source rock|source rock]], and [[pw:Hydro
    18 KB (2,687 words) - 16:57, 15 December 2021
  • === Seal/Trap === Anticlinal traps occur adjacent to the Toomba [[Fault]] and in the Burke River Structural Belt. Stratigraphic traps are likely wh
    13 KB (1,745 words) - 23:16, 14 December 2021
  • ...Australian and Eurasian plates during the late Miocene-Pliocene caused the fault systems to reactivate primarily among the Timor Trough, which is located ju ===Trap===
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  • == Trap and Seal == ...Margin Subthrust play, which is a conventional method of extract, we see a trap in place. I picked the Basin Margin Subthrust play to discuss because it is
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  • shale system. High sediment accumulation rates and low permeability trap water in these shale layers and result in an abnormally high hydrostatic pr ...f the Caribbean plate. Traps formed in the transpressional segments of the fault zone are also present.<ref name=":0" /> Seals are mainly intraformational m
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  • ...ranging from small to large. Trap from structural closure from four ways, fault closures with effective sealing, strati-structural like Paleogene wedging a ...m-traps (1).jpg|400px]]<ref>[]</ref>
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  • ...humb|Location of the Levantine Basin in respect to neighboring countries. Fault traces, gas location, and other known exploration variables are described.< ...ent. The geologic aspects to consider are the time and rate of deposition, trap, seal, reservoir and potential migration path.
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  • ...s shale, as it has moved into many different reservoirs (Ahlbrandt). Relay fault zones have led to migration in this Basin (Ahlbrandt). Some believe hydroca === Trap ===
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  • === Trap === The Songliao Basin is trapped by anticlinal and nose-shaped folds, fault barriers, and [
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  • ====Trap==== ...e west was blocked by the Gondwana shield which reversed the former normal fault and formed some thrust anticlines.<ref>Pindell J L, Tabbutt K D. Mesozoic-C
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  • === Seal/Trap === ...e syn-rift/post-rift transition represents a gradual change from extensive fault activity through localized faulting and passive infill to sporadic faulting
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  • ...ates separated and the Atlantic opened.</ref>The Chad basin belongs to the fault system  “West and Central Africa Rift System” (WCARS) meaning that it === Trap ===
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  • ...raps that have been observed to be Horsts, tilted fault blocks, drapes and fault roll-over anticlines and stratigraphic traps found within the basin include ...risk associated with exploration include reservoir occurrence and quality, trap geometry, and gas flushing. With the Exmouth Plateau being the least explor
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