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Structural styles in petroleum exploration James D. Lowell

By: Lowell, James D [autor]
Publisher: United States of America Oil & Gas Consultants International 1985Description: xi, 477 pages illustration 258 cmContent type: Media type: Carrier type: ISBN: 0930972082Subject(s): Geología | PetróleoDDC classification: 551.8024622
Contents:
Structural styles-introduction. - - Wrench assemblage. - - Compressive blacks and basement thrusts. - - Extensional fault blocks. - - Warps-aarches,domes, and sags. - - Thrust-fold belt assemblage. - - Normal-fault assemblage. - - Salt structures. - - Shale structures. - - Superposed styles.
Summary: The intent of this book is to analyze the structural styles that we explore for oil and gas in terms of mechanics of deformation, profile and plan expression-both surface and subsurface, seismic expression, producing examples, and plate tectonic processes and habitats. In this attempt the book differs from other structural geology texts and is directed specifically to the petroleum explorationist. The various chapters represent the conversion of sections of a manual used in teaching courses in structural geology on a worldwide basis since 1976 for oil and gas consultants international, Inc. The reader will appreciate that the literature of structural geology is voluminous; examples were chosen which seemed best suited to illustratr the structural styles concept.
List(s) this item appears in: Ingeniería de Petróleos
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Includes index

Structural styles-introduction. - - Wrench assemblage. - - Compressive blacks and basement thrusts. - - Extensional fault blocks. - - Warps-aarches,domes, and sags. - - Thrust-fold belt assemblage. - - Normal-fault assemblage. - - Salt structures. - - Shale structures. - - Superposed styles.

The intent of this book is to analyze the structural styles that we explore for oil and gas in terms of mechanics of deformation, profile and plan expression-both surface and subsurface, seismic expression, producing examples, and plate tectonic processes and habitats. In this attempt the book differs from other structural geology texts and is directed specifically to the petroleum explorationist. The various chapters represent the conversion of sections of a manual used in teaching courses in structural geology on a worldwide basis since 1976 for oil and gas consultants international, Inc. The reader will appreciate that the literature of structural geology is voluminous; examples were chosen which seemed best suited to illustratr the structural styles concept.

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