By G. Shanmugam
This instruction manual is key for figuring out the foundation of deep-water sandstones, emphasizing sandy-mass shipping deposits (SMTDs) and bottom-current remodeled sands (BCRSs) in petroleum reservoirs. This state-of-the-art viewpoint, a realistic replacement to the normal turbidite ideas, is important as the turbidite paradigm is equipped on a doubtful beginning with no empirical info on sandy turbidity currents in sleek oceans. within the absence of proof for sandy turbidity currents in typical environments, stylish theoretical versions and experimental observations of turbidity currents are inappropriate substitutes for explaining the foundation of sandy deposits as "turbidites." In documenting glossy and old SMTDs (sandy slides, sandy slumps, and sandy debrites) and BCRSs (deposits of thermohaline [contour] currents, wind-driven currents, and tidal currents), the writer describes and translates center and outcrop (1:20 to 1:50 scale) from 35 case reviews around the world (which contain 32 petroleum reservoirs), totaling greater than 10,000 m in cumulative thickness, conducted in past times 36 years (1974-2010). The ebook dispels myths concerning the significance of sea point lowstand and gives much-needed readability at the triggering of sediment mess ups via earthquakes, meteorite affects, tsunamis, and cyclones with implications for the distribution of deep-water sandstone petroleum reservoirs.
- Promotes pragmatic interpretation of deep-water sands utilizing substitute possibilities
- Validates the industrial significance of SMTDs and BCRS in deep-water exploration and production
- Rich in empirical information and well timed new views
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Because of this decree, I had an epiphany in 1990 and became pragmatic in interpreting deep-water sands (Shanmugam, 2000, his Figure 30). 25 Generalized stages of process sedimentology beginning with rock rescription and ending with inferring reservoir potential. In practicing process sedimentology, the use of genetic facies models and their notations (see the “Bouma Sequence,” Appendix A) is disallowed. 7 SYNOPSIS The turbidite paradigm, although still influential, is built on a dubious foundation without empirical data on sandy turbidity currents in modern oceans.
3. F. 17). ) in diameter. In the rock record, this sandy lithofacies with floating cobbles might be interpreted as sandy debrite. 4. 18), Shepard and Dill (1966, p. 110) state that “. . 4). 5. F. 19). , sandy debris flows). These small sandy debrite fans should not be mistaken for large muddy turbidite fans. 2 Worldwide Examples of Modern and Ancient Sandy Mass-Transport Processes and Their Deposits (Precambrian to Recent). The Term “Modern” Is Used Here to Refer to Present-Day Systems That Are Still Active or That Have Been Active During the Quaternary Period.
K. North Sea. 24. K. North Sea. 25. Gryphon Field, upper PaleoceneÀlower Eocene, conventional core, U. K. North Sea. 26. K. Atlantic Margin. 27. K. Atlantic Margin. 28. Mid-Norway region, Cretaceous, conventional core, Norwegian Sea. 29. Agat region, Cretaceous, conventional core, Norwegian North Sea. 30. Annot Sandstone, Eocene-Oligocene, outcrop, Maritime Alps, Southeast France. 31. Edop Field, Pliocene, conventional core, offshore Nigeria. 32. Zafiro Field, Pliocene, conventional core, offshore Equatorial Guinea.