Upper Carboniferous love

Upper Carboniferous


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  • noun from 310 million to 280 million years ago; warm climate; swampy land


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  • This area contains a thick succession of Upper Carboniferous strata, abundant good quality source and reservoir rocks and a multitude of large salt structures.

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  • This reflects the combination of a large play area, large numbers and sizes of prospects, and thick and widespread source rocks in the Upper Carboniferous. "

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  • The study also states (page 213) that: "... the assessment results indicate the Upper Carboniferous clastic play is expected to contain about 60% of the region's total natural gas resource volume in clastic reservoirs and 7 of the 10 largest fields, a concentration reflecting the greater abundance and quality of reservoirs within the Upper Carboniferous foreland succession. ...

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