Regional Geology and Tectonics

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  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Volume 1A: Principles of Geologic Analysis A "how-to" primer describes the basic concepts petroleum geologists and students need to understand hydrocarbon exploration in a broad range of geological settings globally.

Volume 1B: Phanerozoic Rift Systems and Sedimentary Basins Incorporates industry data to present regional seismic lines and cross sections to accurately document and analyze proven hydrocarbon systems. It also includes summaries of analogue and theoretical models as an essential backdrop to the structure and stratigraphy of a variety of geological settings.

Volume 1C: Phanerozoic Passive Margins, Cratonic Basins and Global Tectonic Maps Focuses on both volcanic and non-volcanic passive margins as well as cratonic basins-critical habitats for hydrocarbons. It provides a unique basis for comparison of different passive margins and for an understanding of their structural and stratigraphic evolution, as well as their petroleum systems-especially useful to explorationists working in deep-water basins and researchers examining the tectonic evolution of the continent-ocean transition. A vast amount of data to enable hydrocarbon play assessments and analysis on passive margins is also included in this thorough yet accessible reference.

Individual volumes can also be purchased: 9780444530424 9780444563569 9780444563576

- Volume 1A discusses in detail the principles of regional geological analysis and the main geological and geophysical tools used in basin analysis- Volume 1B features simple documentation and analysis of major rift systems developed in contrasting geological settings as well as in-depth analyses of active rifts in various regions all over the world for immediately implementable petroleum exploration applications- Volume 1C features real-world case studies and analyses, useful summaries of analogue and theoretical models, thorough documentation of numerous passive margins that are the focus of deep water oil exploration, and unique tectonic maps facilitating access to exact basin locations and their tectonic settings- A companion website offers select downloadable images from the books: [external URL]
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VOLUME 1A Section 1 The Earth Section 2 Geological megaprovinces Section 3 Principles of Regional Geological Analysis: Geological and Geophysical Tools Section 4 Sedimentary Systems Section 5 Experimental and analogue structural models Section 6 Ocean Basins

VOLUME 1B Section 1 Rift Systems Section 2 Active and Cenozoic rifts Section 3 Mesozoic and older rifts Section 4 Inverted rift systems VOLUME 1C Section 1 Passive margins Section 1.1 Non volcanic margins Section 1.2 Transform margins Section 2 Cratonic basins Section 2.1 Cratonic basins on Pre-Cambrian basement Section 2.2 Cratonic /composite basins on Paleozoic basement Section 3 Global Maps

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Roberts, David G.
Bally, A.W.
Before joining Rice, he was Chief Geologist and Exploration Advisor to Shell Us and Pecten. Dr. Bally is a past President of the Geological Society of America and is the holder of many major awards including the Sydney Powers Award of the AAPG, the Penrose medal of the Geological Society of America and the William Smith medal of the Geological Society of London to name but a few of his awards. In particular, he is internationally recognised for his early work on cross section balancing in the Canadian Rockies.
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