- PRODUCTION AND ACCUMULATION OF ORGANIC MATTER A GEOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE: Production and accumulation of organic matter organic carbon cycle -- Evolution of the biosphere -- Biological productivity of modern aquatic environments -- Chemical composition of the biomass bacteria phytoplankton zooplankton higher plants -- Sedimentary processes and the accumulation of organic matter -- FATE OF ORGANIC MATTER IN SEDIMENTARY BASINS GENERATION OF OIL AND GAS: Diagenesis, catagenesis and metagenesis of organic matter -- Early transformation of organic matter diagenetic pathway from organisms to geochemical fossils and kerogen -- Geochemical fossils and their significance in petroleum formation -- Kerogen composition and classification -- From kerogen to petroleum -- Formation of gas -- Formation of petroleum in relation to geological processes timing of oil and gas generation -- Coal and its relation to oil and gas -- Oil shales a kerogen rich sediment with potential economic value -- and THE MIGRATION AND ACCUMULATION OF OIL AND GAS: Physicochemical aspects of primary migration -- Geological and geochemical aspects of primary migration -- Secondary migration and accumulation -- Reservoir rocks and traps the sites of oil and gas pools: THE COMPOSITION AND CLASSIFICATION OF CRUDE OILS AND THE INFLUENCE OF GEOLOGICAL FACTORS: Composition of crude oils -- Classification of crude oils -- Geochemical fossils in crude oils and sediments as indicators of depositional environment and geological history -- Geological control of petroleum type -- Petroleum alteration -- Heavy oils and tar sands -- OIL AND GAS EXPLORATION: APPLICATION OF THE PRINCIPLES OF PETROLEUM GENERATION AND MIGRATION: Identification of source rocks -- Oil and source rock correlation -- Locating petroleum prospects application of principle of petroleum generation and contents migration geological modeling -- Geochemical modeling a quantitative approach to the evaluation of oil and gas prospects -- Habitat of petroleum -- Distribution of world oil and gas reserves and geological geochemical implications.
- 0387132813 (U.S.)
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- Includes bibliographies and index.
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