Fault seal analysis indicates potential of Paleogene reservoirs in Pakistan

This study is carried out for Dhulian and Khaur oil fields in Pakistan in the Potwar subbasin at the northern margin of the Indian Plate.The area is characterized by thick infracambrian evaporates, a relatively thin stratigraphic section from Cambrian to Eocene time, and thick Miocene-Pliocene molasse deposits with extremely severe deformation during Himalayan orogeny in Pliocene to Middle Pleistocene.The Potwar subbasin is structurally complex, and in some cases surface geological features do not reflect the subsurface structures. This study is carried out for the Paleogene reservoirs.The top of Eocene is mapped, and then equal thicknesses from the nearby well are used to construct the A...

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