Two main play concepts identified in Jordan's basins

Jordan resides on the northwest flank of the Nubo-Arabian Shield, along the eastern flank of the Dead Sea transform, and on the southern shore of the ancient Tethys Ocean. The transgression-regression of the Tethys resulted in depositing the sediments in different environments. The tectonic evolution of Jordan resulted in the formation of three types of sedimentary basins; these basins have different geological history, which led to the conclusion that two main play concepts exist in the different sedimentary basins.History, geology Oil and gas exploration in Jordan began 50 years ago and can be divided into three overlapping phases.First, 1947-78, foreign oil companies drilled several ex...

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