COMPARTMENTATION, FLUID PRESSURE IMPORTANT IN ANADARKO EXPLORATION

Zuhair Al-Shaieb Oklahoma State University Stillwater, Okla. Basin compartmentation, introduced by Bradley1 and Powley,2 is an important concept in the exploration and production of hydrocarbons in deep sedimentary basins. Compartmentation can arise in a number of distinct ways through the interplay of sedimentological, mechanical, and chemical factors. These compartments are most easily recognized by their abnormal fluid pressures.

Jul 8th, 1991
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