WHY WELLS HAVE FAILED IN SOUTHERN BELIZE AREA

Luis A. Sanchez-Barreda Consultant Navasota, Tex. The Sarstun embayment in southern Belize remains, in effect, unexplored for hydrocarbons. The embayment (Fig. 1) on the southeastern flank of the Yucatan peninsula, forms the eastern extension of the thrust-faulted and folded Guatemala structural foreland basin-part of the larger Chapayal basin (Vinson and Brineman, 1963). Two giant oil provinces have been discovered bordering the western margin of the Yucatan peninsula in the northern Chapayal

Aug 20th, 1990
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