19. Carbonates and evaporites of the Upper Jurassic Arab Formation, Abu Dhabi: a petroleum exploration challenge

  1. Christopher G. St.C. Kendall2,
  2. Abdulrahman S. Alsharhan3,
  3. Ian Jarvis4 and
  4. Tom Stevens5
  1. Ahmad S. Al Suwaidi,
  2. Mohamed El Hami,
  3. Hiroshi Hagiwara,
  4. Sabah K. Aziz and
  5. A.R. Al Habshi

Published Online: 31 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444392326.ch19

Quaternary carbonate and evaporite sedimentary facies and their ancient analogues: A Tribute to Douglas James Shearman

Quaternary carbonate and evaporite sedimentary facies and their ancient analogues: A Tribute to Douglas James Shearman

How to Cite

Al Suwaidi, A. S., Hami, M. E., Hagiwara, H., Aziz, S. K. and Al Habshi, A.R. (2010) Carbonates and evaporites of the Upper Jurassic Arab Formation, Abu Dhabi: a petroleum exploration challenge, in Quaternary carbonate and evaporite sedimentary facies and their ancient analogues: A Tribute to Douglas James Shearman (eds C. G. St.C. Kendall, A. S. Alsharhan, I. Jarvis and T. Stevens), John Wiley & Sons Ltd., Chichester, West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444392326.ch19

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208 USA

  2. 3

    Faculty of Science, UAE University, P.O. Box 17551, Al-Ain United Arab Emirates

  3. 4

    School of Geography, Geology and the Environment, Centre for Earth and Environmental Science Research, Kingston University London, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames KT1 2EE, UK

  4. 5

    Department of Geography, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX, UK

Author Information

  1. ADMA-OPCO, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 24 DEC 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444339109

Online ISBN: 9781444392326

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Keywords:

  • petroleum exploration;
  • upper jurassic offshore;
  • source rocks;
  • hypersaline conditions;
  • petrophysical property

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Stratigraphy

  • Environment of Deposition

  • Tectonic Activity

  • Seismic Interpretation

  • Hydrocarbon Generation and Accumulation

  • Potential Traps

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements