Slope Tectonics-Comparisons and Contrasts of Structural Styles of Salt and Shale Tectonics of the Northern Gulf of Mexico with Shale Tectonics of Offshore Nigeria in Gulf of Guinea

  1. W. Mohriak and
  2. M. Taiwani
  1. Shengyu Wu1 and
  2. Albert W. Bally2

Published Online: 22 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM115p0151

Atlantic Rifts and Continental Margins

Atlantic Rifts and Continental Margins

How to Cite

Wu, S. and Bally, A. W. (2013) Slope Tectonics-Comparisons and Contrasts of Structural Styles of Salt and Shale Tectonics of the Northern Gulf of Mexico with Shale Tectonics of Offshore Nigeria in Gulf of Guinea, in Atlantic Rifts and Continental Margins (eds W. Mohriak and M. Taiwani), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM115p0151

Author Information

  1. 1

    Total Exploration Production U.S.A., Inc., 909 Fannin, Suite 2200, Houston, Texas 77210

  2. 2

    Department of Geology and Geophysics, Rice University, P.O. Box 1892, Houston, Texas 77251

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900988

Online ISBN: 9781118664490

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Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Summary of Northern Gulf of Mexico Tectonics

  • Structural Styles and Evolution of the Continental Slope Offshore Nigeria

  • Discussions and Conclusions