Chapter 1 Introduction to the Jurassic Arabian Intrashelf Basin

@article{Wilson2020Chapter1I,
  title={Chapter 1 Introduction to the Jurassic Arabian Intrashelf Basin},
  author={A. O. Wilson},
  journal={memoirs},
  year={2020},
  volume={53},
  pages={1 - 19}
}
  • A. Wilson
  • Published 13 November 2020
  • Geology
  • memoirs
Abstract The Jurassic Arabian Intrashelf Basin provides the setting for the world's greatest conventional oil reserves, including the world's largest oilfield, the supergiant Ghawar field. The stratigraphic interval corresponding to the development and infill of the Arabian Intrashelf Basin is from the uppermost Dhruma Formation to the top of the Hith Anhydrite Formation, spanning the late Bathonian–early Callovian to Tithonian. Many areas of the intrashelf basin have been well described in… 
Chapter 5 Interpretation of the origin and evolution of the Arabian Intrashelf Basin and the development of the Dhruma Atash, Tuwaiq and Hanifa sequences
Abstract This is the first of two chapters in which the data presented in the first four chapters of this Memoir are reviewed and interpreted. A summary cross-section across the basin from the Saudi
Chapter 4 Depositional geometry at selected locations around the basin
Abstract This chapter includes 11 cross-sections and one well log profile to show the depositional geometry and setting in specific areas around the basin: the Saudi Arabia outcrop belt; the Rimthan
Chapter 8 Summary and conclusions
Abstract This chapter summarizes the main conclusions in this Memoir. Included is a comparison of the Arabian Intrashelf Basin events to the Haq (2017) revision of the Jurassic sea level curve. One
Chapter 6 Jubaila–Arab–Hith sequences
Abstract During deposition of the Jubaila-Arab-Hith sequences, the most important Arab-D reservoir, the Arab-C to A reservoirs and the Arab and Hith anhydrite seals were formed. The Kimmeridgian
Chapter 3 Lithostratigraphy and depositional characteristics, age dating and sequence stratigraphy
Abstract This chapter reviews the lithostratigraphy, biostratigraphy, age dating and sequence stratigraphy of the Arabian Intrashelf Basin to document the basic data used in the interpretations in

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