Rearranged hopanes in sediments and petroleum

@article{Moldowan1991RearrangedHI,
  title={Rearranged hopanes in sediments and petroleum},
  author={J. Michael Moldowan and Frederick J. Fago and Robert M. K. Carlson and Donald Charles Young and Greg an Duvne and Jon Clardy and Martin Schoell and Colin T. Pillinger and David S. Watt},
  journal={Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta},
  year={1991},
  volume={55},
  pages={3333-3353}
}
Abstract Two new rearranged hopanoid hydrocarbons have been isolated from a Prudhoe Bay crude, Alaska. 17α(H)-15α-methyl-27-norhopane was determined by X-ray crystallography. It is the first identified member of a new series of rearranged hopanes we propose to call “17α(H)-diahopanes.” Analysis by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry—mass spectrometry (GC-MS-MS) of the parents of m/z 191 in several crudes suggests that this compound is a member of a C 29 -C 34 series of 17α(H)-diahopanes common… Expand
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Distribution and Geochemical Significance of Rearranged Hopanes in Jurassic Source Rocks and Related Oils in the Center of the Sichuan Basin, China
  • Xiaolin Lu, Meijun Li, +6 authors Yuan Liu
  • Medicine
  • ACS omega
  • 2021
TLDR
The results of this study show that the relatively high abundance of rearranged hopanes in Jurassic source rocks in the study area is associated with their depositional environments and with clay-mediated acidic catalysis rather than, as was previously thought, thermal maturity. Expand
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Abstract On the basis of GC/MS analysis, a suite of 56 core samples from the Songliao Basin in northeastern China was found to contain variable amounts of four series of rearranged hopanes: theExpand
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