Stratigraphy and lithology
Section editor – PhD in geology and mineralogy Kirichkova A.I.
Article # 65_2012 submitted on 11/06/2012 displayed on website on 12/14/2012
19 p.
pdf  Oil and gas perspective objects of the Russian Far East
The geological peculiarities and the main geological properties of the Mesozoic-Cenozoic strata of land and water areas of the Far East, representing small depressions of the continent and large sedimentary basins of the Pacific island-arc margin, are characterized. Depressions of continent are represented by terrigenous and volcanic-sedimentary rocks of a wide age range from the Triassic to the Cenozoic. Pacific margin sedimentary basins are represented mainly by Cenozoic strata up to 12-13 km. The geological peculiarities of rocks of these basins are diverse and characterized by sharp lithofacies variability. The main oil and gas potential of the Far East are associated with terrigenous deposits of large fluvial, deltaic and canyon sedimentation systems of the inner part of island-arc margin.

Key words: Far East, sedimentary basins, lithology, petroleum potential.
article citation Margulis L.S. Neftegazoperpektivnye tolshchi Dal'nego Vostoka Rossii [Oil and gas perspective objects of the Russian Far East]. Neftegazovaya Geologiya. Teoriya I Praktika, 2012, vol. 7, no. 4, available at: http://www.ngtp.ru/rub/2/65_2012.pdf
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