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Section editor – PhD in geology and mineralogy Bazhenova T.K.
Article # 5_2016 submitted on 11/09/2015 displayed on website on 02/19/2016
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pdf  Chemical kinetics of organic matter transformation of petroleum source rocks
The difference in approaches for estimating generation potential of petroleum source rocks is strongly depending on the degree of organic matter transformation. The synchronically carried on physical processes of petroleum source rocks kinetics is substantiated for the purposes of petroleum system modelling. The first results of this study used for the creation of an integrated data base belonging to a library of chemical kinetics of petroleum source rocks of Russia and CIS countries are now published.

Keywords: petroleum source rocks, chemical kinetics, basin modelling, kerogen, chromatography, pyrolysis.
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