Summary of Potential Natural Hazards

  • E. Bagirov
  • I. Lerche
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Abstract

The South Caspian Basin is, without doubt, one of the most hazardous regions of the planet for hydrocarbon exploration. Almost all kinds of geological hazards are present in this small area, which can cause significant problems for operators involved in exploration and development of oil and gas fields.

Keywords

Lateral Stress Geological Hazard Deep Earthquake Hydrocarbon Exploration South Caspian Basin 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Bagirov
    • 1
  • I. Lerche
    • 2
  1. 1.Conoco Inc.HoustonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Geological SciencesUniversity of South CarolinaColumbiaUSA

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