Physicochemical Aspects of Primary Migration
Most petroleum and gas accumulations are found between the surface and to a depth of about 6000 to 7000 m. The physical and chemical conditions that prevail in source and reservoir rocks change with depth of burial. Most pronounced is the increase of temperature and pressure.
KeywordsSource Rock Geothermal Gradient Clastic Sediment Naphthenic Acid Pore Water Salinity
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