Petroleum habitat of east Siberia, Russia

International Geology Review


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East Siberia comprises three petroleum provinces - Lena-Tunguska, Lena-Vilyuy, and Yenisey-Anabar - that occupy the area of the Siberian craton. Petroleum has been generated and has accumulated in Precambrian rifts beneath the sedimentary basins and, more importantly, within the section of the basin itself. The platformal deposits of the basins extend beneath overthrusts on the east and south and are covered by sedimentary rocks of the West Siberian province on the west. Permafrost and gas hydrate deposits are present throughout most of East Siberia. The hydrocarbon habitat of the three provinces is described. -from Author

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Petroleum habitat of east Siberia, Russia
Series title International Geology Review
Volume 36
Issue 3
Year Published 1994
Language English
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Larger Work Title International Geology Review
First page 238
Last page 249
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