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Exploration in Carbonate Rocks

Course ID: t53

Introduces carbonates by examining formation and deposition, focusing on ramp and slope models and the depositional settings within them. Presents field examples of ancient and modern carbonate deposits and their reservoir characteristics.

Total Number of Subtopics: 10

  • Introduction to Exploration in Carbonate Rocks
  • Carbonate Rocks Described
  • Analysis of Carbonate Rocks and Facies Distribution
  • Nonmarine Carbonate Settings
  • Coastal Setting
  • Shelf Setting
  • Shelf-Margin Setting
  • Foreslope Setting
  • Basinal Setting
  • Exploration in Carbonate Rocks: References and Additional Information
Estimated Time: 3 hours 20 minutes on a full time basis