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Convergent Margin Basins

Course ID: t60

Places convergent margins in a plate tectonic setting and examines general characteristics. Relates petroleum habitats to theories of basin development. Classifies convergent margin basins and presents examples. Proposes a strategy for petroleum exploration in convergent margin basins.

Total Number of Subtopics: 8

  • Convergent Margins
  • Basin Classification and Development
  • Basin Development
  • Foreland Basins and Associated Structures
  • Petroleum Habitat
  • Convergent Tectonic Regimes
  • Exploration Considerations
  • Convergent Margin Basins: References and Additional Information
Estimated Time: 2 hours 40 minutes on a full time basis