Meeting the Challenge of Mesozoic Exploration
A. Laake, J. Quigley, C. Strobbia, L. Velasco, P. Vermeer, P. van Baaren, M. Cogan and A. Shabrawi
Event name: IPTC 2009: International Petroleum Technology Conference
Session: World Energy Challenges: Endurance and Commitment
Publication date: 07 December 2009
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Price: € 20
The Western Desert of Egypt challenges the exploration for oil and gas both from the reservoir as well as from the surface.
The reservoir rocks, Jurassic sandstones and Cretaceous sandstones and carbonates, are often intensely faulted and fractured as
a result of the long tectonic history of the area.