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Continental Margins of the South Atlantic - Deepwater Reservoirs within the Meridional Salt Basins and in the Equatorial Basins without SaltGold Open Access

Authors: R. Fainstein and W.U. Mohriak
Event name: EAGE/AAPG Workshop on Basin-Margin Wedge Exploration Plays
Session: Session D
Publication date: 20 November 2013
DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.20132001
Organisations: EAGE
Language: English
Info: Abstract, PDF ( 506.34Kb )

This presentation aims to compare the seismic response of deepwater reservoirs in the main producing provinces of the South Atlantic salt basins, namely the Campos, Santos, Espirito Santo and Sergipe-Alagoas basins offshore Brazil and their mirror image counterparts in West Africa, particularly the Kwanza, Lower Congo and Gabon salt basins.These well known and prolific basins are briefly compared with the transform margin provinces in the Equatorial Atlantic Margin, where recent deepwater exploration resulted in the discovery of Upper Cretaceous oil-bearing reservoirs.

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