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|Title: ||Total Petroleum Systems of the Illizi Province, Algeria and Libya—Tanezzuft-Illizi|
|Authors: ||Klett, T.R.|
|ASFA Terms: ||Oil and gas fields|
|Issue Date: ||19-Jul-2000|
|Publisher: ||Denver, Central Region|
|Citation: ||U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2202-A. 79 pp.|
|Abstract: ||Undiscovered conventional oil and gas resources were
assessed within a total petroleum system of the Illizi Province (2056) as part of the U.S. Geological Survey World Petroleum Assessment 2000. The Illizi Province is in eastern Algeria and a small portion of western Libya. The province and its total petroleum system coincide with the Illizi Basin. Although several total petroleum systems may exist within the Illizi Province, only one “composite” total petroleum system is identified. This total petroleum system comprises a single assessment unit.
The main source rocks are the Silurian Tanezzuft Formation
(or lateral equivalents) and Middle to Upper Devonian mudstone.
The total petroleum system was named after the oldest
major source rock and the basin in which it resides.
The estimated means of the undiscovered conventional
petroleum volumes in the Tanezzuft-Illizi Total Petroleum
System are 2,814 million barrels of oil (MMBO), 27,785 billion
cubic feet of gas (BCFG), and 873 million barrels of natural gas
|Related document: ||http://greenwood.cr.usgs.gov/pub/bulletins/b2202–a...|
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