11-10 Carbonate Depositional Systems

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Unformatted text preview: Carbonate Depositional Systems Carbonate Porosity and Permeability Most productive porosity is secondary Diagenetic porosity High porosity at time of deposition Early diagenesis may close down porosity Later diagenesis may reopen porosity Fracture porosity Most carbonate rocks have a complex diagenetic history Diagenetic Porosity Hovorka, Nance, Karns, 1993, Parasequence Geometry as a Control on Permeability Evolution; Examples from the San Andres And Grayburg Formations in the Guadalupe Mountains, New Mexico p. 504-505 in AAPG Memoir 57 Early Erosion Causing Diagenetic Porosity Pomar, L. 1993, High Resolution Dequence Stratigraphy in Prograding Miocene Carbonates: Application to Seismic Interpretation, p. 397 in AAPG Memoir 57 Reefs Norwood, E.M. and Brinton, L., 2001, Reexamination of Late Jurassic Reef Building in the East Texas Basin; A Maturing Gas Play: GCAGS Transactions, V. LI, pp. 259-271 Example of Diagenetic Porosity -Smackover Carbonates Sellwood, B.W., 1978, Shallow-water Carbonate Environments, p 291-292 in Sedimentary Environments and Facies , H.G. Reading ed., Elsevier, NY, 557p Smackover - Jay Field Laudon, Robert C., 1996, Petroleum Development Geology, Prentice Hall, p. 207-208 Corney Bayou Field Smackover (Jurassic, Oolitic Shoals) C D 3. Fracture Porosity...
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This note was uploaded on 09/26/2011 for the course GEOL 3413 taught by Professor Hileman during the Spring '11 term at Oklahoma State.

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