This course is designed for geophysicists, geologists and explorationists who want to learn more about sub-Saharan Africa.
- Pre-rift source rocks and reservoirs: Top-class pre-Jurassic source rocks are known along parts of the African margin and on its conjugate South American margin. Locally, oil and gas production comes from pre-rift sediments and basement rocks- Syn-rift petroleum systems: Syn-rift source rocks, reservoirs, traps and seals provide closely coupled petroleum systems. The lacustrine to marginal marine syn-rift facies also provide world-class source kitchens that have charged the post-rift plays- Early drift petroleum systems: Early drift source rocks, reservoirs, traps and seals provide tightly linked petroleum systems- Cenozoic plays: Away from the mega-deltas, success depends upon marrying prediction of sand distribution from sedimentological modeling and seismic interpretation, with prediction of migration paths from Mesozoic kitchens- Compare and contrast exercises:+ Strike-slip margins: Benin to Liberia versus the South African Agulhas Basin+ Extensional margins 1: Senegal to Liberia versus Cameroon to Congo+ Extensional margins 2: Angola versus Namibia to western South Africa+ Mega-deltas: the Niger versus the Congo
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