sedimentary basins petro systems

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Sedimentary Basins and Petroleum SystemsI.Overview / Definitionsa. Sedimentary Basin - area of Earth's crust underlain by thick sequence of sedimentaryrocks preserved in the geologic recordi. Common locations for hydrocarbon accumulationsii. 102 to 104 square kilometers in areaiii. Basin refers to accumulation of sediments, does not necessarily refer to thesurface topography above; sedimentary basins can underlie mountain rangesiv. Depositional and tectonic history of sedimentary basins favorable fordevelopment of source-maturity-migration-trapping of hydrocarbons1. Basin subsidenc

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