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Fossil Deposits In Nigeria Basin

MODELING OF HYDROCARBON POTENTIAL AND THERMAL …

compounds into fossil fuels. The Gongila Formation's thermal maturity, ... matured for hydrocarbon generation. Keywords: petrophysics, hydrocarbons, Gongila shale, Chad Basin, Nigeria. 1. Introduction The Bornu Basin which represents the Chad Basin in Nigeria is one-tenth of ... laying marine Fika shale [2]. The Gongila Formation is regarded ...

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Crude oil deposits found in Bida basin in Niger State ...

Vanguard News Nigeria. A Nigerian newspaper and Online version of the Vanguard, a daily publication in Nigeria covering Nigeria news, Niger delta, general national news, politics, business, energy ...

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Geology of the upper cretaceous and ... - SpringerLink

Abstract. Some of the best outcrops of the Upper Cretaceous and Tertiary sediments of the south-eastern sector of the Iullemeden basin (Fig.1) occur in the "Sokoto Embayment" around the Rima Valley of North-Western Nigeria.

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The Cretaceous deposits of the Iullemmeden Basin of Niger ...

Cretaceous deposits of the Iullemmeden Basin 149 supported by petrological studies of the middle part of the sequence (beds 4-9, Figure 7), representing a red-bed, nonmarine, fluviatile sequence. Greigert (1966) noted that the vertebrate-bearing strata of Ibeceten are com- parable with those in the Damergou.

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Geology | Sedimentary Basin | Sedimentary Rock

GEOLOGY OF THE DAHOMEY BASIN ... The tertiary sediments of the Dahomey basin thin out and are partially cut off from the sediments of the Nigeria delta basin against this ridge of basement rocks. 2: OUTCROP GEOLOGY OF THE DAHOMEY [BENIN] BASIN . ... Although it has yielded abundant fossils in its type area in eastern Nigeria. 1969). AMEKI ...

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List of fossil sites - Wikipedia

This list of fossil sites is a worldwide list of localities known well for the presence of fossils. Some entries in this list are notable for a single, unique find, while others are notable for the large number of fossils found there.

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Lost in Time in Kemmerer, Wyoming's Fossil Basin - My ...

Fossil Basin is a 52-million-year-old graveyard that preserves an ancient underwater world of fish, turtles, crocodiles, insects, mammals, birds, and leaves

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Threats to Clean Water in the Delaware River Basin Fossil ...

Threats to Clean Water in the Delaware River Basin Fossil Fuels and Mining The Delaware River basin is an important source of clean water for drinking, wildlife and recreation.

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NNPC Begins Oil Exploration In The Sokoto Basin - Politics ...

The Benue Basin can not represent the interest of the core north, just like the Niger Basin will not. We all know that states like Benue and some other middle belt states are different to a large extent from the core northern states in terms of culture and ideology.

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Geology of Nigeria - Wikipedia

The Iullemeden Basin, also known as the Sokoto Basin spans Mali, western Niger, northwest Nigeria and northern Benin and began accumulating sediments in the Jurassic, followed by the Maastrichtian Rima Group, which records a brackish environment.

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Trace Fossils from the Campanian - Maastrichtian Enugu ...

The study area lies within the Anambra Basin, in south-eastern Nigeria (Figure 2). The Anambra Basin was initiated as a result of the uplift of the Abakaliki anticlinorium during the Santonian. This uplift led to the westward shift of the depocenter and subsidence of the Anambra Basin and the Afikpo sub-basin during the Campanian.

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Oil Shale Deposits | Maps, Geology & Resources

Oil shale is a rock that contains significant amounts of organic material in the form of kerogen. Up to 1/3 of the rock can be solid organic material. Liquid and gaseous hydrocarbons can be extracted from the oil shale, but the rock must be heated and/or treated with solvents.

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Geology of Nigeria- Update 2010 | Sedimentary Basin | Rock ...

Niger Delta In its sedimentary succession. marine Miocene deposits (ljebu Formation. separates the Southern Chad Basin from the Upper Benue.lel. a middle coastal unit. the Zambuk Ridge. the onshore parts of which underlie the coastal plains of southwest Nigeria.

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A Fossil Gourami (Teleostei, Anabantoidei) from Probable ...

Fossil fishes were first collected from deposits of the Sangkarewang Formation of the Ombilin Basin in Sumatra, Indonesia, in the 1870s, but a comprehensive study of these fishes was not published until almost 50 years later.

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ICHNOLOGY AND LITHOFACIES ANALYSIS OF THE CAMPANO ...

OF THE ANAMBRA BASIN, NIGERIA *Chukwuemeka Frank Odumodu Department of Geology, Anambra State University, P.M.B. 02, Uli ... The basin evolved during the second sedimentary phase as a result of ... as well as the lack or low diversity of trace fossils in the deposit. MacEarchern and Pemberton (1992) attributed the low diversity of trace fossils ...

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The Sokoto Basin (Nigerian Sector of the Iullemmeden Basin ...

The Iullemmeden Basin in north-western Nigeria is known locally as the "Sokoto Basin". It consists predominantly of a gently undulating plain with an average elevation varying from 250 to …

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Geochemical Evaluation of Okaba (Odagbo) Coal Deposit ...

Geochemical Evaluation of Okaba (Odagbo) Coal Deposit, Anambra Basin, Nigeria Onoduku, Usman Shehu Geology Department, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria ... however be employed as a steam coal which can be used as fossil fuel in rail locomotives, steam boat,

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Characteristic trace fossils from Miocene brackish-water ...

Miocene deposits in the eastern portion of the Greater Ughelli, Central Swamp and Coastal Swamp depobelts contain well-developed brackish-water trace fossil assemblages.

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Fossil Fuel Deposits of Benue Trough: A Potential Source ...

Fossil Fuel Deposits of Benue Trough: A Potential Source of Future Hydrocarbon Reserves in Nigeria Taofik A. Adedosu 1, Rufus T. Ajayi 2, Oluwadayo Sonibare 3, Jincai Tuo 4, Xiong Yongqiang 5, Akinsehinwa Akinlua 6, Olusegun Ekundayo 3, Li Yun 5, Fang Chenchen 5 and Chen Yuan 5

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Heavy Minerals And Mineralogical Composition Of …

Deposits Of Eastern Dahomey Basin, Southwestern Nigeria. FAKOLADE, O. R*. AND BASSEY, C. E. ... heavy minerals and mineralogical composition were conducted to characterize the deposits. The ... clastic deposits, Dahomey Basin, Provenance, Heavy Minerals, and Mineralogical Composition.

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INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SCIENTIFIC & TECHNOLOGY …

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SCIENTIFIC & TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH VOLUME 3, ISSUE 3, MARCH 2014 ISSN 2277-8616 413 IJSTR©2014 Figure 2: Geological sketch map of the southeastern sector of the lullemmeden Basin (Sokoto Basin) (After Kogbe, 1981b) In the Sokoto Basin, the pre-Maastrichtian sediments are of

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Geochemical Evaluation of Okaba (Odagbo) Coal Deposit ...

Geochemical Evaluation of Okaba (Odagbo) Coal Deposit, Anambra Basin, Nigeria. ... It can however be employed as a steam coal which can be used as fossil fuel in rail locomotives, steam boat, electricity generation, smokeless briquette and the production of calcium carbide used in the manufacture of acetylene. ... (Odagbo) Coal Deposit, Anambra ...

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Geological Modelling And Resource Estimation Of ...

Geological Modelling And Resource Estimation Of Maastrichtian Coal Deposit Within Anambra Basin, South-Eastern Nigeria: A Guide For Investors Y.S. Agunleti, K. Peter Eta-Zuma Group West Africa, Plot 26 Gudu District, Abuja Nigeria ... Nigeria was studied for this research. It is bordered in the east by Benue State and in

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The Bida Basin in north-central Nigeria: sedimentology and ...

The sedimentary succession in the Bida Basin, central Nigeria, has the potential to include an active ... sedimentological characteristics of the deposits in the . 002. J. Pet. Gas Explor. Res ... textures, sedimentary structures, fossil content and mineral assemblages. Available geochemical data were

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SEDIMENTARY BASINS IN NIGERIA - SlideShare

sedimentary basins in nigeria: benue trough a window into the benue trough group v (2014/2015) october 2014 Slideshare uses cookies to improve functionality and performance, and to provide you with relevant advertising.

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Palynostratigraphic studies of cretaceous deposits of ...

Request PDF on ResearchGate | Palynostratigraphic studies of cretaceous deposits of Anambra basin, Eastern Nigeria | Upper cretaceous strata of Anambra basin were spot sampled at two locations. A ...

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Depositional Environment of Siliciclastic Deposits on the ...

The study area is part of the western flank of Anambra basin, a roughly triangular subbasin in the Southern Benue Trough of Nigeria. The Benue Trough is a Cretaceous-Tertiary rift basin in Nigeria and is a part of the West Africa Rift System (WARS).

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Dispersal Patterns of the Late Cretaceous to Early ...

The dispersal patterns of the Late Cretaceous to Early Tertiary sediments in southern Anambra Basin were studied to delineate spatial facies distributions for improved mapping and hydrocarbon prospectivity. Seven lithofacies distinguished from eleven outcrop sections aided the interpretation of depositional environments for the different depositional units.

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