Fracture reopening by micro-earthquakes, a mechanism for oil seepage in mildly active rifts: a case study from Gemsa oilfield, the southern Gulf of Suez rift, Egypt

Faculty Science Year: 2016
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Journal: Arab J Geosci Springer Volume:
Keywords : Fracture reopening , micro-earthquakes, , mechanism , , seepage , mildly    
Abstract:
Episodic hydrocarbon seepage is present at Gemsa oilfield, southern Gulf of Suez rift, Egypt. The occurrence of the oil at this area has been known for thousands of years. The nature and origin of this seepage is the main target of the
   
     
 
       

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