IJG  Vol.5 No.10 , September 2014
Study of a Stratigraphic Trap of Paleocene/Late Cretaceous Age with the Help of Seismic Data in Sulaiman Foredeep and Kirthar Foredeep Area (Central & Southern Indus Basin, Pakistan)
ABSTRACT
The Research work comprises area of Punjab Platform, Sulaiman Foredeep and Eastern Part of Sulaiman Fold Belt (from east to west), which is further extended to Zamzama and Dadu area of Lower Indus Basin. Seismic data interpretation suggests a presence of a stratigraphic trap of Paleocene/Late Cretaceous age. It can act as a stratigraphic trap of reservoir quality for hydrocarbons. This feature is marked and discussed on various seismic sections. Sometimes it is difficult to locate this feature due to effect of folding, resulting from later compressions associated with a collision of Indian Plate. This structure could be explored for a hydrocarbon prospect in future. Such stratigraphic traps were not explored in the past.

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Asim, S. , Khan, N. , Qureshi, S. , Hussain, F. and Bablani, S. (2014) Study of a Stratigraphic Trap of Paleocene/Late Cretaceous Age with the Help of Seismic Data in Sulaiman Foredeep and Kirthar Foredeep Area (Central & Southern Indus Basin, Pakistan). International Journal of Geosciences, 5, 1049-1061. doi: 10.4236/ijg.2014.510090.
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