Volume 33 (2023)
Volume 32 (2022)
Volume 31 (2021)
Volume 30 (2020)
Volume 29 (2020)
Volume 28 (2019)
Volume 27 (2018)
Volume 26 (2017)
Volume 25 (2016)
Volume 24 (2015)
Volume 23 (2014)
Volume 22 (2013)
Volume 21 (2012)
Volume 20 (2011)
Volume 19 (2010)
Volume 18 (2009)
Volume 17 (2008)
Volume 16 (2007)
Evaluation of the role of dolomitization and anhydrite cementation on mechanical behavior in Kangan carbonates (Case study: South Pars gas field, Persian Gulf)

Shirin Samani; A. Uromeihy; Amirhossein Enayati; Imandokht Mostafavi; Misha Pezeshki

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 29 July 2023


  Diagenetic processes in carbonate rocks can be considered as one of the most important factors influencing the inherent characteristics of this type of reservoir on a small as well as large scale. Considering the importance of knowing the mechanical characteristics of reservoir rocks in geomechanical ...  Read More

Stratigraphy and Palaeontology
Reservoir quality assessment of the Fahliyan Formation in one oil field, Northwestern Persian Gulf

Ali Asaadi; Ali Imandoust; Mehdi Sarfi; Mehdi Ghane Ezabadi

Volume 32, Issue 1 , March 2022, , Pages 15-26


  The Lower Cretaceous Fahliyan Formation is one of the main oil reservoirs in the Persian Gulf. In this study, for investigating facies characteristics, depositional environment, diagenetic features, sequence stratigraphy and describing factors controlling reservoir quality, the integration of the results ...  Read More

Geochemistry and the diagenetic sequence of the Taleh Zang Formation in southwest of Kermanshah

Mohammad Shalalvand; Mohammad Adabi; Afshin Zohdi

Volume 32, Issue 1 , March 2022, , Pages 27-42


  In this study, the Late Paleocene Taleh Zang Formation in the southwest of Kermanshah hasbeeninvestigatedfor elemental geochemistry and effective diagenetic processes during burial. The thickness of the studied section is 282 meters that mainly composed of shallow marine limestones with interbedded of ...  Read More

Primary mineralogy of Dalichai carbonate formation and separation of upper boundary with Lar formation based on geochemical studies in northeast of Semnan

Elmira Shahkaram; Mohammad Hosein Adabi; Davood Jahani; Seyed Hamid Vaziri

Volume 31, Issue 1 , June 2021, , Pages 13-24


  The Dalichai Formation is the first rock unit of the Middle Jurassic in the Alborz sedimentary basin that has occurred in a marine environment. The boundary of the Dalichai formation with Shemshak Formation is erosional unconformable while it is concordant with Lar formation. Due to lithological similarity, ...  Read More

Diagenesis processes and recognition original carbonate mineralogy of Asmari formations in Karanj Oil Field (Dezful Embayment, SW Iran)

Yazdan Golestan; Umid Kakemem; Mohammad Adabi; E. Dehyadegari

Volume 29, Issue 114 , December 2019, , Pages 197-208


  Carbonate-evaporate succession with siliciclastic sediments and mixed siliciclastic carbonate deposits of Asmari-Pabdeh reservoir in Karanj Oil Field with Oligo-Miocene in age was studied to determine diagenesis, microfacies and original carbonate mineralogy. Micritization, dissolution, compaction, neomorphism, ...  Read More

Diagenesis and its effect on the reservoir quality of the Asmari Formation, Aghajari Oilfield, SW Iran

Mostafa Moradi; Asadollah Mahboubi; Mohammad Khanehbad; Ali Ghabieshavi

Volume 28, Issue 112 , August 2019, , Pages 33-42


  The Asmari Formation is the main reservoir rock for the Aghajari oilfieild. It is composed of about 400-meter limestone, dolostone and interlayers of sandstones. Study of 1200 meters drilling cores, 2800 microscopic thin sections, 12 SEM analyses along with 125 routine core tests in 5 cored wells indicate ...  Read More

Diagenetic processes of the Shahbazan Formation in the east of the Lurestan zone

Mohadeseh Janbaz; Hassan Mohseni; Alireza Piryaei; Rudy Swennen; Bizhan Yousefi Yeganeh; Hassan Soradeghi Sufiani

Volume 28, Issue 109 , September 2018, , Pages 67-82


  Middle-late Eocene Shahbazan Formation is exposed in the Lurestan area (Zagros region). The diagenetic features have been studied based on the data from five surface sections and four additional exploration wells. This investigation was carried out on the petrography of 700 thin sections, Cathodoluminescence ...  Read More

Investigating the effects of sedimentary environment and diagenetic processes on the quality of Sarvak reservoir formation within a sequence stratigraphic framework, Kupal Oil Field

Z. Alishavandi; H. Rahimpour-Bonab; A. Kadkhodaei; M. Arian

Volume 27, Issue 107 , June 2018, , Pages 277-286


  The Sarvak Formation deposited in the North to Northeastern margin of the Arabian Platform during the Mid-Cretaceous (Albian-Turonian), and is extensively encountered in the Folded Zagros of southwestern Iran. It is the most important reservoir unit after Asmari Formation in Iran. Petrography of microscopic ...  Read More

Depositional and post - depositional analysis of the Fahliyan Formation in Lar and Khami Anticlines (Izeh zone)

L. Azad Shahraki; H. Rahimpour Bonab; M. Ranjbaran; A. Kangazian

Volume 26, Issue 104 , September 2017, , Pages 81-94


  The Lower Cretaceous (Neocomian) carbonates of the Fahliyan Formation are considered as important reservoir rocks in the Zagros Basin. In this study, the sedimentary successions of this formation in Lar (620m thick) and Khami (517m thick) anticlines, located in the Izeh zone, were investigated to analyze ...  Read More

Affection of Diagenesis on Reservoir Quality of Dariyan Formation in South Pars Field

M.R Rahmani; R Moussavi – Harami; M Arian

Volume 25, Issue 100 , September 2016, , Pages 165-178


  Dariyan formation is one of the oil reservoirs in the south pars field. This formation has been studied in wells SPO-1, SPO -2 and Spo-3. Thickness of Dariyan formation in mentioned wells are 109, 113 and 114 meters respectively. Based on the studies of thin sections from the Dariyan formation of three ...  Read More

Depositional Environment, Diagenesis and Sequence Stratigraphy of Ilam Formation in Siri Alvand Oilfield

M Khanjani; S.R Moussavi-Harami; H Rahimpour-Bonab; M.R Kamali; A Chehrazi

Volume 24, Issue 95 , June 2015, , Pages 253-262


  The Santonian – CampanianIlam Formation is one of the major reservoirs of Bangestan Group in the Zagros petroliferous basin. In the Siri Alvand Oilfield located in the Persian Gulf this formation with a total thickness of 130 m, consists of limestone. In this study, microfacies, depositional environments, ...  Read More

Sedimentary Environment, Diagenesis and Sequence Stratigraphy of Upper Sarvak Formation (Mishrif Equivalent) in Siri Oil Fields

M khanjani; S.R Moussavi-Harami; H Rahimpour-Bonab; M.R Kamali

Volume 24, Issue 94 , March 2015, , Pages 263-274


  The Albian - Turonian Sarvak Formation, the second major reservoir formation in south and southwest Iran is composed of mainly carbonate rocks. In this study, the upper part of Sarvak Formation in Siri Oil Fields was studied to determine facies, depositional environments, diagenetic processes and sequence ...  Read More

Microfacies Analysis, Sedimentary Environments and Diagenesis of the upper Carbonates of the Dalan Formation in the Persian Gulf, Iran

S. Parham; M. R. Kamali; F. Fayazi

Volume 22, Issue 86 , December 2012, , Pages 203-212


  The Dalan Formation (Upper Permian) is mainly composed of limestone and dolostone with minor evaporite interbeds. Upper carbonates of the Dalan Formation constitute one of the main gas reservoirs in the Zagros fold thrust belt especially in the Fars and the Persian Gulf. The upper part of the Dalan Formation ...  Read More

Tectonic Provenance of Padeha Formation Sandstones in Samirkooh Section, Central Iran: with Refrence to Influence of Diagenetic Processes on Sandstones Composition

M. Hosseini-Barzi; M. Saeedi

Volume 20, Issue 78 , December 2011, , Pages 147-158


  The sandstones of Padeha Formation with 390m thickness in section of Samirkooh in Kerman, Zarand have been studied to illuminate their provenance, tectonic provenance, diagenesis by omitting the effect of diagenetic process on sandstone composition. In this direction,  petrography of 91 thin sections, ...  Read More

Sedimentary Environment, Diagenesis and Geochemistry of the Fahliyan Formation in the Type Section (Fahliyan Anticline) and Gachsaran Oil Field

M. A. Salehi; M. H. Adabi; H. Ghalavand; M. Khatibi-Mehr

Volume 19, Issue 76 , January 2010, , Pages 33-44


  The Fahliyan Formation with the age of Lower Cretaceous (Berriasian-Hauterivian) were studied for microfacies analysis, diagenesis and original carbonate mineralogy in the type section at Fahliyan Anticline and subsurface section in well number 55 of Gachsaran Oil Field. Petrographic studies led to the ...  Read More

Interpretation of Paragenetic Sequence of Siliciclastic Sediments of Dahu Formation (Late Camberian), in E and SE Zarand, Kerman

R. Moussavi-Harami; A. Mahboubi; A. Kheradmand; H. Zandmoghadam

Volume 18, Issue 70 , February 2009, , Pages 126-139


  For interpretation of paragenetic sequence and post depositional history of siliciclastic sediments of Dahu Formation (Late Camberian), two stratigraphy sections were measured at Dahuieh (type section) and Gazuieh in the NE and E of Zarand, with the thickness of 240 and 227 meters, respectively. The ...  Read More

Diagenesis and Geochemistry of the Ziyarat Formation in the Type Section, Tochal, (Alborz (

M. H. Adabi; M. Khatibi Mehr; A. Moallemi; A. Sadeghi; M. A. Salehi

Volume 19, Issue 73 , January 2009, , Pages 153-163


  The Ziyarat Formation is an Upper Paleocene to Middle Eocene carbonate sequences, located in North of Tochal Village (south-east of Tehran), near Emam Zadeh Abdollah. The Ziyarat Formation with the total thickness of 212.5 m conformably overlies the Fajan conglomerate and is overlain by greenish tufaceous ...  Read More

Petrography and Joint Study of Bisotoun Area, Implications for Deciphering Factors Controlling Damages on Bisotoun Iscription

H. Mohseni; S. Khodabakhsh; A. H. Sadr; F. Aliani

Volume 16, Issue 63 , March 2007, , Pages 92-96


  Bisotun inscription located on the mid-way of Hamedan- Kermanshah road (40 km to Kermanshah city), is carved on limestone cliffs exposed in the area. Dissolution of the inscription caused serious damage to the most important heritage of the country. The area comprises massive gray limestones of the Lower ...  Read More