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Volume 32 (2022)
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Volume 28 (2019)
Volume 27 (2018)
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Volume 25 (2016)
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Petroleum geology
Geochemical evaluation of source rocks in the Garangan oilfield with the aim of discovering the reasons for the absence of hydrocarbon reserves in Asmari and Bangestan reservoirs

Fatemeh Taghizadeh; Khaled Maroufi; Reza Falahat; Ali Opera

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 21 April 2024


  Objective of this study is to conduct a geochemical assessment over source candidates in the Garangan oilfield using Rock-Eval pyrolysis and vitrinite reflectance to identify factors contributing to the lack of hydrocarbon reserves in the Middle Cretaceous – Early Oligocene petroleum system. Furthermore, ...  Read More

Petroleum geology
Hydrocarbon generation potential of the Kazhdumi Formation in Tang-E Maghar and Perchestan sections compared to the other oil fields in the Zagros Basin

Haniyeh Ghayeni; Mohamad Hosein Mahmudy-Gharaie

Volume 33, Issue 1 , February 2023, , Pages 27-42


  Investigating the hydrocarbon generation potential of the Kazhdumi Formation, as the most important oil source rock in the Zagros sedimentary basin, is of great importance. The expansion of the Kazhdumi Formation in the Zagros Basin has been associated with differences in sedimentation depth of the basin ...  Read More

Petroleum geology
The Clay Minerals Identification of Asmari Reservoir Formation in Maroun Oilfield

Shadi Mohavel; Golnaz Jozanikohan; Sohaila Aslani

Volume 32, Issue 4 , December 2022, , Pages 259-274


  The presence of clay minerals of any type, amount or distribution pattern in hydrocarbon wells causes numerous problems in the formation evaluation. In this research, 15 core samples from Asmari Formation in the Maroun Oilfield were selected in order to study the type and distribution pattern of clay ...  Read More

Petroleum geology
Investigation of organic geochemistry and isotopic properties of bituminous deposits in Late Cretaceous - Paleocene sedimentary basin of Lorestan (case study: Kuhdasht, Poldokhtar and Sepiddasht)

Nasim Maleki Sadeghi; Ahmad Ahmadi-khalaji; Reza Zarei Sahamieh; Zahra Tahmasbi

Volume 32, Issue 4 , December 2022, , Pages 275-286


  The study area is a part of Zagros Folded zone and located in the Lorestan sedimentary basin. In this regard, three areas with high bitumen potential were selected, which include the northern area of Kuhdasht, northeast of Poldokhtar and southeast of Sepiddasht. In the study areas, bitumens are exposed ...  Read More

Petroleum geology
Identification of the origin and mechanism of reservoir souring of Esfand, Sivand, and Dena oil fields in the Persian Gulf basin with the use of microbial methods, DNA extraction, and molecular sequencing

Mohammad Sadeghi; Morteza Tabaei; Behnam Rasekh; Mohammad Reza Kamali

Volume 32, Issue 4 , December 2022, , Pages 287-304


  The purpose of this research is to identify the source of hydrogen sulfide gas using microbiological, geochemical studies on samples of output, input sea water, and injection water to Sivand (SIC C), Dana (SIC D), and Esfand (SIC E) located in the operational area of Siri Island. Therefore, in order ...  Read More

Petroleum geology
Comparison of Lopatin and Arrhenius methods in evaluation of source rocks in one of the wells of Solabdar oilfield

Mohammad Javad yousefzadeh; Bijan Maleki; Mir Hassan Moosavi; parviz armani

Volume 31, Issue 2 , September 2021, , Pages 11-20


  Investigation of probable source rocks in oil fields is very important. In this study, in addition to evaluating the hydrocarbon potential, the kinetic models of Lopatin and Arrhenius were used to more precisely assess the source rock maturity status as well as the percentage of oil generation in the ...  Read More

Petroleum geology
Oil-source rock correlation in super-giant Gachsaran oilfield

Majid Safaei Farouji; Hosein Rahimpour- bonab; Mohammadreza Kamali; Buyuk Ghorbani

Volume 30, Issue 118 , January 2021, , Pages 71-80


  Geochemical investigation of Kazhdumi and Pabdeh formations suggest a shaly and carbonate lithology as well as a suboxic-anoxic marine depositional environment for both formations. On the other hand, the thermal maturity of the Kazhdumi Formation is equivalent to the mid of oil window while thermal maturity-related ...  Read More

Petroleum geology
Modeling hydraulic fracture in a petroleum well using a finite element approach for enhanced oil recovery

kambiz Mehdizadeh farsad; davood Jahani; alireza hajian; Fereidoun Rezaei

Volume 29, Issue 114 , December 2019, , Pages 35-40


  Hydraulic fracture is known as one of the effective methods for producing or being caused a change in the physical structure of a reservoir rock. In oil and gas reservoirs which have been fractured by a hydraulic approach, this method causes that a production well and the time of reservoir production ...  Read More

Petroleum geology
Estimation of Flow Zone Indicator by Using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance

Seyed Mahmoud Fatemi Aghda; Mashaallah Taslimi; Ahmad Fahimifar

Volume 29, Issue 113 , November 2019, , Pages 57-64


  The main aim of this study is to examine the feasibility of estimation of flow zone indicator in carbonate rocks by integration of hydraulic flow unit concept a nuclear magnetic resonance technology. The two main permeability models Timur-Cotes and mean T2 models, because of worldwide usage of these ...  Read More

Petroleum geology
Determination of main reservoir controlling factors of Asmari Formation in Naft-Sefied oil field, Northern Dezful Embayment

ayeshah salmani; Hossain Rahimpour-Bonab; Mohsen Ranjbaran; Seyed Mohsen Aleali

Volume 28, Issue 111 , May 2019, , Pages 215-226


  Asmari Formation (Oligocene - Miocene) is the first fractured proliferous carbonate reservoir that ever known in the world and is the most important hydrocarbon reservoir in Iran. The large quantity of the produced oil in Dezful Embayment is from this formation. Thin section studies in this formation ...  Read More

Petroleum geology
Microfacies Analysis and Reservoir characterization Low Resistivity Pay, Dariyan Formation, Southeastern of Persian Gulf

Bita Arbab; Davood Jahani; Bahram Movahed

Volume 28, Issue 109 , September 2018, , Pages 23-32


  The Aptian Shuaiba deposits, in southeastern of Persian Gulf due to having resistivity less than 6 to 1 ohm.m, is considered as low resistivity pay zone. On the basis of experimental  studies 8 microfacies defined which settled in a carbonate platform of homoclinal ramp model that belong to outer, ...  Read More

Petroleum geology
Effects of Lithological Variation and Petrophysical Parameters on Oil Potential of the Ilam Reservoir (Upper Cretaceous), Ahvaz Oil Field, SW Iran

B Soleimani; M. S. Ravanshad; Ehsan Larki

Volume 28, Issue 109 , September 2018, , Pages 121-132


  Petrophysical and lithological parameters study of Ilam reservoir in Ahvaz oil field is the main aim of the present research work. Ilam Formation consisted lithologically of limestone, dolomitic limestone, and less quantity of scattered shales. Facies changes are also observed through the formation. ...  Read More