Document Type : Original Research Paper


1 Ph.D. Student, Department of Geology , Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

2 Assistant Professor, Department of Geology, North Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

3 Assistant Professor, Department of Geology, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

4 Associate Professor, Department of Geology, North Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran , Iran


The Jahrum Formation (Paleocene-Mid Eocene) is one of the most important reservoir units in the Zagros basin and the Persian Gulf. The thickness of this formation in Binaloud oil field in Persian Gulf, which mainly consists of limestones and Dolomites, is about 660 meters. In this research, depositional environment, sequence stratigraphy and effective diagenesis processes on Reservoir quality of the Jahrum Formation were investigated in Binaloud oil field. The Jahrum succession, which consists of crystalline limestones and dolomites, is overlain by the Asmari Formation and is underlian by the Tarbur Formation unconformably.
According to study of cutting samples, eleven microfacies that were deposited in four facies belts, have determined . The most important diagenetic process that was observed in this formation as follows: bioturbation, cementation, dolomitization, dissolution, porosity generation and fracture systems wich is worthy to mation bioturbation and anhydrite cement causes the reduce of reservoir quality and dolomitization , dissolution and secondary porosity causes the reservoir quality. improvement most of facies jahrum formation are mud supported and have very low primary porosity. According to sequence stratigraphy studies, a third order sedimentary sequence with type SB1 boundary was identified in Jahrum subsurface succession.


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