Document Type : Original Research Paper


1 M.Sc. Student, Department of Mining and Petroleum, Imam Khomeini International University, Qazvin, Iran

2 Associate Professor, Department of Mining and Petroleum, Imam Khomeini International University, Qazvin, Iran

3 Assistant Professor, Department of Petroleum, , Islamic Azad University, Masjid Suleiman, Iran

4 Associate Professor, Department of Geology, Imam Khomeini International University, Qazvin, Iran


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 Solabdar oil field. This field is southeast of Bibi Hakima Square, located in the Dezful embayment. Possible source rocks are scorpions, scorpions, Gurpi and Pabdeh. The samples were also analyzed kinetically and the transformation ratio (TR) of kerogen to the generated hydrocarbon was determined. According to the burial history, the source rock of Kazhdomi formation has reached the highest temperature and depth compared to other source rocks. According to the results of Lopatin method, the transformation rate of organic matter in formations, Gurpi and Pabdeh was determined by 41%, 30% and 30%, respectively. This transformation rate by Arrhenius method was 47%, 15%, and 13%, respectively. This difference is due to the two-factor assumptions that the article discusses.


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