Document Type : Original Research Paper


1 Department of Geology, science and research branch, Islamic Azad university

2 Geology office of National Iranian Oil Company, Ahwaz, Iran


Marun oil field is situated on the eastern part of Dezful Embayment zone (Zagros).Aghajari Formation is cropping out on the surface. Asmari formation, Bangestan and Khami Groups are the Main reservoirs in this field. Asmari formation with six reservoirs layers is the most important reservoir. Dolomitic carbonates are dominant lithology in the 1,2,3layers and so, fracture density is high, especially in the first layer(90% Dolomite).Increasing of shale and Marle Layers in the 4,5,6 layers caused to decreasing of brittle property and fracture density is low. According to this research, Marun Anticline is a fault (thrust) related fold with faulted Detachment Fold mechanism. Two major fractures system in the Marun oil field could be recognized which are regional fractures (with east-west trending) and local fractures (fold and bending related fractures). The main fractured sectors, Marun Anticline are being seen in the southern limb and the eastern part of northern limb by curvature investigation (by Differential and Graphical methods).The results of Isopermeability, RFT, PI maps are consistable with the results of fracture study in order to identification of fractured sectors in the Marun Anticline


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