Document Type : Original Research Paper


1 Geology Department, Science Faculty, Azad university, Zahedan branch, Zahedan, Iran

2 Geology Department, Since Faculty, Azad university, Isfahan (Khorasgan) branch

3 Department of Geology, Science Faculty, Isfahan university, Isfahan, Iran

4 Assistance Professor, Department of Geology, Islamic Azad University, Zahedan Branch, Zahedan, Iran


In this study, the subsurface sedimentary successions of the Asmari Formation have been studied using cores and thin sections obtained from the well no. 28 of Haftkel and correlated with well no. 186 of Masjed-I-Soleiman oilfields data. in this study,18 carbonate and 1 carbonate/evaporate microfacies and 2 noncarbonated microscopic facies were recognized. These microfacies and microscopic facies were grouped in 6 facies associations (include: Tidal Flat, Lagoon, Bar, Restricted marine, Open marine, and Mid ramp). Obtained facies associations, comparing them with standard facies models and statistical analyses, indicate that Asmari Formation was deposited in the inner and middle of a homoclinal carbonate ramp. Correlating Asmari association facies in Haftkel and Masjed-I-Soleiman oilfields showed that Haftkel oilfield has been in the shore-ward and Masjed-I-Soleiman oilfield has been in sea-ward of that ramp. Sequence stratigraphy studies express that the succession of Haftkel oilfield could be discriminated to six third order deposition sequences (Sq1- Sq6). Incorporation of the sequence stratigraphy criteria of Asmari successions in this oilfield with its previous biostratigraphy data reviles that Sq1 and Sq2 occurred during Aquitanian time and Sq3 to Sq6 during Burdigalian age. Correlating of Asmari sequences of this oilfield with the Asmari sequences of Masjed-I-Soleiman, based on cyclostratigraphy data, show the sequences of Masjed-I-Soleiman occurred in Burdigalian time. Also the correlation expresses the steep of proposed ramp was toward Masjed-I-Soleiman area. The sequence correlation with global sea level fluctuations shows Burdigalian depositional sequences occurred based on eustasy in these oilfields.


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