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Project Number
Total Grant Value
Project Theme
Mineral Systems
Project Period
2000 - 2002


Depth profiles in sediments of many organic compounds were evaluated to discover the reactions and conditions that determine composition.

The study results show that these can be correlated with free hydrocarbon occurrences in sediments, making a useful exploration tool.

Keywords: molecular stratigraphy, oil source rocks, organic geochemistry, Vulcan sub-basin

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