Exploration Insights September 2020 - Page 5

Exploration Insights | 5 lements, this geological system cannot generate petroleum due to unfavorable post-depositional petroleum system processes. Image courtesy of Owen In this work, distinct petroleum systems were established by unique, regionally significant, basin- and stratigraphically-constrained source rocks. These source rocks were considered to have, or have had, the potential to charge plays in a basin, and were recorded in the global Neftex ® O Petroleum System C P Elements Processes R T S M S © 2020 Halliburton Overburden O Seals C Reservoirs R Source rocks S Preservation P Trapping T Migration M Generation Figure 1> Diagram showing the elements and processes of a conventional petroleum system, and its hierarchical organization within the proposed schema.