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The Petroleum System consists of a mature source rock, migration pathway,reservoir rock, trap and seal. Appropriate relative timing of formation of these elements and the processes of generation, migration and accumulation are necessary for hydrocarbons to accumulate and be preserved.

Hydrocarbon

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Ball-and-stick model of the methane molecule, CH4. Methane is a part of a homologous collection known as the alkanes, which include unmarried bonds handiest.In natural chemistry, a hydrocarbon is an natural compound consisting absolutely of hydrogen and carbon:620 and accordingly are group 14 hydrides.

What Does a Petroleum Geologist Do?

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Step 1 – The Petroleum Geologist Prospects Petroleum geologists are scientists that work to discover...

The Petroleum System

Oil Extraction Process
The Petroleum System consists of a mature source rock, migration pathway,reservoir rock, trap and seal. Appropriate relative timing of formation of these elements and the processes of generation, migration and accumulation are necessary for hydrocarbons to accumulate and be preserved.