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- Hattori, Kelly E.; Loucks, Robert G.; Kerans, Charles
- Sedimentary geology 2019
- Cretaceous period; basins; biocenosis; carbonates; case studies; data collection; energy; limestone; models; oils; permeability; porosity; prediction; reefs; tectonics; topography; Gulf of Mexico; Middle East; Texas
- ... Widespread carbonate platform growth in the Cretaceous Tethys is associated with expansive reef margin and interior patch reef development. These reefs and their associated facies have the potential to be significant hydrocarbon reservoirs, but characterization is challenging because of complex facies distributions, inadequate understanding of biotic communities and processes impacting their devel ...