geological horizon


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Noun1.geological horizon - a layer of rock with a particular composition (especially of fossils); for dating the stratum
horizon - a specific layer or stratum of soil or subsoil in a vertical cross section of land
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RPS has reviewed each geological horizon in the seismic profile at the New Seaclem-1 proposed drilling site.
This allows for a more detailed seismic image of geological horizons, leading to more accurate drilling of potential wells.
More would be expected in the years ahead, though mostly natural gas in newly-established geological horizons to the north of Sinai, of the Nile Delta and of the Western Desert.
High grade graphite concentrate grades from bench-scale testing are repeatable for all three geological horizons of the deposit, representing from surface to the base of current drill coverage at 100 metres depth.
He said the non-conventional resources were to include shale gas and shale oil, tight oil and gas, and ultra-sour oil and gas in geological horizons of great depths both onshore and offshore.
DNO, which was among the first companies to operate in Iraq after the fall of Saddam Hussein, meanwhile said it had separately "undertaken to estimate the size of other discoveries on its licenses in the Kurdistan region of Iraq as well as the potential of all undrilled prospects and geological horizons in response to a request by the Kurdistan Ministry of Natural Resources."
Local use of coal in households where there are large CO2 emissions is very damaging to health." Appert adds: "Clean coal means that a number of impurities are taken out of the coal as raw material, that fumes are treated so as not to let out CO2 in the electricity generation process and that there is carbon capture and storage in deep geological horizons."
Interesting geological horizons for natural gas had been found since 1990, when EGPC and some of its IOC partners like ENI of Italy began to focus on gas-prone areas.

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