Inorganic Geochemistry of the Tanzanian Coastal Margin (NE121)
A Chemostratigraphic evaluation of 11 wells from the Mesozoic to Tertiary successions of the Tanzanian Coastal Margin.
Application: Provides an independent regional correlation framework for the Mesozoic & Cenozoic sedimentary successions encountered along the Tanzanian coastal margin from which to test the existing chronostratigraphic & lithostratigraphic model. The chemostratigraphic model is based on elements that are controlled by variations in climate, environment and provenance, which vary both temporally and laterally. XRD & petrographic data is also used to calibrate the normative mineralogy calculations providing high-resolution mineralogical logs for each of the well sections.
Basins: Ruvu, Mandawa, Rovuma Basins, the Rufiji Trough and the Dar es Salaam Platform.
Stratigraphic Range: Early Mesozoic (Late Triassic/Early Jurassic) to Late Cenozoic (Miocene/Pliocene).
Techniques: Chemostratigraphy, X-ray Diffraction (XRD), Petrography.
Wells available now
Rovuma Basin: Likonde-1, Mnazi Bay-1.
Mandawa Basin: Mita Gamma-1, Kizimbani-1, Songo Songo-1.
Rufiji Trough: Ruaruke North-1.
Dar es Salaam Platform: Kisarawe-1, Kimbiji Main-1, Tan Can-1.
Ruvu Basin: Kiwangwa-1, Pemba-5.
2nd Edition GIS version, with new wells & additional datasets scheduled for late 2016.
All our non-exclusive data sets are available to buy as individual wells, a selection of wells or as the entire report. For more information please download the pdf. or contact us.
This report has been carried out in association with the Tanzanian Petroleum Development Corporation.