Russian Journal of Pacific Geology

, Volume 11, Issue 4, pp 308–314 | Cite as

Gas content of bottom sediments and geochemical indicators of oil and gas on the shelf of the East Siberian Sea

  • A. I. Gresov
  • A. I. Obzhirov
  • A. V. Yatsuk
  • A. K. Mazurov
  • A. S. Ruban


The work reports on the results of geochemical studies of the bottom sediments on the shelf of the East Siberian Sea. The sediments’ gas content, gas composition, and gas geochemical and isotopic characteristics are determined. Abnormal zones of distribution of methane, hydrocarbon gases, and carbon dioxide are revealed within the studied areas, along with the general geological factors affecting gas formation. Areas of distribution of hydrocarbon gases of varying origins are distinguished. The potential for oil-and-gas content is estimated.


bottom sediments gas content sedimentary basin geological factors geochemical indicators oiland- gas content East Siberian Sea 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. I. Gresov
    • 1
  • A. I. Obzhirov
    • 1
  • A. V. Yatsuk
    • 1
  • A. K. Mazurov
    • 2
  • A. S. Ruban
    • 2
  1. 1.Il’ichev Pacific Oceanological InstituteFar East Branch of the Russian Academy of SciencesVladivostokRussia
  2. 2.National Research Tomsk Polytechnic UniversityTomskRussia

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