Pore Pressure in Different Settings

  • Troyee DasguptaEmail author
  • Soumyajit Mukherjee
Part of the Advances in Oil and Gas Exploration & Production book series (AOGEP)


Before 1980s geoscientists believed the main reason of overpressure was drilling-induced. Subsequently other processes, e.g., compaction disequilibrium and aquathermal expansion, responsible for overpressure were established. This chapter reports overpressure condition from two kinds of plate margins from several places in the world: (i) collisional margins especially at the accretionary prisms, subduction zones and decollement zones; and (ii) extensional margins such as rifts and passive margins where growth faults boundaries of continental shields are the zones of overpressure.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Geology, Geophysics and Petrophysics (Exploration)Reliance Industries LimitedNavi MumbaiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Earth SciencesIndian Institute of Technology BombayMumbaiIndia

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