Geological and Geochemical Aspects of Primary Migration

  • Bernard P. Tissot
  • Dietrich H. Welte


Observed facts with respect to primary migration of petroleum can either be related to time and depth of migration, or to chemical differences, or similarities between the composition of source rock bitumen and related crude oils.


Clay Porosity Sandstone Dehydration Cretaceous 


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bernard P. Tissot
    • 1
  • Dietrich H. Welte
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Institut Francais du Pétrole and Ecole Nationale Supérieure du PétroleRueilFrance
  2. 2.Institut für Erdöl und Organische GeochemieKernforschungsanlage Jülich GmbHJülichGermany
  3. 3.IES Gesellschaft für Integrierte Explorationssysteme mbHJülichGermany

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