Petroleum Basins of South American

Edited by A. J. Tankard, R. Sœarez Soruco, and H. J. Welsink

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Regional Setting

 

Structural and Tectonic Controls of Basin Evolution in Southwestern Gondwana During the Phanerozoic

 

Oil and Gas Discoveries and Basin Resource Predictions in Latin America

 

Petroleum Basins of Southern South America: An Overview

 

Tectonic Subsidence Analysis and Paleozoic Paleogeography of Gondwana

 

Mesozoic—Cenozoic Andean Paleogeography and Regional Controls on Hydrocarbon Systems

 

Phanerozoic Correlation in Southern South America

 

 

 

Paleozoic Basins

 

Hydrocarbon-Bearing Late Paleozoic Glaciated Basins of Southern and Central South America

 

Phanerozoic Tectonics and Sedimentation in the Chaco Basin of Paraguay, with Comments on Hydrocarbon Potential

 

Phanerozoic Evolution of Bolivia and Adjacent Regions

 

Evidence for a Middle—Late Paleozoic Foreland Basin and Significant Paleolatitudinal Shift, Central Andes

 

Silurian—Jurassic Stratigraphy and Basin Evolution of Northwestern Argentina

 

Tectonic Evolution of the Andes of Northern Argentina

 

Tectonics and Stratigraphy of the Late Paleozoic Paganzo Basin of Western Argentina and its Regional Implications

 

 

 

Mesozoic Rifts

 

Structural Inversion of a Cretaceous Rift Basin, Southern Altiplano, Bolivia

 

Geometry and Seismic Expression of the Cretaceous Salta Rift System, Northwestern Argentina

 

Cretaceous Rifting, Alluvial Fan Sedimentation, and Neogene Inversion, Southern Sierras Pampeanas, Argentina

 

Structural Inversion and Oil Occurrence in the Cuyo Basin of Argentina

 

Inversion of the Mesozoic NeuquŽn Rift in the MalargŸe Fold and Thrust Belt, Mendoza, Argentina

 

Tectonic Evolution and Paleogeography of the NeuquŽn Basin, Argentina

 

Hydrocarbon Accumulation in an Inverted Segment of the Andean Foreland: San Bernardo Belt, Central Patagonia

 

 

 

Andean Basins

 

Petroleum Geology of the Sub-Andean Basins of Peru

 

Petroleum System of the Northern and Central Bolivian Sub-Andean Zone

 

Structural Geology of Sub-Andean Fold and Thrust Belt in Northwestern Bolivia

 

Andean and Pre-Andean Deformation, Boomerang Hills Area, Bolivia

 

Devonian—Carboniferous Stratigraphy in the Madre de Dios Basin, Bolivia: Pando X-1 and Manuripi X-1

 

Is the Bend in the Bolivian Andes an Orocline?

 

Structural Styles and Hydrocarbon Potential of the Sub-Andean Thrust Belt of Southern Bolivia

 

Structural Styles and Petroleum Occurrence in the Sub-Andean Fold and Thrust Belt of Northern Argentina

 

 

 

Northern South America

 

Northern Part of Oriente Basin, Ecuador: Reflection Seismic Expression of Structures

 

Reservoir Characterization of the Hollin and Napo Formations, Western Oriente Basin, Ecuador

 

Intermontane Late Paleozoic—Neogene Basins of the Andes of Ecuador and Peru: Sedimentologic and Tectonic Characteristics

 

Basin Development in an Accretionary, Oceanic-Floored Fore-Arc Setting: Southern Coastal Ecuador During Late Cretaceous—Late Eocene Time

 

Eastern Cordillera of Colombia: Jurassic—Neogene Crustal Evolution

 

Geodynamic Evolution of the Eastern Andes, Colombia: An Alternative Hypothesis

 

Basin Development and Tectonic History of the Llanos Basin, Colombia

 

Crustal Architecture and Strain Partitioning in the Eastern Venezuelan Ranges

 

Stratigraphic Synthesis of Western Venezuela

 

Jurassic—Eocene Tectonic Evolution of Maracaibo Basin, Venezuela

 

Two-Dimensional Computer Modeling of Oil Generation and Migration in a Transect of the Eastern Venezuela Basin

 

Petroleum Geology of the Central Part of the Eastern Venezuelan Basin

 

Cenozoic Sedimentation and Tectonics of the Southwestern Caribbean Pull-Apart Basin, Venezuela and Colombia