regional geology of the benue trough

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(DOC) The study area is located within Benue Trough ,
(DOC) The study area is located within Benue Trough ,

The study area is located within Benue Trough According to King (1950), Farrington (1952), Nwachukwu (1972), Murate (1970) and Jones (1965) noted that Benue Trough originated as a failed arm at the time of the opening of the South Atlantic Ocean during the separation of the African plate and the South American plate...

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Brittle deformation in the Afikpo Basin , - SpringerLink
Brittle deformation in the Afikpo Basin , - SpringerLink

This paper deals with the regional and structural framework of the Cretaceous rocks in the Afikpo Basin located in the southeastern part of the Lower Benue Trough Results from regional tectonics are presented together with those of the microtectonic analysis of microfaults in the Owutu-Afikpo-Adadama area in the basin...

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CRETACEOUS OF THE BENUE TROUGH, NIGERIA
CRETACEOUS OF THE BENUE TROUGH, NIGERIA

tion of the Benue aulacogen from the graben stage through the dOWDr­ ward and compressional stages were discussed by Petters (1978a) The above tectonic background and salient features of the Benue Trough underscore the overemphasis on the general and often speculative aspects of the geology of the trough Few detailed local stratigraphic de­...

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Hydrological Problems Associated With Mineralizations in ,
Hydrological Problems Associated With Mineralizations in ,

Regional Geologic Setting The Benue trough is geographically divided into upper, middle and lower regions The area under study is the Middle Benue Trough in Northcentral Nigeria (Fig 1) Basin strata in the region directly overly the basement complex Stratigraphy of the Cretaceous sediment fill of the middle Benue trough can be divided into...

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Benue Trough - Wikipedia
Benue Trough - Wikipedia

The Lower Benue Trough is the southern portion of the Benue Trough that is believed to have originated as a failed arm of an aulacogen at the time of the opening of the South Atlantic Oceans during the separation of the African plate and the South American plate The geology of Lower Benue Trough is associated with the tectonic activities...

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Petroleum Potentials of the Nigerian Benue Trough and ,
Petroleum Potentials of the Nigerian Benue Trough and ,

A review on the geology and petroleum potentials of the Nigerian Benue Trough and Anambra Basin is done to identify potential petroleum systems in the basins The tectonic, stratigraphic and organic geochemical evaluations of these basins suggest the similarity with the contiguous basins of Chad and Niger Republics and Sudan, where commercial oil discovery have been made...

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A model for the tectonic evolution of the Benue Trough of ,
A model for the tectonic evolution of the Benue Trough of ,

Based on the results of a detailed magnetic study of the Lower and Middle Benue Trough of Nigeria carried out by the author and results of previous geophysical studies of the Benue Trough and of similar structures elsewhere in the world, a possible model for the tectonic evolution of the Benue Trough has been developed , The regional ....

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Assessment of the petroleum, coal and geothermal resources ,
Assessment of the petroleum, coal and geothermal resources ,

It is inferred, however, from the few values available and the regional geology that the development of geothermal resources, in general, would be uneconomical Exceptions may include a geopressured zone in the Niger Delta and areas of recent tectonic activity in the Benue Trough and Cameroon...

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Exhumed hydrocarbon traps in Afikpo Basin, Southeastern ,
Exhumed hydrocarbon traps in Afikpo Basin, Southeastern ,

basin The use of Afikpo basin in the southeastern region of the Lower Benue Trough is crucial and important since the Upper Cretaceous basin is a proto-type of the Cenozoic Niger Delta REGIONAL GEOLOGY OF SOUTH EASTERN NIGERIA The evolution of sedimentary basins in South-Eastern Nigeria (Fig2) followed the opening of the South Atlantic and...

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The brine fields of the Benue Trough, Nigeria: a ,
The brine fields of the Benue Trough, Nigeria: a ,

Printed in Great Britain 0899-5362/98 $1900 + 000 The brine fields of the Benue Trough, Nigeria: a comparative study of geomorphic, tectonic and hydrochemical properties KALU O UMA Department of Geology, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria Abstract-The numerous isolated brine occurrences in the Benue Trough of Nigeria share some ....

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(PDF) Petroleum Potentials of the Nigerian Benue Trough ,
(PDF) Petroleum Potentials of the Nigerian Benue Trough ,

A review on the geology and petroleum potentials of the Nigerian Benue Trough and Anambra Basin is done to identify potential petroleum systems in the basins...

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REGIONAL GEOLOGY OF NIGERIA | MARTINS LIBRARY
REGIONAL GEOLOGY OF NIGERIA | MARTINS LIBRARY

REGIONAL GEOLOGY OF NIGERIA GEOLOGY , NIGERIA The mapped area falls within the Benue trough The oldest sedimentary rocks in Nigeria is in this trough and they are of lower cretaceous age The Benue trough is one of the seven main sedimentary structural features in the SE-NE Nigeria...

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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR ,
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR ,

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Geology and petroleum resources of central and east-central Africa By James A Peterson* Open-File Report 85-589 This report is preliminary and has not been reviewed for conformity with US Geological Survey editorial standards and stratigraphic nomenclature Missoula, Montana 1985...

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Provenance and Tectonic Setting of Amasiri Sandstone ,
Provenance and Tectonic Setting of Amasiri Sandstone ,

the sedimentary units within the Benue trough The Turonian Eze-Aku Formation of the lower Benue Trough is dominated by shales and sandstones with subordinate limestones (Reyment, 1965) However, in the south eastern part of the trough, there are a number ,...

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Re-evaluation of Sedimentary Thickness and Curie Point ,
Re-evaluation of Sedimentary Thickness and Curie Point ,

Fig1 shows the study area and the regional geology of the Lower Benue trough The geological map (Fig 2) of the study was extracted from the regional geologic map and redigitized using the Arc GIS software for enhanced interpretation of the aeromagnetic map Visually inspecting the map shows five main formations within the study area...

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Chapter A - USGS
Chapter A - USGS

The fracture zone ridges subdivide the margin into individual basins, and, in Nigeria, form the boundary faults of the Cretaceous Benue-Abakaliki trough, which cuts far into the West African shield The trough represents a failed arm of a rift triple junction associated with the opening of the South Atlantic...

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Geology and Baryte Mineralization of the Liji Area, Upper ,
Geology and Baryte Mineralization of the Liji Area, Upper ,

The Benue Trough is Nigeria’s main but not exclusive source of baryte mineralization Oden (2012) reported that occurrences of baryte are found in various localities of eight states within the Benue Trough They include Alifokpa, Gabu and Osina in Cross River State and Ishiagu in Ebonyi State in the Lower Benue Trough; baryte fields occur in ....

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Paleocurrent Analysis of the Sandstone Body in Akpoha and ,
Paleocurrent Analysis of the Sandstone Body in Akpoha and ,

An adequate interpretation of the geology and history of the Benue Trough requires a proper understanding of its regional tectonic framework The origin, tectonic evolution, and the stratigraphy of the Benue Trough has been discussed by several authors [1-7] considered the Benue Trough as a continuation of a sinistral shear fracture zone...

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Geophysical and geological evidence for the Benue-Chad ,
Geophysical and geological evidence for the Benue-Chad ,

Anomaly I-The Benue trough The Benue trough has been considered by many authors in discussion on the origin of this feature (King 1950, Carter etal 1963, Burke et al 1971, Grant 1971, etc) The present authors consider that the account given by Cratchley and Jones (1965) in interpreting the geological and gravitational evidence stands as a ....

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Niger Delta Basin (geology) - Wikipedia
Niger Delta Basin (geology) - Wikipedia

The Niger Delta Basin is an extensional basin surrounded by many other basins in the area that all formed from similar process The Niger Delta Basin lies in the south westernmost part of a larger tectonic structure, the Benue Trough The other side of the basin is bounded by the Cameroon Volcanic Line and the transform passive continental ....

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Geological Characterization of Azara Barite Mineralization ,
Geological Characterization of Azara Barite Mineralization ,

20 Regional Geology 21 Geological Setting of Benue Trough The Benue Trough of Nigeria is a rift basin in central West Africa that extends NNE–SSW for about 800 km in length and 150 km in width The southern limit is the northern boundary of the Niger Delta, while the northern limit is the southern boundary of the Chad Basin...

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Geology and Stratigraphy of Middle Cretaceous Sequences ,
Geology and Stratigraphy of Middle Cretaceous Sequences ,

geology, Asu river group, Turonian Ezeaku formation) INTRODUCTION The study area lies between longitudes 7o51lE and 8o00lE and latitudes 5o55lN and 6o00lN within the Afikpo syncline of the Cross River basin of the Benue Trough The Benue Trough of Nigeria formed as a result of series of tectonism and repetitive sedimentation in the Cretaceous ....

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Evolution of Gongola Basin Upper Benue Trough Northeastern ,
Evolution of Gongola Basin Upper Benue Trough Northeastern ,

INTRODUCTION The Gongola Basin (arm) of the Upper Benue Trough is a N-S trending arm of the 1000 km long Benue TroughThe mechanism of the formation of the Trough dominated most of the early studies carried out in the area and, although, still controversial, an unstable RRF (rift-rift fault) triple junction model leading to plate dilation and the opening of the Gulf of Guinea (Benkhelil, 1989 ....

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Facies Associations and Successions in Amaseri Sandstones ,
Facies Associations and Successions in Amaseri Sandstones ,

Regional Geologic Setting of the Study Area The Benue Trough is a part of the extensive West and Central African Rift Systems that occur as a result of break- up of the Gondwana supercontinent...

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REGIONAL STRATIGRAPHY OF SOUTH EASTERN NIGERIA | ,
REGIONAL STRATIGRAPHY OF SOUTH EASTERN NIGERIA | ,

Home GEOLOGY REGIONAL STRATIGRAPHY OF SOUTH EASTERN NIGERIA REGIONAL STRATIGRAPHY OF SOUTH EASTERN NIGERIA , Regionally, the mapped area is within the Southern end of the Benue trough The oldest sedimentary rocks in Nigeria is in this trough and they are of lower Cretaceous age The cretaceous stratigraphic record of the Southern Benue ....

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Interpretationof highresolutionaeromagneticdata over ,
Interpretationof highresolutionaeromagneticdata over ,

2 Regional geology The sedimentary fill of the southern Benue Trough was controlled by cycles of transgressions and regressions accompanied by interferences of local tectonics Figure 2 is a simplified geological map of the southern Benue Trough Three cycles of basin fill have been recorded in the basin, they include;...

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Evaluation of Arsenic Concentration in Rocks of Kaltungo ,
Evaluation of Arsenic Concentration in Rocks of Kaltungo ,

The geology The Benue Trough of Nigeria is an intracontinental Cretaceous basin about 1000kilometres in length elongated , early Cenozoic agmatism of the Benue trough (Nigeria); geochemical evidence for the involvement of the , GJ(1992): Regional framework, structural and petroleumaspect of rift basins in Niger, Chad and the...

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A Bibliography of Geological Studies on the Benue Trough ,
A Bibliography of Geological Studies on the Benue Trough ,

A Bibliography of Geological Studies on the Benue Trough of Nigeria: 2000-2015 Aminu MD 1, Ardo BU * and Jato MA2 1Department of Geology, Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Nigeria 2Department of Environmental Science, Federal University Dutse, Nigeria Submission: June 14, 2017 , Published: September 26, 2017...

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Textural and Compositional Studies of Sediments from Parts ,
Textural and Compositional Studies of Sediments from Parts ,

The regional geology and stratigraphy of the Benue Trough have been comprehensively discussed, reviewed and presented by carter et al (1963), offodile (1976), Petters (1982), Whiteman (1982), Nwajide (1990), Ojoh (1992), Akande et al (1998), Obaje et al (1999) among others In both arms of the Upper Benue Trough (Figure 2), the...

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Regional 1D hydrocarbon maturation modelling of the ,
Regional 1D hydrocarbon maturation modelling of the ,

Jun 19, 2019· The vitrinite maturation profiles and the geochemical data suggested the generation of hydrocarbon before the Santonian compressional uplift of the Abakaliki–Benue Trough with its resultant sediment folding, which displaced the depo-centre from the Abakaliki Basin to ,...

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