Volume 4, No. 2, June 2018

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  • ISSN: 2395-647X (Online)
  • Abbreviated Title:  Int. J. Geol. Earth Sci.
  • Editor-in-Chief: ​Prof. Marina Fernandez de la Cruz, Department of Petrology and Geochemistry, Faculty of Geological Sciences, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
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Role of Foraminifera in Hydrocarbon Exploration

C S Bhargava Sharma, N Malarkodi, and S Chethan Kumar
Department of Geology, Bangalore University, Bangalore 560056, Karnataka, India

Abstract—The paper aim to review the applied role of foraminifera in hydrocarbon exploration and its applied usefulness, and the oil industry. This paper was written in an attempt to provide an overview of the role of foramnifera in the hydrocarbon exploration and their usefulness in biostratigraphy and palaeoenvironmental interpretation.

Index Terms—Foraminifera, Hydrocarbon, Oil Industry, Exploration

Cite:C S Bhargava Sharma, N Malarkodi, and S Chethan Kumar, "Role of Foraminifera in Hydrocarbon Exploration," International Journal of Geology and Earth Science, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 63-65, June 2018.