Scholars: Turkmen main non-sulfurous gas reserves are in cretaceous sediments

Oil&Gas Materials 18 June 2011 14:53 (UTC +04:00)

Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, June 18 / Trend H. Hasanov /

The main non-sulfurous gas reserves are in the cretaceous sediments of Turkmenistan.

They are discovered in a number of fields, some of which are classified as large or even giant, a the collection of articles "Scientific basis for further progress of the gas industry of Turkmenistan" prepared by the Turkmen Oil and Gas Institute said.

"The important conclusion is that the cretaceous sediments have great prospects for oil and gas exploration," the report said.

The geological features of the cretaceous sediments had a direct or indirect influence on the occurrence of liquid and gaseous hydrocarbons.