INTERPRETACIÓN ESTRUCTURAL DEL ÁREA ALREDEDOR DE LOS CAYOS QUITASUEÑO Y SERRANA, EN EL CARIBE, COSTA AFUERA DE COLOMBIA

  • F. MUNAR Ecopetrol S.A. – Instituto Colombiano del Petróleo, A.A. 4185 Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia
Keywords: structural interpretation, seismic lines, basement, horizon B , Caribbean plate, Quitasueño and Serrana Cays, second, multiple

Abstract

The Caribbean basin has been poorly explored and poses a wide array of geological questions, due to its uncertain stratigraphic relations, its structural frame and the nature of its basement related to the islands. By interpreting 1700 km seismic lines, from the Ecopetrol Caribbean surveys, Cayos 77 and Cayos 82, and by tightening two wells, Miskito 1 and Miskito 2, in the area of cays (lower Nicaragua rise), north of the Colombia Basin, we determined the stratigraphic position of the basement B" and found out two trends NE-SW and NW-SE for the Quitasueño and Serrana Cays, in a horst and graben style. In addition to that, the facies for the basement are for the most part igneous and from an exploration point of view, it gives the opportunity for a good seal.

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How to Cite
MUNAR, F. (2000). INTERPRETACIÓN ESTRUCTURAL DEL ÁREA ALREDEDOR DE LOS CAYOS QUITASUEÑO Y SERRANA, EN EL CARIBE, COSTA AFUERA DE COLOMBIA. CT&F - Ciencia, Tecnología Y Futuro, 2(1), 83-93. https://doi.org/10.29047/01225383.562

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2000-12-31
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