Volumetric Calculation of Generated Hydrocarbon from Sargelu Formation in Kurdistan Region, Iraq

Petroleum Geochemistry

  • Rzger Abdulkarim Abdula Department of Petroleum Geoscience, Soran University, Erbil, Soran, Kurdistan Region- F. R. Iraq. http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9090-3091
  • Halat Rasul Asaad Department of Petroleum Geoscience, Soran University, Erbil, Soran, Kurdistan Region- F. R. Iraq. http://orcid.org/0000-0003-1252-1308
  • Omer Karim Qasim Department of Petroleum Geoscience, Soran University, Erbil, Soran, Kurdistan Region- F. R. Iraq. http://orcid.org/0000-0003-2449-7245
  • Hedayat Seyed Karim Hashmi Department of Petroleum Geoscience, Soran University, Erbil, Soran, Kurdistan Region- F. R. Iraq. http://orcid.org/0000-0002-0270-0460
  • Badeea Shafiq Abdi Department of Petroleum Geoscience, Soran University, Erbil, Soran, Kurdistan Region- F. R. Iraq. http://orcid.org/0000-0003-4005-7821
Keywords: Sargelu Formation, source rock, hydrocarbon, volumetric calculation, Iraq

Abstract

In attempt to determine the amount of hydrocarbon generated from Sargelu Formation, the outcrop and bore hole samples were used. The areal distribution, density, and weight of Sargelu Formation were determined by using traditional methods and using geographic information system. The amount of hydrocarbon generated was determined to be 3.4199 x 1012 kg.

Author Biographies

Rzger Abdulkarim Abdula, Department of Petroleum Geoscience, Soran University, Erbil, Soran, Kurdistan Region- F. R. Iraq.

Rzger Abdulkarim Abdula is a Lecture at Soran University and adjacent Lecturer at Tishik University, Iraq. He is a Ph.D. holder at the Soran University. He has held past positions as Operations Geologist with Talisman Energy Co. and as a geologist with RMG Engineers, Colorado Springs, CO, USA. He holds a BS in Geology (1987) from the University of Salahaddin, Erbil, Iraq, and an MS in Geology from the Colorado School of Mines.

Halat Rasul Asaad, Department of Petroleum Geoscience, Soran University, Erbil, Soran, Kurdistan Region- F. R. Iraq.

Halat Rasul Asaad graduated from Soran University, Erbil in 2020 with B.Sc. degree in Petroleum Geosciences. Her major field of interest is Petroleum Geology.

 

Omer Karim Qasim, Department of Petroleum Geoscience, Soran University, Erbil, Soran, Kurdistan Region- F. R. Iraq.

Omer Karim Qasim graduated from Soran University, Erbil in 2020 with B.Sc. degree in Petroleum Geosciences. His major field of interest is Petroleum Geology.

Hedayat Seyed Karim Hashmi, Department of Petroleum Geoscience, Soran University, Erbil, Soran, Kurdistan Region- F. R. Iraq.

Hedayat Seyed Karim Hashemi is an Assistant Lecturer at Soran University, Iraq. He graduated from the Tehran University in Tehran, Iran with a B.Sc. degree in Geography (2006) and M.Sc. in GIS from Tarbiat Modares University (2015) Tehran, Iran. His major field of interest is Geographic Information System.

Badeea Shafiq Abdi, Department of Petroleum Geoscience, Soran University, Erbil, Soran, Kurdistan Region- F. R. Iraq.

Badeea S. Abdi is an Assistant Lecturer at Soran University, Iraq. He graduated from the University of Salahalddin-Erbil, Iraq with a B.Sc. degree in Water and Soil (2006) and M.Sc. in GIS from Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam University (2015) Turkey. His major field of interest is Geographic Information System.

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Published
2020-12-31
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Abdula, R., Asaad, H., Qasim, O., Hashmi, H., & Abdi, B. (2020, December 31). Volumetric Calculation of Generated Hydrocarbon from Sargelu Formation in Kurdistan Region, Iraq. UKH Journal of Science and Engineering, 4(2), 166-177. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.25079/ukhjse.v4n2y2020.pp166-177
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