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Identification of Two Loading Trends in Offshore Nile Delta, and the Implication on Pore Pressure RiskingNormal access

Author: T. Sinclair
Event name: Second EAGE Workshop on Pore Pressure Prediction
Session: PP/FG in Environments with More than One Source of Overpressure II
Publication date: 19 May 2019
DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201900517
Organisations: EAGE
Language: English
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Analysis of offset wells in WDDM offshore Nile Delta, Egypt shows that there are two identifiable loading trends differentiating the Plio-Pleistocene from the Miocene mudstones. These two trends represent a secondary pore pressure mechanism beibg active in the basin with an unloading trend being observed in one of the offset wells showing the transitional phase.

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