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An in-depth study of the crystalline basement of sedimentary basins is a dictate of the time

R.Kh. Muslimov

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The history of studying the crystalline basement in the Republic of Tatarstan, the state of implementation of the super-deep drilling program is given.
The scientific substantiation of the replenishment of exploited oil and oil-gas fields is provided by feeding them with deep hydrocarbons through oil supply channels connecting the deep source of hydrocarbons with sedimentary cover deposits. The crystalline basement is of interest for the search for hydrocarbon deposits, but its role as a transit for replenishing deposits of hydrocarbon sedimentary cover in the process of constant degassing of the Earth is more attractive and justified. To use these processes, a fundamentally new approach to the construction of geological and hydrodynamic models of oil fields is proposed, taking into account the fundamental principles of geological science on the formation and reformation of oil deposits and the deep processes of Earth degassing.
Prospects are substantiated for the development of “old” fields that are in long-term development, for the calculation of oil recovery factor taking into account oil entering the reservoir from the depths of the Earth, the need for adjusting methods for calculating and accounting reserves, changing levels of material balance, and scientific and practical suggestions for accounting when calculating reserves and designing the development of fundamental principles of field geology.
Further prospects for the introduction of hydrodynamic development methods and their significant expansion due to the opening of the processes of replenishment of sedimentary basin deposits with deep hydrocarbons and the reformation of deposits at a late stage of development are shown.


crystalline basement, degassing of the Earth, formation and reformation of oil deposits, hydrocarbons, replenishment


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Renat Kh. Muslimov
Institute of Geology and Petroleum Technologies
Kazan (Volga region) Federal University
4/5 Kremlevskaya st., Kazan, 420008, Russian Federation


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Muslimov R.Kh. (2019). Paleobasins – a new concept of modeling the history of geological development and oil and gas bearing of regions. Georesursy = Georesources, 21(4), pp. 55-62. DOI: