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« Middle East Geology »,

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AL NAQIB K.M. [1967] - Geology of the Arabian peninsula - southwestern Iraq. Geological Survey Professional Paper, Washington, 560-G, p. 1-54.

ALDABAL M.A. and ALSHARHAN A.S. [1989] - Geological model and reservoir evaluation of the Lower Cretaceous Bab Member in the Zakum field, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E. 6th Middle East Oil Show and Conference, Proceedings, Bahrain, SPE 18007, p. 797-810.

ALSHARHAN A.S. [1985a] – Depositional environment, reservoir units evolution, and hydrocarbon habitat of Shuaiba Formation, Lower Cretaceous, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Bulletin of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Tulsa, vol. 69, Nº 6, p. 899-912.

ALSHARHAN A.S. [1985b] - Petrography, sedimentology, diagenesis and reservoir characteristics of the Shuaiba and Kharaib formations (Barremian - mid Aptian). Carbonate sediments of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Doctoral Dissert., University of South Carolina, Columbia, 175 p.

ALSHARHAN A.S. [1987] - Geology and reservoir characteristics of carbonate buildup in giant Bu Hasa oil field, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Bulletin of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Tulsa, vol. 71, Nº 10, p. 1304-1318.

ALSHARHAN A.S. [1990] - Geology and reservoir characteristics of Lower Cretaceous Kharaib Formation in Zakum field, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. In: BROOKS J. (ed.), Classic petroleum provinces. Geological Society Special Publications, Nº 50, p. 299-316.

ALSHARHAN A.S. [1995] - Facies variation, diagenesis, and exploration potential of the Cretaceous rudist-bearing carbonates of the Arabian Gulf. Bulletin of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Tulsa, vol. 79, Nº 4, p. 531-550.

ALSHARHAN A.S. and NAIRN A.E.M. [1993] - Chapter 15 - Carbonate platform models of Arabian Cretaceous reservoirs. In: SIMO J.A.T., SCOTT R.W., and MASSE J.-P. (eds.), Cretaceous carbonate platforms. American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Tulsa, Memoir 56, p. 173-184.

ALSHARHAN A.S. and NAIRN A.E.M. [1997] - Sedimentary basins and petroleum geology of the Middle East. Elsevier, Amsterdam, 843 p. + 99 p.

ALSHARHAN A.S. and  WHITTLE G.L. [1995] - Carbonate-evaporite sequences of the Late Jurassic, southern and southwestern Arabian Gulf. Bulletin of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Tulsa, vol. 79, Nº 11, p. 1608-1630.

AMIREH B.S. [2000] - The Early Cretaceous Kurnub Group of Jordan: Subdivision, characterization and depositional environment development. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Monatshefte, Stuttgart, Jahrgang 2000, Heft 1, p. 29-57.

AZER S.R. and TOLAND C. [1993] - Sea level changes in the Aptian and Barremian (Upper Thamama) of offshore Abu Dhabi, UAE. 8th Middle East Oil Show and Conference, Proceedings, Bahrain, vol. 2, SPE 25610, p. 141-154.

BANNER F.T., FINCH E.M., and SIMMONS M.D. [1990] – On Lithocodium ELLIOTT (calcareous algae); its paleobiological and stratigraphical significance. Journal of Micropalaeontology, 9 (1), p. 21-36, 5 pl. (1-5).

Remark: The illustrated specimens originate from ADCO wells and Oman outcrops.

BANNER F.T., SIMMONS M.D., and WHITTAKER J.E. [1991] – The Mesozoic Chrysalidinidae (Foraminifera, Textulariacea) of the Middle East: the Redmond (Aramco) taxa and their relatives. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Geological series, London, 47 (2), p. 101-152.

BANNER F.T. and STRANK A.R.E. [1987] – On Wondersella athersuchi, a new stratigraphically significant hedbergellid foraminiferan from the Cretaceous Shuaiba Formation of the Middle East. Journal of Micropalaeontology, 6 (1), p. 39-48, 4 pl. (1-4).

Remark: The illustrated specimens originate from the well Zakum N° 1 (ADMA - ZADCO), Abu Dhabi.

BANNER F.T. and STRANK A.R.E. [1988]Wondersella athersuchi Banner & Strank: a corrective note on its systematic position. Journal of Micropalaeontology, 7 (2), p. 186.

BANNER F.T. and WHITTAKER J.E. [1991] – Redmond’s “new lituolid foraminifera” from the Mesozoic of Saudi Arabia. Micropaleontology, New York, vol. 37, Nº 1, p. 41-59, 6 pl. (1-6).

BANNER F.T. and WOOD G.W. [1964] - Lower Cretaceous-Upper Jurassic stratigraphy of Umm Shaif field, Abu Dhabi Marine Areas, Trucial Coast, Arabia. Bulletin of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Tulsa, vol. 48, N° 2, p. 191-206.

BASSON P.W. and EDGELL H.S. [1971] – Calcareous algae from the Jurassic and Cretaceous of Lebanon. Micropaleontology, New York, vol. 17, N° 4, p. 411-433, 7 pl. (1-7).

BÉCHENNEC F., ROGER J., LE MÉTOUR J., and WYNS R. [1992] - Geological map of Seeb. Sheet NF 40-03. Scale 1:250,000. Explanatory notes. Sultanate of Oman, Ministry of Petroleum and Minerals, Directorate general of Minerals, Muscat, 104 p., 23 fig., 1 map.

BERNECKER M. [1996] - Upper Triassic reefs of the Oman Mountains: Data from the South Tethyan margin. Facies, Erlangen, 34,  p. 41-76, 11 fig., 8 pl. h.-t. (11-18).

BEYDOUN Z.R. [1964] - The stratigraphy and structure of the Eastern Aden Protectorate. Overseas Geology and mineral Ressources, Supplement Series, London, Bulletin Supplement N° 5, 107 p., 3 fig., 16 pl. h.-t. (I-XVI), 3 maps.

BOICHARD R.A., AL-SUWAIDI A.S., and KARAKHANIAN H. [1994] - Sequence boundary types and related porosity evolutions: examples of the Upper Thamama Group in Field “A” (Offshore Abu Dhabi, UAE). 6th Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference, Abu Dhabi, ADSPE # 76, p. 417-428.

BOICHARD R.A., AL-SUWAIDI A.S., and KARAKHANIAN H. [1994] - Sequence boundary types and related porosity evolutions: example of the Upper Thamama Group in Field “A”, offshore Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. GEO '94, the Middle East Petroleum Geosciences, Manama, vol. I, p. 191-201.

BRAMKAMP R.A. and RAMIREZ L.F. [1958] - Geologic map of the northern Tuwayq quadrangle, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Miscellaneous Geologic Investigations, United States Geological Survey, Washington, Map I-207 A.

BRAMKAMP R.A., GIERHART R.D., BROWN G.F., and JACKSON R.O. [1956] - Geologic map of the southern Tuwayq quadrangle, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Miscellaneous Geologic Investigations, United States Geological Survey, Washington, Map I-212 A.

BRÖNNIMANN P. [1968] - Re-examination of the morphology of Nautiloculina circularis (Said and Barakat), 1959, from the Upper Jurassic of Egypt and Israel. Compte Rendu des Séances de la Société de Physique et d'Histoire naturelle de Genève, (NS), Genève , vol. 2, fasc. 1 (1967), p. 62-73, 3 fig., 2 pl. h.-t. (1-2).

BRÖNNIMANN P. and ZANINETTI L. [1972] - On the occurrence of the Serpulid Spirorbis Daudin, 1800 (Annelida, Polychaetia, Sedentarida) in thin sections of Triassic rocks of Europe and Iran. Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia, Milano, vol. 78, N° 1, p. 67-90, 4 fig., 3 pl. (10-12).

BRÖNNIMANN P., ZANINETTI L., BOZORGNIA F., DASHTI G.R. and MOSHTAGHIAN A. [1972] - Lithostratigraphy and Foraminifera of the Upper Triassic Naiband Formation, Iran. Revue de Micropaléontologie, Paris, vol. 14, N° 5, p. 7-16, 5 fig., 1 pl. (1).

Remark: Description of Miliolipora cuvillieri n. gen., n. sp. (Foraminifera).

BUCHEM F.S.P. Van, PITTET B., HILLGÄRTNER H., GRÖTSCH J., AL MANSOURI A.I., BILLING I.M., DROSTE H.H.J., and OTERDOOM W.H. [2002] – High-resolution sequence stratigraphic architecture of Barremian/Aptian carbonate systems in northern Oman and the United Arab Emirates (Kharaib and Shu'aiba formations). GeoArabia, Bahrain, vol. 7, Nº 3, p. 461-500, 12 fig. (including one poster).

BURRUS R.C., CERCONE K.R., and HARRIS P.M. [1983] – Fluid inclusion petrography and tectonic-burial history of the Al Ali No. 2 well: Evidence for the timing of diagenesis and oil migration, northern Oman foredeep. Geology, Boulder, vol. 11, p. 567-570.

BURRUS R.C., CERCONE K.R., and HARRIS P.M. [1985] – Timing of hydrocarbon migration: Evidenced from fluid inclusions in calcite cements, tectonics and burial history. In: Carbonate cements. Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists, Special Publication, Tulsa, Nº 36, p. 277-289.

Busnardo R. & Granier B. [2011] - "Aptian ammonites of Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)".- Carnets de Géologie - Notebooks on Geology, Brest, Letter 2011/04 (CG2011_L04), 33 p.

CALAVAN C.W., HAGERTY R.M., MITCHELL J.C., and SCHUTTER S.R. [1992] - Integrated reservoir study and modeling of the Shuaiba reservoir, Bu Hasa field, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. 5th Abu Dhabi Petroleum Conference, Abu Dhabi, SPE 24509, ADSPE 1001, p. 299-312.

CAVELIER C. [1970] - Geological description of the Qatar peninsula (Arabian Gulf), Explanation of the 1/100 000 geological maps of Qatar. Government of Qatar, Department of Petroleum Affairs, 39 p.

CHERCHI A. and SCHROEDER R. [1978] - Revision of the type of Broeckinella arabica HENSON (Foram.) from Qatar peninsula (Arabia). Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Monatshefte, Stuttgart, Jahrgang 1978, Heft 9, p. 513-520.

CHERCHI A., SCHROEDER R., and BIN GHOTH M. [1998] - Early Aptian orbitolinid foraminifera from the Qishn Formation of Al Mukalla (Hadramawt, southern Yemen). Comparisons with adjacent regions. Zeitschrift für geologische Wissenschaften, Berlin, 26, 5/6, p. 543-561, 4 pl. (I-IV).

CONNALLY T.C. and SCOTT R.W. [1985] - Carbonate sediment-fill of an oceanic shelf, Lower Cretaceous, Arabian Peninsula. In: CREVELLO P.D. and HARRIS P.M. (eds.), Deep-water carbonates: buildups, turbidites, debris flows and chalk - a core workshop. Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists Core Workshop Nº 6, p. 266-302.

DELOFFRE R., POIGNANT A.F., and TEHERANI F. [1977] – Algues calcaires de l'Albo-Aptien au Paléocène de l'Iran central. Bulletin des Centres de Recherches Exploration-Production Elf-Aquitaine, Pau, vol. 1, N° 1, p. 29-57, 6 pl. (1-6).

DUNNINGTON H.V. [1967] - Stratigraphical distribution of oilfields in the Iraq-Iran-Arabia basin. Journal of the Institute of Petroleum, London, vol. 53, Nº 520, p. 129-161.

DUNNINGTON H.V., WETZEL R., and MORTON D.M. [1959] - Iraq, Mesozoic and Palaeozoic. Lexique stratigraphique international - Asie, Paris, vol. III, fasc. 10 a, 333 p.

EDGELL H.S. [1971] – Calpionellid stratigraphy and the Jurassic - Cretaceous boundary in South-East Iran. In: Colloque du Jurassique, Luxembourg, 1967. Mémoire B.R.G.M., Orléans, Nº 75, p. 213-247, 2 pl. (1-2).

EDGELL H.S. [1977] – The Permian System as an oil and gas reservoir in Iran, Iraq, and Arabia. Proc. Second Iranian Geological Symposium, Tehran, p. 161-201, 7 fig., 6 enclosures.

EDGELL H.S. [1987a] – Regional stratigraphic relationships in exploration for oil and gas. Short Course on Hydrocarbon Exploration, King Fahd university of Petroleum and Minerals Press, Dhahran, 44 p., 23 fig.

EDGELL H.S. [1987b] – Stratigraphic Control of oil and Gas Accumulation in Saudi Arabia. Short Course on Hydrocarbon Exploration, King Fahd university of Petroleum and Minerals Press, Dhahran, 23 p., 27 fig.

EDGELL H.S. [1987c] – Structural Analysis of Hydrocarbon Accumulation in Saudi Arabia. Short Course on Hydrocarbon Exploration, King Fahd university of Petroleum and Minerals Press, Dhahran, 26 p., 29 fig.

EDGELL H.S. [1991] – Proterozoic salt basins of the Persian Gulf area and their role in hydrocarbon generation. Precambrian Research, Amsterdam, 54, p. 1-14, 9 fig.

EDGELL H.S. [1992] – Basement Tectonics of Saudi Arabia as Related to Oil Field Structures. In: RICKARD M.J. et alii (eds.), Basement tectonics 9 - Proc. 9th International Conference on Basement Tectonics. Kluwer Academic Publishers, p. 166-193, 13 fig.

EDGELL H.S. [1996] – Salt tectonism in the Persian Gulf. In: ALSOP G.I., BLUNDELL D.J., and DAVISON I. (eds.), Salt Tectonics. Geological Society Special Publication, London, N° 100, p. 129-151, 17 fig.

EDGELL H.S. and BASSON P.W. [1975] – Calcareous algae from the Miocene of Lebanon. Micropaleontology, New York, vol. 21, N° 2, p. 165-184, 7 pl. (1-7).

ELLIOTT G.F. [1955] - Fossil calcareous Algae from the Middle East. Micropaleontology, New York, vol. 1, N° 2, p. 125-131, 1 pl. h.-t. (1).

ELLIOTT G.F. [1956] - Further records of fossil calcareous Algae from the Middle East. Micropaleontology, New York, vol. 2, N° 4, p. 327-334, 2 pl. (1-2).

ELLIOTT G.F. [1957] - New calcareous algae from the Arabian Peninsula. Micropaleontology, New York, vol. 3, N° 3, p. 227-230, 1 pl. (1).

ELLIOTT G.F. [1957] - New calcareous Algae from the Arabian Peninsula. Micropaleontology, New York, vol. 3, N° 3, p. 227-230, 1 pl. (1).

ELLIOTT G.F. [1958a] - Fossil microproblematica from the Middle East. Micropaleontology, New York, vol. 4, N° 4, p. 419-428, 3 pl. (1-3).

ELLIOTT G.F. [1958b] - Algal debris-facies in the Cretaceous of the Middle East. Palaeontology, London, vol. 1, part 3, p. 254-259, 4 pl. h.-t. (45-48).

ELLIOTT G.F. [1959] - New calcareous Algae from the Cretaceous of Iraq. Revue de Micropaléontologie, Paris, vol. 1, N° 4, p. 217-222, 2 pl. (1-2).

ELLIOTT G.F. [1960] - Fossil calcareous algal floras of the Middle East with a note on a Cretaceous problematicum Hensonella cylindrica gen. et sp. nov. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London, vol. CXV, p. 217-232, 1 pl. h.-t. (VIII).

ELLIOTT G.F. [1962] - More microproblematica from the Middle East. Micropaleontology, New York, vol. 8, N° 1, p. 29-44, 6 pl. (1-6).

ELLIOTT G.F. [1963] - Problematical microfossils from the Cretaceous and Palaeocene of the Middle East. Palaeontology, London, vol. 6, part 2, p. 293-300, 3 pl. h.-t. (46-48).

ELLIOTT G.F. [1968a] - Permian to Palaeocene calcareous Algae (Dasycladaceae) of the Middle East. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Geological (Palaeontological) series, London, Supplement 4, 111 p., 24 pl. h.-t. (1-24).

ELLIOTT G.F. [1968b] - Three new Tethyan Dasycladaceae (calcareous Algae) of the Middle East. Palaeontology, London, vol. 11, part 4, p. 491-497, 3 pl. h.-t. (93-95).

ELLIOTT G.F. [1978] - A new Dasycladacean Alga from the Palaeocene of Kurdistan. Palaeontology, London, vol. 21, part 3, p. 687-691, 1 pl. h.-t. (73).

ELLIOTT G.F. [1983] - The contribution of British oil interests in the Middle East to palaeontology. Annals of Science, 40, p. 273-279.

ELLIOTT G.F. [1986] - Isolated algal cysts in the Palaeocene - Lower Eocene of Kurdistan. Palaeontology, London, vol. 29, part 4, p. 739-741.

ELLIOTT G.F. and SÜSSLI P. [1975] - Imperiella gen. nov., a new Alga from the Ruteh Limestone, Upper Permian (Central Alborz Mountains, North Iran). Eclogae geologicae Helvetiae, Basle, vol. 68, N° 2, p. 449-455, 1 pl. h.-t. (I).

FISCHER K.C., MOELLER U., and MARSCHALL R. [1994] - Development of an exploration concept for the Shu'aiba Formation (Thamama Group) using seismic sequence and facies analysis in combination with forward modeling. GEO '94, the Middle East Petroleum Geosciences, Manama, vol. I, p. 377-386.

FITCHEN W.M. [1997] - Carbonate sequence stratigraphy and its application to hydrocarbon exploration and reservoir development. In: Carbonate seismology. S.E.G. Geophys. Develop., ser. Nº 6, p. 121-178.

FLÜGEL E. and BERNECKER M. [1996] - Upper Triassic reefs of the South Tethyan margin (Oman). In: REITNER J., NEUWEILER F., and GUNKEL F. (eds.), Global and regional controls on biogenic sedimentation. I. Reef evolution. Research reports. Göttinger Arb. Geol. Paläont., Göttingen, Sb2, p. 273-277, 2 fig. 1 pl.

FOURCADE É., MOUTY M., and TEHERANI K.K. [1997] Levantinella nov. gen. et révision du genre Mangashtia HENSON, grands Foraminifères du Jurassique et du Crétacé du Moyen-Orient. Géobios, Lyon, Nº 30, fasc. 2, p. 179-192.

FOURCADE É. and MOUTY M. [1995] – Découverte d'un nouveau grand Foraminifère du Jurassique de la marge sud téthysienne : Syriana khouryi n. gen. n. sp. Revue de Micropaléontologie, Paris, vol. 38, Nº 3, p. 217-227, 2 fig., 2 pl. (1-2).

FOX A.F. and BROWN R.C.C. [1968] - The geology and reservoir characteristics of the Zakum oil field, Abu Dhabi. Proceedings of the Second AIME Regional Technical Symposium, Dhahran, p. 39-61.

FROST S.F., BLIEFNICK D.M., and HARRIS P.M. [1983] - Deposition and porosity evolution of a Lower Cretaceous rudist buildup, Shuaiba Formation of eastern Arabian Peninsula. In: Carbonate buildups - A core workshop, SEPM Core Workshop, Dallas, N° 4 (April 16-17), p. 381-410.

GLENNIE K.W. [1995] - The geology of the Oman Mountains. An outline of their origin. Scientific Press Ltd, Beaconsfield, xx + 93 p., 11 pl. (1-10.A-B & 10.C-D).

GLENNIE K.W., BOEUF M.G.A., HUGHES CLARKE M.W., MOODY-STUART M., PILAAR W.F.H., and REINHARDT B.M. [1974] - Geology of the Oman Mountains. Verhandelingen van het Koninklijk Nederlands geologisch minjbouwkundig Genootschap [Transactions of the Royal Dutch Geological and Mining Society], Deel 31, part one (text): 423 p., part two (tables and illustrations), part three (enclosures).

GOLLESTANEH, A. [1965, unpublished] - A micropaleontological study of the Upper Jurassic and Lower Cretaceous of southern Iran. Ph. D. Thesis, London, 629 p., 240 pl.

GORIN G.E., RACZ L.G., and WALTER M.R. [1982] – Late Precambrian - Cambrian sediments of Huqf Group, Sultanate of Oman. Bulletin of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Tulsa, vol. 66, Nº 12, p. 2609-2627.

GRANIER B. [2000] - Lower Cretaceous stratigraphy of Abu Dhabi and the United Arab Emirates - A reappraisal. The 9th Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference, October 15th-18th, Conference Proceedings, Abu Dhabi, ADIPEC 0918, p. 526-535. [download for free at GMEOP]

GRANIER B. [2001] - Lower Cretaceous stratigraphy of Abu Dhabi and the U.A.E.: A reappraisal.- In: Ferré B., Fouray M. & Tabouelle J. (eds.), Colloquium on the Cenomanian Stage 2001, Rouen, October 19th-22nd, Communication Volume, Saint-Pierre-lès-Elbeuf, p. 55-68.  [download for free at GMEOP]

GRANIER B. [2001] - New or little know fossil calcareous algae from the Middle East.- 4th IFAA Regional Symposium, International "Fossil Algae" Association, August 29th - September 5th, Cluj-Napoca, 1 p. (abstract). [download for free at GMEOP]

GRANIER B. [2002] - Algues Dasycladales, nouvelles ou peu connues, du Jurassique supérieur et du Crétacé inférieur du Moyen-Orient - New or little known Dasyclad algae from Upper Jurassic and Lower Cretaceous series of the Middle East. In: BUCUR I.I. and FILIPESCU S. (eds.), Research advances in calcareous algae and microbial carbonates. Proceedings of the 4th IFAA Regional Meeting (Cluj-Napoca, August 29 - September 5, 2001), Presa Universitara Clujeana, Cluj-Napoca, p. 103-113, 1 pl. (I). [download for free at GMEOP]

GRANIER B. [2003] - A new approach in rock-typing, documented by a case study of layercake reservoirs in field "A", in offshore Abu Dhabi (U.A.E.). Carnets de Géologie - Notebooks on Geology, Maintenon, CG2003_A04_BG, Article 2003/04, 13 p. [download for free at GMEOP]

GRANIER B. [2004] - A new approach in rock-typing, documented by the case study of layer-cake reservoirs in field "A", offshore Abu Dhabi (U.A.E.).- Revue Roumaine de Géologie, Bucuresti, Tome 45 (2001), p. 117-134. [download for free at GMEOP]

GRANIER B. [2007] - On the track of a major trans-Tethyan discontinuity. In: Bulot L.G., Ferry S. & Grosheny D. (eds.), Relations entre les marges septentrionale et méridionale de la Téthys au Crétacé [Relations between the northern and southern margins of the Tethys ocean during the Cretaceous period].- Carnets de Géologie - Notebooks on Geology, Brest, Memoir 2007/02, Abstract 07 (CG2007_M02/07), p. 32-37. [download for free at GMEOP]

GRANIER B. [2008] - Holostratigraphy of the Kahmah regional Series in Oman, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates.- Carnets de Géologie - Notebooks on Geology, Brest, Article 2008/07 (CG2008_A07), 33 p. [download for free at GMEOP]

GRANIER B., AL-SUWAIDI A.S., BUSNARDO R., AZIZ S.K. and SCHROEDER R. [2003] - New insight on the stratigraphy of the "Upper Thamama" in offshore Abu Dhabi (U.A.E.). Carnets de Géologie - Notebooks on Geology, Maintenon, CG2003_A05_BG_etal, Article 2003/05, 17 p. [download for free at GMEOP]

GRANIER B. and BRUN R. [1991] - Cylindroporella cruciformis et Holosporella arabica, deux Dasycladacées nouvelles du Groupe Thamama, (? Portlandien-) Berriasien-Aptien d’Abu Dhabi, Emirats Arabes Unis. Cretaceous Research, London, vol. 12, p. 403-410. [download for free at GMEOP]

GRANIER B., Busnardo R. and Pittet B. [2011] - New data on the Hawar, Shu'aiba, Bab, and Sabsab regional stages of the Lower Cretaceous in the United Arab Emirates and in Oman. In: Grosheny D. & Granier B. (eds.), Platform to basin correlations in Cretaceous times.- Boletín del Instituto de Fisiografía y Geología, Rosario, vol. 79-81, p. 11-13. [download for free at GMEOP]

GRANIER B., Busnardo R. and Pittet B. [2009] - New data on the Hawar, Shu'aiba, Bab, and Sabsab regional stages of the Lower Cretaceous in the United Arab Emirates and in Oman. In: Grosheny D. & Granier B. (convs.), Les corrélations plate-forme/bassin.- Volume des Résumés, École des Mines de Paris, November 30th - December 1st, p. 15-17 (abstract).  [download for free at GMEOP] 

GRANIER B., Peebles R.G. and SANDER N.J. [2006] - Discussion on the Jurassic evolution of the Arabian carbonate platform edge in the central Oman Mountains, Geological Society of London Journal, Vol. 162, 2005, pp. 349-362.- Journal of the Geological Society, London, Vol. 163, N° 6, November 2006, p. 1047-1050. [download for free at GMEOP]

GRANIER B. and Pittet B. [2010] - New stratigraphic data on the Lekhwair and Hawar regional stages of the Lower Cretaceous in Oman. In: STRATI2010, 4ème Congrès Français de Stratigraphie (Paris, 30 août-2 septembre), volume des résumés, p. 111-112.  [download for free at GMEOP] 

HAAN A.E., CORBIN S.G., HUGHES CLARKE M.W., and MABILLARD J.E. [1990] - The Lower Kahmah Group of Oman: the carbonate fill of a marginal shelf basin. In: ROBERTSON A.H.F., SEARLE M.P., and RIES A.C. (eds.), The geology and tectonics of the Oman region. Geological Society Special Publication, London, Nº 49, p. 109-125.

HARRIS P.M. and FROST S.H. [1984] – Middle Cretaceous carbonate reservoirs, Fahud field and northwestern Oman. Bulletin of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Tulsa, vol. 68, Nº 5, p. 649-658.

HARRIS T.J., HAY J.T.C., and TWOMBLEY B.N. [1968] - Contrasting limestone reservoirs in the Murban field, Abu Dhabi. Proceedings of the Second AIME Regional Technical Symposium, Dhahran, p.149-182.

HASSAN T.H., MUDD G.C., and TWOMBLEY B.N. [1975] - The stratigraphy and sedimentation of the Thamama Group (Lower Cretaceous) of Abu Dhabi. Ninth Arab Petroleum Congress, Dubai, 107(B-3), 11 p.

HENSON F.R.S. [1948a] – XLI.- Foraminifera of the genus Trocholina in the Middle East. The Annals and Magazine of natural History, London, 11th series, vol. xiv [1947], Nº 115, p. 445-459, 3 pl. h.-t. (XI-XIII).

HENSON F.R.S. [1948b] – LV.- New Trochamminidae and Verneuilinidae from the Middle East. The Annals and Magazine of natural History, London, 11th series, vol. xiv [1947], Nº 117, p. 605-630, 5 pl. h.-t. (XIV-XVIII).

HENSON F.R.S. [1948c] - Larger imperforate Foraminifera of south-western Asia. Families Lituolidae, Orbitolinidae and Meandropsinidae. British Museum (Natural History), London, 127 p., 16 pl. (I-XVI).

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