Bibliography of the Geology, stratigraphy and Hydrocarbon Potential of Libya
This page is intended to provide references to the geology of Libya and its petroleum resources and was compiled by Hassan Salem Hassan for his PhD studies and by his academic adviser Christopher Kendall.
Bagnold, R.A., "Journeys in the Libyan Desert 1929 and 1930". The Geographical Journal, Vol:78 (1931), pp:13-39 Bagnold, Ralph A., "Libyan Sands", Immel, London 1935.
Boote, D. R. D., Clark-Lowes, D. D., Traut, M. W., 1998. Paleozoic petroleum systems of North Africa. In: Petroleum Geology of North Africa. (ed. D. S. Clark-Lowes), Geol. Soc. Special Publication No. 132, p. 7-68.
Craig, J., Rizzi, C., Said, F., Thusu, B., Lüning, S., Asbali, A.I., Keely, M.L., Bell, J.F., Durham, M.J., Eales, M.H., Beswetherick, S. and Hamblett, C. 2004. Structural Styles and Prospectivity in the Precambrian and Palaeozoic Hydrocarbon Systems of North Africa. Abstract: III Symposium Geology of East Libya, November 21-23 2004, Binghazi, GSPLAJ; extended Abstract, PETEX 2004, London, 23rd-25th November 2004.
Craig, J., Rizzi, C., Said, F., Thusu, B., Luning, S., Asbali, A., Keeley, M.L., Bell, J. F., Durham, M. J., Eales, M. H., Beswetherick, S., and Hamblett, C., 2006. Structural Styles and Prospectivity in the Precambrian and Palaeozoic Hydrocarbon Systems of North Africa.
Desio, A., 1935. Studi geologici sulla Cirenaica, sul deserto Libico, sulla Tripolitinia e sul Fezzan orientale. Missione scientifica della R. Accad. D’Italie a Cufra, (1931), Roma., vol. 1. 480p
EIA International Energy Annual (2004)
El Arnauti, A., and Shelmani, M., 1985. Stratigraphy and structural setting. In: B. Thusu and B. Owens (Eds.), Palynostratigraphy of Northeast Libya. Jour. Brit. Micropal. Sco. London.
El-Ghoul, A., 1991. A modified Farwah Group type section and its application to understanding stratigraphy and sedimentation along an E-W section through NC 35A, Sabratah Basin. Third Symposium on the Geology of Libya. Vol. 4 (eds. M. J. Salem, O. S. Hammuda and B. A. Eliagoubi), Elsevier, Amsterdam, p. 1637-1656.
El Hawat, A. S., and Shelmani, M. A., 1993. Short notes and guide book on the geology of Al Jabal Al Akhdar, Cyrenaica, NE Libya, first Symposium, geology of Sirt Basin, 70 pp.
Energy Intelligence Research, Libya Oil & Gas: Back in Business, 2005
Energy Information Administration (web site), Official Energy statistics from the U.S. Government, 2007. http://www.eia.doe.gov/emeu/cabs/libyareserves.html
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Hammuda, O. S., Van Hinte, J. E. and Nederbragt, S., 1991. Geohistory analysis mapping in central and southern Tarabulus Basin, northwestern offshore Libya. Third Symposium on the Geology of Libya. Vol. 4 (eds. M. J. Salem, O. S. Hammuda and B. A. Eliagoubi), Elsevier, Amsterdam, p. 1657-1680.
Hallet, D., and Ghoul, A., 1996. Oil and gas potential of the deep trough areas in the Sirt basin, Libya. Geology of the Sirt Basin. Vol. 2. (eds. M. J. Salem, A. S. El-Hawat and A. M. Sbeta), Elsevier, Amsterdam, p. 455-484.
Hallet, D., 2002. Petroleum geology of Libya. New York, Elsevier, 503p.
Helen Chapin Metz, ed. Libya: A Country Study. Washington: GPO for the Library of Congress, 1987. http://countrystudies.us/libya/
Jad, Mouawad, 2005. Libya Tempts Executives With Big Oil Reserves. The new York Times (Business)Published: January 2, 2005.
Kirmani, Khalil, U., Fituri, Elhaj, 1988. Geology and Hydrocarbon Potential of the Hamada and Murzuq basins in Western Libya: abstract. AAPG Bulletin. Volume 72 (1988).
Massa, D., and Delort, T., 1984. Evolution du Bassin de Syrte (Libya) du Cambrien au Cretace Basal: Bulletin Société Géologique de France, Series 7, v. 26, no. 6, p. 1087–1096.
Meister, E. M., E. F. Ortiz, E. S. T. Pierobon, A. A. Arruda, and M. A. M. Oliveira, 1991. The origin and migration fairways of petroleum in the Murzuq basin, Libya: An alternative exploration model, in M. J. Salem, M. T. Busrewil, and A. M. Ben Ashour, eds., The Geology of Libya: Third Symposium on the Geology of Libya, held at Tripoli, September 27–30, 1987: Amsterdam, Elsevier, v. 7, p. 2725–2742.
Metz, Helen Chapin, ed. Libya: A Country Study. Washington: GPO for the Library of Congress, 1987. http://countrystudies.us/libya/
Middle East Petroleum and Economic Publications (MEES), October 3rd, 2005
Mounir, Ferjaoui, Abdelaziz, Meskini, and Mohamed, Hedi, Acheche, 2001. Modeling of Hydrocarbon generation and expulsion from Tannezuft and Aouinet Ouinine Formations in southern Tunisia-North Africa. Rock the Foundation Convention, June 18-22. Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists.
Moffat, Ian, W., and Clive, Johns, 2001. Petroleum Systems of the Berkine Basin, Grand Erg Oriental, Algeria. Rock the Foundation Convention, June 18-22. Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists.
Pallas, P., 1980. Water resources of the Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamhiriya. Second Symposium on the Geology of Libya. Vol. 2 (eds. M. J. Salem and M. T. Busrewil), Academic Press, London, p. 539-594.
Ricchiuto, T. and Pajola, A. M., 2000. Libya NC 41: Integration of chemical and isotopic analyses (abstract only). Second Symposium on the Sedimentary basins of Libya. The Geology of northwest Libya. Book of abstracts, p. 78.
Roohi, M., 1996a. A geological view of source-reservoir relationships in the western Sirt basin. First Symposium on the Sedimentary basins of Libya, Geology of the Sirt basin. Vol. 2. (eds. M. J. Salem, A. S. El-Hawat and A. M. Sbeta), Elsevier, Amsterdam, p. 323-336.
Rusk, D. C., 2001. Libya: Petroleum potential of the underexplored basin centers—A twenty-first-century challenge, in M.W. Downey, J. C. Threet, and W. A. Morgan, eds., Petroleum provinces of the twenty-first century: AAPG Memoir 74, p. 429–452.
Sebastian Lu_ning, Jonathan Craig, Bill Fitches, Juma Mayouf, Ahmed Busrewil, Mufta El Dieb, Amar Gammudi, David Loydell and Duncan McIlroy, 1999, Reevaluation of the petroleum potential of the Kufra basin (SE Libya, NE Chad): does the source rock barrier fall. Marine and Petroleum Geology 16 (1999)693-718.
Sbeta, A. M., 1991. Petrography and facies of the Middle and Upper Eocene rocks (Tellil Group), offshore western Libya. Third Symposium on the Geology of Libya. Vol. 5 (eds. M. J. Salem and M. N. Belaid), Elsevier, Amsterdam, p. 1929-1966.
Short Term Energy Outlook (June 2007)