Reconcavo Basin, Brazil: a prolific intracontinental rift basin

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The basin is located in northeastern Brazil, and occupies an area of 11 500 km2. The article describes the exploration history of the area, its plate tectonic setting, structure, stratigraphy, basin evolution, and oil and gas systems. -G.E.Hodgson

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  • Brazil, Bahia, Reconcavo Basin
  • basin evolution
  • hydrocarbon exploration
  • hydrocarbon resource
  • interior rift basin
  • tectonic setting

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