Researchers trace geologic origins of Gulf of Mexico ‘super basin’ success

Source: Science Daily

The Gulf of Mexico holds huge untapped offshore oil deposits that could help power the U.S. for decades. According to researchers, the basin’s vast oil and gas reserves are the result of a remarkable geologic past. Only a fraction of the oil has been extracted and much remains buried beneath ancient salt layers, just recently illuminated by modern seismic imaging.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/01/210115115240.htm