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Hi all! Welcome to our blog, Tektonesiana.

The name of Tektonesiana is derived from the word tectonics and Indonesia. Tektonesiana represents our ‘passion’ on tectonics of Indonesia.

We, Indonesian geologists who share the same interest, use this blog to post articles that represent our works. These articles have been presented in scientific meetings. Some of them also have been published in journals. We have many questions about tectonics of Indonesia, and we want to share them with you. Enjoy our blog!

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Inverted intra arc transtensional deepwater basin in West – Central Java border: New interpretation of basin evolution and its implication to the petroleum system

This article, which has been presented AAPG Annual Conference and Exhibition, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 2010 explains about tectonics of a Tertiary deepwater intra‐arc basin that experienced inversion by thrust faults. Oil seeps along this area may indicate distribution of source rock. The expelled and migrated hydrocarbon could reach in to potential traps and accumulated in reservoirs in these basins. The tectonics and paleogeographic reconstructions of this basin are expected to reveal the characteristics of petroleum systems.

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Exploration Challenges and Opportunities in Deep Water Makassar Strait Basins, Indonesia : Review of Carbonate Play Based on Sequence Stratigraphy and Seismic Characterization

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This work that has been presented SEG Annual Meeting, September 18 – 23, 2011 , San Antonio, Texas overviews the petroleum system model in deepwater Makassar Strait basins. Unsuccessful of six expensive exploration wells in this area is a bit much influence to the activities of exploration in the South Makassar Basin. The authors explained exploration opportunities and challenges in an effort to discover hydrocarbons in the deep water Makassar Strait Basins.

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Discovery of outcrop-scale fine-grained sediment waves in the lower Halang Formation, an upper Miocene submarine-fan succession in West Java

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This article is about the first discovery of outcrop-scale, fine-grained sediment waves in the left-side muddy overbank deposits relative to the down-current direction of the adjacent channel deposits in the lower Halang Formation turbidite system in a late Miocene back-arc basin, West Java. The present outcrop-scale examples can fill the gap in dimension and formative processes between laboratory-scale bedforms and modern large-scale, fine-grained sediment waves for elucidating scale-independent processes, which are responsible for the development of fine-grained waveforms in a deep-water environment. This article has been published in Sedimentary Geology.

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