Evaluation of the Petroleum Potential of the Jurassic and Jurassic Sediments Turgay BasinAuthor(s): Smabayeva Raigul Kulbekovna
The Turgay sineclise in central Kazakhstan covers about 140,000 sq Km, out of which about 60,000 sq Km of is favorable for oil and gas. The area`s first oil and gas field, Kumkol, was discovered in 1984. The other fields include Maybulak, Aryskum, Kyzylkiya, Nuraly, Aksay, Konus, Bektas and Akshabulak. All of the discoveries are in the Aryskum downwarp.