FACIES ANALYSIS AND DEPOSITIONAL MODEL OF THE MIDDLE-UPPER TRIASSIC SEMANTAN FORMATION, CENTRAL PAHANG, MALAYSIA

Authors

  • Muhammad Azfar Mohamed Petroleum Engineering Department, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, 32610, Seri Iskandar, Perak, Malaysia
  • Mazshurraiezal Nasir Geoscience Department, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, 32610, Seri Iskandar, Perak, Malaysia
  • Mohd Syukri Said Petroleum Engineering Department, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, 32610, Seri Iskandar, Perak, Malaysia
  • Chee Meng Choong Geoscience Department, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, 32610, Seri Iskandar, Perak, Malaysia
  • Mohamad Shaufi Sokiman Geoscience Department, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, 32610, Seri Iskandar, Perak, Malaysia
  • Nur Asyraf Md Akhir Petroleum Engineering Department, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, 32610, Seri Iskandar, Perak, Malaysia
  • Muhammad Aslam Md Yusof Petroleum Engineering Department, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, 32610, Seri Iskandar, Perak, Malaysia
  • Muhammad Noor Amin Zakariah Geoscience Department, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, 32610, Seri Iskandar, Perak, Malaysia
  • Mohd Nizam Abdul Rashid Research & Innovation Department, Canseleri Tun Abdul Razak, Universiti Malaysia Pahang, 26600, Pekan, Pahang, Malaysia
  • Salahuddin Husein Geological Engineering Department, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, 55281, Indonesia
  • Noorzamzarina Sulaiman Geoscience Department, Faculty of Earth Science, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, 17600 Jeli, Kelantan, Malaysia
  • Afiq Naim Mohd Kementerian Pengajian Tinggi, 62200, W.P. Putrajaya, Malaysia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.11113/aej.v12.17312

Keywords:

Semantan Formation, sedimentological, facies associations, channel-levee, Lobes, hybrid gravity flow deposit, Central of Pahang.

Abstract

This study details the sedimentological analysis of the Middle-Upper Triassic Semantan Formation in the Jerantut-Temerloh-Kemayan region of central Pahang. Seven (F1-7) facies have been identified which are; F1) poorly sorted conglomerate, F2) pebbly sandstone, F3) structureless-to-parallel laminated sandstone, F4) wavy-to-ripple fine-to-medium laminated sandstone, F5) slumped thin-interbeded sandstone and shale , F6) interbedded sandstone and shale, and F7) shale, represent a subordinate part of the Semantan Formation. Examination of the succession of the vertical facies resulted in concession of genetic units (FA1-FA5) which are; FA1) deep channel complex, FA2) distal lobe, FA3) hybrid gravity flow deposit, FA4) channelised lobe and FA5) non-channelised lobe. It is believed that these five genetic units were deposited within four proposed laterally contiguous depositional environments which are; 1) Inner fan – deep channel-levee complex (represent by FA1), 2) Mid fan – channelised lobe (represented by FA5 and FA3), 3) Mid Fan – non-channelised lobe (represented by FA4 and FA3), and 4) Outer fan – distal lobe (represented by FA2). The Semantan Formation deep-water fan is analysed as a sand-rich fan system, based on its sediment types.

Author Biography

Noorzamzarina Sulaiman, Geoscience Department, Faculty of Earth Science, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, 17600 Jeli, Kelantan, Malaysia

Geology Department

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2022-06-01

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Mohamed, M. A. ., Nasir, M. ., Said, M. S. ., Choong, C. M. ., Sokiman, M. S. ., Md Akhir, N. A. ., Md Yusof, M. A. ., Zakariah, M. N. A. ., Abdul Rashid, M. N. ., Husein, S. ., Sulaiman, N., & Mohd, A. N. . (2022). FACIES ANALYSIS AND DEPOSITIONAL MODEL OF THE MIDDLE-UPPER TRIASSIC SEMANTAN FORMATION, CENTRAL PAHANG, MALAYSIA. ASEAN Engineering Journal, 12(2), 195-203. https://doi.org/10.11113/aej.v12.17312

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