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Optimum conditions for oil exploitation

high reservoir rock porosity


low cap rock permeability


high oil temperature


higher pressure

How is crude oil formed?

Burial


Compaction


anaerobic digestion


heat and high pressure

Essential conditions for the formation


of exploitable oil deposits

permeable source of rock to allow migration to reservoir rock


porous reservoir rock to store oil


impermeable cap rock to prevent escape