Sedimentary Basins

Sedimentary Basins


Rajasthan has four potential Petroliferous basins

The basins cover approx. 1,50,000 sq. km. area. The Ministry of Petroleum & Natural gas has upgraded the first three petroliferous basins into category- I, i.e. equivalent to the Bombay High, Cambay Basin and Assam, which are potential for hydrocarbons prospects. These 4 Basins are spread over in 14 Districts of Western & Eastern Rajasthan


Sr. No Basin Basin Coverage
1 Jaisalmer Basin (Rajasthan  Jaisalmer – Mari Arch, Kishangarh Sub-Basin, Shahgarh Depression and Miajlar Sub Basin .District Jaisalmer and part of jodhpur
2 Barmer – Sanchore Basin Districts Barmer and  Part of Jalore.
3 Bikaner – Nagaur Basin Districts Bikaner ,Nagaur, Ganganagar/ Hanumangarh and Part of Churu.
4 Vindhyan Basin Districts Kota, Jhalawar, Baran, Bundi and Part of Bhilwara etc.
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