Petroleum developments in Angola : (Document prepared by the ECA Secretariat)
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic and Social Council;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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These major structural features were responsible for the evolution of the basin and the cyclic carbonate-evaporite deposition during Aptian-Albian epoch. Contemporaneous with the deposition of the thick series of evaporites in the internal lagoonal basin, on the eastern shelf has been a sedimentation of terrigenous detrital strata and, on the western uplift, the building-up of reef limestones.