Middle Jurassic organic-rich claystones and mudstones from the North Sea area are very good source rocks. Organic-rich rocks of the same age occur in Polish Basin. Middle Jurassic claystones and mudstones from Polish Basin have never been surveyed in the course of an extensive geochemical research. In this paper source rock potential of Aalenian horizon will be surveyed. In conducive cases these rocks may contain unconventional hydrocarbon accumulations.


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