The Central Adriatic foreland and its adjacent on and off-shore foredeep area has been a target of great interest for hydrocarbon exploration since the past century and were a widespread occurrence of small/medium oil accumulations, is the clear proof of an active petroleum system. Our geological and modelling work, allowed a better regional understanding of the processes and key factors at the base of the activation of the petroleum system, reducing the overall geological risk and representing a good base for future exploration efforts in the region (both on-shore and off-shore).


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