from The Century Dictionary.
- In geology, noting the lower division of the Upper Cretaceous formation in Belgium and France, equivalent to the Galt and Upper Greensand of England.
- noun The Albian division.
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OGX announced January 22 that it has found hydrocarbons in the albian section (the layer of soil formed between 112 million and 99.6 million years ago) of well 1-OGX-5-RJS, located in block BM-C-43, in shallow waters in the southern part of Campos Basin close to Rio de Janeiro.
1-OGX-6-RJS: Etna prospect, being drilled by the rig Ocean Quest in the block BM-C-41, has already encountered an oil-bearing column in the albian section.