The Sichuan Basin (Chinese: 四川盆地; pinyin: Sìchuān Péndì), formerly transliterated as the Szechwan Basin, sometimes called the Red Basin, is a lowland region in southwestern China.
2008 Sichuan earthquake
According to the United States Geological Survey: The earthquake occurred as the result of motion on a northeast striking reverse fault or thrust fault on the northwestern margin of the Sichuan Basin.
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In 2011,the company continued to implement the “Peak Growth in Oil and Gas Reserves” Program. A number of significant discoveries and deep breakthroughs were made in major exploration areas, including the palaeohigh in Sichuan, Baxian County depression in Bohai Bay Basin, and Qaidam Yingdong Formation.
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Tentative Lists of all States Parties must comply with the Operational Guidelines. Out of 193 States Parties to the Convention, 184 have submitted a Tentative List.