morning presentations

Morning Presentations

Sediment Routing System Integration — A Fundamental Control of Rift Basin Geomorphology and Tectono-Stratigraphy Related to Variations in Accommodation and Sediment Supply
R. L. Gawthorpe, A. Geurts, P. Cowie, A. Whittaker
Sediment Routing System Integration — A Fundamental Control of Rift Basin Geomorphology and Tectono-Stratigraphy Related to Variations in Accommodation and Sediment Supply
R. L. Gawthorpe, A. Geurts, P. Cowie, A. Whittaker
Syntectonic Sedimentation and Sequential Filling of Half-Graben Basins, Red Sea
O. M. Soliman, R. J. Steel, M. A. Katheri, H. A. Shakhs
Relationships Between Tectonics and Sedimentation of the Lower-Middle Jurassic Cuyo Group in the Huincul High Area, Neuquen Basin, Argentina — An Integrated 3-D Subsurface Study
D. L. Giunta, J. Poblet, L. P. Fernandez, J. L. Massaferro
The Submarine Channel Atop a ‘Mountain’ of Salt
J. A. Covault, M. R. Hudec, Z. Sylvester, D. B. Dunlap
Linking Structural Restorations and Chronostratigraphic RGT Models to Understand the Evolution of Subsalt Sedimentation and Accommodation in the Flex Trend of Louisiana
S. M. Tobias, N. Eichelberger, P. Hargrove
The Impact of Extensional Tectonics on the Evolution of Lacustrine Successions During the Early Stages of Rifting: The Western Snake River Basin, Idaho
M. D. Barton
Detrital Zircon Provenance and Development of Accommodation During Initial Rifting of the Southeastern Gulf of Mexico and Northwestern Caribbean
R. N. Erlich, J. L. Pindell
Building a Sequence Stratigraphic Framework in Offshore Mexico: Evolution of Cenozoic Depositional Systems
A. Kurobasa, E. Royce-Rogers, E. Mortimer, J. Halliday, N. Walsh
Guyana-Suriname Deep Water Hydrocarbon System, Three Rivers, and Two Source Rocks
K. Nibbelink, R. G. Boyce, M. Nasser, J. Boyce
Recent Well Results and Post-Rift Seismic Stratigraphic Analysis for the Shelburne Subbasin; Observations From the Scotian Basin’s Most Recent Datasets.
K. L. Kendell, M. E. Deptuck
How Recent Exploration Results Confirm Model Predictions and Constrain Upside Hydrocarbon Potential in Deep Water, Offshore Nova Scotia
N. Morrison, X. Cen, F. Saint-Ange, B. Coletta, L. Micarelli
Sedimentary Process and Depositional Model for the Badami Reservoir, Canning Formation, North Slope, Alaska
V. L. Jones, J. Aschoff
Hydraulic Jump Controls Deep Water Sandstone Reservoir Quality in the Channel Lobe Transition Zone
K. Ono, R. Matsui, K. Yamamoto, S. Yamamoto, H. Matsui, K. Ichizawa, H. Naruse
Deep-Water Sediment Bypass Facies: From Gravel Lags to Current Ripples to Omission Surfaces
G. Bozetti, B. Cronin
Early Stage Slope Channel-Fill Deposits Preserved at the Base of an Internal Levee Succession, Tres Pasos Formation, Chile
S. Kaempfe-Droguett, B. W. Romans, S. M. Hubbard, L. E. Stright, B. G. Daniels
Mass Transport Entrenched Turbidites: A New Play in the Offshore Guyana Basin
R. Gardner, A. Kusuma, J. Baur
Mass Transport Deposit Morphometrics as an Indicator of Flow Rheology and Sediment Composition: Modern Seafloor Examples From the Gulf of Mexico
H. Deng, L. J. Wood, Z. R. Jobe
On the Rheology and Morphology of Mass Transport Deposits - A Seismic Stratigraphic and Seismic Geomorphologic Case Study From the Norwegian Sea
H. W. Posamentier, A. Rørheim
Role of Modern Analogs in Subsurface Reservoir Modeling
P. M. Harris, S. J. Purkis
Integrating Legacy Core and Cuttings with New Well Data to Identify Lateral Drilling and Vertical Recompletion Potential of a Conventional Carbonate Reservoir, Central Basin Platform, Texas
R. A. Williams, D. Bell, G. Nunes, J. Schulz
Early Diagenesis in a Mixed Carbonate-Siliciclastic Depositional System, Early Lessons from the Dam Formation in Qatar
M. Al-Musawi, S. E. Kaczmarek, J. M. Rivers
Duperow Reservoir Characteristics in the Beaver Lodge Field, North Dakota
D. M. Petty
Factors Controlling Organic Richness of the Upper Bakken Shale
D. Nandy, S. A. Sonnenberg, S. Kumar
Development of a Novel Method for Geochemical Production Allocation and Reservoir Production Monitoring Based on Trace and Ultra-Trace Multi-Element Analyses on Crude Oils
W. Yang, J. F. Casey, Y. Gao, J. Li
Quantitative Rules Evaluate Programmed Pyrolysis Data to Improve Interpretations
A. Hosford Scheirer, K. E. Peters
Application of Clumped Isotope Palaeothermometry to Estimate Thermal Maturity in Unconventional Hydrocarbons Plays: A Case Study From the Eagle Ford Shale, Texas
A. S. Robinson, C. John, A. Dale, M. Osborne
Use of Advanced Diamondoid Technologies to Determine Sourcing and to Deconvolute Oil Mixtures in the Sergipe-Alagoas Basin
J. E. Dahl, M. R. Mello, J. M. Moldowan
Advances in Arctic Alaska Oil Typing - Characterizing Charge History and Deconvoluting Mixtures Using Biomarkers and Diamondoids
P. J. Botterell, J. M. Moldowan, D. W. Houseknecht, J. E. Dahl, S. M. Barbanti, P. G. Lillis
Effects of Oceanic Anoxic Event-Associated Processes on the Potential of the La Luna Formation (Colombia) as a Liquid-Rich Unconventional Play
M. Paez-Reyes, H. Carvajal-Ortiz, T. Gentzis, S. K. Sahoo, P. Copeland
Resolving Biogeochemical Feedback Mechanisms Using a Quantitative, Statistical Approach in the Late Ordovician Utica-Point Pleasant Formation: Implications for Source Rock Deposition and Absolute Proxy Values
S. Ritzer, J. J. Brocks, E. A. Sperling
Evidence of Ferruginous Redox Conditions in the Water Column of Mississippian Barnett Shale Using the Iron Speciation Method
O. G. Nwaobi
Relating the Charge History of a Giant Subsalt Oil Field (Mad Dog, Gulf Of Mexico, USA) to Development Decisions and Scenarios
B. S. Slotnick, P. G. Belvedere, C. D. Walker, A. L. Riccardi
The Brazilian Pre-Salt Petroleum System
E. Petersohn
Regional Characterization of the Woodford Shale Organic Matter Content and Thermal Maturity Variability along the State of Oklahoma, USA — A Look at How Different the Woodford is Between the Oklahoma Petroleum Provinces (STACK-MERGE-SCOOP-ARDMORE-MARIETTA), and the Direct Impact on Exploration and Production of Unconventional Resource Shale
E. J. Torres-Parada, R. M. Slatt, R. P. Philp, D. M. Jarvie
Geochemical Characteristics on the Upper Triassic Xujiahe Gases in Fluid Inclusions and in Tight Sandstone Gas Fields of the Middle Sichuan Basin
S. Tao, Z. Pang
Evaluating the Eocene-Aged Coaledo Formation, Oregon: Integrating Palynology, Geochemistry and Thermal Maturity to Improve Paleodepositional Models and Hydrocarbon Resource Characterization
A. Barbato, S. Warny, J. M. Armentrout, T. D. Demchuk
Using Surface Geochemistry to Map Enhanced Reservoir Characteristics and Maximize Production
R. Schrynemeeckers
Paleoceanographic Evolution of the Late Devonian Duvernay Formation: Insights from the Geochemistry of the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin
M. M. Wisler, S. I. Dworkin, S. C. Atchley, A. M. Thorson, D. W. Yeates
Perfecting Unconventional Geochemical Applications: Comparing Hydrocarbon Extraction Techniques to Improve Core to Oil Zone Production Correlations in Reservoir Geochemistry
C. Donohue, C. Barrie, B. Jarvie, A. Zumberge, J. E. Zumberge
The Organic Geochemical Variability of Soft and Hard Beds within a Stratigraphic Sequence of the Woodford Shale in the Ardmore Basin, Oklahoma.
T. Putri, R. Paul Philp
Beyond Geometry: 2-D Structural Thermo-Kinematic Models of the Papuan Fold and Thrust Belt
P. A. Restrepo-Pace, M. Callies, J. Lamb
Integrating Geological, Geophysical, and Engineering Datasets to Understand Structural Style, Trap Configuration, and Reservoir Compartmentalization in the Western and Central Foldbelt of Papua New Guinea
E. Macaulay, D. Fowler, R. Wightman, A. Cebastiant
South Falkland Basin Fold and Thrust Belt
D. McCarthy, T. J. Dodd
Salt and Crustal Architecture in the Outer Domain, Southern Gulf of Mexico
M. G. Rowan
Cenozoic Structural Evolution and Tectono-Stratigraphic Framework of the Northern Gulf Coast Continental Margin — Revisited After 25 Years
J. F. Karlo, R. C. Shoup
Lean Salt Architecture in the Gulf of Mexico - Where Have all the Diapirs Gone
H. D. Lebit, W. J. Beck, S. Tierrablanca, M. Pila
Basement Architecture and Early Salt Tectonics across the Necking Domain off Southwestern Nova Scotia: Insights From the Barrington 3-D Reflection-Seismic Volume
M. E. Deptuck
Composition and Diagenetic Controls of Bed- to Formational-Scale Deformation in Siliceous Sedimentary Rocks, Santa Maria Basin, California
Y. Wirtz
Structural Restoration of Cretaceous Inversion Events in the Bjørnøyrenna Fault Complex, Western Barents Shelf
M. A. F. Miraj, C. Pascal, R. H. Gabrielsen, J. I. Faleide
Nucleation and Kinematic Evolution of Complex Conjugate Faults and Associated Folds: Use of Numerical Sandboxes to Assess Structures in the Niger Delta
B. P. Chauvin, J. Don, J. H. Shaw
Geophysical Ambiguity of Fault Interpretations on 3D Seismic Datasets
J. G. Solum, O. U. Onyeagoro
Identification and Interpretation of a Subtle Strike-Slip Fault Based on Seismic Multi-Attributes Analysis
X. Xie, D. Zhou, Z. Zhang, D. Zhao, J. Zhao
Diagenetic Modification of Mechanical Stratigraphy in Madison Group Carbonates, Northwest Montana
A. J. Cawood, C. E. Bond, H. E. Watkins, M. Cooper, M. Warren
From Segmented Normal Faults to Strike-Slip Fault — How Reactivation Produces a Dual Transpressive-Transtensive System
R. Ghalayini
Causes and Consequences of Unanticipated Igneous Rocks Encountered During Hydrocarbon Exploration
S. P. Holford, D. Watson, N. J. Schofield, N. J. Mark
High Fidelity Reservoir Model from Integrated 3-D Photogrammetry, Core, and Geophysical Data of the Late Jurassic Hanifa Formation, Saudi Arabia
A. I. Ramdani, P. Khanna, G. Gairola, S. Hanafy, V. C. Vahrenkamp
A Proposed Western Extension of the Grisham Fault in the Delaware Basin of West Texas as Interpreted by Full Tensor Gradiometry Data and 3-D Seismic Data
A. Morgan, V. Sudhakar, D. R. Paddock
Integrated Reef-Shoal Complexes Characterization from Outcrop to Seismic Modeling in the Tarim Basin, Northwest China
R. Xiong
Integrated Fracture and Stress Characterization, Mississippian “Meramec and Osage” Intervals, Stack Play, Central Oklahoma
J. Bedell, A. Ismail, B. Boykin, M. Grammer, J. O. Puckette
Seismic Sedimentology with Frequency Fusion: Filling the Gap Between Exploration and Production
H. Zeng, X. Zhu, H. Zhu
Seismic Subtle Sequence Boundary Identification and High-Frequency Sequence Framework Establishment for Lithologic Trap Exploration in a Lacustrine Basin
Y. Zhanlong
Seepage Rate of Hydrothermally Generated Petroleum in East African Rift Lakes: An Example From Lake Tanganyika
D. Oppo, A. Hurst
Integration of Remote Sensing, Underwater Gliders and Geophysical Indicators of Fluid Migration: From Observation to Prospect De-Risking
D. Dhont, R. Jatiault
Using Ocean Bottom Seismic Data and Ultrasensitive Hydrocarbon Mapping Simultaneously to Optimize Production in Offshore Fields
R. Schrynemeeckers
Climate Change and the Oil and Gas Industry; The Path to Cooperation
R. Leonard, A. Berman
What Open Source Can Do for Your Well Data — The Dlisio Story
A. Russell, J. Kvalsvik, E. Hårstad, A. Chaikouskaya, J. Halotel, T. Hersum
End-to-End Oil and Gas Value Chain Optimization Across Complex Production Operations
D. Piotrowski
Industry 4.0: Blockchain — What is it, How Does it Apply to Oil and Gas, Who is Using it and How Can I Apply it to My Workflow
M. Bingle-Davis
Oil Exploration 4.0, Fueled by Earth Observation, Satellite Imagery, and Smart Maps
S. V. C. Dronamraju
Intelligent Cloud Based Virtual Assistant for Oil and Gas Professionals
W. Benhallam, H. Darabi, D. Castineira
Automation of Dip Picking — New Approaches to Dip Evaluation and Interpretation
I. Le Nir, J. Kherroubi, C. J. Maeso, N. Veron
Completely Automated Workflow for Sequence Stratigraphy Interpretation of Big Data
A. Mustaqeem, V. V. Baranova, A. Mustaqeem, N. Glisic, A. Falkovsky, Y. Falkovsky
Driving Completions Efficiencies Through Effective Sensor-Driven Data
C. R. Van Buskirk
Petrophysical Evaluation of the Santiago Formation, an Unconventional Resources in Mexico
D. Betancourt, C. Rabe
Calibrating Acoustical and Electrical Properties to TOC Distribution in the Unconventional Strata of the Vaca Muerta Formation, Neuquén Basin, Argentina
R. J. Weger, M. Tenaglia, L. Rodriguez Blanco, P. K. Swart, G. P. Eberli
Agrio Formation of Neuquen Basin, Argentina: Delineating Sweet Spots in an Emerging Unconventional Play
L. P. Birgenheier, S. Moore, R. I. Ochoa, R. Fults, C. Valery
Semi-Quantitative SEM Analysis of the Vaca Muerta Unconventional Reservoir, Neuquén Basin, Argentina
L. B. Smith, F. G. Tomassini, C. Bernhardt, M. J. Rodriguez
Elucidating Concretion Distribution in the Vaca Muerta Formation, Neuquén Basin, Argentina
L. Rodriguez Blanco, R. J. Weger, D. F. McNeill, P. K. Swart, G. P. Eberli
Distribution of Sedimentary Heterogeneities in Proterozoic Shale-Plays: Insights from Multi-Realization of Stratigraphic Models of the Velkerri Formation (Beetaloo Basin, Northern Territory, Australia)
V. Crombez, M. Faiz, C. Delle Piane
Emerging Cretaceous Oil and Gas Play, Alberta, Canada — Controls on Productivity
P. Bauman, C. Barton
The Role of Diagenesis in the Unconventional Reservoir Quality of La Luna Formation in the Middle Magdalena Valley Basin (MMVB), Colombia
L. L. Ortiz Sanguino, E. J. Torres Parada, R. D. Elmore, R. M. Slatt, R. Philp
Integrated Reservoir Characterization Approach to Define Optimum Stimulation Design in the Pimienta Formation, an Unconventional Resource in Mexico
D. Betancourt, C. Rabe
EIA Expects Permian Basin Oil and Natural Gas Production to Increase and Make Up Most of U.S. Hydrocarbon Growth Through the End of 2020
O. Popova, G. Long, A. Patel, E. Geary, J. Little, S. Grape, E. Panarelli
Characterizing Wolfcamp Benches in the Delaware Basin: Do You Know Where Your Laterals Are?
N. Brissette
Geologic Modeling of Wolfcamp and Bone Spring Formations, Delaware Basin
B. J. Casey, R. D. Dommisse, D. L. Carr, S. Hamlin, A. Gherabati, L. Horne, I. A. Yurchenko
High-Resolution Sequence Stratigraphy and Seismic Attributes Analysis of the Leonardian Bone Spring Formation, Northern Delaware Basin
R. Zhai, J. D. Pigott, T. Bickley
An Integrated Data Analytics / Seismic Fault Attribute / Petrophysics Workflow for Diagnosing and Mitigating Excess Water Production in the Permian Basin
D. R. Paddock, S. Makarychev-Mikhailov, V. Sudhakar, R. Williams, E. Rylander, D. Willberg
Recent Permian Cube Pilots: Geological Reasons for Successes or Failures
B. Davies, D. Koo, R. Luther, S. Sagriff, R. Fiell
Permian Source Rock Reservoir Facies, Fluid Mobility and Completion Fluid Design
W. Hill, N. Lett, T. Boudreaux, C. Griman, S. Kuhl, D. Shedd
Data Integration with DNA Diagnostics: Case Studies from the Permian Basin
L. Ursell
Continuous Development of Geologic Models for the Wolfcamp and Spraberry Formations, Southern Midland Basin, West Texas
B. J. Casey, S. Hamlin, E. A. Horne, L. Sivila, A. Gherabati

afternoon presentations

Afternoon Presentations

Processes and Insights Into the Kinematic Evolution of Deep-Water Channels
P. D. Morris, Z. Sylvester, J. A. Covault
How to Interpret Turbidites: The Role of Relative Confinement in Understanding Reservoir Architectures
D. A. S. Stanbrook, M. Bentley, E. Stephens
Organizing the Contrast: Why Hierarchy Matters in Deep-Water Fans
F. J. Laugier, M. D. Sullivan, A. S. Madof, A. D. Harris
Revisiting the Brushy Canyon Formation with Process Stratigraphy Framework: Multiscale Application of High Gradient Fan Model
M. A. Gutierrez, T. M. Demko, M. S. Shringapure, D. Hoyal, H. Sun, N. Lentsch, J. Fedele
New Technologies for Quantitative Reservoir Characterization in the Absence of Seismic: The Wilcox and Beyond
F. J. Laugier, M. D. Sullivan
Stratigraphic Surface-Based Modeling of Deep-Water Reservoirs: Application to an Ultra-Deep Gulf of Mexico Wilcox Asset
L. M. Murray, F. J. Laugier, J. D. Thompson, R. Kaplan
Unravelling Connectivity Issues Using High Resolution 3-D Facies Models: The Upper Wilcox Group in the Stones Field
C. P. Whitefield, S. Karimi, P. Davies, S. Davey, T. Anderson, K. Sheffield*
Point-Derived, Transverse Fan Systems in the Deep-Water GoM: Ideal Settings for 'Best-in-Class' Turbidite Reservoirs
J. Booth
The Evolution of the Eocene to Miocene Deep Marine Depositional Systems, Offshore Southern Mexico
C. A. Uroza, J. D. Clark, J. Marshall
Depositional and Stratigraphic Architecture of Mixed Siliciclastic and Carbonate Reservoirs in the Lower Carboniferous (Mississippian) System of the Midcontinent, USA.
J. Bynum, C. Wethington
The Sakarn Series: A Potential New Hydrocarbon Play within a Louann-Norphlet-Age Stratigraphic Interval at the Border of the Eastern Gulf of Mexico
T. P. Rives, A. R. Pierin
Seismic Characterization of Debris Slopes Around Isolated Carbonate Platforms
W. Mynatt, E. C. Rankey, M. C. Poppelreiter, A. Makhankova, G. Paola Soto
Integrated Geological Process Modeling Solutions for Derisking Exploration: Stratigraphic, Organic Matter and Early Diagenetic Forward Modeling
D. Granjeon, Y. Hamon, B. Chauveau
Resource Assessment and Hydrocarbon Exploration Risk of Deep- and Ultra-Deep Waters in Sergipe-Alagoas Basin
S. P. Rostirolla, M. R. Mello, T. Nascimento, W. Peres, H. A. W. Kemna, J. E. Dahl
Petroleum Systems Characteristics of New Eastern Mediterranean Play Types
B. P. Wygrala, M. Neumaier, A. Bartha
3D Petroleum Systems Modeling of the Pernambuco-Paraíba Basin, Brazil
H. A. Kemma, M. R. Mello, T. Nascimento, V. Elias
Thermicity and Diachronism of a South Atlantic Rifted Margin: A Margin Domain Approach in 3D Basin Modeling from the Brazil Presalt
J. Wendebourg, B. David, M. Pellerin, M. Denis, A. Gomes, A. Duarte Sitek, F. Correa, P. Ball, E. Voronina
4-D Forward Stratigraphic Modeling of a Lower Cretaceous Pelagic Carbonate System: Implications for North Sea Tight Reservoirs
S. Bou Daher, J. Ineson, E. Sheldon, M. Callies*, K. Anderskouv
Timing of the Exhumation Episodes and Burial/Thermal History of Kevin Dome, Northwestern Montana
E. O. Adeniyi, C. A. Shaw, D. W. Bowen, C. W. Calavan, M. S. Hubbard
Basin Temperature Models Using Large Volume BHT Datasets — Advances in Methodology
I. Deighton, E. Tibocha
Modeling Petroleum Expulsion/Retention from the Vaca Muerta Formation, Argentina
M. Mei, A. K. Burnham, N. B. Schoellkopf, J. Wendebourg, F. Gelin
Engineered Geologic Heterogeneity for Understanding CO2 Saturation Flow Experiments
T. Meckel, P. Krishnamurthy, D. Dicarlo
In-Situ HTHP Experiment of CO2-Brine-Rock Interaction and Its Implication for Tight Oil EOR and CCUS
S. Wu, X. Zhai, Z. Yang
Reservoir Fluid-Rock Interactions During a CO2 EOR/CCS Pilot Test at Citronelle Oil Field, Alabama
E. Rheams, R. J. Donahoe*
Premises and a Road-Map for Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage Projects in Kansas and Mid-Continent Region