Three examples of exploration success
stories will be featured in this year's History of Petroleum Geology
Forum at the AAPG Annual Meeting.
"Lessons From Discoveries," featuring success stories
from near (Wyoming) and far (China), will be offered from 1:30-3:30
p.m. Sunday, May 11, in Ballroom J of the Salt Palace Convention
The session, chaired by Robert Ginsburg and Marlan
Downey, will feature three talks, plus ample time for discussion.
The program includes:
- "Discovery of Peng Lai 19-3 Oil Field,
China's Largest Offshore Pearl," a talk prepared by five geoscientists
with the Chinese National Offshore Oil Co., and five from ConocoPhillips,
presented by Michael D. Kuykendall, Bartlesville, Okla.
- "Taming a Wyoming Wildcat With 3-D: Dipmeters,
Downspacing and Dante's Inferno in Cave Gulch," presented by Fred
Barrett, president of the Bill Barrett Corp., Arvada, Colo.
- "Reefs Between the Lines, Shell's Silurian
Reef Play," presented by Downey, a consultant in Dallas.