Bulletin Article

 
The geometry and growth of normal faults are fundamental to the evolution and petroleum prospectivity of sedimentary basins, controlling trap development; source, reservoir, and seal rock distribution; and fluid flow. The poorly studied, petroliferous Ceduna Subbasin located offshore southern Australia contains an east–southeast-striking, gravity-driven fault array, which soles out onto a southwest-dipping detachment horizon.
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This study investigates the evolution of the Pliocene-Quaternary Malita intrashelf basin, Bonaparte Shelf, northwest Australia. The Bonaparte Basin is an excellent location for studying depositional geometries and controls on stratigraphic architecture of intrashelf basin carbonates in a low-latitude, wide-shelf setting.
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Events Blog

 

Despite the current industry challenges, the first part of this series of co-presented events the AAPG | SEG 2015 International Conference and Exhibition in Melbourne, Australia was technical and networking success. Attracting 1,386 of the world's best and brightest geologists, geophysicists and engineers from students and young professionals to the most seasoned industry experts and senior management representing 39 countries.

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Explorer Article

 

The shale boom has propelled the United States oil and gas industry to a leading position, not just in production, but also in navigating the perilous waters of public opinion.

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This year's AAPG-SEG International Conference and Exhibition (ICE), held for the first time ever in Melbourne, Australia, was by all accounts a technical and networking success.
American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
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Explorer Emphasis

 

Deep water and tight rocks. These terms define most new discovery trends taking place across the globe today, according to Bob Fryklund, chief strategist for upstream at IHS Markit.

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Basins around the world hold identified potential for unconventional resource development and a combination of exploration, assessment and evaluation seems certain to uncover other favorable plays.

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While many are working to forecast when the price of oil might reach $80 a barrel again, renowned international strategist and geopolitical analyst Peter Zeihan, the author of “The Accidental Superpower,” predicts in stunning detail the rising and declining energy plays of 2025 and the countries that will ultimately triumph as the world’s leading producers.
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Selected highlights from international exploration activity in 2015.
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Explorer Policy Watch

 

For over two years Congress has complained about delays in the government permitting process for liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminals, and several bills were introduced to accelerate the processing of natural gas export applications.

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