22 September, 2023 Lviv Lviv Oblast Ukraine

Basin Evolution and Prospectivity in Flexural and Rift Basins

21-22 September 2023
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Lviv, Ukraine

Due to the ongoing military conflict in Ukraine we have decided to postpone this meeting until next year, September 21-22 of 2023. Bookmark this page for latest developments.

This meeting is organized 13 years after the first-ever AAPG conference in Ukraine which took place in Kiev(Kyiv) back in 2010 focusing on the Black Sea and Caspian regions. The theme we have chosen for this return of AAPG Europe to the Ukraine is “Basin evolution and prospectivity in flexural and rift basins". Ukraine has several hydrocarbon producing basins falling in these basin categories, the most prominent ones being the Carpathian foreland and the Dnieper-Donetsk rift basins. Other classic petroleum basins in the region are the Carpathian, Dobrogea and Crimean folded belts and the passive margin of the northern Black Sea shelf and deepwater areas.

Given the global energy transition, an even deeper understanding of these basin units is required now not only with hydrocarbons in mind but with a new focus on geothermal energy utilization, carbon dioxide capture, utilization, storage, hydrogen exploration and storage. These rapidly emerging topics will have dedicated special sessions.

The Lviv GTW will also have special sessions which fit the general geological setting of the Ukrainian basins highlighting aspects of the petroleum systems elements focusing on, for example, salt tectonics, clastic and carbonate reservoirs and structural geology. Within the broad structural geology theme we are planning to have not only a session devoted to thrust-fold belts in the European region (and beyond!) but also discuss fault reactivation and inversion tectonics in folded belts and inversion with global case studies.

Given the ongoing COVID situation, our Technical and Advisory committees are prepared to work on a solid technical programme with a physical meeting in mind. We believe that by the early summer of 2022 the meeting will have a good chance to occur in-person in the beautiful city of Lviv and the planned exceptional field trips can also happen. We deliberately work with the local and regional universities and research institutions to have a healthy mix of professionals from both the industry and the academia for this event.

We hope that all the interested explorers and geoscientists will not only enjoy this conference but also find some extra time to visit stunning and historic city of Lviv which is easily accessible from many airports in Europe. Again, this is the very first time for AAPG to have a conference in Lviv and we feel confident that it will be a superb and memorable one!

Topics for the Planned Technical Programme
  1. Exploration in flexural and rift basins globally
  2. New and emerging plays in mature petroleum provinces
  3. Siliciclastic reservoirs: exploration and exploitation
  4. Carbonates and fractured reservoirs: exploration and exploitation
  5. Fault reactivation and inversion tectonics
  6. Exploration in thrust-fold belts: the last frontier?
  7. Salt tectonics: case studies from rift basins and folded belts
  8. Advanced geophysical technologies and machine learning in geoscience
  9. The energy transition: CCUS, geothermal energy and hydrogen storage
  10. Petroleum systems elements: modelling from prospect- to basin-scale
Key Speakers

Mark Rowan (Salt Tectonics)

Wouth Krijgsman (Paratethys Connectivity)

Andrea Moscariello (Geothermal Energy)

Derya Demirici (Sakarya Discoveries)

 


 

Lviv, Ukraine
Lviv, Ukraine Lviv, Ukraine New Date 62057

 

Oleksandr Lukin Oleksandr Lukin Committee Member Institute of Geological Sciences Nat'l Ac. Sci. Ukraine, Ukraine
Vitaliy Starostenko Vitaliy Starostenko Committee Member Director, Institute of Geophysics Nat'l Ac. Sci. Ukraine, Ukraine
Myroslav Pavlyuk Myroslav Pavlyuk Committee Member Director, Institute of Geology & Geochemistry of Fossil Fuels Nat'l Ac. Sci. Ukraine, Ukraine
Oleksandr Ponomarenko Oleksandr Ponomarenko Committee Member Director, M.P. Semenenko Inst. For Geochemistry, Mineralogy and Ore Formation, Nat'l Ac. S, Ukraine
Oleksandr Petrovskyy Oleksandr Petrovskyy Committee Member President, DEPROIL Ltd, Ukrainian Oil & Gas Academy, Ukraine
Pavlo O. Zagorodnyuk Pavlo Zagorodnyuk Committee Member AUG Chairman of the Board, NADRA Group Owner, Ukraine
Leonid Skakun Leonid Skakun Committee Member Ivan Franko Lviv University, Ukraine
Stepan Kozitsky Stepan Kozitsky Committee Member Owner, ZakhidNadraService LLC, Ukraine
Yuriy Krupsky Yuriy Krupsky Committee Member Lviv University, Ukraine
Yaroslav Lazaruk Yaroslav Lazaruk Committee Member Institute of Geology & Geochemistry of Fossil Fuels Nat'l Ac. Sci. Ukraine, Ukraine
Valery Omelchenko Valery Omelchenko Committee Member Ivano-Frankivsk Nat'l Oil & Gas University, Ukraine
Igor Kurovets Igor Kurovets Committee Member Institute of Geology & Geochemistry of Fossil Fuels Nat'l Ac. Sci. Ukraine, Ukraine
Natalia Radkovets Natalia Radkovets Committee Member Institute of Geology & Geochemistry of Fossil Fuels Nat'l Ac. Sci. Ukraine, Ukraine
Mykhailo Bagnyuk Mykhailo Bagnyuk Committee Member Lviv Branch of UkrNDIGas Res. Inst., Ukraine
Oleksiy Bartashchuk Oleksiy Bartashchuk Committee Member UkrNDIGas Res. Inst., Ukraine
Kateryna Shniukova Kateryna Shniukova Committee Member M.P. Semenenko Inst. For Geochemistry, Mineralogy and Ore Formation, Nat'l Ac. S, Ukraine
Stella Shekhunova Stella Shekhunova Committee Member Director, Institute of Geological Sciences Nat'l Ac. Sci. Ukraine, Ukraine
Mykola Pavlun Mykola Pavlun Committee Member Ivan Franko Lviv University, Ukraine
Volodymyr Zosimovych Volodymyr Zosimovych Committee Member Institute of Geological Sciences Nat'l Ac. Sci. Ukraine, Ukraine
Oleh Hnylko Oleh Hnylko Committee Member Institute of Geology & Geochemistry of Fossil Fuels Nat'l Ac. Sci. Ukraine, Ukraine
Tamara Yegorova Tamara Yegorova Committee Member Institute of Geophysics Nat'l Ac. Sci. Ukraine, Ukraine
Oleksiy Karpenko Oleksiy Karpenko Committee Member Taras Shevchenko Nat'l University of Kyiv, Ukraine
Valentyn Maksymchuk Valentyn Maksymchuk Committee Member Lviv Branch, Institute of Geophysics Nat'l Ac. Sci. Ukraine, Ukraine
Hryhorii Kashuba Hryhorii Kashuba Committee Member JSC Ukrgasvydobuvannya Head of Geophysical Department , Ukraine

 

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