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For the first time in the Middle East region, AAPG is hosting a Geosciences Technology Workshop (GTW) dedicated to the Shuaiba Formation. This exciting and innovative event will take place at the Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa on 6–7 April 2020 and will feature a compelling lineup of technical speakers and poster presenters.
The continent of Africa has beguiled geologists for centuries. Its varied and beautiful landforms and geological features, its mineral and energy resources, its cultural heritage – it’s the birthplace of our species – all combine to form a rich experience of sights and sounds, aromas and flavors. Once you’ve been to Africa, you want to go back. And that’s why, after 10 years, we’re heading back to Africa next month – back to Cape Town, for the 2018 AAPG International Conference and Exhibition.
Alongside 3-D seismic, long-reach horizontal drilling and the application of plate tectonics to exploration, sequence stratigraphy has been one of the greatest scientific advances within the petroleum geology industry of the last 50 years. Since it came to the wider attention of the industry in 1977, it has been embraced because the integration of time-significant surfaces with stratigraphic architecture provides great predictive insight at a variety of scales and extracts value from many data types.
The University of Adelaide sits on a goldmine of geological research opportunity in South Australia’s Bight Basin.
A succession of four deep-water lobe complexes deposited within a salt-controlled minibasin have been imaged in unprecedented detail on high resolution, high frequency 3D seismic reflection data. The ponded interval was deposited over approximately 2.7 m.y. and consists of four discrete sequences, each of which contains one lobe complex.
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Register Today - don't miss out on this exciting three-day GTW, which will feature a a full day field trip to either Jebal Hafit or the Sabkha Environment, Abu Dhabi on the third day.
Mark your calendars! Don't miss out on this exciting GTW, which builds on the success of the first Carbonate Reservoirs of the Middle East GTW held in Abu Dhabi, UAE in 2015..
The AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition will feature a variety of field trips that will bookend the meeting, spanning from March 26 to April 8.
Last year, the extraordinarily high quality of the technical program was the talk of the AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition in Calgary, and this was at an ACE with plenty of high points to talk about. The technical program for the 2017 ACE in Houston promises to be even better than last year’s.
Rock-Eval hydrogen index (HI) is often used to compare relative maturities of a source horizon across a basin. Usually, there are
measurements from the source horizon at a single well, and the mean
hydrogen index is calculated, or the S2 is plotted against TOC. The slope
of the best fit line through that data is used as the representative HI for that well (sometimes referred to as the ‘slope HI
’ methodology). There
is a potential flaw in both these
methodologies; however, that renders the calculated HI as misleading if the source horizon being examined is
not relatively uniform in source quality, vertically in the stratigraphic column. From a geologic perspective, it would be unusual for the source
rock quality not to vary vertically in the stratigraphic column. Organic matter input, preservation, dilution, and sediment accumulation rate
typically vary in many depositional environments over the millions of years required to create a thick source rock
package. Nevertheless, there
are source rocks which do display remarkable source-quality uniformity from top to bottom of the stratigraphic package. We have examined
source rocks from several basins where the source quality is relatively uniform over the stratigraphic column, and source rocks where the
source quality varies greatly over the stratigraphic column. Methodologies to assess hydrogen index at specific wells for the
se two scenarios
differ. Most geoscientists may not be familiar with why a single technique is not suitable for both these scenarios, or how to correctly use
hydrogen index as a relative maturation proxy in the case where source rock quality is not uniform. We will demonstrate how to determine if
your source rock quality is uniform or varied relative to HI over the stratigraphic column, and how to assign a hydrogen index to the different
source facies when that source rock quality is not uniform. Further we will illustrate how to estimate the original hydrogen
index of the
different source facies and assign each a transformation ratio. The transformation ratio is a better proxy for relative maturity, since different
source facies may have different present-day hydrogen indices, but their present-day transformation ratio should be quite similar.
A five day field trip held in conjunction with AAPG ACE 2020 in Houston, Texas, with visits to outcrops in Austin, Eagle Ford, Wolfcamp, and/or Bone Springs
A two-day course studying advanced methods in seismic stratigraphy including application of sequence stratigraphy to unconventional resources.
This course is designed to teach graduate students the principles, concepts and methods of sequence stratigraphy.
The AAPG Latin America & Caribbean Region and the Colombian Association of Petroleum Geologists and Geophysicists (ACGGP) invite you join us for GTW Colombia 2020, a specialized workshop bringing leading scientists and industry practitioners to share best practices, exchange ideas and explore opportunities for future collaboration.
The 2-day workshop brings together technical experts and industry leaders from Colombia and throughout the Americas to take a multidisciplinary look at future opportunities for exploration and development of Southern Caribbean Frontier Basins.
Recognition and Correlation of the Eagle Ford, Austin Formations in South Texas can be enhanced with High Resolution Biostratigraphy, fossil abundance peaks and Maximum Flooding Surfaces correlated to Upper Cretaceous sequence stratigraphic cycle chart after Gradstein, 2010.
This presentation is designed for exploration/production geologists and geological managers or reservoir engineers.
The following short course option was developed for geology and geophysics students that have not had much exposure to how geoscience is applied in industry. It can be tailored for undergraduate juniors and seniors or graduate students. The agenda can be modified to meet specific needs and time constraints. Contact the presenter to discuss options.
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