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Risk Analysis of Deep Water Stratigraphic Traps

Southeast Caribbean Research Symposium Presentation
AAPG Distinguished Lecture

Author(s): Vitor Abreu (presenter), ACT Geosciences

Vitor Abreu discusses risk analysis of deep water stratigraphic traps with examples from the Jubilee Field and the Liza discovery. This presentation was part on the Southeast Caribbean Basins Virtual Research Symposium held on September 2020.


Vitor Abreu, ACT-GEO

Dr. Vitor Abreu is an internationally recognized consultant, considered one of the world leaders in sequence stratigraphy and deep-water reservoirs, proposing deep-water models with strong impact in reservoir characterization. He received his Ph.D. degree at Rice University (Houston).

He has 30 years of experience in the oil industry in petroleum exploration, retired from ExxonMobil in 2016 and currently the owner of Abreu Consulting and Training – ACT-GEO.

Vitor is Past-President of the Society of Sedimentary Geology (SEPM) and an Adjunct Professor at Rice University. More than 1000 students from around the globe have taken his short course on “Sequence Stratigraphy for Applied to Exploration” in the last 15 years. He is also one of the industry leaders on Sequence Stratigraphy and is the chief editor of SEPM’s book “Sequence Stratigraphy of Siliciclastic Systems”, which has sold almost 4000 copies since publication in 2010. He was the recipient of the AAPG’s Jules Braunstein Memorial Award and was appointed AAPG’s inaugural International Distinguished Instructor in 2006.

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