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Global Analogues for the Atlantic Margin
AAPG European Regional Conference
2-3 May 2018
Lisbon, Portugal

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Submitted Abstracts have been considered by the Scientific Committee and the following provisional Program of oral presentations has been established

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Jurassic North Atlantic Paleogeography & Porcupine Basin Rifting: Implications for Source and Reservoir Development Offshore Atlantic Ireland

Neil Parkinson (Europa Oil & Gas)

Analogues That Help Decrypting the Irish Dunquin Carbonate Play, Porcupine Basin

Adriana Ponte (REPSOL)

Nature and Distribution of Post-Rift Deformation Within the Porcupine Basin, Ireland

Muhammad Mudasar Saqab (ICRAG, University College Dublin)

Recent Atlantic Margin Exploration Drilling Confirms Lower Cretaceous Carbonate Exploration Play in the Southern Porcupine Basin, Offshore Ireland

John M. O’Sullivan (Providence Resources)

High Porosity Cretaceous Carbonates in North Atlantic: Sedimentology, Diagenesis and Reactive Transport Modeling (Ireland Offshore)

Giovanni Gattolin (ENI)

Anatomy of an Isolated Cretaceous Carbonate Bank in the North Atlantic Porcupine Basin (Ireland Offshore). Seismic Facies and Internal Architecture

Stefano Baffi (ENI UK Ltd)

Norwegian Sea

Paleogene Prospectivity of the NE Atlantic Volcanic Margins Constrained by New 3D Seismic Data on the Møre Margin

Sverre Planke (Volcanic Basin Petroleum Research)

Age Determination of the Volcanic Sequence, Faroe-Shetland Basin, Northeast Atlantic Ocean

Jana Ó'lavsdóttir (Faroeses Geological Survey)

Palaeoenvironmental Reconstruction and Crustal Modelling for the Voring and More Atlantic Margin: The Predictive Mapping of Source Rocks and the History of Hydrocarbon Charge

Jim Harris (CGG Robertson)

SESSION — CONJUGATE MARGINS, Central & South Atlantic

Is a Conjugate an Analogue?

Edwige Zanella (Westwood Global Energy)

The Thermal Evolution of the South Atlantic Marginal Basins

Anouk Beniest (IFP Energies nouvelles)

Hybrid Margins and Holistic Exploration; the Role of Variable Magma Budgets in Creating Successful Petroleum Systems

Helen Doran (Ola Geoscience)

An Atlas of Character: a Model for the Control of Passive Margin Development

Neil Hodgson (Spectrum Geo Ltd)

Break-Up Processes in the Presence of Plume Magmatism: New Insights Into the Tectonostratigraphic Development of the South Atlantic

Ken McDermott (ION)

Major Normal Faulting on Distal Parts of South Atlantic Margins: Geometry, Timing & Processes

Michael Denis (TOTAL)

Exploring the Shelf Margin Plays of NW Africa and the Southern Atlantic

Neil Hodgson (Spectrum Geo Ltd)

The Atlantic Ocean: 200 Million Years Young and Full of Surprises

Sebastian Luening (GALP)



Barents Sea

The Influence of Halokinesis in the Trajectory and Geometry of Prograding Clinoforms: Insights from the Tyddlybanken Basin, Norwegian Barents Sea

Luis Alberto Rojo Moraleda (University of Stavanger)

Evolution and Petroleum Systems of the South-Barents and South-Kara Basins

Peter Sobolev (A.P. Karpinsky Russian Geological Research Institute)

North Atlantic Permian-Triassic Plays — Insights from Analogues in E and NE Greenland

Gregers Dam (GEUS - Geological Survey of Greenland and Denmark)

Early Cretaceous Paleogeography of the Proto North Atlantic Margin of the Barents Sea

Alejandro Escalona (University of Stavanger)

Sources for Detrital Zircons in East Greenland Sandstones

Christian Knudsen (GEUS - Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland)

Basin and Petroleum Systems Modelling in the Northern Barents Sea

Rüdiger Lutz (Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources)

Controls in the Deposition of Lower Cretaceous Clastic Wedges in the Southwestern Barents Sea

Dora Marin (University of Stavanger)

Potential Cretaceous Source-Rocks from the North-East Baffin Bay, West Greenland

Henrik Nohr-Hansen (GEUS - Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland)

Middle Triassic Kobbe Formation Reservoir Potential Outside Hammerfest Basin (Barents Sea) in Light of Aurelia (7222/1-1) Well Results: Mud-Prone Prograding Clinoforms That Challenge Similar Sand-Prone Global Analogues.

Filippos Tsikalas (ENI Norge)

Conjugate Margins, North Atlantic

IODP Evidence for the Development of Source Potential in the Cretaceous Offshore Northwest Europe and Eastern Canada

Ian Cutler (APT)

Source Rocks and Oils of Atlantic Ireland and Comparison to Newfoundland-Labrador, Canada

Kara English (Petroleum Affairs Division Ireland)

Interplay of Crustal Architecture and Syn-Tectonic Sedimentation in the Hydrocarbons Generation: Examples from the North and Central Atlantic Conjugate Margins

Giuseppe Rea (ENI)



Hydrocarbon Systems Analysis of the Portuguese Atlantic Margin: Projecting a Working Hydrocarbon System from the Lusitania Basin to the Deep-Water Offshore Basins

David Wilkinson (ExxonMobil)

The Algarve Pre-Salt Sequence (Pre-Hettangian) — New Insights for Hydrocarbon Exploration

Pedro Barreto (Partex Oil & Gas)

Analysis of the Discrepancies in Extension Measurements in the Western Iberia Margin

Begoña Amigo-Marx (REPSOL)

Geophysics Definition of Peniche Basin, Un-Explored Atlantic Margin Edge Offshore Portugal

Roberto Fainstein (University of Coimbra)

Evidence and Significance of Buried Magmatic Features Offshore the West Iberian Margin

Ricardo Pereira(Partex Oil and Gas)

Mesozoic Rifting and Tertiary Inversion of the Gulf of Cadiz

Cesar Ranero (ICREA at CSIC)

Integrated High-Resolution 3D Seismic and Gravity-Magnetic Modeling for Frontier Exploration in the Northern Sector of the Peniche Basin

João Casacão (GALP)

A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Understanding the Controls of Sediment Input Into the Peniche Basin, Offshore Portugal

Abdul Karim Mansaray(REPSOL)

Structural Restorations in an Unusual Passive Margin: Alentejo Basin, SW Portugal

Paola Sala (ENI)


Unlocking the Exploratory Potential of the Pernambuco-Paraíba Basin, Brazil: Multiphased Rifting and Thermal Modeling on a Salt-Influenced Basin

João Casacão (GALP)

Mass Transport Complexes (Mtcs), Their Internal Geometry and Control on Overlying Turbidite Deposits: Barreirinhas Basin (Equatorial Margin Off North-East Brazil) as a Case Study

Nicolas Boehm(GALP)

The Phenomenon Albian Cenomanian Turonian Source Rocks in the Suriname Part of the Guiana Basin

Clyde Griffith (Staatsolie)

Long-Term Dislocation and Inversion of the Southermost Segment of Western N. Atlantic Margins North of Hispaniola

Nadine Ellouz-Zimmermann (IFPEN)

The Guinea Marginal Plateau: Correlations from Seismic and Potential Fields

Andrew Long (Independent)

The African Conjugate Basins of the Equatorial Atlantic Margins — What Are We Missing?

Peter Mullin (WTD International)

Two Types Plays and Exploration Potentials in the Equatorial Atlantic Transform Passive Continental Margin Basin

Zhaoming Wang (RIPED, PetroChina)

Seismic Characterization and Reservoir Modeling of Turbidite Systems in Tano Basin

Riccardo Vannuccini (ENI)



Modelling Petroleum Systems of Hyperextended Margins: the Angola Case Study

Roger Baudino (REPSOL)

200Myr of Source-to-Sink Relations from a Rift-Passive Continental Margin: Examining Controls on Sediment Delivery

Giovanni Bertotti (Delft University of Technology)

Paleogeographic Controls on Reservoir Presence and Trap Generation, Offshore Namibia

Robert Fox (Chariot Oil and Gas)

Tectonic Evolution of the Kwanza Basin, Offshore Angola

Pablo Hernandez (REPSOL Exploration)

WAFR Salt Basins: A Regional Perspective of Crustal Architecture and Play Developments

Fariq Shazanee Mustapha (PETRONAS)

Exploration in the Deep Water Gulf of Guinea off Eastern São Tomé and Príncipe Islands, a High Thermal Regime Setting

Christian Nino (GALP)

Inverted Structures of the Atlantic Margin of Morocco Versus the Syrian Arc Structures of the Eastern Mediterranean: How Analogous Are They?

Gabor Tari (OMV)


Effective Application of Geological Analogue Databases to Reservoir Facies Modelling

Marijn Van Cappelle (PDS Petrotechnical)

Understanding Pore Pressure Regimes in Deep Water Plays Using Global Analogues

Sam Green (Ikon Science)

A Review of Research on Revolution of 3D Seismic Geomorphology of Fluvial System

Muhammad Jahangir Khan (Bahria Unievrsity Karachi Campus)

Use of Coupled Geomechanical Forward Modeling in Prospect Analysis and Well Planning

Juan Manuel Jimenez (REPSOL Exploration)

Regional Pore Pressure in Challenging Environments: How to Get Good Results from Old Data

Mirian Ramos (REPSOL)

Seal Capacity for Early Stage Exploration - Multiple Approaches Reduces the Uncertainty

Toby Harrold (REPSOL)

Geomechanical Modeling for Exploration Wells, 2D or 3D? A Case Study from the West African Coast

Jean Joseph Rodríguez (Universitat de Barcelona)

Oligocene Sedimentological Model for the Sub-Carpathian Basin: Hypotheses and Analogue Models from the Parathetys

Marcos Garcia Gomez (REPSOL)

Turbiditic Facies Distribution and BSR's Relationships: A Case Study for the Western Black Sea

Saúl Subías (REPSOL)