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

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May 2, 2018

8:30am - 9:00am Registration and Coffee Break
9:00am - 9:10am Opening Ceremony
9:10am - 9:50am General Session
  Room 1 – North Atlantic - Ireland & Barents Sea Room 2 – Atlantic Margins - Central, South & Conjugate
10:00am - 10:20am

Recent Atlantic Margin exploration drilling confirms Lower Cretaceous carbonate exploration play in the southern Porcupine Basin, offshore Ireland.

John M. O’Sullivan (Providence Resources)

The thermal evolution of the South Atlantic marginal basins.

Anouk Beniest (IFP Energies nouvelles)

10:20am - 10:40am

High porosity Cretaceous carbonates in North Atlantic: sedimentology, diagenesis and reactive transport modeling (Ireland offshore).

Ornella Borromeo (ENI)

Break-up Processes in the Presence of Plume Magmatism: New Insights into the Tectonostratigraphic Development of the South Atlantic.

Ken McDermott (ION)

10:40am - 11:00am

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.)

Major normal faulting on distal parts of South Atlantic margins: geometry, timing & processes.

Michael Denis (TOTAL)

11:00am - 11.20am Coffee Break Coffee Break
11:20am - 11:40am

Analogues that help decrypting the Irish Dunquin carbonate play, Porcupine Basin.

Adriana Ponte (REPSOL)

Exploring the shelf margin plays of NW Africa and the Southern Atlantic.

Neil Hodgson (Spectrum Geo Ltd.)

11:40am - 12:00pm

Nature and distribution of post-rift deformation within the Porcupine Basin, Ireland.

Muhammad Mudasar Saqab (ICRAG, University College Dublin)

Hybrid margins and holistic exploration; The role of variable magma budgets in creating successful petroleum systems.

Helen Doran (Ola Geoscience)

12:00pm - 12:20pm

Jurassic North Atlantic paleogeography & Porcupine Basin rifting: implications for source and reservoir development offshore Atlantic Ireland.

Neil Parkinson (Europa Oil and Gas)

The Atlantic Ocean: 200 million years young and full of surprises.

Sebastian Luening (GALP)

12:20pm - 12:40pm

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

Jim Harris (CGG Robertson)

Is a conjugate an analogue?

Edwige Zanella (Westwood Global Energy)

12:40pm - 1:00pm

Age determination of the volcanic sequence, Faroe-Shetland Basin, Northeast Atlantic Ocean.

Jana Ólavsdóttir (Faroeses Geological Survey)

An atlas of character: a model for the control of passive margin development.

Neil Hodgson (Spectrum Geo Ltd.)

1:00pm - 2:20pm Lunch Lunch
2:20pm - 2:40pm

Paleogene prospectivity of the NE Atlantic volcanic margins constrained by new 3D seismic data on the Møre Margin.

Sverre Planke (Volcanic Basin Petroleum Research)

Potential Cretaceous source-rocks from the north-east Baffin Bay, West Greenland.

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

2:40pm - 3:00pm

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)

Sources for detrital zircons in East Greenland sandstones.

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

3:00pm - 3:20pm

Early Cretaceous paleogeography of the proto North Atlantic margin of the Barents Sea.

Alejandro Escalona (University of Stavanger)

Interplay of crustal architecture and syn-tectonic sedimentation in the hydrocarbons generation: examples from the North and Central Atlantic Conjugate Margins.

Giuseppe Rea (ENI)

3:20pm - 3:40pm

Basin and petroleum systems modelling in the northern Barents Sea.

Rüdiger Lutz (Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources)

North Atlantic Permian–Triassic Plays – Insights from analogues in E and NE Greenland.

Gregers Dam (Geological Survey of Greenland and Denmark)

3:40pm - 4:00pm Coffee Break Coffee Break
4:00pm - 4:20pm

The Olga Basin (northern Barents Sea) – a Caledonian or Timanian affinity?

Peter Klitzke (BGR Hannover)

IODP evidence for the development of source potential in the Cretaceous offshore Northwest Europe and Eastern Canada.

Patrick Barnard (APT, Applied Petroleum Technology)

4:20pm - 4:40pm

Controls in the deposition of Lower Cretaceous clastic wedges in the southwestern Barents Sea.

Dora Marin (University of Stavanger)

The North Atlantic Conjugate Margins: An Integrated Approach to Understanding Regional Prospectivity.

Alex Fowler (CGG Robertson)

4:40pm - 5:00pm

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)

Mesozoic Stratigraphy of the Central Atlantic Margins: what can we learn about key petroleum system elements

Grant Wach (Dalhousie University)

5:00pm - 5:45pm Posters Session Posters Session
6:00pm Departure for Boat Trip and Refreshments