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08:00-09:00 Registration and Coffee/Tea
09:00-09:05 Welcome, Andras Nemeth and Gabor Tari, Conference Chairs
09:05-09:10 Welcome from AAPG, Adam Law, AAPG Europe President and István Bérczi AAPG Europe Past President
09:10-09:25 Keynote Address — Thomas Quigley, MOL Group
09:25-09:45 Keynote Address — Pál Ságvári, VP, MEKH (Hungarian Energy and Public Utility Regulatory Authority): Energy Turbulence and Transition in CEE
9:45-10:20 Meeting the Challenge of the Demand for ‘Advantaged’ Hydrocarbons in the 21st Century Energy Transition
Keynote Address — Mike Simmons, Halliburton
10:20-11:00 Coffee Break/Posters

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Hydrogen Exploration
Chairs: Isabelle Moretti and Alain Prinzhofer
11:00-11:20 Natural Hydrogen Genesis via Pyritization Case Studies
Corinne Arrouvel, UFSCa
11:20-11:40 Coupled Hydrogen and Nitrogen Generation by Ammonium Decomposition
Nicolas Jacquemet, Independent researcher / consultant in geochemistry
11:40-12:00 Can Weathering of Banded Iron Formations Generate Natural Hydrogen? Evidence From Australia and South Africa
Ugo Geymond, IPGP
12:00-12:20 In Situ U-Pb Dating of Serpentine of Sivas Serpentinites – Implication for the Relation Between Serpentinization, H₂ Generation and Salt Precipitation
Dan Levy, UPPA
12:20-12:40 Controls on Generation and Accumulation of Blended Gases (CH₄/H₂/He) in the Neoproterozoic Amadeus Basin, Australia.
Mahmoud Leila, Mansoura University
12:40-13:40 lunch
Hydrogen Exploration
Chairs: Isabelle Moretti and Alain Prinzhofer
13:40-14:00 Determining Areas That Are Promising for Hydrogen Generation, Migration and Accumulation in the Norwegian Sea
Thierry Jacquin, GEOLINK
14:00-14:20 Intraplate Native H₂ Occurrences: An Overview From North America
Eric Deville, Ifpen- Ifp School
14:20-14:40 Methodological Guidelines for Natural H₂ Exploration
Christophe Pierre Henri Rigollet, CVA Group
14:40-15:00 Natural Hydrogen Exploration
Benoit Hauville, 45-8 ENERGY
15:00-15:20 Interdisciplinary Examination of Natural Hydrogen (H₂) Opportunities in the Context of Energy Transition
Thomas Lapi, Université de Paris, Paris Interdisciplinary Energy Research Institute (LIED - PIERI), French Institute for International Relations and Strategic Affairs
15:20-16:00 Coffee Break/Posters
Hydrogen Exploration
Chairs: Isabelle Moretti and Alain Prinzhofer
16:00-16:20 Exploration for Native Hydrogen in Mountain Ranges
Eric C. Gaucher, University of Bern Institute of Geological Sciences
16:20-16:40 Natural H₂ Resources Through an Active and Expanding Volcanic Rift System: The East African-Rift
Gabriel Pasquet, Université de Pau et des Pays de l'Adour
16:40-17:00 The Bourakebougou Natural Hydrogen Reservoirs in Mali
Omar Maiga, IFP school - IFP Énergie Nouvelles
17:00-17:20 Hydrogen Systems in Continental Sedimentary Basins
Steve Lawrence, SRC
17:20-17:40 New Caledonia’s Peridotite Ophiolite: A Natural Hydrogen Potential to Be Explored
Julien Collot, Geological Survey of New Caledonia
Superbasins and Advantaged HCs
Chairs: Gabor Tari and Bob Fryklund
11:00-11:20 The Basin of the Future
Bob Fryklund, IHS
11:20-11:40 The Levant Basin offshore Israel, status of activity and remaining hydrocarbon potential
Michael Gardosh , Ministry of Energy, Israel
11:40-12:00 An Overview of Lower Carboniferous Unconventional Potential across Dnieper Donets Super Basin, Ukraine
Bryan Srall, Naftogaz Ukrgasvydobuvannya
12:00-12:20 Frontier Exploration in Proven Basins
Brian Gill, Westwood Global Energy Partners
12:20-12:40 The Black Sea: The Next Super Basin?
Gabor Tari, OMV
12:20-13:40 lunch
Remaining HC Potential
Chairs: Reinhard Sachsenhofer and Alan Vranjkovic
13:40-14:00 From Regional Basin Analysis to Prospect Scale: Planning New 3D Seismic in Mature Basins
Tomislav Baketarić, INA - Industry of Oil Plc
14:00-14:20 Unlocking Economic Value From an Oil Field After 90 Years of Production: A Workflow to Maximize the Value of a Mature Low Permeability Fracture Dominated Sandstone Reservoir
Rolf Moebius, OMV Upstream
14:20-14:40 Subsidence History Modeling and 40Ar /39Ar Dating in a Miocene Continental Back-Arc Basin: Insights From the Danube Basin
Samuel Rybar, Department of Geology and Paleontology, Comenius University
14:40-15:00 Distal Turbidites Thin Layers Play Exploration in Mature Area of North Adriatic Offshore, Croatia
Barbara Nagl, INA Plc.
15:00-15:20 Petroleum System Analysis of the Southern Part of Szeged Depression
Goran Bogicevic, Science & Technology center NIS- Naftagas LLC
15:20-16:00 Coffee Break/Posters
Remaining HC Potential
Chairs: Reinhard Sachsenhofer and Alan Vranjkovic
16:00-16:20 Volcano-Sedimentary Reservoir Rocks and Their Petrophysical Properties in a Neogene Pull-Apart Basin: Insights From the Transcarpathian Basin (Central Europe)
Viktoria Subova, Comenius University in Bratislava
16:20-16:40 Biogenic Gas Generation and Migration in the Pannonian Basin
Romario Albert Adonya, Eötvös University
16:40-17:00 Should We Rethink the Model for the Transylvanian Basin?
Zoltán Unger, ELTE-SEK-BDPK-Geographical Dept.
17:00-17:20 The Mixed Gas Belt, Eastern Hungary – A Geochemical Puzzle
István Vető, Consultant geochemist
17:20-17:40 Understanding the Stratigraphic Architecture of Pannonian (Miocene) Turbidite Deposits in Light of New Seismic, E-Log and Core Data From SW Hungary
István Róbert Bartha, TDE ITS Ltd.
17:40-18:00 Hydrocarbons and Plays of the South Caspian and Adjacent Basins - Comparison to Other Sedimentary Basins of the World
Nazim Abdullayev, Oil and Gas Institute of Azerbaijan, National Academy of Science
New Plays
Chairs: Gábor Bada and Dubravko Lucic
11:00-11:20 Understanding of Eocene Turbidite System of Nesvačilka Paleovalley as a Succesfull Oil and Gas Exploration Target in South Eastern Part of the Czech Republic
Vladimír Opletal, MND a.s.
11:20-11:40 Tectono-Sedimentary Architecture of Hangingwall Rift Basins – Implications for Hydrocarbon Exploration (South-Western Neogene Pannonian Basin System)
Alan Vranjkovic, INA Oil Company
11:40-12:00 Fan-Delta Reservoirs: A Case Study From the Southwestern Pannonian Basin
Gianni Mallarino, MOL Group Hungary
12:00-12:20 Importance of Comprehensive Geological Models to Improve the Seismic Data Processing and Interpretation: Lesson Learned From the Gulf of Suez and NW Red Sea Rift Basin, Egypt
Ibrahim Attia, South Valley Egyptian Petroleum Holding Co. (GANOPE), Cairo, Egypt
12:20-13:40 Lunch
Structural Geology
Chairs: László Csontos and Bruno Tomljenović
13:40-14:00 Age of Salt and the Timing of the Baicoi Salt Diapir Growth in the Bend Zone Segment of the Carpathian Fold and Thrust Belt, Romania
Zsolt Schleder, OMV
14:00-14:20 Toe Thrusting in Active and Passive Margins: A Widespread and Often Unrecognized Structural Element
Joan F. Flinch, Geoscience and Energy Consultant
14:20-14:40 Tectonic Development and 3D Paleo-Reconstruction Model for the Southern Part of the North Hungarian Paleogene Basin (NHPB)
Balázs Soós, MOL Plc
14:40-15:00 Strike-Slip Tectonics and Principal Displacement Zones of the Dnieper-Donets Basin, Ukraine
Vitaliy Privalov, JSC UkrGasVydobuvannya, Naftogaz Group
15:00-15:20 Tectonic Control on the Distribution of Depositional Environments in the Back Arc Syn-Rift Setting of Eastern Part of Drava Depression in Croatian Part of Pannonian Basin: Implications on Exploration and Regional Assessment of CO2 Storage Resources
David Rukavina, Faculty of Mining, Geology and Petroleum Engineering, University of Zagreb
15:20-16:00 Coffee Break/Posters
Structural Geology
Chairs: László Csontos and Bruno Tomljenović
16:00-16:20 An Integrated Geology-to-Geomechanics Workflow to De-Risk Carbon Storage in Highly Faulted Reservoirs
Camille Cosson, Emerson E&P Software
16:20-16:40 Deformation styles and structural geometries in SE Turkey and Northern Iraq: Similarities and Differences
Angelo Ricciato, Geplan consulting
16:40-17:00 Migration of Basin Formation and Contrasting Deformation Style in the South-Western Pannonian Basin (Central Europe)
László Fodor, Eötvös University Institute of Geography and Earth Sciences, Department of Geology
17:00-17:20 The Role of Mesozoic Structures in the Evolution of the Neogene Drava Basin
Dániel Nyiri, MOL Plc
17:20-17:40 Neogene Structural Evolution of Vésztő- and Told Graben Area in SE Pannonian Basin
László Csontos, MOL Plc
17:40-18:00 Positive Structural Inversion in the Central Pannonian Basin, Hungary: Impact on the Petroleum Systems During the Late Neogene to Pliocene Post-Rift Phase
Gabor Tari, OMV Upstream