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AAPG Hedberg

Structural Diagenesis

Austin, Texas

February 8–11, 2004

Call for Papers

Information: AAPG Site

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Geological Sciences

Petroleum & Geosystems Engineering

Institute of Geophysics

Bureau of Economic Geology

 
 

Structural Diagenesis: Fundamental Advances and New Applications From a Holistic View of Mechanical and Chemical Processes

AAPG Hedberg Research Conference on Structural Diagenesis held in Austin, Texas, February 8 through 11, 2004.

Frac Involvement

Conveners Rob Lander, Geocosm, Steve Laubach, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jon Olson, Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering, Joann Welton, ExxonMobil, Nick Woodward, DOE. Linda Bonnell

Keynote Adress: Structural Diagenesis S. Laubach, K. Milliken

Incorporating the effects of diagenesis in geomechanical models of fracture pattern development J. Olson

Theory of quartz cementation in structurally deformed sandstones R. Lander, S. Laubach, L. Bonnell, R. Larese, J. Gale

Progressive diagenesis, evolving mechanical stratigraphy, and fracture patterns in Canyon sandstone S. Laubach, S. Dutton, B. Marin

Fracture intensity and fracture cementation: an example from a horizontal core in the Piceance basin L. Gomez, J. Gale, R. Marrett, S. Laubach

Diagenetic processes and porosity evolution within deformation bands in the eolian Navajo sandstone (Early Jurassic), southern Utah L. Net, A. Makowitz

Brittle deformation during burial compaction: an elusive porosity reduction mechanism A. Makowitz, K. Milliken

Predicting rock and fluid/rock properties by modeling diagenesis S. Bryant

Panel Discussion Chair: L. Lake

Conference summary: Rob Lander, Geocosm, Steve Laubach, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jon Olson, Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering, Joann Welton, ExxonMobil, Nick Woodward, DOE.

More meeting information [ AAPG Link ]

Featured Image

The image to the right shows fractured grains (pink, light blue), quartz cement coating grains and in fractures (dark blue) and porosity (green) in samples from deformation bands in Robin Hill's field area, Aztec Sandstone, Valley of Fire, Nevada. Scanned CL image by Rob Reed. For more information see: Milliken, K. L., Reed, R. M., and Laubach, S. E., in press, Quantifying compaction and cementation within deformation bands in porous sandstones: in Sorkhabi, R. et al. (eds.) Faults and Petroleum Traps, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Memoir. 1/29/04 updated 2/3/04, 2/20/04

Spring 2004 Featured Slide Presentation : Steve Laubach & Kitty Milliken

Structural Diagenesis: Chemical and Mechanical Processes in Basins