Scheduled Presentations by Bureau Researchers

AAPG Annual Convention
Denver, Colorado
June 3–6, 2001

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Oral Presentations

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Saturday, June 2, 2001
2:30 p.m. Quantitative Prediction of Petrophysical Properties: Using Diagenetic Models R. H. Lander
Sunday, June 3, 2001
Morning 3-D Reservoir Modeling: Hydrocarbons and Aquifers (PDF file) S. W. Tinker
Monday, June 4, 2001
10:40 a.m. 3-D Geometry and Kinematics of Polygonal Minibasins and Associated Salt Ridges during Radial Spreading of Sediment Lobes above Salt B. C. Vendeville, V. Gaullier, J. Mascle
1:50 p.m. Anomalously High Porosity and Permeability in Deeply Buried Sandstone Reservoirs: Origin and Predictability S. Bloch, R. H. Lander, and Linda Bonnell
2:30 p.m. Reservoir Quality Controls in the Deep Fulmar Formation, Central North Sea J. M. Ajdukiewicz, S. T. Paxton, D. C. Jennette, P. H. Nicholson, E. Erratt
4:20 p.m. Outcrop Analogs for Fractured Reservoir Characterization: Rangely Field, Colorado O. J. Ortega, R. Marrett, S. E. Laubach, K. L. Milliken, J. Olson, and R. Reed
Tuesday, June 5, 2001
8:05 a.m. Seismic Sedimentology by Stratal Slicing of Fluvial and Shallow-Marine Depositional System in Pliocene, Offshore Louisiana H. Zeng, L. J. Wood, and T. F. Hentz
2:50 p.m. 50 Years Hence–Evolving Technologies and Opportunities in Carbonate Systems C. Kerans
2:50 p.m. High-Resolution Sequence Stratigraphic Approach to Carbonate Reservoir Characterization for Understanding Flow Units and Petrophysical Properties; Example from Permian North Cowden Field, West Texas R. G. Loucks, D. Entzminger, and S. Sakurai
4:20 p.m. 3-D Seismic Expression of High-Frequency Sequence Stratigraphy in Vermilion Block 50-Tiger Shoal Area, Offshore Louisiana H. Zeng, T. F. Hentz, and L. J. Wood
Wednesday, June 6, 2001
11:00 a.m. The Value of Upstream Technology and the Future of Energy Research S. W. Tinker
11:00 a.m. Understanding Fractured Carbonate Reservoirs (PDF file) J. Stowell, S. E. Laubach, R. Marrett, and J. Olson
2:30 a.m. Gravity-Driven Foldbelts on Passive Margins M. G. Rowan, F. J. Peel, and B. C. Vendeville
2:50 p.m. Minibasins Translating Down a Basement Ramp in the Deepwater Monocline Province of the Kwanza Basin, Angola M. P. A. Jackson, M. R. Hudec, R. Fraenkl, W. Sikkema, L. F. Binga, and J. C. Da Silva
3:20 p.m. Regional Restoration in the Offshore Kwanza Basin, Angola: Linked Zones of Extension, Translation, and Contraction M. R. Hudec, M. P. A. Jackson, L. F. Binga, J. C. DA Silva, R. Fraenkl, and W. Sikkema
3:40 p.m. Linked Extensional and Contractional Structures in the Niger Delta R. J. Hooper, R. J. Fitzsimmons, N. T. Grant, and B. C. Vendeville
4:20 p.m. Depositional Facies and High-Frequency Architecture of the Transgressive Matzen Sandstone, Vienna Basin, Austria P. R. Knox

 

Poster Presentations

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Monday Morning, June 4, 2001
Reservoir Architecture of the Shannon Sandstone, Hartzog Draw, Wyoming M. D. Sullivan, J. C. Van Wagoner, R. W. Lovell, M. E. Foster, R. M. Stuart, D. C. Jennette, G. Pemberton
The Use of Petrofacies for Reservoir-Quality Prediction: Using Diagenetic Models L. M. Bonnell, I. Toenne, R. H. Lander, and R. E. Larese
Degradation Beyond the Emergent Threshold S. E. Laubach
Monday Afternoon, June 4, 2001
Production Prediction and Reservoir Characterization of Systems Tracts of Fourth-Order Sequences in the Miocene Offshore Louisiana C. Rassi, and T. F. Hentz
Integrating 3-D Seismic, Sequence Stratigraphy, and Reservoir Properties to Enhance Secondary Gas Recovery of Two Major Miocene Gulf of Mexico Offshore Fields A. C. Badescu, and H. Zeng
Validation of Source Kitchens and Petroleum Charge History in Complicated Basin Using Fluid Inclusion: An Example from Tazhong 4 Oilfield in Central Uplift, Tarim Basin F. Wang, C. G. Simon, A. Manzur, A. A. Robinson, K. Liu, S. Zhang, and D. Liang
Evaluation of Anhydrite Seals through Depositional, Structural, and Lithological Analysis; Example from the Jurassic Arab Formation, Al Rayyan Field, Qatar A. A. Brown and R. G. Loucks
Chert Reservoir Development in the Devonian of West Texas: Contrasts between Proximal and Distal Settings S. C. Ruppel and R. J. Barnaby
Processes Leading to Formation of Arcuate Grabens and Faults above Salt J. H. Le Calvez, B. C. Vendeville, P. Walsh, and R. A. Marrett
Tuesday Morning, June 5, 2001
Five Minutes of Terror: The Application of Geomorphic Threshold Theory to Deep-Marine Depositional Systems L. J. Wood
Paleostructural Control on Facies Distribution and Reservoir Quality: Seminole San Andres Unit (Permian, Guadalupian), West Texas M. D. Sonnenfeld, L. C. Zahm, G. L. Ford, K. L. Canter, S. J. Buckner, L. S. Foulk, C. Kerans, S. L. Pluim, M. Simon, and S. W. Tinker
Controls on Hydrocarbon Distribution within a Sequence-Stratigraphic Framework: A Case Study from the Miocene of Offshore Louisiana T. F. Hentz, H. Zeng, L. J. Wood, A. C. Badescu, C. Rassi, and C. O. Kilic
Field Development of a Permian Deep-Water Sandstone, East Ford Field, Bell Canyon Formation, Delaware Basin, Texas S. P. Dutton and W. A. Flanders
Tectonic Framework for Trinidad and Its Eastern Offshore Area P. Mann, J. Weber, and L. J. Wood
Wednesday Morning, June 6, 2001
Predicting Tidal-Bar Architecture within a Sequence Stratigraphic Framework: Examples from Ancient and Modern Systems L. J. Wood
Characterizing the Three-Dimensional Architecture of a Coalesced, Collapsed-Paleocave System in the Lower Ordovician, Ellenburger Group by Integrating Ground-Penetrating Radar, Shallow-Core, and Outcrop Data R. G. Loucks, P. Mescher, and G. McMechan
Not All Shales Are Created Equal: A Cautionary Note for Fault-Seal Analysis P. R. Knox

 

Courses

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Friday Morning, June 8, 2001

Short Course E&P Methods and Technologies: Selection and Applications—Salt Tectonics

M. P. A. Jackson, Instructor