The Bureau of Economic Geology The University of Texas at Austin Jackson School of Geosciences
Ned (Edmund) L. Frost
Ned (Edmund) L. Frost Research Associate Bureau of Economic Geology
The University of Texas at Austin
University Station, Box X
Austin, Texas 78713-8924
E-mail: ned.frost@beg.utexas.edu Telephone: 512-471-4331 Fax: 512-471-0140
Professional Summary
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Research Interests
Carbonate sedimentology and sequence stratigraphy

Carbonate reservoir characterization and geocellular modeling

High-resolution digital outcrop characterization

Fracture development and control on diagenetic fluid-flow

Evolution of mechanical stratigraphy
Education
Ph.D. Geology, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, 2007

B.A. Geology, University of Colorado, Boulder CO, 1998
Professional History
Senior Carbonate Geologist, ConocoPhillips Subsurface Technology, 2007–2011, Houston, TX.

Geology Intern, ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company, 2005, Houston, TX.

Geology Intern, Encana, 2003, Denver, CO.

Land Surveyor, 2001–2002.
Selected Publications
Budd, D. A., Huntington K. W., and Frost, E. L., 2011. Clumped-Isotope Thermometry: A New Tool to Delineate Temperatures and Fluids of Calcite Phases. American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Meeting: Houston, TX.

Frost, E.L., Budd, D., Kerans, C, and Allwardt, T., 2010. Syndepositional Fault and Fracture Control on Diagenetic Fluid-flow, Tansill Carbonates (Permian), Dark Canyon, Guadalupe Mountains, New Mexico. American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Meeting: New Orleans, LA.

Frost, E.L., and Kerans, C., 2010. Controls on syndepositional fracture patterns, Devonian reef complexes, Canning Basin, Western Australia. In: Agosta, F., and Tondi, E., (Eds.), Faulting and Fracturing in Carbonate Rocks: New Insights on Deformation Mechanisms and Petrophysical Properties. Journal of Structural Geology. Journal of Structural Geology, v. 32, p. 1231- 1249.

Frost, E.L., and Kerans, C., 2009. Platform-margin trajectory as a control on Syndepositional fracture Patterns, Canning Basin, Western Australia. Journal of Sedimentary Research, Vol. 79, 44-55.

Frost, N., 2007. Geologic Modeling of Frasnian and Famennian Carbonate Platforms, Canning Basin, Western Australia. American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Meeting: Long Beach, CA. Best Student Presentation.

Frost, N., and Gomez, L., 2007. Syndepositional Fracture Patterns of the Devonian Reef Complexes, Canning Basin, Western Australia. American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Meeting: Long Beach, CA.

Frost, N., Carpenter, D., and Kerans, C., 2006. Platform-Margin Trajectory as a Control on Neptunian Dike Distributions, Devonian Reef Complexes, Canning Basin, Western Australia. American Association of Petroleum Geologists International Meeting: Perth, Western Australia. Best Student Poster.

Frost, N., Playford, P.E., and Kerans, C., 2006. Platform Evolution, Facies Patterns, and Cyclicity across the Late Devonian Frasnian/Famennian Boundary—Barnett Spring Platform, Canning Basin, Western Australia. American Association of Petroleum Geologists International Meeting: Perth, Western Australia.

Frost, N., Kerans, C., and Playford, P.E., 2005. Carbonate Platform Evolution across the Frasnian/Famennian Boundary—Napier Range, Canning Basin, Western Australia. Geological Society of America annual meeting: Salt Lake City, Utah.
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