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Wednesday Morning Oral Presentations

Global Trends in E&P Fiscal Regimes and Price Driven Volatalityin Business Environment
N. K. Verma
Corporate Planning in a Digital World
E. Oludemi
Shaping the Exploration Landscape of Namibia
M. Shino
M. Ladan
A New Model of Oceanic Crustal Ages Derived From Magnetic Data: Implications for Source Rock Distribution Along the Transkei Margin of South Africa
J. Mariano, C. P. Glover, M. Sullivan, A. Tikku
Somali Basin's Crustal Structure and Post-Rift Deformation: A Recorder of Madagascar and India Drifts
J. Ringenbach, T. Maurin, C. Chappey
A Correlation Between the Southern North Falkland Basin and the Outeniqua Basin and its Implications on the Palaeogeographic Reconstruction of Gondwana
R. M. Stanca, D. Paton, D. Hodgson, E. Mortimer, D. McCarthy
Revealing the Complexities of the Gabon Southern Margin Through Gravity, Magnetics, and Seismic Data Integration
M. E. Parsons, P. Martinez Duran, G. Duval
Hybrid Break-Up: Spanning End-Member Models Towards a Full Tectonostratigraphic Understanding of the Central South Atlantic
K. G. McDermott, N. W. Hurst, P. Bellingham, B. W. Horn
The Prospectivity of the Jurassic Source Rocks in the Suriname Part of the Guiana Basin
C. P. Griffith
Assessing the Organic Nature, Potentials and Distribution of Source Rocks, Within the Southern Pletmos Basin (Offshore of South Africa): A 3-D Modelling Study
F. A. Agbor, S. Mhlambi, T. N. Achu, W. A. Sonibare, J. van Bever Donker, T. K. Chatterjee
Detritic Input Quantification in Lacustrine Petroleum Systems: Example of the Pre-Salt Source Rocks from the Lower Congo Basin (Congo)
F. Behar, V. Delhaye-Prat, S. Garel, A. Chaboureau
Early Cretaceous Calcareous Organic-Rich Source Rocks in the Northern Arabian Platform: Paleoceanographic Reconstruction during the Drowning of a Siliciclastic Shelf
N. Waldman, O. Bialik
Definition of Porosity Trends for Pore Pressure Modeling in Scenarios With Erosive Unconformities
L. A. Marcal, B. S. Silva, P. R. Cardoso, R. D. Reis
Uncertainty and Risk Analysis of 3D Geological Model for Syn Rift HP-HT Reservoir of Krishna –Godavari Basin, India
A. Kumar
Prediction of Pre-Salt Carbonate Reservoirs in Kenkiyak, Kazakhstan presented by Zhenglian Pang
A. Xu, S. Hu, X. Zheng, Z. Yang
Advanced Seismic Characterization and Reservoir Modeling of Deep-Water Turbidity System in Angola Offshore
L. Lanza, N. Colombi, C. de Draganich Veranzio, M. Fervari, A. Castoro
Uncertainty Quantification Algorithms for Reservoir Characterization of Interwell Volumes
S. Alsaif, A. Marsala
Informed Drilling: Integrated GIS Tools for Well Planning
M. I. Al Qateefi, W. Al Kharashi
Geosteering in Coiled Tubing Drilling in Carbonates Unlocked by Real Time Characterization on Cuttings
A. Marsala, G. Oliver
Mechanical Specific Energy (MSE) in Coring: A Tool to Understand the Drilling Mechanism and Coring Parameters Optimization for Improved Core Recovery
U. Prasad
Integrated Hyperspectral Core Imaging in Unconventional Reservoirs to Identify Drilling and Completions Hazards and Enhance Reservoir Models
B. E. Hollon, H. Howe, P. DuBois, L. Fonteneau, B. Martini
Passive Seismic Approach to Minimize Drilling Risk
A. R. Sumiarso1, 2
Efficient Exploration: Maximize Productivity, Minimize Environmental Impact
M. Francis
T. Familusi
G. Schreiner
Tectonic Evolution, Structural Styles and Plays of the Russian Chukchi Sea Sedimentary Basins
M. Skaryatin1, 2, S. Zaytseva, E. Bulgakova, N. Malyshev, V. Verzhbitsky, V. Obmetko, A. Borodulin, B. Ikhsanov
An Under-Filled Rift Basin: Source, Reservoir, and Seal Distribution within the Canterbury Basin, New Zealand
A. Barrier, A. Nicol, G. Browne, K. Bassett, T. Sahoo
High-Resolution Multi Cross-Section Restoration and its Applications in Reservoir Quality Prediction
A. M. Pelosi, F. Garcia Dominges da Costa, F. R. Sá, D. L. Paula Faria, T. Cardozo, V. Madrucci, Y. D. Portella
Successes, Challenges, and Future Opportunities in the Pre-Salt Kwanza and Benguela Basins of Angola: Predicating Where the Best Oil Charged Reservoirs Will be Found.
M. Tyrrell, A. Vartan, D. Cunha
Marginal Palaeozoic Fault Systems of the Northern Carnarvon Basin, North-West Shelf, Australia
A. I'Anson, C. Elders
Geology Across Mid-Ocean Ridges – A Framework for Evaluating the South Atlantic Pre-Salt
M. Spaak, A. Seregin, B. Wignall, L. Kennan, H. van Gent, C. Heine
The Role of Basin and Petroleum Systems Modeling in the 2015-2017 India National Resource Assessment Project
B. Wygrala, A. Bartha, D. Das, S. Dubey
The Petroleum Systems and Hydrocarbon Potential of Albertine Graben, East African Rift System – Uganda
D. Abeinomugisha, N. Njabire, F. Ocitti
Characterization of Permian Mangrullo Formation (Uruguay) Oil Shale as a Source Rock and Its Correlation With Irati (Brazil) and Whitehill (South Africa) Formations
B. Conti, P. Gristo, M. Torres, J. Castiglioni, P. Portugau, M. Morales, L. Yermán, A. Cuña
Rock Property Prediction from Seismic Inversion: F-A Gas Field, Bredasdorp Basin, Offshore South Africa
S. Ngcongo, J. Feddersen
The Relationship Between the Compressional Wave Velocity of Saturated Porous Carbonate Rocks and Density: Theory and Application
M. Al Ismail, F. Morgan
4-D CSEM, A Cost-Effective Tool for Deep-Water Clastic Reservoir Monitoring
P. Menezes, J. Crepaldi, A. Zerilli, T. Labruzzo, L. Alvim, J. Correa, E. Pinho, J. S. Lyrio, A. Roessler Viana
Inversion of MT Data with Enhanced Structural Fidelity presented by Alessandra Giovanna Battaglini
F. Golfré Andreasi, S. Re, F. Ceci, L. Masnaghetti
Seismic Detection of Mud Losses – An Application to the Colombian Foothills
E. J. Illidge, Y. Hernandez, D. Mateus, R. Corzo
Mapping of Basement Structuration From 3-D Seismic Data presented by Dr. Malcolm Francis
A. W. Laake, J. Blanch
First Breaks Picking: a Key Element to Improve Seismic Imaging through Full-Waveform Inversion on Land Data
F. Studer, L. Lemaistre, C. Rivera, J. Brunelliere
Workflow for Extraction of Seismic Data From Multiple Synthetic Seismic Models by Using Clustering Algorithms
J. Amtmann1, 2, C. Eichkitz
A New Seismic Technology for High Density Acquisition With Near Zero Environmental Footprint
A. Chatenay, P. Thacker
Application of Development Seismic Technology in Horizontal Well Design ?A Case Study of Block M.
Z. Jing

Wednesday Afternoon Oral Presentations

Exploration Creativity in the Golden Age of Super Basins and What AAPG is Doing About Them
C. A. Sternbach
Giant Basins of Africa: The More We Explore the More We Find
A. Akinpelu
North Africa – A Rejuvenated Super Basin
L. Meciani
East Africa and Mozambique, Waking a Sleeping Super Basin
M. Francis
Basins and Petroleum Systems of the Middle East
S. Al Hajri
South Outeniqua Basin Structure: New Elements presented by Vincent Delhaye-Prat
J. Ballard, M. Dal, A. Azher
Tectonic Controls on the Mesozoic Development of Stratigraphic Pinch-Out in the Exmouth Plateau – North West Shelf, Australia
H. Rohead-O'Brien
Tectonic Evolution and Hydrocarbon Distribution of Basins in Africa
G. Zhang
Structural Styles and Hydrocarbon Prospectivity of the Ceduna Sub-Basin, Australia: Part One
A. Alghuraybi, M. Bunch
Structural Evolution and its Control on Hydrocarbon Accumulation of the Southern Depression in Melut Basin, South Sudan
L. Ma
Biomarker Proxy Records of Palaeoenvironmental Change in the Mfabani Peatland, South Africa Since the Late Pleistocene
A. Baker, N. Pedentchouk, J. Routh, A. Roychoudhury
Stable Isotope Hydrology in Fractured and Detritic Aquifers at Both Sides of the South Atlantic Ocean: Mar Del Plata (Argentina) and the Rawsonville and Sandspruit River Catchment Areas (South Africa)
M. Damons
Application of Artificial Intelligence in Hydrogeology to Solve Water Related Issues – Case StudiesFfrom South Africa and Malawi
E. Sakala
Unconventional Oil and Gas Extraction and Groundwater: Exploiting One Natural Resource at the Expense of Another?
S. Esterhuyse
The Influence of Climate Variability on the Content, Composition, Pattern of Organic-Carbon Enrichment in Sediments
K. Chukwuma, E. Bordy
Discovery of the Anisian Caley Member Petroleum System, Bedout Sub-Basin, Western Australia
J. Minken, M. Thompson, J. Woodward, R. Fabrici, F. Fernandes
How Models of Organic Carbon Distribution are Influenced by Paleo-bathymetry - Tested in the Cretaceous Hammerfest Basin, Barents Sea
B. Emmel, A. Baskoro, G. deJager, A. Grøver, O. Roli
Middle Cretaceous Depositional Environment and Reservoir Potential of Central Rovuma Basin, Offshore Mozambique
S. M. Chiulele1, 2
Geochemical and Palynological Studies of Some Maastrichtian Source Rock Intervals (Patti and Gombe Formations) in Nigeria: Implications for Hydrocarbon Prospectivity
O. J. Ojo, A. Jimoh, J. Umelo
Integrating Functional Networks Based Nonlinear Variable Selection Methodology with Artificial Neural Networks for Improved Carbonate Reservoir Cementation Factor Prediction presented by Ahmed Alghuraybi
F. Anifowose, C. Ayaduino, F. Rashedan
Innovative Fluid Identification Method in Tight Oil Reservoir By Combining Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Data With Array Dielectric Measurements and Spectroscopy Data
G. Liu, Y. Hou, J. Wu, X. Liu, C. Xiao, X. Zhao, S. Li
Digitally Logging the Virtual Core: Innovative, Cost-Effective and Time-Efficient Workflow
C. Shrivastava
Fullwave Sonic Analysis: New Methodologies for Characterizing Near-Wellbore Reservoir Properties
C. Ayadiuno
Accurate Characterization of Porosity Heterogenity and Optimization of Testing Zone Selection in High-Heterogeneous Carbonate Reservoir: A Success-Story From East China
Z. Xin, H. Dai, B. Sun, Y. Shen, S. Li, H. Zhao, H. Gong, Q. Lu, J. Wu, K. Gao
Global Insight Into the Controls on Top Seal Based on Analog Studies
J. Faroppa
Distributed Crestal Leakage:Evidence for Geologically Instantaneous (Catastrophic) Top Seal Failure
M. Foschi, J. Cartwright
Fault Seal Analysis in the Southern Pletmos Basin, Offshore South Africa: Implications for Hydrocarbon Migration and Entrapment
S. Mhlambi, F. A. Agbor, T. K. Chatterjee, J. van Bever Donker
Integrated Fractured Basement Play Fairway Definition
K. Rodriguez, N. Hodgson, H. Kearns
Chemostratigraphy, Lithostratigraphy, and Sedimentology of the Unayzah Group, Eastern Saudi Arabia
N. W. Craigie
Technology Contribution for Integrated Shared Live Earth Model
A. A. Al Maskeen
Implications of Sequence Stratigraphic Models of the Gamtoos Basin for its Petroleum Potential
A. Davids, C. Van Bloemenstein
Circular Depressions Trails in Late Neogene/Early Quarternary Deepwater Slope Deposits Offshore Angola: Implication for the Interpretation of Turbidity-Current vs. Fluid Escape Dynamics
H. S. Putuhena, M. Huuse, I. Kane, J. Cartwright
New Integrated Workflows for Sedimentary Basin Numerical Modeling: Application on the Levant Basin (East-Mediterranean Region)
F. H. Nader, J. Barabasch, M. Ducros, N. Hawie, S. Bou Daher, R. Littke
Total Solar Irradiance (TSI) Forcing as a Control on Climate Change as Opposed to Orbital Cycles and Anthropogenic CO2 Forcing – Some Thoughts and Arguments
R. H. Leadholm
Developments in the Application of Remote Sensing for Environmental Monitoring
M. Hall
Integration of Geophysical, Geological, and Engineering Data to Continuously Adapt and Evolve Models for Optimization and Risk Analysis of an Ongoing Carbon Storage/eor Project at Farnsworth Texas, U.S.A.
R. Balch, R. Will, G. El-Kaseeh, W. Ampomah, P. Czoski
The Next Frontier in South African Shale Gas and Tight Oil Extraction: Strategic Reduction of Environmental Impact
A. Kazerouni
Eni HSE and Sustainability Model Applied to Onshore 3-D Seismic Acquisition in Block RSF-5, Central Myanmar
L. Consalvi
Petroleum Systems Through Economic Assessment of the Permian Basin, Texas Aided By a Cognitive System for Geosciences
J. Laigle, A. S. Pepper, C. Cavelius, C. Collantes, Z. Jin
Improved Prediction of Sedimentation Rates and Burial History using Storm Software
K. J. Zieba, M. Felix
Exploring the Predictive Power of Seismic Geomorphology to Assess Reservoir Quality of Gravity-Flow Sandstones.
N. Scarselli
Robotics and Automation for Rock Sampling and Characterization: A Paradigm Shift in Real Time Formation Evaluation
A. Marsala, B. Li, H. Alqattan
Integrating Laboratory Analysis for Evaluating and Improving Disposal/Injection Zones Capacity and Determining Well End of Life
P. DuBois, A. Bijaripour, D. Whiting, T. Walker, O. Perez, T. Taylor