T171. The Role of Structure and Diagenesis in Governing Fluid Storage and Flow in Deep Sedimentary Basins with Applications to Unconventional Oil and Gas Reservoirs

Session No. 205
Tuesday, 6 November 2012: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Charlotte Convention Center 207D

T171. The Role of Structure and Diagenesis in Governing Fluid Storage and Flow in Deep Sedimentary Basins with Applications to Unconventional Oil and Gas Reservoirs

GSA Structural Geology and Tectonics Division; GSA Sedimentary Geology Division; GSA Hydrogeology Division; GSA Geophysics Division

 

Stephen E. Laubach, Christoph Hilgers and Mark A. Evans, Advocates
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1:30 PM
OIL TRANSPORT BY SOLITARY WAVES IN ELASTIC POROUS MEDIA: A CASE STUDY OF THE EUGENE ISLAND FIELD, GULF OF MEXICO BASIN
APPOLD, Martin, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Missouri, 101 Geological Sciences Bldg, Columbia, MO 65211, appoldm@missouri.edu, JOSHI, Ajit, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Missouri--Columbia, 101 Geological Sciences Bldg, Columbia, MO 65211, and NUNN, Jeffrey A., Department of Geology and Geophysics, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803
1:45 PM
STRUCTURAL CONTROL ON SUBSURFACE FLOW OF DOLOMITIZING FLUIDS: EXAMPLES FROM OMAN
VANDEGINSTE, Veerle, Earth Science and Engineering, Imperial College London, Prince Consort Road, London, SW7 2BP, United Kingdom, v.vandeginste@imperial.ac.uk, JOHN, Cedric M., Department of Earth Science and Engineering, Imperial College London, Prince Consort Road, London, SW7 2BP, United Kingdom, and COSGROVE, J.W., Department of Earth Science & Engineering, Imperial College London, Prince Consort Road, London, SW7 2BP, United Kingdom
2:00 PM
UNDERSTANDING THE EFFECT OF LARGE SCALE STRUCTURES ON THE REGIONAL FRACTURE NETWORK IN THE APPALACHIAN BASIN
WALSH, Talor B.1, BAKER, Elizabeth P.2, DARRAH, Thomas H.3, POREDA, Robert1, and MITRA, Gautam4, (1) Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of Rochester, 227 Hutchison Hall, Rochester, NY 14627, talor.walsh@gmail.com, (2) GeoCorps America, John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, Kimberly, OR 97848, (3) Division of Earth and Ocean Sciences, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, (4) Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of Rochester, 208A Hutchison Hall, Rochester, NY 14627
2:15 PM
USE OF CARBONATE CLUMPED ISOTOPE THERMOMETRY TO STUDY INTERACTIONS OF STRUCTURES AND FLUID FLOW, MOAB FAULT, PARADOX BASIN, UTAH
HUNTINGTON, Katharine W., BERGMAN, Sarah C., and CRIDER, Juliet G., Dept. Earth and Space Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195-1310, kate1@uw.edu
2:30 PM
USING STRUCTURAL DIAGENESIS TO INFER THE TIMING OF NATURAL FRACTURES IN THE MARCELLUS SHALE
POMMER, Laura E., Bureau of Economic Geology, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78731, laura.pommer@utexas.edu, GALE, Julia F.W., Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin, J J Pickle Research Campus, Building 130, 10100 Burnet Road, Austin, TX 78758, EICHHUBL, Peter, Bureau of Economic Geology, The University of Texas at Austin, 10100 Burnet Road, Austin, TX 78758, FALL, András, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin, University Station, P.O. Box X, Austin, TX 78713-8924, and LAUBACH, Stephen E., Bureau of Economic Geology, John A. and Katherine G. Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin, University Station, P.O. Box X, Austin, TX 78713-8924
2:45 PM
FRACTURE DEVELOPMENT AND DIAGENESIS OF THE TORRIDON GROUP APPLECROSS FORMATION, NEAR AN TEALLACH, NW SCOTLAND: MILLENIA OF BRITTLE DEFORMATION RESILIENCE?
ELLIS, Magdalena1, LAUBACH, Steve2, EICHHUBL, Peter2, OLSON, Jon E.3, and HARGROVE, P.4, (1) University of North Carolina, 817 Powell St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, maellis@live.unc.edu, (2) Bureau of Economic Geology, The University of Texas at Austin, 10100 Burnet Road, Austin, TX 78758, (3) Dept. of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, 200 E. Dean Keeton St., Stop C0300, Austin, TX 78712, (4) B.P. America, Houston, TX 77079
 
3:00 PM
Break
3:15 PM
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: PETROLEUM STRUCTURE AND GEOMECHANICS – WHAT IT IS AND HOW THE INDUSTRY/ACADEMIC BOND CAN BE STRENGTHENED
HENNINGS, Peter, ConocoPhillips Subsurface Technology, 600 N. Dairy Ashford, Houston, TX 77079, Peter.Hennings@ConocoPhillips.com
 
4:00 PM
Discussion
4:15 PM
SPATIAL VARIATION OF DEVONIAN SHALE PALEOFLUID CHEMISTRY: AN INDICATOR OF LOCAL AND REGIONAL FRACTURE CONNECTIVITY
EVANS, Mark A., Department of Physics and Earth Science, Central Connecticut State Univ, 1615 Stanley St, New Britain, CT 06050, evansmaa@ccsu.edu
4:30 PM
ACADIAN SLIDING AND GLIDING: ANATOMY OF STYLES FOR GRAVITATIONAL FAULT DEVELOPMENT AND HYDROCARBON MIGRATION IN THE WESTERN APPALACHIAN FORELAND BASIN OF PENNSYLVANIA AND WEST VIRGINIA
JACOBI, Robert D.1, STARR, Joel2, JACKSON, David3, ECKERT, Craig2, and WARNER, Travis B.2, (1) EQT and University at Buffalo, UB Rock Fracture Group, 411 Cooke Hall, Buffalo, NY 14260, rdjacobi@geology.buffalo.edu, (2) EQT Production, 625 Liberty Ave Suite 1700, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, (3) ARKeX Ltd, Newton House, Cambridge Business Park, Cambridge, CB4 0WZ, United Kingdom
4:45 PM
MICROSCALE TRACE ELEMENT MAPPING OF MINERALIZED FRACTURES USING CRYOGENIC LA-ICP-MS
DARRAH, Thomas H.1, WALSH, Talor B.2, MITRA, Gautam3, HANNIGAN, Robyn4, and POREDA, Robert2, (1) Division of Earth and Ocean Sciences, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, thomas.darrah@duke.edu, (2) Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of Rochester, 227 Hutchison Hall, Rochester, NY 14627, (3) Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of Rochester, 208A Hutchison Hall, Rochester, NY 14627, (4) Earth, Environmental & Oceanographic Sciences, University of Massachusetts - Boston, 100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, MA 02125
5:00 PM
KINEMATIC EVOLUTION THE STILLWELL ANTICLINE SYSTEM, WEST TEXAS: IMPLICATIONS FOR FLUID FLOW WITHIN SUBSURFACE SYSTEMS
SURPLESS, Benjamin, MAYS, Brett, and HOIN, Daniel, Geosciences, Trinity University, 1 Trinity Place, San Antonio, TX 78212, bsurples@trinity.edu
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