South-Central Section - 47th Annual Meeting (4-5 April 2013)

T7. New Ideas about the Geologic Evolution and Petroleum Potential of the Gulf of Mexico

Session No. 13
Thursday, 4 April 2013: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
AT&T Center Classroom 202

T7. New Ideas about the Geologic Evolution and Petroleum Potential of the Gulf of Mexico

 

Robert Stern and Peter Clift, Presiding
Paper #
Start Time
1:30 PM
STRUCTURE AND EVOLUTION OF THE GULF OF MEXICO: NEW RESULTS FROM THE GUMBO MARINE SEISMIC REFRACTION STUDY
VAN AVENDONK, Harm1, CHRISTESON, Gail L.1, NORTON, Ian2, EDDY, Drew3, KARNER, Garry4, JOHNSON, Chris4, KNELLER, Erik4, and PULLIAM, Jay5, (1) Institute for Geophysics, Univ of Texas at Austin, JJ Pickle Research Campus, Bldg 196 (ROC), 10100 Burnet Rd (R2200), Austin, TX 78758-4445, harm@ig.utexas.edu, (2) Institute for Geophysics, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78758, (3) Jackson School of Geosciences, Institute for Geophysics, Austin, TX 78758, (4) ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company, 3120 Buffalo Speedway, Houston, TX 77098, (5) Department of Geology, Baylor University, One Bear Place #97354, Waco, TX 76798
1:50 PM
NEW OBSERVATIONS ON THE CRUSTAL STRUCTURE OF THE US GULF OF MEXICO BASIN BASED ON DEEP-PENETRATION SEISMIC REFLECTION DATA, GRAVITY AND PLATE RECONSTRUCTIONS
HASAN, Murad, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Houston, 312 Science and Research Bldg 1, Houston, TX 77204, MHASAN5@UH.EDU
2:10 PM
PS RECEIVER FUNCTIONS AND VP/VS ANALYSIS OF THE TEXAS GULF COAST PLAIN AND LLANO UPLIFT
KNUPPEL, Mark1, AINSWORTH, Ryan2, EVANZIA, Dominic2, GURROLA, Harold1, and PULLIAM, Jay2, (1) Geosciences, Texas Tech University, Box 41053, Lubbock, TX 79409, mark.knuppel@ttu.edu, (2) Geology, Baylor University, One Bear Place #97354, Waco, TX 76798
2:30 PM
POSSIBLE DEEP JURASSIC RIFT BASIN LOCATIONS IN THE GULF OF MEXICO: RESULTS OF MODELING GRAVITY AND SEISMIC DATA
BIRD, Dale E., Bird Geophysical, 16903 Clan Macintosh, Houston, TX 77084, dale@birdgeo.com and CONNORS, Christopher D., Dept. of Geology, Washington and Lee University, 204 West Washington Street St, Lexington, VA 24450
 
2:50 PM
Break
3:10 PM
MULTIDISCIPLINARY INVESTIGATION OF SURFACE DEFORMATION IN HOUSTON, TEXAS
KHAN, Shuhab, STEWART, Robert, HUANG, Zheng, and KARACAY, Ayca, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204, sdkhan@uh.edu
3:30 PM
LATE NEOGENE TECTONIC HISTORY OF THE PRESIDIO BOLSON AND THE INTEGRATION OF THE RIO GRANDE FROM TRANS-PECOS TEXAS TO THE GULF OF MEXICO
KYLE, J. Richard, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, rkyle@jsg.utexas.edu, GILMER, Amy K., Department of Geological Sciences, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, VASCONCELOS, Paulo M., Department of Earth Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, 4072, Australia, and GALLOWAY, W.E., Institute for Geophysics, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78758-4445
3:50 PM
DETRITAL ZIRCON PROVENANCE STUDY OF THE LATE JURASSIC BOSSIER SANDS, EAST TEXAS SUBSURFACE
KENNEDY, Chris J., Encana Oil & Gas, 5851 Legacy Circle, Plano, TX 75024, christopher.kennedy@encana.com, STERN, Robert J., Geosciences Department, University of Texas at Dallas, 800 W. Campbell Road, Richardson TX 75080-3021, Texas, TX TX 75080-302, and GRIFFIN, William, Department of Geosciences, Univ of Texas at Dallas, P.O. Box 830688, MS FO21, Richardson, TX 75083-0688
4:10 PM
WHY HASN'T THE TEXAS OR LOUISIANA PASSIVE MARGIN TURNED INTO A SUBDUCTION ZONE?
STERN, Robert J., Geosciences Department, University of Texas at Dallas, 800 W. Campbell Road, Richardson TX 75080-3021, Texas, TX TX 75080-302, rjstern@utdallas.edu
 
4:30 PM
Discussion
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