2014 GSA Annual Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia (19–22 October 2014)

Session No. 197
Tuesday, 21 October 2014: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
207 (Vancouver Convention Centre-West)

T190. Applications of Structural Geology and Geomechanics in the Petroleum Industry

GSA Structural Geology and Tectonics Division; American Association of Petroleum Geologists Petroleum Structure and Geomechanics Division; Energy/Petroleum Geology Discipline
Peter Hennings, J. Steve Davis and S.E. Laubach, Advocates
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Start Time
8:00 AM
SANDSTONE INJECTITES RECORD PRE- AND SYN-FOLDING DEFORMATION AT SHEEP MOUNTAIN ANTICLINE, WYOMING
BEYER, Jennifer L., Earth and Environmental Science, University of Texas at Arlington, Geoscience Building Room 107, 500 Yates St. Box 19049, Arlington, TX 76019 and GRIFFITH, W. Ashley, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Texas at Arlington, Geoscience Building Room 107, 500 Yates St. Box 19049, Arlington, TX 76019, jennifer.beyer@mavs.uta.edu
8:15 AM
INTEGRATED TRAP AND SEAL EVALUATION OF STRUCTURALLY COMPLEX RESERVOIR SYSTEMS
DAVIS, J. Steve, ExxonMobil Exploration Company, 22777 Springwoods Village Parkway, Spring, TX 77389 and CORONA, Francesco V., ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company, P.O. Box 2189, Houston, TX 77252, j.steve.davis@exxonmobil.com
8:30 AM
PROPAGATION RATE AND TIMING OF NATURAL FRACTURES IN DEEP RESERVOIRS
FALL, András1, EICHHUBL, Peter2 and LAUBACH, Stephen E.1, (1)Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin, University Station, P.O. Box X, Austin, TX 78713-8924, (2)Bureau of Economic Geology, The University of Texas at Austin, 10100 Burnet Road, Austin, TX 78758, andras.fall@beg.utexas.edu
8:45 AM
INFLUENCE OF DIAGENESIS ON REGIONAL AND FOLD-RELATED FRACTURE SIZE DISTRIBUTION
COPLEY, Lauren1, LAUBACH, Stephen2 and MARRETT, Randall1, (1)Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, (2)Bureau of Economic Geology, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78758, lcopley@utexas.edu
9:00 AM
INTEGRATED STRUCTURAL AND FRACTURE ANALYSIS AT LISBON VALLEY ANTICLINE, UTAH
FLEMING, Matthew, Dept. of Geology & Environmental Geosciences, Northern Illinois University, Dept. of Geology & Environmental Geosciences, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 60115-2828 and FISCHER, Mark P., Dept. of Geology & Environmental Geosciences, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 60115-2828, mfischer@niu.edu
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9:30 AM
Break
9:45 AM
HOW THE ARCHITECTURE OF HYPEREXTENSION CONTROLS THE SOURCE OF PASSIVE MARGIN SEDIMENTS: AN EXAMPLE FROM THE NORWEGIAN SEA
REDFIELD, T.F., Norwegian Geological Survey, Leif Erikssons vei 39, Trondheim, N7491, Norway and OSMUNDSEN, P.T., Norwegian Geological Survey and Dept. Geosciences, UNIS, Svalbard, Leif Eriksonsvei 39 and University Center, Trondheim and Longyearbyen, N7491, Norway, tim.redfield@ngu.no
10:00 AM
TECTONIC EVOLUTION OF THE NEWFOUNDLAND APPALACHIAN STRUCTURAL FRONT
WHITE, Shawna E., Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta, 1-26 Earth Sciences Building, Edmonton, AB T6G 2E3, Canada and WALDRON, John W.F., Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G2E3, Canada, sewhite@ualberta.ca
10:15 AM
STRUCTURAL INVERSION, IMBRICATE WEDGING AND OUT-OF-SEQUENCE THRUSTING IN THE SOUTHERN JUNGGAR PETROLEUM PROVINCE, NORTHERN TIAN SHAN, CHINA
STOCKMEYER, Joseph M.1, PLESCH, Andreas1, SHAW, John H.1 and GUAN, Shuwei2, (1)Earth & Planetary Sciences, Harvard University, 20 Oxford St, Cambridge, MA 02138, (2)Research Institute of Petroleum Exploration and Development, PetroChina, Petrochina, Box 910, Xueyuan Road, Haidian ditrict, Beijing, China, Beijing, 100083, China, jstockmeyer@fas.harvard.edu
10:30 AM
MECHANICAL FOLD DEVELOPMENT AND THE INITIATION OF TENSILE FRACTURES
ECKERT, Andreas, Petroleum Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO 65409, CONNOLLY, Peter, Chevron ETC, Numerical Geomechanics, 1500 Louisiana St, Houston, TX 77002 and LIU, Xiaolong, Petroleum Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, 1400 N Bishop Ave, Rolla, MO 65409, eckertan@mst.edu
10:45 AM
UNIFYING INCLINED SHEAR AND FLEXURAL SLIP
CONNORS, Christopher D., Dept. of Geology, Washington and Lee University, 204 West Washington Street, Lexington, VA 24450, ConnorsC@wlu.edu
11:00 AM
SUGGESTED WORKFLOWS USING MOVE FOR STRUCTURAL RESTORATION WHEN SALT IS PRESENT: AN EXAMPLE FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO
MACAULAY, Euan, ELLIS, Jenny F. and VAUGHAN, Alan P.M., Midland Valley Exploration Ltd, 2 West Regent Street, Glasgow, G2 1RW, United Kingdom, emac@mve.com
 
11:15 AM
Discussion
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