Neftex Exploration Insights magazine, May 2017

/Portals/1/Images/IEnergyImages/Exploration%20Insights/FrontCoverMay.jpg The articles this month will provide you with insight into current exploration opportunities based on aspects of the Exploration Insights product suite.

REVEALING HIDDEN INSIGHT FROM SEISMIC: ADDED VALUE FROM INTEGRATION WITH EXPLORATION INSIGHTS

A robust understanding of regional geology can add meaning and value to the tectonic and depositional geometries visible on high quality seismic. We present examples from West Africa based on a collaborative project with PGS.

UNCONVENTIONAL PLAY PROSPECTIVITY IN THE NORTHWEST TERRITORIES OF CANADA: SELECTION OF THE CORRECT ANALOGUE

Successful frontier resource play exploration requires consideration of a suitable analogue so that the best exploitation strategy can be planned. We show how geographic proximity does not always imply the best analogue once paleogeographic factors are considered alongside mineralogy, lithological variation and organic geochemistry.

 

UK CARBONIFEROUS BASIN FILL AND SYSTEMS TRACT DEVELOPMENT: A MODEL CONSTRAINING UNCONVENTIONAL RESOURCE PLAY DEVELOPMENT

The Bowland Shale continues to receive attention as an exciting potential shale gas resource. We discuss how stratigraphic and areal sweet-spots can be predicted from understanding the tectonostratigraphic evolution of the various Carboniferous depositional basins in the UK.

 

GREAT GEOLOGISTS: CHARLES DARWIN

We discuss how geological thinking contributed to his theory of natural selection and his significant contributions to geology, based on his observations whilst on his voyage aboard the Beagle.

 

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