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ABSTRACTS
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AAPG 2013 EUROPEAN REGIONAL CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION
Exploring the Mediterranean: New Concepts in an Ancient Seaway
April 8-10, 2013, Barcelona, Spain

Appreciation is expressed to Jeremy Richardson, Director, and
Anisha Patel, Events & Marketing Manager,
AAPG European Region for providing the abstracts.

Search and Discovery Article #90161 (2013)
 

Posted April 8, 2013

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Quantifying the Impact of the Messinian Salinity Crisis on the Eastern Mediterranean Petroleum Systems,
      Abdulaziz N. Al-Balushi, Alastair J. Fraser, Philip A. Allen, and Chris Jackson

Messinian Evaporite Facies in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Impact on Depth Conversion and Imaging of the Pre-Messinian,
      Hayley Allen, Dana Tolessin, Matthew Plummer, Alastair J. Fraser, and Chris Jackson

Geometry and Chronology of the Late Pleistocene Distal Almeria Fan (SW Mediterranean Sea),
      Belen Alonso, Gemma Ercilla, Carmen Juan, Ferran Estrada, David Casas, Margarita Garcia, Juan-Tomas Vazquez, Elia D'Acremont, and Christian Gorini

An Integrated Depth Imaging Workflow to De-risk Pre-Rosetta Prospects in the Nile Delta,
      Marco Andreolli, Juan Di Croce, and Alessandro Tansini

The Jabal Al Akhdar anticline, Northeast Libya. Upper Cretaceous to Tertiary Tectonic Evolution, Influence on the East Mediterranean Ridge and Relation to the Sirt Basin,
      Stavros Arsenikos, Nicolas Chamot-Rooke, Dominique Frizon de Lamotte, and Christian Blanpied

Structure and Evolution of the Gulf of Lions : the Sardinia Seismic Experiment and the GOLD (Gulf of Lions Drilling) Project,
      Daniel Aslanian, Maryline Moulin, Philippe Schnurle, Frauke Klingelhoefer, Estelle Leroux, Marina Rabineau, Audrey Gailler, Francois Bache, Christian Gorini, Nobu Eguchi, Junichiro Kuroda, Andre Droxler, Karine Alain, Francois M. Roure, and Bil Haq

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The Karstic Systems of the Vallès-Penedès half-graben (onshore of the Valencia Trough, NW Mediterranean),
      Vinyet Baques, Anna Trave, and Irene I. Cantarero

Basin Evolution and HC Plays in Albania,
      Roland Barbullushi

Seismic Imaging of Submarine Seismogenic Faults Beneath the Southern Alboran Sea,
      Rafael Bartolome, Eulàlia Gràcia, César R. Ranero, Claudio Lo Iacono, Sara Martinez, Hector Perea, and Juanjo Dañobeitia

Deep Seated Platform Carbonate Reservoirs as New Hydrocarbon Plays in the NW Albania–Montenegro Segment of the Adriatic Region,
      Zamir Bega

Tectono-Stratigraphic Evolution and Exploration Potential of The Northern Levant Basin,
      Andrei Belopolsky, Phil Fish, Matthew Plummer, and Mike Norton

Mega-Scale Swells and Diapirs in the Deep Levant Basin, Eastern Mediterranean, and their Association with Recent World-Class Gas Discoveries,
      Yuval Ben-Gai and Yehezkel Druckman

Reconstructing the Early Pliocene Tectonostratigraphic Development of the Offshore Eastern Nile Delta, Egypt,
      Peter Bentham

Fluvial Aggradation vs. Tectonic Deformation: the Ambra Plio-Pleistocene Incised-valley Deposits (Tuscany, Italy),
      Valeria Bianchi, Massimiliano Ghinassi, and Mauro Aldinucci

Quantifying Fracture Heterogeneity in Different Domains of Folded Carbonate Rocks in the Foothills of the Southern Tunisian Atlas,
      Kevin Bisdom, Giovanni Bertotti, Nico Hardebol, and Bertrand Gauthier

The Impact of Tectonics on the Provenance and Timing of Sediment Flux to the Levant Basin,
      Kathelijne Bonne, Dirk Cuthbertson, Melise Harland, Laura Hagen, and Paul Markwick

Petroleum Systems of the Valencia Trough and Provence Basin – their Context in the Tectono-stratigraphic Development of the Western Mediterranean,
      Matthew D. Booker, Sarah Laird, and Marcus Wiltshire

The ‘Austrian Event’ of the Afro-Arabian Plate and its Influence upon Cretaceous Petroleum Systems,
      David Boote

Timing and Types of Extension in the Westernmost Mediterranean from Onshore-Offshore Studies,
      Guillermo Booth-Rea, Cesar R. Ranero, Jose Miguel Martinez-Martinez, Jose Miguel Azanon, Flavio Giaconia, and Eulalia Gracia

The Offshore Lebanon Geological Framework from 2D Seismic Surveys Interpretation,
      Jamyl Brahami, Ingrid Dupin, Yves Gou, and Lucien Montadert

Lower-Middle Miocene Play Fairway Opening Multi TCF Gas Discovery: Raven Field, Nile Delta,
      Peter Butterworth and James Saxton

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New Insights into the Mesozoic Tectono-Stratigraphic Evolution of the Platform to Basin Transition in the Southern Adriatic Sea Area: Searching for Stratigraphic Traps,
      Carlo Caldarelli and Mark Robinson

Source Rock Potential and Maturity Modeling in the Southern Adriatic Sea Area: Key Controls for Predicting Hydrocarbon Distribution,
      Carlo Caldarelli and D. Smith

Deep-sea Record of Mediterranean Messinian Events (dream),
      Angelo Camerlenghi, Gert De Lange, Rachel Flecker, Daniel Garcia-Castellanos, Christian Huebscher, Johanna Lofi, Wout Krijgsman, Stefano Lugli, Vinicio Manzi, Terry McGenity, Giuliana Panieri, Marina Rabineau, Marco Roveri, and Francisco Sierro

The Oligo-Miocene Graben System of Sardinia (Italy) : a Novel Insight from New Seismic Profiles and Revised Bio-Stratigraphy,
      Giulio Casula, Antonietta Cherchi, Thomas Chrest, and Lucien Montadert

Sicily’s Foreland Fold/Thrust Belt and Slab Roll-back: the SI.RI.PRO. Seismic Crustal Transect,
      Raimondo Catalano, Vera Valenti, Cinzia Albanese, Attilio Sulli, Maurizio Gasparo Morticelli, Giuseppe Avellone, and Luca Basilone

Structural Framework beneath the Alboran Sea: Inputs to Understand the Tectonic Evolution of the Gibraltar Arc System,
      Menchu Comas and Ana Crespo-Blanc

Challenges for Offshore Exploration in Croatia,
      Lilit Cota

Crustal Thickness, Oceanic Lithosphere Distribution and OCT Structure for the Eastern Mediterranean from Gravity Inversion,
      Leanne Cowie and Nick J. Kusznir

Geodynamic Evolution of the Gibraltar Arc System: First Order Milestones Characterized by Geological Data,
      Ana Crespo-Blanc, Juan Carlos Balanya, Menchu Comas, Leticia Barco, Alejandro Jimenez-Bonilla, Manuel Diaz-Azpiroz, Inmaculada Exposito, Enric Suades, and María Lujan

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Active Sedimentation and Tectonics in the South Alboran Sea: Preliminary Results of the Marlboro and SARAS Surveys,
      Elia d'Acremont, Christian Gorini, Belen Alonso, Abdellah Ammar, Mohammed El Abbassi, Marc de Batist, Silvia Ceramicola, Damien Do Couto, Gemma Ercilla, Marc-Andre Gutscher, Sylvie Leroy, Bernard Mercier de Lepinay, Nieves Lopez-Gonzalez, Sebastien Migeon, Bouchta El Moumni, Jeffrey Poort, Alain Rabaute, Pascal Le Roy, Jeroen Smit, Abdelilah Tahayt, Gabriel Teurquety, Juan-Tomas Vazquez, and Thomas Vandorpe

Source Rock Potential of the Organic Rich Turonian - Upper Campanian Carbonates of Northern Lebanon,
      Samer Bou Daher, Fadi H. Nader, and Ralf Littke

Fractured Inter-bedded Dolomites and Limestones in a Reservoir Analogue: Integrating Carbonate Sedimentology and Structural data from thin Section to Reservoir Scale,
      Francesco Dati, Monica Girundo, Vincenzo Guerriero, Alessandro Iannace, Stefano Mazzoli, Mariano Parente, Stefano Tavani, Stefano Vitale, Loic Bazalgette, and Christoph Strauss

A Review of the Morphology, Structure and Depositional Pattern of the Western and Central Algerian Margin,
      Jacques Deverchere, Abdelkrim Yelles-Chaouche, and Rabah Bracene

Origins of Hydrocarbon Gas Seeping out from Offshore Mud Volcanoes of the Nile Delta (Egypt),
      Eric Deville and Alain Prinzhofer

Cenozoic Unconformities Control On Source And Reservoir Distribution In The Apulian Carbonates Of The Southern Apennines Thrust Belt,
      Raffaele Di Cuia, Alberto Riva, Giacomo Gonano, and Raffaele Bitonte

Evidences Of Extensional and Strike Slip Faulting in the Southern Apennines Thrust Belt. Impact on the Fault and Fracture Network and Dynamics in the Subsurface,
      Raffaele Di Cuia, Alberto Riva, Raffaele Bitonte, and Alessandro Criscenti

Re-evaluation of the Western Alboran Basin History,
      Damien Do Couto, Christian Gorini, Laurent Jolivet, Jean-Luc Auxietre, Elia d'Acremont, Abdellah Ammar, and Haddou Jabour

Syn-sedimentary Dome-shaped Folding in the Southern Flank of the Sorbas Basin (SE Spain),
      Damien Do Couto, Laurent Jolivet, Romain Augier, Charles Gumiaux, Noemie Lebret, and Nicoloas Folcher

Crustal Structure and Deformation of the Balearic Promontory: Insights from a Seismic and Gravimetric Study,
      Olivier Driussi, Agnes Maillard, and Anne Briais

Offshore Lebanon: Biogenic and/or Thermogenic Plays? An Answer from 3D Basin Modeling,
      M. Dubille, Lucien Montadert, J. M. Laigle, and F. Schneider

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Proposed Study in the Environmental Geological to Explore for Oil Shale Valley Tanezzuft Murzuq Basin for use in Power Generating in Libya,
      Fathi R. Elosta

The Hitherto Unknown Parameters in the Architecture Model of the Alboran Sea fans: the Contouritic Processes,
      Gemma Ercilla, Belen Alonso, Carmen Juan, Ferran Estrada, F. Javier Hernandez-Molina, David Casas, Estafania Llave, Marcel.li Farran, Marga Garcia, Christian Gorini, Elia D'Acremont, Juan-Tomas Vazquez, and Bouchta El Moumni

Geological Evolution and Hydrocarbon Potential in the Balearic Basin (Spain),
      Paolo Esestime, William W. Reid, Phillip J. Hargreaves, and Neil Hodgson

The end of the Mediterranean Messinian Salinity Orisis: The Zanclean Flooding,
      Ferran Estrada, Gemma Ercilla, Christian Gorini, Belen Alonso, Juan-Tomas Vazquez, Andres Maldonado, and Abdellah Ammar

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Oil Groups in the East Mediterranean Continental Margin and Onshore, Israel,
      Shimon Feinstein, Zeev Aizenshtat, Irena Miloslavsky, Moshe Goldberg, and Mark Obermagher

Crustal Structure of the Levant Basin and Impact on Basin Development and Hydrocarbon Prospectivity,
      Oscar Fernandez, Nasser Aissaoui, Nuria Antich, Nourdine Ibrihen, Alessandro Roviello, Judith Vila, Andre Vayssaire, and Jean Gerard

From Extension to Transpression: Geomorphic Response to the Development of the Alhama de Murcia Strike-Slip Fault at a Morphotectonic Setting Inherited from Late Miocene Extension (Eastern Betics),
      Marta Ferrater, Guillermo Booth-Rea, Jose Miguel Azanon, Jose Vicente Perez Pena, and Eulalia Masana

Towards a 3D model of the Calcari Grigi Carbonate Platform (Early Jurassic, Southern Alps, Italy),
      Marco Franceschi, Matteo Massironi, Michele Zandonati, and Vincenzo Picotti

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Towards a Mechanistic Model for the Messinian Salinity Crisis: Tectonic Uplift Competing with Erosion along the Betic-Rifean Corridors,
      Daniel Garcia-Castellanos

Imaging the Alboran Domain Using a Marine Electromagnetic Survey,
      Xavier Garcia, Rob L. Evans, Cesar R. Ranero, James Elsenbeck, and Marion Jegen

Exploration in the Eastern Mediterranean, Offshore Israel – Ongoing Success and Future Challenges,
      Michael Gardosh

Three-Dimensional Modeling of Dramatic Changes in Depositional Geometries of the Late Triassic Carbonate Platforms of the Southern Alps (Italy),
      Giovanni Gattolin, Marco Franceschi, Nereo Preto, and Anna Breda

Early Rise Followed by Late Reactivation of Distal Salt Diapirs in the Western Mediterranean,
      Virginie Gaullier, Bruno C. Vendeville, Françoise Sage, and Laurence Droz

Structural Styles and Deformation in the Levant Basin Offshore Lebanon: New Insights from 3D Seismic Data,
      Ramadan Ghalayini, Catherine Homberg, Jean-Marc Daniel, and Fadi Nader

Structural Architecture and Evolution of the Southern Atlas Fold and Thrust Belt of Tunisia as Revealed by Field Data, Seismic Reflection Profiles and Cross Section Balancing,
      Mohamed Gharbi, Nicolas Espurt, Olivier Bellier, and Amara Masrouhi

Recent Spatial and Temporal Changes in the Stress Regime along the Southern Tunisian Atlas Front and Gulf of Gabes: New Insights from Fault Kinematics Inversion,
      Mohamed Gharbi, Olivier Bellier, Amara Masrouhi, and Nicolas Espurt

Late Miocene Extensional Tectonics in the Evolution of the Eastern Betics, an Example from the Neogene-Quaternary Sorbas Basin (SE Spain),
      Flavio Giaconia, Guillermo Booth-Rea, Jose Miguel Martinez-Martinez, and Jose Miguel Azanon

Messinian to Quaternary Shortening Structures in the Palomares Margin: Partitioning of Deformation in an Oblique Convergence Margin (Algero-Balearic basin, Western Mediterranean),
      Flavio Giaconia, Guillermo Booth-Rea, Cesar R. Ranero, Eulalia Gracia, Claudio Lo Iacono, and Montserrat G. Vendrell

Neogene Gravity-driven Deformations around Gibraltar Arch Prior to the Messinian Salinity Crisis,
      Carlos Giraldo and Wilber Hermoza

Early Tortonian Shallow Shelf Calcarenitic Deposits under Tidal Influence. Facies, Architecture and Quantification. Agua Amarga Basin, Almería. (SE Spain),
      Luz E. Gomis Cartesio, Mateu Esteban, Jean Gerard, and Ramon Salas

Seismic Geomorphology of Cenozoic Mass Transport Complexes in Deepwater Offshore Canary Islands, Spain,
      Hector Gonzalez Venegas, Nourdine Ibrihen, Laura L. García, Vera Hernandez, Clara Correa Malmcrona, and Luis Perez Perez

An Offshore View of the Messinian Salinity Crisis: A review,
      Christian Gorini, Lucien Montadert, Marina Rabineau, and Francois Bache

Seismic Imaging of Active Faults in the Alboran Basin: Implications for Earthquake and Tsunami Hazards in the West Mediterranean Coasts,
      Eulalia Gracia, Rafael Bartolome, Claudio Lo Iacono, Ximena Moreno, Hector Perea, Cesar R. Ranero, Sara Martinez, Eulalia Masana, Susana Diez, and Juanjo Danobeitia

Messinian Sedimentation in the Offshore Sirt Basin of Libya,
      Tim J. Green and Teresa Sabato Ceraldi

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Salt Tectonics and Suprasalt Plays in the Mersin Basin, Eastern Mediterranean,
      Pinar Hacikoylu, Arzu Aktepe, Erhan Kansu, and Nazif Sahin

Climate Evolution and its Impact on Sediment Dispersal in the Eastern Mediterranean,
      Melise Harland, Kathelijne Bonne, and Paul Markwick

Hydrocarbon Potential of Early Eocene Rocks offshore Northern Libya,
      Hassan S. Hassan, Tim J. Green, and Richard Woodfine

Sedimentologic and Stratigraphic Evolution of Northern Lebanon Since the Late Cretaceous: Implications on the Levant Margin and Basin,
      Nicolas Hawie, Remy Deschamps, Fadi Nader, Christian Gorini, Carla Muller, Delphine Desmares, Ahmed Hoteit, Didier Granjeon, and Francois Baudin

Architecture, Geodynamic Evolution and Sedimentary Filling of the Levant Basin A 3D Quantitative Approach Based on Seismic Data,
      Nicolas Hawie, Fadi Nader, Francois Baudin, Christian Gorini, Didier Granjeon, Lucien Montadert, Remy Deschamps, Carla Muller, Delphine Desmares, and Ahmed Hoteit

Nile Delta Gas Origin and Biogenic Gas Potential,
      Sherif Hemdan and Jonathan McQuilken

Nile Delta Pliocene-Pleistocene Slope System Evolution from East to West: Impact on Exploration,
      Sherif Hemdan and Mohamed Hussein

Overview of the Tectonic Evolution of the Levantine Region on the Basis of Field Constrains,
      Catherine Homberg

A Field Analogue for Buried Karst Reservoirs in the NW-Mediterranean,
      Eglantine Husson, Michel Seranne, Hubert Camus, Pierre Jean Combes, Renaud Coueffe, Mihaela Carmen Melinte-Dobrinescu, Marie Jose Fondecave-Wallez, and Bernard Peybernes

Record of NW Mediterranean Geodynamics in Paleokarsts of Southern France,
      Eglantine Husson, Michel Seranne, Hubert Camus, Pierre Jean Combes, Renaud Coueffe, Mihaela Carmen Melinte-Dobrinescu, Marie José Fondecave-Wallez, and Bernard Peybernes

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Cold Water Coral Mounds in the Eastern Alboran Sea: Geomorphology and Environmental Context,
      Claudio Lo Iacono, Eulalia Gracia, Cesar R. Ranero, Rafael Bartolome, and Cruise Party MeLCOR

Hydrocarbon-seep Scenarios in the Western Mediterranean Margin During the Messinian Salinity Crisis: Onland Case Studies from the Italian Peninsula,
      Annalisa Iadanza, Gianluca Sampalmieri, Paola Cipollari, Domenico Cosentino, and Marco Mola

Late Cretaceous Extensional Tectonics and Intraplatform Basin Formation: Insights from Soft-sediment Deformation in the Sorrento Peninsula,
      Alessandro Iannace, Mariano Parente, Stefano Tavani, Stefano Mazzoli, Monica Girundo, Christoph Strauss, and Chadia Volery

Modeling Falling Stage to Early Transgressive Sedimentation in Linked Incised Valley and Deltaic Complexes: Outcrop and Borehole Data from the Nonmarine Santa Barbara Coalfield (Pliocene, Italy),
      Alessandro Ielpi and Massimiliano Ghinassi

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Contourite Keys to Decode the Alboran Sea Sedimentary Evolution during the Plio-Quaternary,
      Carmen Juan, Gemma Ercilla, Ferran Estrada, David Casas, Belen Alonso, Margarita Garcia, Marcel.li Farran, Desiree Palomino, Juan-Tomas Vazquez, Estafania Llave, F. Javier Hernandez-Molina, Teresa Medialdea, Christian Gorini, Elia D'Acremont, Elmoumni Bouchta, Bernard Gensous, Michel Tesson, Andres Maldonado, and Abdellah Ammar

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Carbonates of Miocene Mersin Basin, Turkish Mediterranean Sea,
      Yasemin Geze Kalanyuva, Songul Yildiz-Ciftci, Ozgur R. Temel, and Erhan Kansu

Petroleum Systems of Miocene Antalya Basin, Antalya Offshore, Turkey, Mediterranean,
      Erhan Kansu, Mehmet A. Sunnetcioglu, Ozgur R. Temel, and Bulent Ercengiz

An Update of the Ne Mediterranean Geological Framework (Offshore Cyprus and Lebanon),
      Solon Kassinis, Lucien Montadert, Fadi H. Nader, and Per Helge Semb

Overview of the Structural Styles of the Petroleum Traps in the Pelagian Platform of Northern Africa,
      Sami Khomsi and Mourad Bedir

Structural Style of the Thrust Wedge of Northern Tunisia Based on Regional Transects,
      Sami Khomsi

South Adriatic, Croatia, in Wider Adriatic and Mediterranean Context, Hydrocarbon Plays and Analogies,
      Vlasta Tari-Kovačić

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Petroleum Systems of the Southern Adriatic – an Overlooked Region?,
      Sarah Laird, Matt Booker, and Marcus Wiltshire

Gravity-Driven Deformation in the Miocene Sequence: An Interplay between Tectonics and Eustasy Case Study from Romanian Offshore, Western Black Sea,
      Alexandru Lăpădat, Z. Schleder, Zamir Bega, D. Stefaniuc, D. Leslie, R. Rusby, C. Krezsek, and G. Ingram

Seismic atlas of the "Messinian Salinity Crisis" markers in the Mediterranean and Black seas – Volume 2,
      Johanna Lofi

Formation MicroScanner (FMS) characterization of a Contourite Depositional System. Insights from IODP Expedition 339 in the Gulf of Cadiz,
      Johanna Lofi, Aurélie Galvani, Trevor Williams, F. Javier Hernandez-Molina, Dorrik Stow, Estafania Llave, and Exp 339 Scientists

Offshore Cover Collapse Fields Related to Deep Messinian Karsts,
      Johanna Lofi, Michel Tesson, Michel Seranne, and Bernard Gensous

Messinian Seismic Markers Offshore Eastern Sardinia: Important Tools for the Understanding of the Basin Geodynamical History,
      Gael Lymer, Johanna Lofi, Agnes Maillard, Isabelle Thinon, Virginie Gaullier, Francoise Sage, Frank Chanier, Bruno C. Vendeville, and Lies Loncke

Salt Tectonics Controlled by Pre-, Syn- and Post-salt Basement Normal Faulting in the Tyrrhenian Sea,
      Gael Lymer, Bruno C. Vendeville, Virginie Gaullier, Frank Chanier, Isabelle Thinon, Agnès Maillard, Francoise Sage, Johanna Lofi, and Lies Loncke

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MSC Markers and Recent Deformation : the SIMBAD Cruise on the Balearic Promontory,
      Agnes Maillard, Olivier Driussi, Anne Briais, Johanna Lofi, Virginie Gaullier, Margarita Garcia, Raphael Bourillot, Christian Huebscher, Lies Loncke, Françoise Sage, and Frank Chanier

Pervasive Seafloor Gas Flow along the Periphery of the Southeastern Mediterranean,
      Yizhaq Makovsky, Gideon Tibor, Barak Herut, Nicolas D. Waldmann, Baruch Spiro, Gilad Antler, Orit Sivan, Robert D. Ballard, Dwight Coleman, Christian Huebscher, and Zvi Ben Avraham

Multi-scale Seismic Imaging of the Strike-slip Yussuf Fault System (Alboran Sea,
      Hector Perea Manera, Eulàlia Gràcia, Rafael Bartolome, César R. Ranero, Claudio Lo Iacono, Sara Martínez-Loriente, and Ximena Moreno

Fault-controlled Stratabound Dolomitization of Aptian Shallow-water Carbonates in the SE Maestrat Basin (E Spain),
      Juan Diego Martin, Enrique Gomez-Rivas, Anna Trave, Ramon Salas, Mercè Corbella, Telm Bover-Arnal, Sherry L. Stafford, and Jaume Verges

Active Faulting on the Coral Patch Ridge Area (SW Iberian Margin) Based on High-resolution PSDM Seismic Profiles: Significance for Earthquake and Tsunami Hazard,
      Sara Martinez-Loriente, Eulalia Gracia, Rafael Bartolome, Christopher Connors, Valenti Sallares, Hector Perea Manera, Claudio Lo Iacono, Dirk Klaeschen, Juanjo Danobeitia, and Nevio Zitellini

Morphologic and Morphotectonic Syntheses of the Mediterranean Sea,
      Jean Mascle, Georges Mascle, and Laetitia Brosolo

Mud Vocanoes and Fluid Seepage in the Mediterranean Sea: A Regional Synthesis,
      Jean Mascle, Georges Mascle, Laurent Camera, and Laetitia Brosolo

Allochthonous Salt Sheets Associated with Cretaceous Rifting in the North African Margin, Examples from North Tunisia and Petroleum Implication,
      Amara Masrouhi and Olivier Bellier

Revisiting Multi-Azimuth data using Reverse Time Migration and Vector Offset Output,
      Mark McCluskey, Olivier Hermant, Alessandro Tansini, and Alaa Khodeir

Microbial-dominated Carbonate Platforms during the Ladinian Rifting: Analogical Models for Microbialite Reservoirs (Catalan Basin, NE Spain),
      Ramon Mercedes-Martin, Ramon Salas, and Concepción Arenas

Shelf-to-basin Floor Architecture of the Rosetta Turbidite System (Western Nile Delta, Egypt),
      Sebastien Migeon, Pierrick Rouillard, Elodie Du Fornel, and Jean Mascle

Geotectonic Evolution of the Eastern Tyrrhenian Sea,
      Alfonsa Milia and Maurizio M. Torrente

Sediment Transfer and Play Concepts Associated with Large Infilled Valleys in the Southern Mediterranean as a result of the Interplay between Tectonic and Sea Level,
      Andrea Moscariello, Carlo Nicolai, Arnoud Slootman, and Antonio Benvenuti

Three Different Exploration Plays in the Marine Guadalquivir Foreland Basin in the Context of the Late Miocene Closure of the Thethys Ocean (South of Spain),
      Kilian Motis and Wenceslao Martinez del Olmo

Unlocking the Deep HPHT Oligocene Fairway in the Nile Delta and the 20K Technology Promise,
      Chrysanthe S. Munn, Lorraine Wild, and David Cowper

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Levant Basin Prospectivity (Offshore/Onshore Lebanon): Complex Basin-scale Tectono-Stratigraphy,
      Fadi H. Nader

The Tamar Field from Discovery to Production,
      Dan Needham, Jim Hosler, Stephanie Nowak, Chris Christensen, and Jon Ffrench

Multiple Sources of Hydrocarbon Gases in Mud Volcanoes of the Gulf of Cadiz (SW Iberian Margin) – Insights from a Large Organic Geochemistry Data Set,
      Marianne Nuzzo, C. Hensen, M. Schmidt, F. Scholz, P. Terrinha, and L. M. Pinheiro

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Deepwater Egypt, Cyprus, and Levant - Integrating Regional Seismic Data with Geochemical Data to predict the Deeper Fluids Play,
      Joseph Pape, Hossam Ali Mohamed, Mohamed Said, and Tarek El Azhary

The Death and Rebirth of the Tamar/Leviathan Play Concept, Offshore Israel,
      James M. Peck

Jurassic Petroleum Systems in the Western Thetys realm: A Case Study from the South-western Basque-Cantabrian Basin, Spain,
      Albert Permanyer, Carlos Beroiz, Gonzalo Marquez, and Jose Luis R. Gallego

Pre-evaporitic Messinian Sediments: a New Challenge for Oil Exploration in the Mediterranean Basin,
      Albert Permanyer, Patricia Marin, and Lluis Gibert

Hydrocarbon Reservoirs Imaged with Seismic Frequency Domain DHI – A Case Study from the Nile Delta,
      Scott W. Peters, Robert W. Wiley, Peter H. Wilson, Donald H. Squyres, Bruno Garcea, Luca Feltre, Maria Tornaghi, and Davide di Biase

Diagenetic Carbonates from Seafloor Crusts and Subseafloor Concretions from the Nile Deep Sea Fan (East Mediterranean) as Indicators of Hydrocarbon-rich Fluid Seepage,
      Catherine Pierre, Swanne Gontharet, Marie-Madeleine Blanc-Valleron, Germain Bayon, and Jean Mascle

Diagenetic processes in the Tarragona Basin Oil Fields, Valencia Trough, offshore Spain,
      Elisabet Playa, Anna Trave, Noelia Rodriguez, Adria Guerrero, Vinyet Baques, Miguel Angel Caja, and Ramon Salas

Geophysical Evidence of Fluid Seepage on the Tofiño and Xauen Banks, Alboran Sea,
      Jeffrey Poort, Silvia Ceramicola, Elia D'Acremont, Damien Do Couto, Christian Gorini, Alain Rabaute, Abdellah Ammar, Gemma Ercilla, Belen Alonso, Juan Tomas Vazquez, Nieves Lopez-Gonzalez, Bernard Mercier de Lepinay, and Pascal Le Roy

New Micropaleontological Investigations Deciphering Shallow and Deep Environments in the Alboran Basin around the Miocene – Pliocene Boundary,
      Speranta - Maria Popescu, Nadia Barhoun, Mihaela Carmen Melinte-Dobrinescu, Frederic Quilevere, Damien Do Couto, Jean-Pierre Suc, Christian Gorini, and Laurent Jolivet

Characterization of Different Crustal Domains in the Central Tyrrhenian Sea from Wide-angle and near Vertical Seismics and Gravity Modelling,
      Manel Prada, Valenti Sallares, Cesar R. Ranero, Montserrat Guzman, Nevio Zitellini, Ingo Grevemeyer, and Roberto de Franco

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Arous Al-Bahar Gas Discovery, Area 54, Offshore Libya,
      Michael Quinn, Andrew Hughes, Geoffrey Bent, Scott Pluim, and Yohan Kusumanegara

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Drilling Below the Salt in the Western Mediterranean Sea,
      Marina Rabineau, Junichiro Kuroda, Andre Droxler, Nobu Eguchi, Daniel Aslanian, Christian Gorini, Karine Alain, and Gold Team

The Messinian Salinity Crisis in the Adana Basin, (southern Turkey): New Data for the Exploration of the Taurus Petroleum System,
      Giuditta Radeff, Domenico Cosentino, Paola Cipollari, Taylor F. Schildgen, Manfred R. Strecker, Guldemin Darbas, and Kemal Gurbuz

The Formation of the Northern Tyrrhenian Basin in a Back-arc Rift Context: Interaction Among Faulting, Magmatism and Mantle Exhumation,
      Cesar R. Ranero, Valenti Sallares, Ingo Grevemeyer, Manel Prada, Montserrat G. Vendrell, Stefan Moeller, and Nevio Zitellini

A Geological Interpretation of the Gibraltar Arc System Based on New Seismic Reflection Images, Wide-angle Seismic Velocity Models, and Marine Magnetoteluric data Modeling,
      Cesar R. Ranero, Eulalia Gracia, Xavier Garcia, and Ingo Grevemeyer

Geodynamic and Landscape Evolution of the PalaeoTethys and NeoTethys from the Jurassic to Recent,
      Lauren Raynham, Amanda Galsworthy, Paul Markwick, Dorothea Eue, Robert Bailiff, Richard Howe, Edward Burrows, Catherine Hill, and Laura Wilson

The Northwestern Margin of the Adriatic Carbonate Platform (Cansiglio, NE Italy), Outcrop Analogue for Subsurface Exploration in the Adriatic,
      Alberto Riva, Nereo Preto, and Mara Marian

Source Rocks in the Adriatic Area and Southern Apennines: Possible New Plays,
      Alberto Riva, Raffaele Di Cuia, and Mara Marian

Impact of Synsedimentary Mesozoic Tectonics on the Hydrocarbon Plays Offshore Sicily,
      Alberto Riva, Raffaele Di Cuia, and Mara Marian

New Exploration Opportunities in Greece with New Geophysical Techniques for Improved Geologic Understanding and Hydrocarbon Prospecting,
      Jason Robinson, Antonis Angelopoulos, and Spyridon Bellas

Mesozoic and Cenozoic Basins Formation and Deformation along the North African Margin,
      Francois M. Roure, Francois M. Roure, Piero Casero, and Belkacem Addoum

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Deep Seismic Structure of the SW Iberian Margin: Crustal Affinity of the Geological Domains and Geodynamic Implications,
      Valenti Sallares, Sara Martinez-Loriente, Eulalia Gracia, Cesar R. Ranero, Audrey Gailler, Marc-Andre Gutscher, Jordi Diaz, Juanjo Danobeitia, and Nevio Zitellini

Inspiring New Prospectivity in the Italian Adriatic Basin,
      Vittorio Scisciani, Peter Shiner, and Claudio Turrini

Inspiring new Prospectivity in the Italian Adriatic Basin,
      Vittorio Scisciani, Paolo Pace, Daniele Margiotta, Fernando Calamita, David Rowlands, Paolo Esestime, Neil Hodgson, and Gary Scaife

A Review of The Hydrocarbon Prospectivity offshore Greece – Based on Newly Acquired Seismic Data,
      Per Helge Semb and Oystein Lie

Multiple Stages of Calcitization/Dedolomitization in the Fault-related Dolomite (Upper Albain), NW Spain: Petrographic, Geochemical and Isotopic Evidences,
      Mumtaz Shah and Waqar Ahmed

Impact of Seismic Reprocessing on & 3D Structural Model Building on Evaluation of Triassic Carbonate Prospects in the W Po Valley,
      Peter Shiner and Claudio Turrini

The Slope Carbonates of the Apulian Platform – an under-explored Play in the Central Adriatic,
      Peter Shiner and Barbara Bosica

Thin-Skinned Extension and Shale Tectonics in a Tilted Basin Margin: The Case of the Northern Alboran Sea (Western Mediterranean),
      Juan Soto, Fermin Fernandez-Ibanez, and Asrar R. Talukder

Updated Stratigraphy from Mesozoic and Cenozoic Apulia Carbonates (Southern Italy): New Constraints to Interpret well and Seismic Data in the South Adriatic Area,
      Luigi Spalluto, Vincenzo Festa, Luisa Sabato, Gianvito Teofilo, and Marcello Tropeano

Unconventional Petroleum Plays in the Mediterranean Basins,
      Fivos Spathopoulos

The Messinian Salinity Crisis, a Perspective for Reservoir Exploration in the Mediterranean and Adjacent Basins,
      Jean-Pierre Suc, Francois Bache, Christian Gorini, Damien Do Couto, Laurent Jolivet, Jean-Loup Rubino, Ludovic Mocochain, and Speranta - Maria Popescu

Sequence Stratigraphic Analysis of Neogene Antalya Basin, Antalya Offshore, Turkey, Eastern Mediterranean,
      Mehmet A. Sunnetcioglu

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The Signature of the Mediterranean Messinian Salinity Crisis in the Black Sea and Caspian Basins: a Comparison,
      Gabor Tari, Mohammad Fallah, and Walter Kosi

Sedimentary and Geodynamical 2D-3D Modeling of the Provence Continental Shelf during Mio-Pliocene Eustatic Events,
      Aurelie Tassy, François Fournier, Jean Borgomano, Bruno Arfib, and Isabelle Thinon

Petroleum System Associated with Extensional Forced Folds with an Intermediate Decollement Level: Insights from the Basque-Cantabrian Basin (Spain),
      Stefano Tavani, Fabrizio Balsamo, Anna Quinta, Pablo Granado, Eloi Carola, Fabrizio Storti, Stefano Mazzoli, and Josep A. Munoz

Is the Mountain front of the Apennines a Reliable Analogue for Reservoirs in the Adriatic Foredeep? The Role of Late-thrusting Extension on the Fracture Pattern in the Sibillini Fronal Anticline, Northern Apennines (Italy),
      Stefano Tavani, Fabrizio Storti, Stefano Mazzoli, and Josep A. Munoz

The Crustal Architecture of an Inverted Rift: Constraints from the SIMA (Seismic Imaging of the Moroccan Atlas) Project,
      Antonio Teixell, Pui Ayarza, Ramón Carbonell, M. Harnafi, A. Kchikach, Alan Levander, Josep Gallart, Maria Luisa Arboleya, I. Palomeras, J. Marti, M. Charroud, and M. Amrhar

New Insights on the Buckling of the Apulian Foreland from the Eastern Salento Offshore (Apulian Swell - Italy),
      Gianvito Teofilo, Marcello Tropeano, Vincenzo Festa, Luisa Sabato, Carlo Doglioni, Ilaria Antoncecchi, and Luigi Spalluto

Double-Vergent Thrusting in the External Dinarides of Croatia: Consequences on Deposition, Tectonics and Hydrocarbon System Evolution,
      Bruno Tomljenović, Igor Vlahović, Ivo Velić, Bojan Matoš, Josipa Velić, Lilit Cota, Goran Bejdić, Tamara Troskot-Čorbić, and Vladimir Veseli

Present-Day 3D Structural Architecture of the Po Valley basin, Northern Italy (with special emphasis on the Top Mesozoic Geometries),
      Claudio Turrini, Olivier Lacombe, and Francois M. Roure

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Controls on the Petroleum Prospectivity of the Apulian Platform, Western Greece: Insights from Field and Subsurface Data,
      John Underhill

The Messinian Ebro River Continental Margin (NW Mediterranean) from 3D Seismic Reflection Data: Timing of Erosion and Preservation of Clastic Deposits,
      Roger Urgeles, Alejandra L. Cameselle, Angelo Camerlenghi, Daniel Garcia-Castellanos, and Ben De Mol

Salt Deformation and Sub-salt Fluid Circulation in the Algero-Balearic Abyssal Plain,
      Roger Urgeles, Angelo Camerlenghi, Alejandra L. Cameselle, Arianna Mocnik, Anna Del Ben, Riccardo Geletti, Fabrizio Zgur, Gert De Lange, Cesar R. Ranero, Yizhaq Makovsky, Nigel Wardell, Renata G. Lucchi, and Giuliana Panieri

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Tectonic Trigger of Mass Movement Deposits in the Southern Alboran Basin,
      Juan-Tomas Vazquez, Belen Alonso, Desiree Palomino, Gemma Ercilla, Carmen Juan, Patricia Barcenas, David Casas, Ferran Estrada, Nieves Lopez-Gonzalez, CarmenFernandez-Puga, Margarita Garcia, Cristina Roque, Bouchta El Moumni, Elia d'Acremont, Victor Diaz-del-Rio, Luis-Miguel Fernandez-Salas, and Christian Gorini

Early Onset and Rapid Growth of Sediment Depocenters Subsiding into Messinian Salt in the Tyrrhenian Sea,
      Bruno C. Vendeville, Gael Lymer, Virginie Gaullier, Frank Chanier, Agnes Maillard, Isabelle Thinon, Francoise Sage, Johanna Lofi, and Lies Loncke

The SE- to E-dipping Betic-Rif Subduction-related Orogen: New Kinematic Model,
      Jaume Verges and Manel Fernandez

Unusual but Effective Petroleum Systems – Disseminated Terrestrial Organic Matter of the Upper Oligocene as the Primary Source Rock, Offshore Nile Delta, Egypt,
      Jennifer Villinski

Outcrop/Behind Outcrop Characterization in Onshore Western Mediterranean Bbasins of Southern Iberia,
      Cesar Viseras, Saturnina Henares, Juan Fernandez, and Javier Jaimez

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Miocene Exploration Plays in the Mersin Basin, Turkish Mediterranean Sea,
      Songul Yildiz-Ciftci and Yasemin Geze Kalanyuva

Petroleum Systems of Miocene Mersin Basin, Mersin Offshore, Turkey, Mediterranean,
      Hulya Yilmaz, Erhan Kansu, Songul Yildiz-Ciftci, Pinar Hacikoylu, and Yasemin Geze Kalanyuva

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Italy Mesozoic Oils - Implications for Exploration in the Adriatic Sea,
      Enzo Zappaterra

Hydrocarbon Plays and Prospectivity of the Mediterranean Ridge,
      Avraam Zelilidis, Aggelos Maravelis, and Panagiotis Konstantopoulos

Hydrocarbon Prospectivity in Apulian Platform and Ionian Zone, in Relation to Strike-slip Fault Zones, Foreland and Back-Thrust basins of Ionian Thrust in Greece,
      Avraam Zelilidis, Aggelos Maravelis, and Panagiotis Konstantopoulos

Post-breakup Compression in the Tyrrhenian Basin,
      Nevio Zitellini, Filippo D'Oriano, Ingo Grevemeyer, Stefan Moeller, Marco Pastore, Giovanni Pezzati, Manel Prada, César R. Ranero, Valenti Sallares, and Montserrat G. Vendrell

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