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AAPG International Convention and Exhibition
Frontiers of Unconventional Thinking
September 12-15, 2010 – Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Search and Discovery Article #90108 (2010)

Posted September 7, 2010

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A

Development of a Petroleum System in a Young Rift Basin prior to Continental Break Up: The Albertine Graben of the East African Rift System,
      Dozith Abeinomugisha

Alberta Oil Sands Charge Allocation: Mapping Source Rock Contributions,
      Jennifer Adams, Steve Larter, Barry Bennett, Norka Marcano, and Thomas Oldenburg

Deformable Plate Tectonic Reconstructions Incorporating Interpretations from Newly Acquired Geophysical Data Support a Multi-Phase Plate Tectonic Model for the Origin and Evolution of the Amerasian Basin,
      Bridget Ady, Menno G. Dinkelman, James A. Helwig, and Naresh Kumar

Sedimentation Processes of the Meghna Estuary: Possible Modern Analog of the Middle McMurray Open Estuary Sedimentary Systems,
      Newaz K. Ahmed

Tiering of International Shale Reservoirs,
      Usman Ahmed and Selim Hannan

Comparison of Hydrous Pyrolysis Petroleum Yields and Compositions from Nigerian Lignite and Associated Coaly Shale in the Anambra Basin,
      Samuel O. Akande, Michael D. Lewan, Mark Pawlewicz, Sven Egenhoff, Olukayode J. Samuel, Olabisi A. Adekeye, and Olusola J. Ojo

Potential for Basin-Centered Gas in Saudi Arabia; Southwest Ghawar Basin — A Case Study,
      Mohammed A. Al Duhailan, Abdulla A. Al Naim, and Mohammed J. Al Mahmoud

Facies Distribution and Sequence Stratigraphy of the Permian-Triassic Upper Khuff Carbonates, Ghawar Field, Saudi Arabia,
      Raed Al-Dukhayyil, Aus Al-Tawi, and J. Fred Read

Application of Formation Water Geochemistry-A New Approach to Understand the Evolution of Kuwait Petroleum System,
      Mubarak M. Al-Hajeri and Stephen A. Bowden

Mixed Carbonates/Evaporites: The Need for Advancing the Understanding of a Complex System,
      Aus Al-Tawi and Christoph T. Lehmann

Assessing Plate Reconstruction Models using Continental Extension Predicted by Gravity Inversion for the NE Atlantic and Labrador Sea Rifted Margins,
      Andy Alvey, Nick J. Kusznir, Trond H. Torsvik, and Carmen Gaina

Detrital Zircon Analysis Applied to the Neoproterozoic-Devonian Franklinian Basin, Canadian Arctic Islands,
      Owen A. Anfinson and Andrew Leier

The Upper Devonian - Lower Mississippian Bakken Formation of Subsurface Saskatchewan Revisited: Sedimentary Facies, Trace Fossils and Sea-Level Changes,
      Solange Angulo and Luis Buatois

Development Trend of Unconventional Gas Resources in Pakistan,
      Muhammad Asrar and Syed Amir Mahmud

Petroleum System of Deep-Water Offshore Namibia,
      Nilo C. Azambuja, Marcio Mello, Andre A. Bender, Priscila Schmitt, and Barry Swanson

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B

Reservoir Continuity Assessment with Mass Moments of Inertia,
      Olena Babak and Clayton V. Deutsch

*The main oil source formations of the Anambra Basin, Southeastern Nigeria,
      Olubayo Leye Babatunde

The Dynamics of Mahakam Delta - Indonesia, Based on Spatial and Temporal Variations of Grab Samples, Cores, and Salinity,
      Andang Bachtiar, Mohammad Syaiful, Yudi S. Purnama, Joko Wiyono, Muhammad Rozalli, Liyanto Jr, Andi Krisyunianto, and Purnama Suandhi

Geological Characteristics and Resource Potentials of Oil Shale in Ordos Basin, Center China,
      Yun-lai Bai, Yingcheng Zhao, Long Ma, Wu-jun Wu, and Yu-Hu Ma

Seismo-Stratigraphic Analysis and Characterization of Hydrocarbon Leakage Indicators in the Malvinas Basin, Offshore Argentine Continental Margin,
      Nikolaus Baristeas, Zahie Anka, Rolando Di Primio, Fabian Dominguez, Guillermina Kohler, Eduardo Vallejo, Jorge F. Rodriguez, and Denis Marchal

Stratiform Carbonate Breccias of the Grosmont Formation, Alberta,
      Kent R. Barrett and John C. Hopkins

Geology and Bitumen Resource Assessment of the Grand Rapids, Cold Lake, Alberta Canada,
      Cathy Baturin-Pollock, Nina Sitek, Travis Hurst, and Denis Chan

Routine Geoelectric Exploration for Shallow Gas and Oil Sands Using Electrical Resistivity Tomography (ERT),
      Paul Bauman, Brad Hansen, and Dan Parker

Análise de métodos de determinação de limiares e interpoladores em dados geoquímicos de superfície aplicada a exploração de hidrocarbonetos,
      Michel A. Bedregal, Michel A. Bedregal, and Marcus Tenorio

3-D Reservoir Characterization in the Grand Rapids Oil Sands,
      Laurie W. Bellman and Marnie E. Connelly

Sedimentology Diagenesis Stratigraphy and Paleontology of the Lower Cretaceous Rock Sequence in Lebanon,
      George S. Bellos

Applying an Integrated Reservoir Model in Field Development of a Brownfield, Canfield Ranch, California,
      Matthew L. Belobraydic, William J. Clark, Gary S. Forrest, Y. Zee Ma, Fabian O. Iwere, and Hui Gao

New Insights into the Petroleum Systems of the Solimoes Basin: Checking Petroleum Occurrences with 3-D Modeling Results,
      Andre A. Bender, Marcio Mello, Nilo C. Azambuja, Mauro B. Araújo, and Eduardo de Mio

The Application of Oil-Source Correlation Tools towards Understanding Oil Charge Systematics in the Carbonate Reservoirs of Northern Alberta,
      Barry Bennett, Norka I. Marcano, Steve Larter, and Mike Ranger

Arthur Creek “Hot Shale”: A Bakken Unconventional Oil Analogy in the Georgina Basin of Northern Territory, Australia,
      Paul J. Bennett, Peter Philipchuk, and Annelise Freeman

Beyond Conventional Petroleum Systems Modelling: Thermogenic and Biogenic Hydrocarbon Emissions through Geologic Time,
      Luiyin Berbesi, Rolando Di Primio, Brian Horsfield, Scott Dallimore, and Debra Higley-Feldman

The Importance of Bedding Orientation When Looking for Fractures,
      Charles R. Berg and Andrew Newson

Hydrocarbon Potential of Sasin sediments of the Wealden - A Shale Gas Target in Germany,
      Ulrich Berner, Tanja Kahl, and Georg Scheeder

Integration of Imaging Techniques Over Multiple Scales,
      Samuel Best, Stephen O. Sears, and Clinton Willson

Re-evaluating Depositional Models for Shelf Shales,
      Janok Bhattacharya and James A. MacEachern

Influence of Second-Order Faults on Low-Permeability Oil Reservoir (Turner Sandstone), Powder River Basin, Wyoming, USA,
      Lee T. Billingsley

Petroleum Source Potential in the West Disko Area, Offshore West Greenland: Regional Evidence from Multiple Data Sets,
      K. Eric Bogoslowski and Lyndon R. Miller

Evolved Understanding of Reservoir Distribution and Connectivity in a Complex Fluvial System, A Case Study from Development of the Dentale Formation in the Tsiengui and Obangue fields, Onshore Gabon,
      Jacqueline Booth, Guillaume Ageneau, Pablo Chimienti, Philippe Michel, Jose Luis R. Ruiz Corregidor, and John Baillie

Sedimentology and Diagenesis of Hondo Evaporites within the Grosmont Giant Heavy Oil Carbonate Reservoir, Alberta, Canada,
      Mary L. Borrero and Hans G. Machel

Potential New Reservoir Targets Discovered in Channel and Canyon Features, Offshore Gabon,
      Ron Borsato, Ross Findlay, Jennifer Greenhalgh, Mark Martin, Fanny Flore Moukoumbi, Martial-Rufin Moussavou, Sara Raussen, and Hongwei Zhu

Mesozoic Marine Connections across the High Arctic Reassessed - Inferences from a New Palaeogeography Study and Plate Tectonic Model,
      Rhia Bouatmani, Simon Campbell, Stanislaw Mazur, Kathelijne Bonne, Lawrence Gill, and Paul Markwick

Facies Models for Transgressive Coasts,
      Ron Boyd and John Suter

Three Dimensional Shear Data to Design Effective Completions in Unconventional Reservoir,
      Jim Bray, Eli Menendez, and Charles H. Smith

Magnetic Resonance Utilization as an Unconventional Reservoir Permeability Indicator,
      Jim Bray, Charles H. Smith, Sandeep Ramakrishna, and Eli Menendez

Triassic-Jurassic Deposition in the Clarence-Moreton Basin, Springfield Lakes, Queensland, Australia,
      Maria Brunhart-Lupo

Well-Seismic Tie in the Sub-Salt Wells, Deep-water Area in the Gulf of Mexico: A Valuable Indicator of Anisotropy,
      Huyen Bui, Peck Hwa David Ng, Javaid Durrani, David Becker, and Martiris Smith

New Exploration Targets in Northern Offshore Bahrain: Integration of Seismic Sequence Stratigraphy and Seismic Inversion,
      Subin Bunditchayakorn, Puchong Intasalo, and Non Prapasanobon

Sequence Stratigraphy and Facies Analysis of the Subsurface Late Jurassic Arab-C & Sub- C Reservoirs, Khursaniyah Field, Eastern Saudi Arabia,
      Emad A. Busbait and Taury Smith

Steam And Glean: Planning To Learn in A Potential World-Class Heavy Oil Project,
      Caleb Bynum, Mark Weller, Bill Haskett, and Dudley McManus

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C

Identification of Subtle Oil/Gas Reservoir in Junggar Basin of West China,
      Gang Cai, Qingzhou Yao, and Shuangwen Li

The Nares Strait Problem Re-examined - A Large Left-lateral Displacement or Vast Frontal Shortening along the Eurekan Orogen due to the Palaeogene Northward Drift of Greenland?,
      Simon Campbell, Stanislaw Mazur, Joanne Whittaker, Rkia Bouatmani, and Paul Markwick

Sedimentological and Stratigraphical Summary of AOSC’s MacKay River and Dover Thermal Projects, North-Eastern Alberta, Canada,
      Mark Caplan, Wayne Fu, Chris Sato, Caroline Heron, Tom Podivinski, Brad Kearl, Laura Sullivan, Richard Wong, Emeline Herle, and Ian Atkinson

High Resolution Spectral Gamma Ray Log (HRSGR): Applications for Unconventional Reservoirs,
      Lauren A. Cassel and Douglas Schultz

Application of a Slimhole LWD Electrical Borehole Imaging Technology for Oil-Recovery Enhancement,
      Edward J. Cavallerano, Pedram Zarian, and Jeff Vaughan

CHOPS Experience in Argentina, Application in the Development of the Rio Colorado Shallow Heavy Oil Belt, Neuquén Basin,
      Martin Cevallos, Christian Rojas, and Paponi Hernán

Strategic Business Approach to Turn Exploration Data into Drilling Prospects,
      Fady R. Chaban, Grant T. Gibson, and Jorge L. Garduno

Global Overview of Recent Exploration Investment in Deepwater - New Discoveries, Plays and Exploration Potential,
      Alex Chakhmakhchev and Peter Rushworth

Earthquakes Alignments Linked to Hydrocarbon Sweet-spots in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin,
      Jean-Yves Chatellier, Monica van der Vreede, and Michael Chatellier

Williston Basin and Paris Basin, Same Hydrodynamics, Same Potential for Unconventional Resources?,
      Jean-Yves Chatellier and Mark Urban

Acquiring Seismic Data in the Sahtu Region of the Northwest Territories of Canada: Operational Challenges and Potential Solutions,
      Allan R. Chatenay and Michael E. Enachescu

Unconventional Petroleum Geology and Resources in China,
      Changbo Che, Chenglin Liu, Jie Zhu, and Hulin Yang

The Integration Geophysical Description Technique and Application of Volcanic Reservoir - A Case from Fengcheng Group Volcanic Reservoir of Permian in Xia-72 Well Field, Northwestern Margin of Junggar Basin,
      Yongbo Chen, Jianguo Pan, and Duonian Xu

Application of Chronostragraphic and Lithostratigraphic Concepts to Deepwater Reservoir Characterization,
      Jiajie Chen

Sedimentary Simulation to Analyze Burial Diagenesis and Petroleum System of the Upper Tertiary Sequences in Southern Ulleung Sedimentary Basin, East Sea (Sea of Japan),
      Daekyo Cheong, Seung Hoi Cha, and Daehong Kim

Arc-Continent Collision: A Comparison of the SE Caribbean and Taiwan-Ryukyu Margins,
      J. P. (Paddy) Chesterman

Circum Arctic Region: Plate Tectonic Evolution and Hydrocarbon Provinces,
      Yves M. Chevalier

Distribution Patterns of Porosity and Permeability in the Hydrocarbon Bearing Sands of the Agbada Formation, Niger Delta Continental Shelf, Nigeria,
      George A. Chiamogu and Olugbenga A. Ehinola

Redevelopment of a Thin Oil Rim Reservoir Utilizing Lessons Learned, Tsiengui Field, Gabon,
      Pablo Chimienti, Philippe Michel, Sabina Cloninger, and John Baillie

Case Study on Pragmatic Utilization of Multiple Realizations to Understand Reservoir Performance in a High Permeability Aquifer Supported Reservoir System, Etame Marin Permit - Gabon,
      Pablo Chimienti, Jacqueline Booth, Rianne Van Tilburg, Aleksander Aramowicz, and Jose Luis R. Ruiz Corregidor

Production Rate Controls for Thin Oil Rim Reservoirs in High Quality Sands, Case Study Gabon,
      Pablo Chimienti, Philippe Michel, Rianne Van Tilburg, and Aleksander Aramowicz

Interpreting Fractures Through 3-D Seismic Discontinuity Attributes and their Visualization,
      Satinder Chopra

Shale Gas Exploration, Eagle Ford Trend of South Texas: Lessons Learned From a Multi- Well Pilot Program,
      Paul Clarke, Gervasio Barzola, Matthew Poole, and Mark Millard

Significance and Modeling of Fracture Corridors in Carbonate Reservoirs,
      John Cole and Ismail Ozkaya

West Athabasca Grand Rapids Bitumen Deposit - A New SAGD Play,
      Marnie E. Connelly

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Enhanced Permeability Prediction in Wave-Dominated Shoreface Rocks of the Spring Canyon Member, Utah, U.S.A,
      Les Dabek, Rex Knepp, and J. Michael Boyles

Landscape Evolution of the Pre-Cretaceous Unconformity in the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin: Assessing the Relationship between Antecedent Pre-Cretaceous Topography and Overlying Cretaceous Deposits,
      Mark B. Dahl and John Suter

Understanding the Evolution of the East African Extensional / Transform Margin in Tanzania and Kenya, Using Deep PSDM Seismic Images,
      Al Danforth, Steve Henry, Kelvin Komba, Peter Nuttall, and Sujata Venkatraman

An Analysis of Pre-Tertiary Plays in Matimekhana- Deohal Area- A Case Study from OIL’s Operational Area in Northeast India,
      Koustav Dasgupta, Saqueba Samin, and Bhagwan R. Bharali

A Workflow for Routine Application of Apatite Fission Track Analysis in Petroleum Systems Analysis and Modeling Exemplified in the Hammerfest Basin, Southern Norwegian Barents Sea,
      Matthias C. Daszinnies

Facies, Environments, Diagenesis and Sequence Stratigraphy of the Bakken, SE Saskatchewan and North Dakota: Role of Residual Structure Mapping as Framework,
      Graham R. Davies and David W. Hume

Insights into Basin Architecture from the Stratigraphy and Sedimentology of the Lower Cretaceous in the Mackenzie Corridor, Northwest Territories, Canada,
      Julia E. Davison, Stephen M. Hubbard,Thomas Hadlari, and Dennis Meloche

SAGD Well Planning Using Stochastic Inversion,
      Franck Delbecq and Remi Moyen

Exploration of the Upper Devonian Leduc Heavy Oil Carbonate Reservoir in Northeastern Alberta, Canada,
      Eugene A. Dembicki

Facies Modeling of Tight Gas Reservoir Using Neural Network: Case Study of NIKANASSIN Formation in Canadian Foothills,
      Jack H. Deng

Determination of the Coefficients of Volume Change with Respect to Concentration and Pressure in Saturated Shale,
      Mohammad Deriszadeh and Ron C. K. Wong

Impact of Mineralogy and Diagenesis on Reservoir Properties of the Lower Cretaceous Upper Mannville Formation (Alberta, Canada),
      Remy Deschamps, Marta Gasparrini, Ophelie Durand, Eric Kohler, Tristan Euzen, and Fadi Henry Nader

Geology and Geochemistry of the Al Lajjun Oil Shale Deposit, Central Jordan,
      Jerry C. DeWolfe, Emmett Horne, and Christopher A. Morgan

Successful 3-D Seismic Exploration Offshore West Greenland using Dual-sensor Streamer Technology,
      Per Eivind Dhelie and Lyndon R. Miller

What’s Cooking? Source Rock Descriptions and Hydrocarbon Potential of the Western Central Atlantic Margin,
      William Dickson, Janice M. Christ, Paul J. Post, and Mark E. Odegard

East, West, Which Is Best? Brazilian Versus West African Transform Margin Hydrocarbon Play Elements,
      William Dickson, Craig F. Schiefelbein, and Mark E. Odegard

Petroleum Plays in Upper Cenozoic Strata in the Beaufort-Mackenzie Basin, Arctic Canada,
      James Dietrich, Zhuoheng Chen, Gillian Chi, Jim Dixon, Kezhen Hu, and Dave McNeil

Tectonic and Stratigraphic Insights in the Development of NE Greenland Margin through Deep, Long Offset, Prestack Depth Migrated (PSDM), 2-D Seismic Data,
      Menno G. Dinkelman, James A. Helwig, Joe Gagliardi, Richard Whittaker, and Naresh Kumar

Overview of Petroleum Provinces in the Southern Permian Basin,
      Hans Doornenbal

Synrift, Postrift, and Salt-Related Deformation on the ‘Passive Margin’ of Nova Scotia and Southern Newfoundland, Canada: Is it Really Passive?,
      Michael A. Durcanin, Zulfitriadi Syamsir, Martha O. Withjack, and Roy W. Schlische

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A Revised Stratigraphic Architecture and History for the Horseshoe Canyon Formation (Upper Cretaceous), Southern Alberta Plains,
      David Eberth

The Critters are Innocent! Organic Matter Preservation in the Bakken Formation, North Dakota - A Function of Primary Production and Proximality to the Shoreline, not Bioturbation,
      Sven Egenhoff and Neil Fishman

Sequence Stratigraphic Framework of Nemo Field, Onshore Niger Delta,
      Olugbenga A. Ehinola, Olugbenga A. Falode, and Temitayo A. Ologun

The Main Oil Source Formations of the Anambra Basin, Southeastern Nigeria,
      Olugbenga A. Ehinola, Olubayo L. Babatunde, and Liao Yuhong

Geochemical and Biomarker Characterization of Source Rock and Crude Oil from Evbu Field, Niger Delta,
      Olugbenga A. Ehinola and Covenant Evbuomwan

Evaluating, Classifying And Disclosing Unconventional Resources,
      David C. Elliott

Dynamics of the Faults in the Colorado Plateau in Utah. Impact of Tectonic Heritage and Reservoir Architecture on the Fault Sealing Efficiency,
      Nadine Ellouz-Zimmermann, Jean-Luc Faure, Emanuelle Frery, Remy Deschamps, Anne Battani, Julien Schmitz, and Olivier Vincke

Paleo-Ballantyne Strait of the Sverdrup Basin - Late Paleozoic and Early Mesozoic Gateway to Alaska,
      Ashton Embry and Tom Brent

Tectonic Framework and Regional Seismic Expression of Exploration Plays, Canadian Beaufort Sea,
      Peter A. Emmet, Naresh Kumar, Menno G. Dinkelman, and James A. Helwig

Seismic Imaging of Major Unconformities and Disconformities in the Beaufort-Mackenzie Basin of the Canadian Arctic,
      Michael E. Enachescu, John Hogg, Paul Price, and Fred Kierulf

Pervasive Strain the Marcellus Gas Shale of the Appalachian Plateau as Revealed by CATscan Analyses of Core,
      Terry Engelder and Jessica Hayward

Petrophysical Property Estimation for Miocene Ngrayong Sandstone, Using Integrated Core-Log Analysis; A Case Study in Building Reservoir Geomodel Using Limited Data, Kawengan Field, Indonesia,
      Vena F. Eveline, Bob W. Adibrata, and Syamsu Yudha

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Shale Gas Attributes of Selected Canadian Shales,
      Basim Faraj

Controls on Oil Secondary Migration and Reservoir Distribution: A Case Study from Songliao Basin, China,
      Zhiqiang Feng

Diagenetic Variability in the Upper Shale Member of the Upper Devonian-Lower Mississippian Bakken Formation of North Dakota—Implications for Source Rock Quality and Rock “Fracability”,
      Neil Fishman, Sven Egenhoff, and Adam Boehlke

Tidally-Influenced Sedimentation on a High-Latitude Cretaceous Coastal Plain: The Prince Creek Formation, North Slope, Alaska,
      Peter P. Flaig, Paul J. McCarthy, and Anthony R. Fiorillo

CBM Adsorption Isotherms of Philippines Versus U.S. Coals: From Tectonic Control to Resource Evaluation,
      Romeo M. Flores and Gary D. Stricker

Origin and Significance of Surface Hydrocarbon Seeps on Melville Island, Canadian Arctic Archipelago for Sverdup Basin Petroleum Systems,
      Martin Fowler, Tom Brent, Keith Dewing, and Mark Obermajer

Characterizing Fracture Systems within the Lewisian Gneiss Complex, Northwest Scotland: An Onshore Analogue for the Clair Field?,
      Ben S. Franklin, Jennifer C. Martin, Robert E. Holdsworth, Kenneth J. McCaffrey, Martin M. Krabbendam, Andy Conway, and Richard R. Jones

Complex Poly-phase Extension during South Atlantic Rifting - A New Kinematic Perspective,
      Scot Fraser, Katya Casey, Kristan K. Reimann, Frank Love, and Richard J. Davies

Structural and Stratigraphic Evolution of the Offshore Sirt Basin, Libya,
      Alistair Frasier

Chronology of Leaking Events and Sealing Processes in Fractured Reservoir : A Natural Example in Utah (USA),
      Emanuelle Frery, Nadine Ellouz-Zimmermann, Jean-Pierre Gratier, Charles Aubourg, Dominique Blamart, Jean-Luc Faure, Anne Battani, Julien Schmitz, and Olivier Vincke

Differential Entrapment of Charged Oil - New Insights on McMurray Formation Oil Trapping Mechanisms,
      Milovan Fustic, Barry Bennett, Haiping Huang, Stephen Hubbard, Thomas Oldenburg, and Steve Larter

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Coalbed Methane Resources in Colombia,
      Mario Garcia-Gonzalez

Petroleum Geology of the Vaupes-Amazonas Basin of Colombia,
      Mario Garcia-Gonzalez, Ricardo Mier-Umaña, and Luis E. Cruz-Guevara

Shale Gas Potential in the Eastern Cordillera of Colombia,
      Mario Garcia-Gonzalez

Impact of Oil Viscosity Variations and Mixing on SAGD Performance,
      Ian Gates, Steve Larter, Holly Lei, and Haiping Huang

U.S. Geological Survey Circum-Arctic Resource Appraisal (CARA),
      Donald L. Gautier

Burial and Thermal History Model to Evaluate Source Rock, in Tatau Province, Offshore Sarawak Basin, Malaysia,
      Tedros Gebregergis and Wan Yusoff

Success and Failure in Shale Gas Exploration and Development: Atributes that Make the Difference,
      Jesse C. Gilman and Chris Robinson

Fizz and Commercial Gas Discrimination in the Colombian Caribbean Sea through AVO Attributes and Fluids Substitution Modeling,
      Lorena Giraldo and Andrés E. Calle

Seismic Expression of Low Angle Clinoforms in Ancient Deltaic Systems: Implications for Stratigraphic Modelling,
      German Alonso Gonzalez Uribe, Erwin Rieser, Martin Kornberger, Thomas Kuffner, and Adrian Ballauri

Prospectivity in the North Red Sea Egypt - New Data, New Challenges, New Opportunities,
      Graeme Gordon, Benn Hansen, Jennifer Scott, Clare Hirst, Rod Graham, Tim Grow, Andrew Spedding, Stuart Fairhead, Josh Miller, David Pocknall, Lisa Fullarton, and Dean Griffin

The York River Formation: A New Unconventional Light Oil Play in Eastern Gaspe (Quebec, Canada),
      Bernard Granger

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Haynesville and Bossier Gas Shales of East Texas and West Louisiana: Intrabasinal Variations in Organic-Rich Facies and Lithology Related to Preexisting Geomorphology and Sea-level Fluctuations,
      Ursula Hammes and H. Scott Hamlin

Integrated Geological and Engineering Studies in Support of Producing Light Oil from a Frozen Reservoir: A Case Study from Umiat Oil Field, Northern Alaska,
      Catherine Hanks, Joanna Mongrain, Abhijit Dandekar, Paul McCarthy, Vasil Godabrelidze, Chinmay Shukla, Kiran Venepalli, Obi Levi-Johnson, Grant Shimer, and Raelene Wentz

An Integrated Geological and Petrophysical Study of a Shale Gas Play: Woodford Shale, Permian Basin, West Texas,
      Nicholas B. Harris, Cheryl A. Mnich, Nikki T. Hemmesch, Khodir Aoudia, and Jennifer Miskimins

Applying Natural Gas Compositions from Large Tight-Gas-Sand Fields to Reservoir Filling Models,
      Nicholas B. Harris, TingWei Ko, and Paul Philp

New Technical of Seismic Approach to Detection Jatibarang Volcanic Natural Fracture Reservoir, Onshore West Java, Indonesia,
      Endro Hartanto, Adang Sukmatiawan, Galih W. Agusetiawan, Abdul Latief Setyadi, Ahmad Fauzi, and Daja D. Putra

Characterization of Hydrocarbon Generation and Migration Dynamics Based on Seismic Interpretation and Basin Modeling: An Integrated Study of the Orange Basin, South Africa,
      Alexander Hartwig, Donna Boyd, Gesa Kuhlmann, Selwyn G. Adams, Curnell Campher, Zahie Anka, Rolando Di Primio, Tony Albrecht, and Varsha Singh

Recurrent Issues in the Evaluation of Unconventional Resources,
      William J. Haskett and P. Jeffrey Brown

Evaluation of the Structure, Stratigraphy and Hydrocarbon Play Types of Offshore Florida using Seismic Reflection data,
      Greg Hatch and Joe Erickson

Evidence for Forced Regression in the Santonian-Campanian Eagle Formation in South- Central Montana,
      Jörn Hauer, Oliver Oswald, Marc S. Hendrix, James R. Staub, and David E. Jarvis

Mapping the South Atlantic Continental-Oceanic Boundary: Rift to Early Drift along Extensional and Transform Margins,
      Steven G. Henry, Naresh Kumar, Al Danforth, Peter Nuttall, and Sujata Venkatraman

Challenges of Coalbed Natural Gas Development in Northwestern Bangladesh,
      Ricky Hildebrand

Importance of Sea-Level Controlled Depositional Architecture to the Understanding of Permafrost and Gas Hydrates on High Latitude Shelves,
      Philip Hill, Scott Dallimore, and Alan Taylor

Bitumen Filled Fractures in the Bakken Formation and Implications for Gas Shale Systems,
      Ronald Hill

Forebulge Influence on Deposition of the Creaceous Castlegate Sandstone, Book Cliffs, Utah, USA,
      Kathryn Hoffmeister and Diane Kamola

A Petrophysical Method to Evaluate Irregularly Gas Saturated Tight Sands Which Have Variable Matrix Properties and Uncertain Water Salinities,
      Michael Holmes, Antony Holmes, and Dominic Holmes

Regional Stratigraphy and Reservoir Units of the Grosmont Formation, Saleski and Burnt Lakes, Alberta, Canada,
      John Hopkins, Ken Wilde, Shawna Christensen, and Kent Barrett

Hydrothermally Dissolved Dolerite Reservoir in the Akita Basin, Japan,
      Kazuyoshi Hoshi and Susumu Okubo

Geology and Petroleum Potential of the Rifted Margins of Arctic Alaska and the Chukchi Borderland,
      David Houseknecht and Kenneth Bird

Significance of Solid Bitumen for Petroleum System in High Evolution Area,
      Shouzhi Hu, Shuifu Li, Xiaowen Fu, and Yanjun Li

The Research of Composite Reservoir Evaluation under the Control of Palaeogeomorphology,
      Linjun Huang, Jianguo Pan, Dongtao Wei, Yanjun Wang, and Peijun Li

Biogenic Gas Systems in the Qaidam Basin, NW China,
      Haiping Huang, Shuichang Zhang, Xiaobao Zhang, Aiguo Su, Olufemi Jokanola, Yanhua Shuai, and Steve Larter

Sedimentological Calibration of Geomorphologic Elements Imaged Seismically in the McMurray Formation, Alberta, Canada: Characterizing a Complex Tidally-Influenced Fluvial Depositional System,
      Stephen M. Hubbard, Dale Leckie, Derald G. Smith, and Milovan Fustic

Dynamical Models of Depth-Dependent Lithospheric Extension at Rifted Continental Margins,
      Ritske Huismans and Christopher Beaumont

Integrated Reservoir Characterization in Pursuit of a Heavy Oil Giant in the Arctic,
      Erik Hulm, Greg Bernaski, Colleen Bridge, Paulina Gromek, Boris Kostic, Stephen Lowe, Rick Matson, Chrysanthe Munn, Daniel Yancey, and Alec Duncan

A New Oil Migration Model for the Bakken Petroleum System of the Williston Basin,
      David W. Hume, Graham R. Davies, and Ross Crain

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New Hydrocarbon Play Opportunities in Cenomanian Strata of Eagle Plain Basin, Northern Yukon Territory,
      Kevin Jackson, Per K. Pedersen, and Larry S. Lane

Unconventional Oil Petroleum Systems: Shales and Shale Hybrids,
      Daniel M. Jarvie

San Joaquin Basin Outcropping Oilfields - Conventional and Unconventional Reservoir for Analysis,
      Jere Jay

Origin of the Green River Kerogen by Serpentinite-Powered Hydrothermalism,
      Kimberley Johnston, Stan Keith, Paul Johnston, and Monte Swan

Burgess Shale Tales—Mud Volcanism and Chemosynthetic Communities on the Middle Cambrian Seafloor of Southeastern British Columbia,
      Paul Johnston, Kimberley Johnston, and Stan Keith

Preservation of Limestone in Dolomitized Carbonate Evaporite Reservoirs,
      Gareth Jones and Beatriz Garcia-Fresca

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Understanding Porosity and Permeability Relationships to Mineralogy and Organic Matter in Unconventional Gas Reservoirs Utilizing New Technologies,
      Caitriona Keegan

Hydrocarbon Reservoirs in Deeper-Water Carbonates: Paleobiological Breakdown of Permeability Barriers in Mississippian Dolomudstones, Midale Beds, Weyburn Oilfield,
      Arjun D. Keswani and George Pemberton

Reservoir Characteristics of the Chalk of the Wyandot Formation, Scotian Margin: Case Study of the Eagle D-21 and Primrose A-41 Wells,
      Yawooz Kettanah, Leslie Eliuk, and Grant Wach

Separation, Northward Drift & Collision of Indian Plate is Responsible for the Present Petroleum System in Pakistan: Enlighten the Idea “ Present is the Key to the Past”,
      Muhammad F. Khan

Fracture Characterization Challenges in Developing Tight Carbonate Reservoirs of Kuwait,
      Vijaya Kumar Kidambi, Narahari S. Rao, Samar Al-Ashwak, Bashar Al-Qadeeri, Djisan Kho, Subrata Kumar Chakraborty, Khaqan Khan, and Dirk Nieuwland

*Arctic 3-D Seismic across the Transition Zone from the Beaufort Sea onto the Mackenzie Delta, Northwest Territories, Canada,
      Frederick Kierulf, Murray Watts, Jim Hostetler, Stewart Gall, Jason Palmer, and Michael E. Enachescu

Beyond Traditional Fluvial Heterogeneity Models - Investigation of Tight Sandstones and Near-Surface Diagenesis in Late Jurassic to Early Cretaceous Paleovalley Outcrops of the U.S. Western Interior,
      Stefan T. Knopp and Federico F. Krause

Current Understanding of Stratigraphy, Structures and Petroleum Geology of the Ulleung (Tsushima) Back-Arc Shelf Basin in East Sea of Korea,
      Jaehong Ko and Junil Yoon

Characterizing Ore Body with Process Performance Indicators using Pattern Recognition,
      Shamez Kotadia, Dean Wallace, and Leonard Slipp

Emergence of New Data Types in Unconventional Plays,
      Jess B. Kozman

Unconventional and Tight Sandstones In Jurassic Paleovalleys Of The Alberta Plains: J3 & J2 Sandstones, Medicine River Area, West Central Alberta, Canada,
      Federico F. Krause and Andrea F. Mellor

Tectonic and Stratigraphic Evolution of Pelotas Margin (Southeastern Brazil): Deep Seismic-Reflection Images from Long-offset, Prestack Depth Migrated (PSDM), Regional 2- D Data,
      Naresh Kumar, Steve Henry, Al Danforth, Peter Nuttall, and Sujata Venkatraman

Arctic Crustal Thickness, Oceanic Lithosphere Distribution and Ocean-Continent Transition Location from Gravity Inversion,
      Nick J. Kusznir, Andy Alvey, Nina Lebedeva-Ivanova, Carmen Gaina, and Trond H. Torsvik

Subsidence and Heat Flow History Prediction for Hyper-thinned Continental Crust at Rifted Continental Margins,
      Nick J. Kusznir and Alan Roberts

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Implications and Impacts of Peak Oil for the Small and Medium Sized Petroleum Producer,
      Bruce G. Langhus

Geochemical Anomalies Characterization by Microbial and Trace Elements Analysis related to hydrocarbon migration, Neuquén Basin, Argentina,
      Fernando Larriestra, Francisco Ferrer, Claudio Larriestra, and Daniel Lanussol

A Modified Method of Microbial Analisis for Oil Exploration and its Application on Five Basins of Southern and Western Argentina,
      Fernando Larriestra, Maximo Vecchio, Francisco Ferrer, and Claudio Larriestra

A Sedimentological and Sequence Stratigraphic Approach to Correlating Clinoforms Within Shale Dominated Clastic Wedges and Implications for Shale Gas Exploration: Upper Colorado Group Shales, Wildmere Area, Central Alberta,
      Dallin P. Laycock, Per K. Pedersen, Ron Spencer, Haiping Huang, Steve Larter, and Ian Gates

Unconventional Approach for an Unconventional Reservoir: Example of Hydraulic Fracturing Treatments in Adjacent Horizontal Wells in a Faulted Reservoir,
      Joel Le Calvez, Jerry S. Stokes, Wenyue Xu, Ruhao Zhao, Marc Thiercelin, Horacio Moros, and Shawn Maxwell

Geology of A Major SAGD Bitumen Development - A Case Study from Long Lake, Northeastern Alberta,
      Dale Leckie, Milovan Fustic, and Christopher Seibel

Cyclical Sedimentation Patterns of the Mississippian-Devonian Bakken Formation, North Dakota,
      Julie LeFever and Stephan H. Nordeng

Contrasting the High-Resolution Sequence Stratigraphic Concept of Two Mixed Carbonate/Evaporite Platform Interiors,
      Christoph T. Lehmann

Spatial and Temporal Maturity Variations of the Bakken Shale Using True Kinetic Parameters,
      Jay E. Leonard, Robert Coskey, Douglas W. Waples, and Mohamed Said

Major Recent Improvements to Airborne Transient Pulse Surveys for Hydrocarbon Exploration,
      Leonard A. LeSchack, John R. Jackson, J. Dirstein, W. B. Ghazar, and N. Ionkina

Paleopressure Evolution Controlled by Activities of Hydrocarbon and Faults, Linnan Sag, Bohai Bay Basin, East China,
      Chunquan Li, Honghan Chen, Huimin Liu, Hairuo Qing, and Guoxiang Chi

New Insights into the Effective Petroleum Source Rocks in the Beaufort-Mackenzie Basin from an Integrated Molecular and Isotope Approach,
      Maowen Li, Zhuoheng Chen, Dale Issler, Sneh Achal, Marina Milovic, and Rachel Robinson

The Characteristics of the Sandy Debris Flow of the Triassic Yanchang Formation and its Exploration Significance in the Ordos Basin, China,
      Xiangbo Li, Zhao Yingcheng, Huaqing Liu, Wan Yanrong, and Lihua Wei

3-D Geometry and Facies Architecture of Fluvial-dominated Mouth-bar Deposits, Ferron Notom Delta, Utah, USA,
      Yangyang Li, Weiguo Li, Yijie Zhu, Daniel Garza, Ahmed Summiyah, and Janok Bhattacharya

Exploration Methods for Late Quaternary Shallow Biogenic Gas Reservoirs in the Hangzhou Bay Area, Eastern China,
      Yanli Li and Chunming Lin

Modeling the Impact of Deep Structures on Liquid Production in the Bakken Oil Shale Play of the Williston Basin of Canada and the USA,
      Ruikun Liu, Andrew Newson, and Terry Buchanan

Genetic Type and Source of the Gas in Well Wangs Jia Tun Region,
      Wei Liu, Wei Fang, Yonghong Sun, and Yonghong Sun Y.

Organic-Geochemical Evaluation and Oil Source Analysis for Well Fang 4 in Block-Fault Fangzheng Structure,
      Wei Liu

Dolomitization and Reservoirs Characteristics of Chx-Fxg Formation in Sichuan Basin(SW China),
      Pan Liyin, Jianfeng Shou, Zhou Jingao, and Zheng Xingping

A Petroleum Events Chart for Cretaceous Strata in Eagle Plain: An Under-explored Foreland Succession in Northern Yukon, Canada,
      Grant W. Lowey

Major Hydrocarbon Generation in the Northern Gulf of Mexico Apparently Resultant of Interactions between Mantle, Lithosphere, Sedimentosphere, and Hydrosphere,
      Allen Lowrie

Basement and Continental Margin Dynamics Commence, Maintain, and Terminate Hydrate Accumulations along the Seafloor of Prolific Continental Margins Such as the Northern Gulf of Mexico,
      Allen Lowrie

The Neogene Succession of the Lake Albert Rift, Uganda - Challenges and Opportunities,
      Joshua Lukaye, Lyoidah Kiconco, and David Worsley

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Characteristics of Lujiazhuang Paleo-oil Reservoir in Mid-Upper Proterozoic of Northern Part of North China,
      Jian Ma

Development of Geologic Models to Facilitate the Exploration for Microbial Carbonate Buildups and Potential Reservoir Facies in Mixed Depositional Systems,
      Ernest A. Mancini, Wayne M. Ahr, and William C. Parcell

Co-Generated Alpha Gas in Unconventional Gas Production,
      Frank Mango and Daniel M. Jarvie

Sulfate and Silicate Diagenetic Mineralization in the Barnett Shale, Texas,
      Earl B. Manning, S. Johari Pannalal, Devin P. Dennie, John C. Deng, Matthew S. Zechmeister, and R. Douglas Elmore

The Utility of the Stable Isotopic Composition of Severely Biodegraded Oils as Petroleum System Correlation Parameters,
      Norka I. Marcano, Steve Larter, and Bernhard Mayer

Sedimentology and Depositional Evolution of the Glaciogenic Early Permian Grant Group, Canning Basin, NW Australia,
      Joseph R. Martin, Brian Williams, Jonathan Redfern, Arthur J. Mory, and Matthew S. Horstwood

Resolving the Structural Complexities in the Deepwater Niger-Delta Fold and Thrust Belt: A Case Study from the Western Lobe, Nigerian Offshore Depobelt,
      Olabode S. Matthew, Jason Won, George Udoekong, Olaoluwa O. Ibilola, and Dolapo Dixon

The Maturity of Organic-Rich Shales Using Micro-Impedance Analysis,
      Kenechukwu Mba, Manika Prasad, and Michael L. Batzle

Upper Cambrian - Lower Ordovician Green Point Shale, Port au Port Bay, West Newfoundland: Evaluation and Delineation of an Offshore Allochthonous Oil-in-Shale Resource Play,
      Jock McCracken, George Langdon, Mark Cooper, Steve Millan, Daniel M. Jarvie, Bill Nickerson, and Steve C. Farner

The Last Frontier for Supergiant Oil and Gas Accumulations in the Onshore Brazilian Basins: The Solimoes Province, Amazon Area, Brazil,
      Marcio Mello, Nilo C. Azambuja, Humberto P. Lima, Antonio J. Catto, Enio Rosseti, Priscila Schmitt , Mauro B. Araújo, and Andre A. Bender

Estimates of In-Place Oil Shale of Various Grades on Federal Lands, Piceance Basin, Colorado,
      Tracey J. Mercier, Ronald C. Johnson, and Michael E. Brownfield

A Novel Remote Sensing Technology for Frontier Exploration,
      Heinrich W. Meurer

Reservoir and Geological Properties of The Middle Cretaceous Nahr Ibn Umr Field Nahr Umr Formation-South Iraq,
      Jamal J. Mhuder and Riyadh A. Abdulsadh

Quantitative Reservoir Characterization of PM3 Block, Malay Basin,
      Yanpeng Mi, A. Ruiter, and R. Quinn

Multidisciplinary Modeling, Development and Uncertainties on Tsiengui Field, Gabon. A Case Study,
      Philippe Michel, Pablo Chimienti, Jacqueline Booth, Guillaume Ageneau, and Jose Luis R. Ruiz Corregidor

Detailed Rock Evaluation and Strategic Reservoir Stimulation Planning For Optimal Production in Horizontal Gas Shale Wells,
      Camron K. Miller, Erik I. Rylander, and Joel Le Calvez

Characterization of Unconventional Shale Gas Reservoirs using a Shale Gas Facies Expert System to Identify Lithofacies and Optimal Completion Intervals,
      Arijit Mitra, Daniel Warrington, and Duane A. Sommer

Construction of a Software Tool for Improving the Well Placement for the Development of a Mature Hydrocarbon Field Using Neurosumulation,
      Hector E. Barrios Molano and Elkin R. Santafé

Is the North Slope a Displaced Part of the Caledonian Orogenic Belt?,
      Thomas E. Moore and Kenneth Bird

The Liard Basin Manetoe Dolomite: An Arctic Frontier Deep Gas Play,
      David Morrow

Integrated Earth Model Workflow for a Comprehensive Redesign of the Permian Vacuum CO2 Asset Reservoir Model,
      Laura M. Murray, Maria Portillo, John DeSantis, and Adil Manzoor

Using Advanced Seismic Attribute Analysis to Reduce Risk in Frontier Exploration - West Newfoundland Offshore,
      Azer Mustaqeem and Valentina V. Baranova

A New Approach for Field Development of Complex Heavy Oil Reservoirs in a Wetland Environmentally Sensitive Area, Tambaredjo NW Field, Suriname,
      Lilian C. Mwakipesile, Bhagwanpersad Nandlal, and Rakesh Ramdajal

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Braided River and Avulsive Depositional Systems in the McMurray Formation - LIDAR and Subsurface Data Integration at Syncrude's Aurora North Mine, Alberta,
      Thomas R. Nardin, Joan B. Carter, and Nina E. Bassey

Reservoir Modeling to Characterize Dual Porosity, Tengiz Field, Republic of Kazakhstan,
      Wayne Narr, Terrell Tankersley, Greg King, Yan Pan, and Mark Skalinski

Influence of Surface Temperatures on Source Rock Maturity,
      Susanne Nelskamp, Timme Donders, Jan Diederik van Wees, and Oscar Abbink

Gas Shales in the Netherlands - A First Inventory,
      Susanne Nelskamp, Hans Doornenbal, and Tom van der Putte

Underpressured Gas Accumulations with Pressure Control at the Outcrop,
      Philip H. Nelson

Evaporite Facies: a Key to the Mid Mesozoic Sedimentary Stratigraphy of North Kuwait,
      Nilotpaul Neog, Narahari S. Rao, Rawan Al-Mayyas, Thomas De Keyser, Christian Perrin, and Christopher Kendall

The Mountain Front Fault and its Impact on Exploration in Kurdistan, Zagros Fold and Thruist Belt,
      Andrew Newson

Geosteering Horizontal Wells into the “Sweet Spot” of Thin Non-Conventional Reservoirs, Examples from the Cardium Sand of the Alberta Deep Basin,
      Andrew Newson

Cyclostratigraphic Analysis of Pienaarsfontein se Berg Deltaic Sequence, Tanqua Sub-basin, SW Karoo Basin, South Africa,
      Nofu C. Ngek

Role of 3-D Seismic Data in Prediction of High Potential Areas within Pre-Tertiary Fractured Granite Basement Reservoir in Cuu Long Basin, Vietnam offshore,
      Huy Ngoc Nguyen, Nguyen Quoc Quan, Ngoc Dong Hoang, and Ngoc Nhi Nguyen Do

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Comparison of an Estimated Shear Wave Model with a Measured Shear Wave Log,
      Felix Oghenekohwo and George Smith

Applications of FTICRMS towards evaluating source charge contributions in severely biodegraded oils; examples from the Alberta Oil Sands and the Liaohe basin, NE China,
      Thomas B. Oldenburg, Melisa Brown, Haiping Huang, Jennifer Adams, Barry Bennett, Norka Marcano, and Steve Larter

Central OML 35 Hydrocarbon Habitat Study and Depositional Sequence Analysis,
      Joseph F. Olimma, Bankole D. Ako, and Cornelius S. Nwajide

Applying the Sequence Stratigraphy Concept to Delineate the Irregular Internal Facies Configurations of the Bema Field, Western Niger Delta, Nigeria,
      Ufuoma A. Olimma, Idowu A. Olayinka, and Joseph F. Olimma

Hydrocarbon Characterisation of the Channel Level Deposits of the Bema Field, Niger Delta, Nigeria,
      Ufuoma A. Olimma, Idowu A. Olayinka, and Joseph F. Olimma

Baffin Bay, Davies Strait & Labrador Sea. A Summary of Hydrocarbon Geology and Structural Elements - News,
      Jens C. Olsen

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Small is Beautiful and Effective - A Case Study from Kodeco Energy’s Decade of Success in the East Java Basin, Indonesia,
      Robert K. Park, Imron Asjhari, Widayat Suhana, and Dwi Mandhiri

An Integrated Approach to Shale Gas Evaluation, Horizontal Drilling and Hydraulic Stimulation,
      Mitch Pavlovic

Multiphased Rifting and Margin Segmentation across Southwest Iberia and South Newfoundland Conjugate Margin,
      Ricardo Pereira and Tiago M. Alves

Evidence of Hydrocarbon Seepage Using Multispectral Satellite Imagery, Kurdistan, Iraq,
      Sandra L. Perry and Fred A. Kruse

Timing of Petroleum System Events Controls Accumulations on the North Slope, Alaska,
      Kenneth Peters, Oliver Schenk, and Kenneth Bird

Circum-Arctic Petroleum Systems Defined Using Biomarkers, Isotopes, and Chemometrics,
      Kenneth Peters, L. Scott Ramos, and John Zumberge

Use of the Finite Element Method on Stress Calculations and Definition of a Unstables Areas in Elastoplastic Media,
      Carlos Piedrahita, Elkin R. Santa Fé, Eyberth A. Bastidas, and Omar Y. Duran

Deep-water Sedimentation Patterns Seaward of Shelf-crossing Glaciations, Eastern Canadian Margin,
      David J. Piper, David C. Mosher, Calvin Campbell, Mark E. Deptuck, Francky Saint-Ange, Anthony Novak, and Gang Li

Upper Cretaceous in the Middle Magdalena Valley, Colombia: A New Exploratory Target In and Old Mature Basin,
      Mario A. Prince, Rafael A. Acevedo, Chrisitian Sanchez, and Daniel Rojas

Shale Diagenesis and Permeability: Examples from the Barnett Shale and the Marcellus Formation,
      Christopher M. Prince, Charles A. Devier, Deborah D. Steele, and Rafael Zelaya

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North American Shale Gas Reservoirs - Similiar, yet so Different..,
      Murray Roth

Development of a Methodology for New Producer Wells Allocation from the Computational Modeling based on Streamline Simulation,
      Olga P. Rueda, Miguel Bernal, and Elkin Santafé

Exploration Opportunities in the Davis Strait Offshore Southwest Greenland,
      Mette K. Runge, Nicolai P. Arendt, Martin P. Brandt, and Jan Stilling

Opening of the North-Atlantic and Formation of the Jan Mayen Micro-Continent - Tectono- Thermal Modeling of a Dual Breakup System,
      Lars H. Rupke, Daniel W. Schmid, and Ebbe Hartz

Reservoir Architecture and Spatial Recognition of Stratal Packages of the Lower Grand Rapids Formation, Taiga Project, Cold Lake, Alberta,
      Jen Russel-Houston, Rob McRory, Shawna Christensen, and John Carey

The Emerging Oil Revolution in Western Canada,
      Dave A. Russum and Alexei Belonogov

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Role and Contribution of Depositional Model and Facies Development in Maximizing Economic Recovery and Production Efficiency from Hydrocaron Bearing Carbonate Reservoir, Ras Fanar Field, Gulf of Suez, Egypt,
      Wegdan A. Saleh and Khalaf A. Toghian

Understanding Fold-Thrust Belt Architecture to Identify New Plays,
      Arne F. Scherrenberg and Clare E. Bond

Fluid Migration and Diagenetic Homogeneity in the Amadeus Basin, Australia,
      Susanne Schmid and Julien Bourdet

A Triumvirate of Targeting - A Three-Pronged Approach to Keeping a Horizontal Well in the Desired Eagle Ford Reservoir Interval,
      Kevin Schmidt, Matthew Poole, and Gemma Hildred

Petroleum Exploration in Environmentally Sensitive Areas: Opportunities for Geochemical and Non-Seismic Geophysical Methods,
      Dietmar Schumacher

Hydrocarbon Exploration Survey Strategies for Frontier Basins,
      Dietmar Schumacher, Luigi Clavareau, and Daniel C. Hitzman

Petroleum Systems of the Northern Red Sea,
      Jennifer Scott, John Guthrie, Steve Crews, Graeme Gordon, Benn Hansen, Niall McCormack, Dean Griffin, Laura Lawton, Rod Graham, Tim Grow, Andy Pepper, and Caroline Burke

The Uralian Orogen in Arctic Russia, and its Significance for Adjacent Hydrocarbon Basins,
      Robert Scott, Olga K. Bogolepova, Victoria L. Pease, Alexander P. Gubanov, James P. Howard, Andy Carter, Alexei Soloviev, and Marc Reichow

Unique Geochemical Methods for Regional On-shore Petroleum Exploration in the Mackenzie Delta, Northwest Territories, Canada,
      David Seneshen and John V. Fontana

Shale Oil, The USA's New Strategic Petroleum Reserve,
      Stephen Sewalk

An Integrated Outcrop and Subsurface Facies Analysis of the Albian-Cenomanian Nanushuk Formation near Umiat, National Petroleum Reserve, Alaska,
      Grant Shimer, Jeremy Davis, Paul J. McCarthy, and Catherine Hanks

Geological Petrophysical Evaluation of Yamama Formation Subba Field,
      Abdulameer T. Shnawa

Dynamic Diagenesis and Porosity Preservation of Sandstone in Bearing-Hydrocarbon Basins of China,
      Jianfeng Shou, Chunsong Si, Yang Shen, and Huiliang Zhang

Mesoproterozoic Unconventional Plays in the Beetaloo Basin, Australia: The World’s Oldest Petroleum Systems,
      Matthew Silverman and Thomas Ahlbrandt

Tectonic Control on Major Hydrocarbon Accumulations in Dhansiri Valley, Assam and Assam Arakan Basin, India
      Ramkrishna Singh, Pratim Bhaumik, Md S. Akhtar, Hervinder Jit Singh, Sanjive Mayor, and Manoj Asthana

The Development of Inclined Heterolithic Stratification in a Tidally Influenced, Fluvially Dominated River, Fraser River, British Columbia,
      Chad Sisulak and Shahin Dashtgard

Outcrop/Behind Outcrop (Quarry), Multiscale Characterization of the Woodford Gas Shale, Oklahoma,
      Roger Slatt, Romina Portas, Nichole Buckner, Younane Abousleiman, Neal O'Brien, Minh Tran, Rafael Sierra, Paul Philp, Andrea Miceli-Romero, Robert Davis, and Timothy Wawrzyniec

*Rapid Handheld X-ray Fluorescence (HHXRF) Analysis of Gas Shales,
      Christopher N. Smith and Ariel Malicse

2-D Seismic Modeling of CO2 Fluid Replacement of the Redwater Leduc Reef for CO2 Storage Project, Alberta,
      Taher M. Sodagar and Don Lawton

The Structural Type,Hydrocarbon Transporting Capacity and its Reservoir Forming Control Model of Unconformity in Continental Faulted Basin,
      Guoqi Song, Fenggui Sui, and Leqiang Zhao

Source and Reservoir Characteristics of the Bakken Petroleum System in the Billings Nose Area, Williston Basin,
      Stephen A. Sonnenberg

Cusiana Field: Understanding the Reservoir and Improving Depletion History,
      Luis E. Soto

Understanding the Regional Haynesville and Bossier Shale Depositional Systems in East Texas and Northern Louisiana: An Integrated Structural/Stratigraphic Approach,
      Ingo Steinhoff, Andrea D. Cicero, Kimberley Koepke, Jim Dezelle, Tony McClain, and Cyrus Gillett

The Use of 3-component Seismic Data to Identify Sweet Spots in Fractured Bakken Reservoirs,
      Scott L. Stockton

Coalbed Reservoir Characterization of Coal Lithotypes and Cleat Spacing in the Powder River Basin, Wyoming,
      Gary D. Stricker, Romeo M. Flores, and Michael H. Trippi

3-D Visualization and Classification of Pore Structure and Pore Filling in Gas Shale,
      Michael Suhrer, Elizabeth Diaz, Avrami Grader, and Carl Sisk

Correlation and Study of the Genetic Type and Source of Natural Gas of Fault-Depression Volcanic Formation of Xujiaweizi of Daqing,
      Dong Sun

Deciphering Hydrocarbon Accumulation Processes for the Oil Pools in Superimposed Petroliferous Basins within Mass Fractions,
      Yongge Sun

Application of Organic Inclusion in Research of Oil-Gas Migration and Filling Periods of Fuyang Reservoir in Northern Songliao Basin,
      Yonghong Sun Y., Wei Fang, and Wei Liu

An Overview of High Latitude Depositional Systems,
      John Suter and Philip Hill

Organic Geochemistry Detects Hydrocarbon Signatures in Surficial Samples to Locate and Identify Deeply Buried Exploration Targets,
      Dale Sutherland

Vectoring Petroleum Systems Using Satellite Imagery Calibrated to Geochemistry,
      Monte Swan, Stan Keith, and Sandra L. Perry

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Where to Find the Reservoir? Late Valanginian Unconformity Associated Play in Kuwait,
      Saifullah K. Tanoli, Mohammed D. Al-Ajmi, Heyam Al-Ammar, and Nikhil Banik

Geologic Characteristics and Hydrocarbon Accumulation Mechanism for Continuous Oil Reservoirs in Songliao Rift-Depression Basin in NE China,
      Shi-zhen Tao, Cai-neng Zou, Zhi Yang, Xiao-hui Gao, Xuan-jun Yuan, and Li-zhong Song

Using Bedforms and Stratigraphic Architecture to Indicate a Shallow Shelf Depositional Setting of Carlile and Niobrara Formations, SW Saskatchewan and SE Alberta,
      Samantha E. Taylor, Per K. Pedersen, Dallin P. Laycock, Ron Spencer, Haiping Huang, and Ian Gates

Hydrodynamic Interpretation of High Energy Wave-dominated Shoreface Successions, Cretaceous Mount Garfield/Illes Fm, Colorado,
      Jesse Thompson and Diane Kamola

Petroleum Accumulation Dynamics of Lithologic Pools in Fu-Yang Reservoir, Daqing Placanticline,
      GuangRong Tian

Back To Basic Approaches: A Preliminary Study on Layer B/600 for Tempino Waterflooding Project, Jambi - Indonesia,
      Grace S. Titaley, Bob W. Adibrata, and Tri Sasongko

Depositional Environment and Structural Style of Permian and Triassic Sequences of Wrangel Island, Russian Arctic,
      Marianna I. Tuchkova, Sergey Sokolov, and Vladimir Verzhbitsky

Changing the World’s Perspective on Heavy Oil,
      Garnet Turcotte

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Diagenetic Controls on the Reservoir Properties of Plio-Pleistocene Tidal Channel Sandstones in the Teknaf Anticline, SE Bangladesh,
      Mohammad Ullah and Sifatul Chowdhury

Coal Seam Gas in Australia: Resource Potential and Production Issues,
      Jim Underschultz, Luke Connell, Rob Jeffery, and Neil Sherwood

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Geochemistry, Sedimentology, and Stratigraphy of the Lower Cretaceous Pebble Shale Unit, Northeastern Alaska,
      Dolores A. van der Kolk, Michael Whalen, Marwan Wartes, Rainer Newberry, and Paul J. McCarthy

Key Conditions Controlling the Jurassic-Cretaceous Chalk Petroleum System, Dutch Central Graben,
      Hanneke Verweij, Susanne Nelskamp, Elisa Guasti, Gulnazira Kunakbayeva, Monica Souto Carneiro-Echternach, and Nora Witmans

The Structure of the Wrangel Arch (Russian Chukchi Sea), Based on Marine Seismic and Onshore Observations,
      Vladimir Verzhbitsky, Sergey Sokolov, Erling Frantzen, Marianna Tuchkova, and Gennadiy Bannikov

New Dry Gas Discovery in Tertiary Deposits. Western Guarico Sub-Basin, Venezuela,
      Atilio F. Viera and Esteban J. Gobbo

Technological Challenges in the Integral Development of the Orinoco Oil Belt, Eastern Venezuela,
      Teofilo Villarroel, Adriana Zambrano, and Rolando Garcia

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Fracture Characterization of a Giant Unconventional Carbonate Reservoir, Alberta, Canada,
      Paul D. Wagner, Ronald A. Nelson, Jeff S. Lonnee, Michael S. Costello, Robert H. Whale, William J. McKinzie, James W. Jennings, Maria A. Balzarini, Daniel A. Reed, Alia S. Al Bhary, and Richard C. Watson

Integrated Analysis of the Lower Cretaceous Edwards Reef, Stuart City Trend, South Texas, USA,
      Lowell Waite, Travis Loseke, Andy Stephens, Mark Millard, John King, Nikki Burnett, and Gervasio Barzola

What is the Best Frequency to Update a Reservoir Model?,
      Greg Walker and Lydia Danard

How to Describe Heterogeneous Source Rocks in Basin and Petroleum System Modeling?,
      Feiyu Wang, Jinyi Chen, and Bo Wang

Revised Oil-Source Correlation Models in the Chao-Chang Region and Implications for Lower Cretaceous Petroleum Play Concepts in the Songliao Basin, NE China,
      Xue Wang, Maowen Li, Zihui Feng, Wei Fang, Zhenguang Li, Qiuli Huo, Sneh Achal, Marina Milovic, Rachel Robinson, Chunyuan Huang, and Guixia Song

A New Method for Obtaining Personalized Kinetics from Archived Rock-Eval Data, Applied to the Bakken Formation, Williston Basin,
      Douglas W. Waples, Jay E. Leonard, Robert Coskey, Sarah Safwat, and Radwa Nagdy

Estimating Organic Porosity from TOC Data tn The Marcellus Shale,
      John A. Ward

Uplift History of the Bogda HRnge retrieved from the Foredeep Sequences, Northwestern China,
      Dongtao Wei, Yingcheng Zhao, Pingsheng Wei, Zhenhua Liu, and Jianguo Pan

A New Workflow of Modeling Sub-Seismic Reservoir Heterogeneities to Improve Production Forecasting,
      Renjun Wen

Significant Influences of Paleogeographic and Sedimentation Study with Sequence Stratigraphic Method on Petroleum System of Telisa Formation, Central Sumatera Basin,
      Andromeda A. Werdaya and Dardji Noeradi

Biostratigraphic and Well-log Sequence Stratigraphic Framework of the Offshore Nova Scotia Margin, Canada,
      J. F. Weston, P. Ascoli, M. Cooper, R. A. Fensome, R. A. MacRae, D. Shaw, and G. L. Williams

North Atlantic Permo-Triassic Rift Basins: Their Evolution, Infill Architecture and Implications for Future Exploration,
      Brian Williams, Patrick Shannon, Jonathan Redfern, Sophie Leleu, Shane Tyrrell, Catherine Baudon, Ivan Fabuel Perez, Katerina Stolfova, Xavier Van Lanen, David Hodgetts, Peter Haughton, and Stephen Daly

Plate Tectonics Reconstruction of Nova Scotia’s Offshore,
      Hamish Wilson and Sandy MacMullin

Geological Review and Bitumen Resource Appraisal of the Grosmont Formation within the Athabasca Oil Sands Area,
      Elaine Wo, Laifeng Song, Travis Hurst, and Nina Sitek

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Tectonic Evolution and Hydrocarbon Occurring of Block-type Basins in Hinterland of Asia,
      Zhanlong Yang

The Identification of Top Volcanic Reservoir of Jatibarang Field, Onshore West Java, Indonesia,
      Syamsu Yudha, Benyamin Benyamin, Abdul Latief Setyadi, and Arief Prasetyo Handoyo

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Shale Gas Potential in Yangtze Area, South China,
      Jinchuan Zhang, Tailian Fan, and Bingsong Yu

Barrier- Lagoon Sedimentary Model and Reservoir Distribution Regularity of Lower- Ordovician Majiagou Formation , Ordos Basin,China,
      Jingao Zhou

Geological Features and Exploration for Tight Gas, Shale Gas and Other Unconventional Oil/Gas Resources in China,
      Cai-neng Zou, Xiao-di Li, Ping Tang, Jin-xing Dai, Shi-zhen Tao, Zhi Yang, Xiao-hui Gao, and Qiu-lin Guo

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dedication