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AAPG European Region Annual Conference
Exploration in the Black Sea and Caspian Regions
17-19 October 2010, Kiev, Ukraine

Search and Discovery Article #90109 (2010)

Posted August 30, 2010

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A

Mineralogical content of Productive Series shales of Western Portion of South Caspian (Example, Bulla – Daniz area),
      Elshan Abdulayev and Yagut Muslimova

Sedimentologic, stratigraphic and reservoir features of the rudist build-up in Late Cretaceous age of Akveren Formation, Western Black Sea, Kefken, Turkey,
      Doğan Alaygut, Halil Şeker, Recep Özkan, Songül Yildiz Çiftçi

Sedimentological, stratigraphical and mineralogical evidence of the Cretaceous/Tertiary (K/T) boundary in the carbonate sequences of the Akveren Formation, western Black Sea, Kandira, Turkey,
      Doğan Alaygut, Recep Özkan, Halil Şeker, Songül Yildiz Çiftçi

Eruptions of mud volcanoes in the Caspian (Azerbaijan sector): peculiarities, dynamics, connection with seismicity,
      Ad. A. Aliyev and I. S. Quliyev

Paleogeographic conditions during the accumulation of Lower Pliocene deposits in the Caspian mega-basin,
      S. A. Aliyeva

Analysis of dilatation of Gala Suite on Absheron peninsula,
      E. H. Aliyeva and F. B. Aslanzade

*Miocene channel systems in the deepwater Black Sea (Russian part),
      O. Almendinger, A. Mityukov, N. Myasoedov, and A. Nikishin

Evidence of South Caspian basin development in Alborz range (between Sepidroud and Polroud rivers),
      Hakimi S. Asiabar, Pour M. Kermani, S. Shahriari, M.Ghorbani, and M. R. Ghassemi

The possible influence of solar activity on mud volcanism and seismicity,
      Beyler Aslanov and Vusale Axundova

Features of the geological structure, zoning and the hydrocarbon geology of the North Caspian region,
      B. M. Averbukh and S. A. Aliyeva

*Potential unconventional reservoirs in different basins of Turkey,
      Attila Aydemir, Husnu Corbacioglu, Ayse Guzel, Nihat Bozdogan, and Pelin Beser

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Tectonic History of the Laurasian Margin in the Greater Central Asia Region: An integrated Study of Gravity, Surface Geology and Plate Reconstructions,
      O. W. Baganz, Robert Hooper, and Michal Ruder

New low-cost methodology of mapping the hydrocarbon deposits in Black Sea shelf and Azov Sea,
      Ihor Bagriy

*Geological-thermo-atmogeochemical preconditions of petroleum promises at the continental slope of the Western Black Sea Depression,
      I. D.Bagriy, P. F.Gozhik, V. V.Gladun, and S. D.Aksiom

Identification of petroleum systems in a complex geological framework, Moesian Platform and the Getic Basin, Romania,
      Nina Barbuliceanu, Heiko Oterdoom, and Alina Tulucan

The DARIUS Programme: Investigation of the Middle East – Central Asia fold-belts and Basins,
      Eric Barrier, Marie-Françoise Brunet, Randell Stephenson, Andrea Zanchi, Bruno Vrielynck, Franz Fürsich, Marc Sosson, and Jaume Vergés

Multiattribute analysis of East Java Basin carbonate reef built-up,
      Roy Barus and P. H. Suseno

Petrophysics of Maykop series rocks of Ukrainian sector of Black Sea shelf,
      G. Bashkirov, A. Karpenko, S. Vyzhva, and O. Makovets

Prospecting for oil and gas In the transitional and shallow water zones of the south of Ukraine,
      Egor Basnev

Neogene geology and exploration challenges of the NW Black Sea region, offshore Romania,
      Zamir Bega, Gabriel Ionescu, Francis Ho, and Ruth Rusby

Organic Compounds in Ejected Rocks of Mud Volcanoes as Geological Indicators - A Case Study from Dashgil, Duvanny, and Bulla Island (Azerbaijan),
      Ulrich Berner, Georg Scheeder, and Ulviya Movsumova

Hydrocarbons of cold seeps of the Black Sea offshore Georgia as indicators of subsurface source and maturity,
      Ulrich Berner, Thomas Pape, Anja Reitz, Mark Schmidt, Michael K. Ivanov, and Gerhard Bohrmann

Exploration and appraisal of the Ana and Doina gas fields, offshore Romania, Black Sea province, showing the evolution of the gas in place,
      Stephen Birrell, Paul Duley, Patrick Whitley, and Anthony Fogg

Mid-Devonian to Carboniferous ocean-margin and carbonate-platform development across the East Turan Platform, West Kazakhstan Plateau and Western Tien Shan,
      G. A. Blackbourn and M. E. Thomson

New Plays Revealed by Structural & Basin Modelling: A case study workflow from the Romanian Eastern Carpathians,
      Stuart Bland, Mihaela Gheorghiu, Gary Ingram, and Cristina Ungureanu

Palaeo-precipitation in the Eastern Paratethys region during Miocene-Pliocene transition (late Meotian, Pontian, Kimmerian),
      Madelaine Böhme, Davit Vasilyan, and Michael Winklhofer

Oil and gas potential of the Paleozoic strata of the Caspian and Volga-Don regions,
      V.I. Bogoyavlensky

Wedges and buffers: a new structural perspective on the Dnieper-Donets basin, onshore Ukraine,
      Jonathan Brown, Matthew Bowyer, and Vladyslav Zolotarenko

Geodynamic evolution of basins from Kura to Amu Darya,
      Marie-Françoise Brunet, Andrey Ershov, Natalia Pravikova, Alexander Koptev, Maxim Korotaev, Irina Sidorova, Vadim Kharin, and Eric Barrier

South Caspian Basin opening from subsidence analysis in Northern Iran,
      Marie-Françoise Brunet, Alireza Shahidi, Eric Barrier, and Carla Muller

3-D P-velocity model of the mantle of the Black Sea and South-Caspian basin,
      I. Bugaienko, T. Tsvetkova,L. Shumlyanska, and L. Zaiets

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Sedimentology of Early Aptian Reservoir of Dunga Field, Mangyshlak Basin, Kazakhstan,
      Edward C. Cazier, Malene Hein, and S. George Pemberton

Is the Visean Dolostone from Bartin area, Turkey, a destroyed hydrocarbon reservoir?,
      D. Ciobănete, A. G. Panaiotu, and E. C. Panaiotu

Innovative plays in previously explored regions: Carboniferous Clastic Reservoir Prediction in the Precaspian Basin,
      Patrick Coole, Matt Jameson, Craig Koch, Jo Wyton, and Mike Simmons

Petroleum geology of the Bulgarian Black Sea sector,
      Alan Currie, Oscar Miron, Ronaldo Miele, and James Peck

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Integration of Dynamic Data into Characterization of the Tengiz Reservoir: Tengiz Slope,
      Kymbat Dagistanova, A. Aitzhanov, D. Belanger, P. Bateman, R. Camerlo, R. Fitzmorris, M. Hui, G. Jacobs, G. King, C. Laidlaw, W. Narr, Y. Pan, W. Peake, M. Shook, M. Skalinski, M. Sullivan, T. Tankersley, D. Tolessin, A. Yessaliyeva, and A. Zhumagulova

Geodynamic evolution of Tethys in the Lesser Caucasus: deciphering clues from Radiolarian biochronology,
      T. Danelian, G. Asatryan, G. Galoyan, L. Sahakyan, and M. Sosson

Evaporites in the Central Asian Pricaspian and Amu Darya basins: Stratigraphy, salt tectonics and the potential as petroleum seal,
      Herman Darman and Bram van der Kooij

Importance of knowing paleogeography in order to understand opening of the Black Sea,
      A. Sami Derman

Geodynamic observation stations for early forecasting of the seismic activity of the Black Sea bottom,
      Petko Dimitrov, Ivan Genov, Trayan Trayanov, Dimitar Dimitrov, and Veselin Peychev

Structural styles and tectonic evolution of the Romanian Black Sea,
      Corneliu Dinu, Dorina Tambrea, and Ioan Munteanu

*Preliminary results from high resolution seismic study in the Kozlu High, central Black Sea,
      Derman Dondurur, H. Mert Küçük, Günay Çifçi, and Mustafa Ergün

The geologic dynamics of the giant Shah Deniz gas field in the South Caspian Basin,
      Stephan J. Duppenbecker, Gregory W. Riley, Nazim R. Abdullayev, Tim J. Green, and Helen Doran

The biostratigraphy of the Middle Miocene-Pliocene deposits of the Taman’s depression (the Black Sea) according to Ostracoda,
      Dykan Natalia

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Geochemical characterization from the South Caspian Basin, eastern Azerbaijan,
      Malakhat A. Efendiyeva, Cari L. Johnson, and Kamil G.Vahabov

Meso-Cenozoic tectonic history and modelling of the Eastern Black Sea - Western Caucasus and Forecaucasus region,
      Andrey V. Ershov, Marie-Francoise Brunet, Alexander I. Koptev, and Anatoly M. Nikishin

A Late Miocene (Tortonian) transitional molluscan fauna from Cessaniti (Calabria, Southern Italy): palaeobiogeographical implications,
      D. Esu, C. D’Amico, and O. Girotti

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Overview of the hydrocarbon potential of the Iranian South Caspian Sea,
      M. Fallah, R. Azim, R. Asadzadeh, R. Honarbari, and G. Tari

Geochemical evaluation of selected gases and condensates from Southern Romania,
      Paul Farrimond, Stefania Gheorghe, and Heiko Oterdoom

The role of saline formation in the central Tarim basin, NW China: insight into deformation evolution of Pre-Caspian Region,
      Fei Ning

New stratigraphical data of Upper Miocene-Pliocene deposits from Romanian Black Sea self,
      A. Floroiu, M. Stoica, I. Munteanu, and C. Dinu

Molecular evidence of the depositional environment evolution during the Oligocene and Miocene in the early Paratethys and its manifestations in the related petroleum systems,
      Juraj Francu and Akper Feyzullayev

Erosional and depositional events during the Miocene in the West Carpathian Foredeep, Flysch Belt and Vienna Basin as evidenced by vitrinite reflectance and fission tracks,
      Juraj Francu, Michal Kovac, Oldrich Krejci, and Paul Andriessen

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Theoretical bases for mapping oil-&-gas fields within Black Sea North-Western shelf by means of seismic-and-gravity modeling,
      B. Gablovskyy, T. Fedchenko, O. Petrovskyy, N. Gangenko, and V. Sujatinov

The optimal processing flow designing for seismic data of the Black Sea region,
      Oleg Gadiatskyi

Geological structure and oil-and-gas content perspectives of Crimea region transition zone using method for Earth's spontaneous electromagnetic emission analysis (MESEMEA),
      M. Gerasimov, V. Gladun, Y. Bogdanov, I. Zakharov, M. Kulinich, I. Fedotova, A. Chernyakov, and D. Yatsuta

Tectonic and geographical demarcation of the Àzov-Black Sea region from positions of actual geodynamics,
      Michael E. Gerasimov, Vasily V. Gladun, Peter M. Chepil, George K. Bondarchuk, Flora A. Rybakova, Anatoly N. Skorik, and Sergey V. Beletsky

Salt deformations in Central Parathetys - Transylvanian Basin,
      Nina Girneata, Emilia Ranete, Ioan Munteanu, and Corneliu Dinu

Kura Valley Basin, Eastern Georgia: structural architecture and timing,
      Bacho Glonti, Michal Nemčok, and Arif Yukler

Geology of the Lower Cretaceous of the Black Sea-Crimean oil and gas bearing region,
      V. P. Gnidets, K. G. Grigorchuk, S. M. Zakharchuk, P. M. Melnychuk, B. M. Polukhtovych, M. I. Yevdoshchuk, P. Y. Maksymchuk, T. M. Galko, O. V. Sedlerova, and V. P. Klochko

Stratigraphic structure of Cenozoic deposits of Prekerch shelf and east Black Sea Basin,
      P. F. Gozhyk, N. V. Maslun, Z. J. Voizizky, M. M. Ivanik, G. V. Kliushyna, and O. M. Ivanik

Well-based integrated stratigraphy of the Early Miocene Hall Formation (North Alpine Foreland Basin, Austria): regional and global tie-points,
      Patrick Grunert, Stjepan Ćorić, Ali Soliman, Mathias Harzhauser, Werner E. Piller, Ralph Hinsch, and Hanns Sperl

Isostatic gravitational modeling and seismic interpretation for the Kerch part of the Black Sea,
      Pavlo Gryshchuk, Pavlo Kuzmenko, and Andriy Tyshchenko

Hydrocarbon potential of ultra deep deposits in the South Caspian Basin,
      I. Guliyev, E. Aliyeva, A. Feyzullayev, D. Huseynov, and P. Mamedov

Upper Cretaceous Lower Tertiary Carbonate Outcrops Devrekani Area, Black Sea, Turkey,
      Hasan Güney, Unal Bayram, Lyndon Yose, Ali Demirer, Stephen Kaczmarek, Erhan Yılmaz, Sabri Kirici, H. Özge Güran, and Bedia Geyikcioğlu Erbaş

Upper Cretaceous –Early Eocene Carbonate Setting In Pontide Region to Integrate Offshore Drowned Andrusov High Carbonates, Unye-Fatsa, Eastern Pontide, Turkey,
      Hasan Güney, Ali Demirer, Nilo Chagas de Azambuja Filho, Erhan Yılmaz, Sabri Kirici, and Fernanda S. Costa Mourao de Brito

An outcrop analogue study of Late Jurassic reefs in the Russian western Caucasus, Crimea and Pontides: implications for the Eastern Black Sea,
      Li Guo, Stephen J. Vincent, Sami Derman, and Vladimir Lavrishchev

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Application of magnetic susceptibility of Holocene deposits in survey on Caspian sea-level fluctuation,
      Safiyeh Haghani, Abdol Hossein Amini, Hamid Alizadeh Ketek Lahijani, and Suzanne Leroy

Sedimentology of South-West Caspian Sea offshore deposits,
      Safiyeh Haghani, Abdol Hossein Amini, Hamid Alizadeh Ketek Lahijani, and Suzanne Leroy

Exploration history in south Caspian Sea: an overview,
      M. Hajian, S.M. Aleali, and M. Fallah

Late Miocene depositional environments in the Indol-Kuban Basin,
      Mathias Harzhauser, Oleg Mandic, Susanne Mayrhofer, and Martin Zuschin

Sub-Milankovitch cycles in Paratethyan sediments,
      Mathias Harzhauser, Patrick Grunert, Andrea Kern, Oleg Mandic, Werner E. Piller, Ali Soliman, and Martin Gross

The age of the Black Sea New tectonic and stratigraphic constraints from onshore Turkey,
      J-C. Hippolyte, N.Kaymakci, C. Müller, and E. Sangu

Fault-fracture diagenesis of Lower Carboniferous carbonate platforms, UK- potential analogues for giant carbonate reservoirs of the Caspian region?,
      Cathy Hollis and Alanna Juerges

Paleogeography of the South Caspian Upper Productive Series and reservoir properties changes,
      Narmina Huseynova

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Hydrocarbons prospecting using integrated geophysical methods (magnetotelluric soundings, gravity and magnetics) in the external flysch zone (Eastern Carpathians, northern Moldavia),
      Laurentiu Ionescu, Beatrice Ionescu, Doru Marinescu, Mihai Iulian Nedelcu, Iosif Balint, Oliver Livanov, Dan Pomarjanschi, and Olguta Pomarjanschi

Controls on the Cretaceous – Tertiary reservoir distribution on the Northern margins of the Black Sea,
      Eugene Iwaniw, Simon Otto, and Diana Necea

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Worldwide shale resource plays and potential,
      Dan Jarvie

Features of the development of Garabagly, Kursangy, Bandovan, and Pirsahat uplifts and their prospectivity,
      Zohrab Javad-Zada and Nariman Narimanov

Kashagan Field, Kazakhstan, and the use of petrophysical rock typing for improved reservoir quality prediction,
      J. A. Johnson, D. C. Kasper, and J. F. Collins

Correlation of Upper Paleozoic sequences of NE Bulgaria and the Istanbul Zone, Turkey: Implications for Coalbed Methane Potential Aassessment,
      Jordan Jordanov, Aral I. Okay, Nikola Sechkarev, and Dimitar Merachev

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Inversion and Active tectonics of Southern Margin of Black Sea Basin,
      Nuretdin Kaymakci, Maud J.M. Meijers, Jean-Claude Hippolyte, and Hasan Güney

Hydrocarbon prospects of the Ukrainian Black Sea,
      Khriachtchevskaia Oxana, Stovba Sergiy, and Popadyuk Igor

How many petroleum systems within the Odessa shelf?,
      Khriachtchevskaia Oxana, Popadyuk Igor, and Stovba Sergiy

Remotely sensed data application for hydrocarbon exploration offshore Ukraine,
      Alexander Kitchka

An idea of the earth's hot belts: an application to the origin of the Black Sea depression,
      V. P. Kobolev

Observations from the Black Sea Region: Their Importance for Predicting Reservoir Facies in the Black Sea Basin in a Sequence Stratigraphic Context,
      Craig Koch, Jo Wyton, Patrick Coole, Matt Jameson, and Mike Simmons

Modelling of the stress field and buckling in the Black Sea-Caucasus-Caspian region,
      A. I. Koptev and A. V. Ershov

*Tectonic control on the formation of mud volcanoes: an analogy,
      Hayrettin Koral

Basin modeling of south-western part of Precaspian basin,
      M. V. Korotaev, A. V. Ershov, A. I. Koptev, Yu. A.Volozh, and M. P. Antipov

New exploration results on the northern escarpment zone of the Pre-Caspian Basin, Kazakhstan,
      A. Kovacs, G. Goncz, S. Kovacsvolgyi, Cs.Gombos, P. Bajkay, M. Kajari, M. Nazarov, O. Turkov, E. Zhanykulov, D. Yessenaly, P. Kabyshev, Lee Yanchen, L. Dragan, and B. Eshkoza

Transition from subduction to strike-slip deformation at the tail of orogens: the relation between the Carpathians and the Moesian plate during the Tertiary, Romania,
      Cs. Krézsek, V. Barbu, R. Olaru, A. Lapadat, K. Arnberger, S. Bland, V. Turi, H. Oterdoom, and G. Tari

Pleistocene connection and Holocene separation of the Caspian and Black Seas: data from the modern Kura Delta, Azerbaijan,
      Salomon B. Kroonenberg, E. Aliyeva, M. De Batist, R. M. Hoogendoorn, D. Huseynov, R. Huseynov, N. S. Kasimov, M. Lychagin, T. Missiaen, L. de Mol, S. Popescu, J.-P. Suc

Specifics of geological development of Caspian block structures,
      B. M. Kuandykov, O. S. Obryadchikov, and K. M. Taskinbayev

Thermobaric conditions in zones of oil and gas accumulations of the southern oil- and gas-bearing region of Ukraine,
      I. Kurovets, P. Chepil, O. Prykhodko, and I. Hrytsyk

Heat flow in the Caspian – Black Sea Region and its tectonic implications,
      R. I. Kutas

Accumulation of petroleum deposits in the light of abiogenic origin of petroleum,
      V. Kutcherov

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Geodynamic and palaeoclimatic evolution of the Caspian Sea: Paratethys restriction during Maikop and Productive Series,
      C.G. Langereis, W. Krijgsman, I. Vasiliev, C.G.C van Baak, M. Stoica, E. Aliyeva, and D. Huseynov

The Early Miocene evolution of the Getic Basin, Romania,
      A. Lăpădat, R. Olaru, Cs. Krézsek, V. Barbu, A. Răileanu, R. Duduş, and G. Şerbănescu

The gravitational sliding structures on Romanian Black Sea shelf, during Miocene-Pliocene times,
      Ioan Alexandru Lepardă and Cristian Mihalcea

A late end for the meltwater inflow to the Caspian Sea at 4 cal. ka BP,
      S. A. G. Leroy

The Prospects of New Gigantic Hydrocarbon Pools Discoveries in the Black Sea,
      Alexander Lukin

Petroleum potential of reef-carbonate complexes of Azov-Black sea region,
      Alexander Lukin and Tamara Egorova

An overview of the UNFC-2009 system as it relates to resource assessment,
      Michael D. Lynch-Bell

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Old and new problems of producing natural gas from gas hydrates,
      Y. F. Makogon and T. Y. Makogon

State of the art 3D seismic for the Pre-Caspian subsalt in the Karachaganak Field,
      Tim Marples, Chris Taylor, Luca Mapelli, King Sim Lee, and Martin Eales

Dynamic process modeling in non-elastic sediment structures of the Black Sea region,
      B. P. Maslov

Source to Sink systems: Quantification of mass transfer from mountain ranges to active sedimentary basins in the Danube basin system,
      Liviu Matenco, Sierd Cloetingh, and the SourceSink network

Calcareous nannofossils from Upper Mesozoic of Mountain Crimea,
      A. Matveyev

Lithogeneous fissility of Maikop deposits of the Black Sea shelf,
      B. Y. Mayevskyy, P. M. Ìålnychuk, S. S. Êurovets, and T. V. Zderka

Ancient depositional environments of the Eastern Black Sea,
      Alexey Meisner, Cameron Sheya, and Michal Nemcok

Efficiency of high-frequency seismic survey on the Black Sea shelf in the processing of seismic data,
      Iuliia Miasoiedova

3D geological model of the Baku Archipelago, Azerbaijan,
      S. A. Miri-zade, U. A. Movsumova, and Sh. M. Huseynova

3D Geological Structure of the Lower-Mid-Jurassic and Lower Cretaceous Reservoir Rocks Stavropol Region, SW Russia: Case Study for Ozek-Suat Oil Field,
      Vladimir Miroskhin, Dmitry Skuba, and Elena Kharyba

*3D Geological Structure of the Lower-Mid-Jurassic and Lower Cretaceous Reservoir Rocks Stavropol Region, SW Russia: Case Study for Ozek-Suat Oil Field,
      Vladimir Miroskhin, Dmitry Skuba, and Elena Kharyba

*Sedimentation model of Tuapse trough (Russian part of Black Sea),
      A. Mityukov, N. Myasoedov, and O. Almendinger

Late Quaternary paleoenvironmental evolution of southern Caspian Sea (northern Iran) from lagoonal subsurface data,
      Ali Mohammadi, Elahe Rahimi, and Razieh Lak

Determining the Petroleum Sources in Romania by Using Advanced Geochemical Technologies,
      J. Michael Moldowan, Heiko Oterdoom, and Gabor Tari

Recent Developments in Geochemistry Take Exploration Play Strategy to the Next Level,
      J. Michael Moldowan, David Zinniker, Jeremy Dahl, Shaun Moldowan, and Geoffrey Bott

The application of AVO, seismic attributes, and velocity mapping in understanding the Doina discovery in offshore Romania, Black Sea Province,
      Phil Mollicone, Paul Duley, Stephen Birrell, and Anthony Fogg

Geodynamic relations between the Black Sea basin and the Bend Area of the Eastern Carpathians (Romania),
      Ion Morosanu

DARIUS across the central Greater Caucasus : tectonics between Georgia and Russia,
      Jon Mosar, Nikolay Enna, Irakli Gamkrelidze, and Talat Kangarli

Topography, tectonics and uplift in the Greater Caucasus: a perspective from Azerbaijan,
      Jon Mosar,Talat Kangarli, Martin Bochud, Ulrich A. Glasmacher, Annick Rast, and Marie-Francoise Brunet

Sedimentary evolution and chronostratigraphy of the Holocene NE coastal margin of the Caspian Sea: analogues and implications for hydrocarbon exploration and recovery,
      Andrea Moscariello, Bob Hoogendoorn, Farida Akiyanova, Fridja Ernens, Vincent Verlinden, and Salomon Kroonenberg

The climate change and its effect on the surface fluctuation of open seas ( as Persian Gulf), and pluvial closed sea (as Caspian Sea),
      A. Motamed and M. Ghorbanli

Sequence stratigraphy of Miocene-Pliocene sediments, Romanian Black Sea self,
      Ioan Munteanu, Corneliu Dinu, and Dorina Tambrea

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Tectono-sedimentary evolution of the Upper Cretaceous – Middle Eocene Central Anatolian Basins, Turkey,
      S. Nairn, A. H. F. Robertson, and U. C. Ünlügenç

Oil and gas exploration’s situation and problems on the Azerbaijan sector of the South Caspian,
      Akif Narimanov

Oil-and-gas content’s features of Guneshli field. Azerbaijan sector of the South Caspian,
      Akif Narimanov, Irada Askerova, Leyla Alimuradova, Hijran Alieva, and Farhad Shirinov

New features of the Kerleutian sediments geological structure, Kerch Peninsula, Ukraine,
      Naumenko Maria and Naumenko Aleksey

On characteristics of fluids of attenuated stages of the mudvolcanism within the limits of the Kerch Peninsula, Ukraine (by data of inclusions research in the gypsum),
      Ihor Naumko, Larysa Telepko, Vasyl Gladun, and Petro Chepil

Thermochronological evidence on the SE Carpathians Tertiary exhumation and its impact on the orogenic and petroleum systems evolution,
      Diana Necea, Liviu Matenco, Simon Otto, Eugene Iwaniw, and Paul Andriessen

Controls of the normal fault localization during post-orogenic extension; Eastern Balkans, Bulgaria,
      Michal Nemčok, Andreas Henk, Charles J. Stuart, Dian Vangelov, Eric R. Higgins, and Chelsea Welker

Geological structure and hydrocarbon systems of the Russian Black Sea,
      A. M. Nikishin, A. V. Mityukov, N. K. Myasoedov, O. A. Almendinger, A. V. Ershov, and M. V. Korotaev

Structural evolution and petroleum habitat of the Precaspian basin,
      Anatoly M. Nikishin and Konstantin O. Sobornov

Late Jurassic paleogeography and paleotectonics of Eastern Black Sea-Caucasus-Crimea region,
      Anatoly M. Nikishin and Mario Wannier

Predicting reservoir sand body distribution in a complex stratigraphic controlled trapping system; The BC Field, Dnieper-Donets Basin, Eastern Ukraine Case Study,
      Cyril Nwonye, Isabelle Pelletier, and Tony Harrison

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Terrane Map of Europe,
      Martin S. Oczlon

Orogenic episodes in the Pontides,
      Aral I. Okay

An Assessment of Potential Reservoir Distribution through Seismic Texture Attribute Facies Classification: A Case Study of the Bilousivksko-Chornukhinska (BC) Field Gas Reservoirs, Ukraine,
      Oluseyi Olajide, Cyril Nwonye, Olufemi Adepoju, and Tony Harrison

Sediment fluxes around from Carpathians from late Miocene to present,
      Cornel Olariu, Andrew Petter, Corneliu Dinu, and Ioan Munteanu

Depositional setting of the Upper Cretaceous rudist-bearing carbonate-platforms along the Pontides magmatic-arc complex, Turkey,
      Sacit Özer

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Long way to a pre-salt gas / condensate discovery on the northern part of Pre-Caspian Basin, Kazakhstan,
      G. Pákozdi, A. Kovács, and Marat T. Zholumbayev

Geologic and petrophysical characterization of source rocks and shale-gas reservoirs,
      Q. R. Passey, K. M. Bohacs, W. L. Esch, R. Klimentidis, and S. Sinha

Geodynamic evolution of the Black Sea-Caspian Region in the Mesozoic-Cenozoic and hydrocarbon prospectivity,
      M. Pavlyuk, O. Savchak, B. Krupsky, V. Gladun, and Y. Koltun

An introduction to risk reduction using controlled source electro-magnetics,
      Dave Peace and Ransom Reddig

New Insight into the Oil and Gas Prospects and Geological Structure of the NW Black Sea Shelf by Integrated Seismic and Gravimetric 3D Geo-Modelling,
      O. P. Petrovskyy, B. L. Krupskyy, V. V. Gladun, P. M. Chepil, P. M. Melnichuk, T. O. Fedchenko, B. B. Gablevskyy, O. A. Kitchka, O. G. Tsiokha, M. E. Gerasimov, S. V. Koltsov, and I. S. Chupryna

Isotopic variations in the recent sediments of the Caspian Sea: a record of Quaternary continental weathering?,
      M. C. Pierret, F. Chabaux, S. Leroy, and C. Causse

Microbial communities of methane seeps and mud volcanoes, Black Sea,
      N. V. Pimenov

The Holocene movements data in the non-seismic exploration methods combination in the area of two Black Sea fields,
      Anatoliy V. Polivtsev, Ivan A. Kupenko, and Lesia A. Buzhuk

Methodical importance of generalized results of the geochemical exploration on the West of Ukrainian Black Sea shelf,
      Anatoliy V. Polivtsev and Lesia A. Buzhuk

Well Known (and Still Unknown) Crimea Highlands,
      Igor Popadyuk

Volcanic glass transformation types and their relationship with the basin’s parameters: a case study of the Rupea tuffs (Transylvanian Basin) and Govora tuffs (Dacian Basin),
      Georgiana Popescu, Irina Chiciudean, and Barbara Soare

An overview of shale gas exploration efforts in Poland: a template for the circum-Black Sea region?,
      Pavel Poprawa

Silurian facies and paleogeography in the broader Black Sea region: implications for shale gas exploration,
      Pawel Poprawa, Piotr Krzywiec, Gabor Tari

Probabilistic evaluation of oil and gas reserves and resources,
      V. I. Poroskun and N. M Emelianova

Oil and source rock correlations within the Delfin Nord 1 well, offshore Romania,
      Robert J. Pottorf, Lloyd M. Wenger, Paul J. Mankiewicz, Emin A. Jafarov, and Zamir Bega

*Caspian Sea geohazard areas (Russian sector),
      V. A. Putans

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Sr-Isotope and 40Ar/39Ar ages from the sedimentary cover of Baia de Arieş unit, Traşcau Mountains, Romania,
      Martin Reiser, Bernhard Fügenschuh, Ralf Schuster

The Caspian Region - Rescue for Europe's Natural Gas Supply?,
      Hilmar Rempel

Oil-gas potential of Black Sea region,
      Hilmar Rempel and Georgi Georgiev

Biostratigraphy of Late Miocene to present-day sediments of the Caspian Sea: over 5 million years of palynological records from Azerbaijan,
      Keith Richards

Exploration in an overpressured lacustrine petroleum system; the South Caspian Basin,
      Gregory W. Riley

Some result of well log and VSP data integration for Black Sea offshore, Ukraine,
      V. Riumin and O. Kashuba

Identify the origin of petroleum in south Caspian basin by geochemical modeling method,
      Mohammad Mousavi Rouhbakhsh, Mortaza Pirouz, and Mohammad Fallah

Mineral resources classification of the state subsoil fund of Ukraine adapted to United Nation Framework Classification (UNFC),
      G. I. Rudko and V. I. Lovyniukov

CSEM imaging in the Black Sea,
      Eva-Maria Rumpfhuber, Adrian Ciucivara, Ken Green, Dennis Willen, and Glenn Bear

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The preliminary study of flora, microflora and sedimentology of lacustrine basins of Late Neogene of Tabriz, north Iran,
      J. Sabouri, H. Alimohammadian, E. Hagh Farshi, Toghraei, M. Faridi, A. A. Bruch, S. Scharrer, I. Gabrielyan, and R. Mahari

Lithology and hydrocarbon potential of Lower Oligocene successions in the Alpine Foreland Basin: Model for source rocks in the Paratethys?,
      R. F. Sachsenhofer, A. Bechtel, S. Coric, G. Georgiev, H. G. Linzer. R. Gratzer, D. Reischenbacher, H.-M. Schulz, and A. Soliman

Basin evolution and coal geology of the Donets Basin (Ukraine, Russia): Implications for CBM potential,
      R. F. Sachsenhofer and V. A. Privalov

Folding history of shale-cored anticlines in the South Caspian Basin,
      Idaira Santos Betancor, Juan I. Soto, Carlos E. Macellari, and Ismael Sanchez Borrego

Non-Seismic Detection of Hydrocarbons,
      Dietmar (Deet) Schumacher

Paleogene–Neogene hydrocarbon potential of the southern part of the Bulgarian Black Sea Basin,
      Nikola Sechkariov

Mesozoic development stages of the NW margin of the Black Sea,
      Antoneta Seghedi, Ovidiu Dragastan, and Silviu Rădan

*The direct correlation of the Neogene of the Eastern Paratethys and Tethys,
      V. N. Semenenko, A. S. Andreyeva-Grigorovich, N. V. Maslun, and S. A. Luljeva

Evolution of the North-East Black Sea paleobasin during the Mesozoic and Cenozoic,
      B. V. Senin, E. Lavrenova, M. Kruglyakova, and A. Gorbunov

Cretaceous avalanche carbonate sedimentation (Black Sea segment of Tethys),
      Y. Senkovsky, V. Gladun, B. Krupsky, K. Grigorchuk, and V. Gnidets

Tethyan anoxic events. Carpathian-Black Sea segment,
      Y. Senkovsky, P. Chepil, K. Grigorchuk, V. Gnidets, and Y. Koltun

Some result of geophysical survey along projected gas pipeline “South Stream”,
      O. N. Sergeev, S. M. Kleshchin, L. R. Merklin, and A. P. Demonov

Appreciation the current production of well sections,
      Elchin H. Shakarov

Oil and Gas Content in Upper Cretaceous of Manavi Anticline Structure Eastern Georgia,
      Mevlud Sharikadze, Zurab Suramelashvili, and Michael Nibladze

The multiple dimensions of the Black Sea degassing,
      E. F. Shnyukov and V. Yanko-Hombach

How Submarine Gas Seeps and Mud Volcanoes Affect Geo-Environment of the Black Sea,
      Evgeniy F. Shnyukov, Volodimir O. Emelyanov, and Tamara S. Kukovska

The Black Sea Sapropel and Sapropelic Sediments As a Raw Material for Production of New Types of Complex Fertilizers,
      Evgeniy F. Shnyukov, Volodimir O. Emelyanov, Tamara S. Kukovska, and Albert P. Ziborov

Mud volcanoes of the Black Sea Region,
      Evgeniy F. Shnyukov

Mantle heterogeneities under the Black sea-Crimean oil-gas province,
      L. A. Shumlanska and T. A. Tsvetkova

Evolution of the orogenic belt and basins in western Central Asia: regional geophysics in Uzbekistan,
      Irina Sidorova and Randell Stephenson

Experience of high-frequency seismic data processing in the Black Sea offshore,
      Mikhail Simachenko

Seismic stratigraphic analysis of Late Oligocene-Recent deltaic-turbiditic systems, Kırklareli and Bogazici 3D seismic survey areas, Western Black Sea,
      N. Özgur Sipahioglu and Songül Yıldız Çiftçi

The importance of mud-volcano gases, for petroleum research on the Kerch peninsula,
      Mykola Skalskyi

Quality assurance issues of the Yet to Find (YTF) resource-potential in mature petroleum provinces,
      Gunnar V. Søiland, Per Blystad, and Richard Sinding-Larsen

Lesser Caucasus Project : Pre-miocene inverted basins along the Sevan-Akera suture zone as markers of the tectonic and geodynamic evolutions of the Lesser Caucasus mountain belt,
      Marc Sosson, Yann Rolland, Florence Bigot-Cormier, Carla Muller, Ara Avagyan, Rafael Melkonian, Ghazar Galoyan, Lilit, Sahakyan, Talat Kangarli, Shota Adamia, and Nino Saradze

Structures of the external domain of the Lesser Caucasus,
      Marc Sosson, Yann Rolland, Carla Muller, Taniel Danelian, Rafael Melkonyan, Lilit Sahakian, Ara Avagyan, and Ghazar Galoyan

Contrasting styles of shale-tectonics in the Alboran Sea and the South Caspian Basin,
      Juan I. Soto, Idaira Santos Betancor, Asrar R. Talukder, and Carlos E. Macellari

The Black Sea as the most promising petroleum province of the world,
      Vasil Sozansky

Fault tectonics of the NE Black Sea shelf and its relevance to hydrocarbon potential,
      V. I. Starostenko, B. L. Krupskyi, I. K. Pashkevich, O. M. Rusakov, I. B. Makarenko, R. I. Kutas, V. V. Gladun, O. V. Legostaeva, T. V. Lebed, and P. Ya. Maksymchuk

The Black Sea formed (mainly) within old Eurasian continental lithosphere and is (mostly) not a typical back-arc basin,
      Randell Stephenson and Tadashi Yamasaki

Discovery of Subbotina field as an evidence of large hydrocarbon potential of the eastern part of the Ukrainian Black Sea,
      Sergiy Stovba, Igor Popadyuk, and Oxana Khriachtchevskaia

Structural and depositional evolution of the Eastern Balkan thrustbelt, Bulgaria,
      Charles J. Stuart, Michal Nemčok, Dian Vangelov, Eric R. Higgins, Chelsea Welker, and David Meaux

A characterisation of Late Miocene (Pontian) depositional processes in the Black Sea of Romanian: an application of analogues,
      Owen E. Sutcliffe, Gavrielle Groves-Gidney, Zamir Bega, and Gabriel Ionescu

Evidence of sea level changes during Neogene and Quaternary,
      Dragoș-Lucian Șuțoiu and Ioan Munteanu

Thermobarometry and geochemistry of gases of veinlet-impregnated mineralisation in deposits of oil- and gas-bearing areas and metallogenic provinces: principles of the geotechnology of the determination of prospects of oil- and gas-presence of local structures,
      Yosyp Svoren, Ihor Naumko, Vasyl Hladun, and Petro Chepil

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Central Romanian Black Sea offshore – opening and evolution of the Istria Depression based on subsidence analysis,
      Dorina Tambrea, Corneliu Dinu, and Ioan Munteanu

Play types of the Moesian Platform of Romania and Bulgaria,
      Gabor Tari, Daniela Ciudin, Albert Kostner, Adriana Raileanu, Alina Tulucan, Gheorghe Vacarescu, and Dian Vangelov

Deepwater play types of the Black Sea: a brief overview,
      G. Tari, C. Menlikli, and S. Derman

Seismic depth imaging of structures with complex overburden in offshore Ukraine,
      O. Tiapkina and Z. Voitsytski

Implications for formation mechanisms of methane hydrates and recommendations for the future researches in correlative anoxic basins: observations from R/V METEOR (IFM-GEOMAR) expedition in the Black Sea Cruise M72/4-2007,
      Mustafa Toker, Joerg Bialas, Ingo Klauke, and Scientific crew of R/V METEOR cruise

The appliance of different migration methods while processing of mid-frequency seismic data on the shelf of the Black Sea,
      Iuliia Tsup

Timing and mechanism of the opening of the Western Black Sea Basin,
      Okan Tüysüz

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Geomorphic Evidence for Lateral Propagation of The Caspian Fault in West-Central Alborz Mountains, Iran,
      Baharak Vahdati Daneshmand, Mohammad Reza Ghassemi, and Ghassem Heidarzadeh

Drainage Network Analysis and the Evolution of Sediment Supply to the Black Sea,
      Pieter Van Heiningen and Carl Watkins

The paleoclimatic significance of Eurasian Giant Salamanders (Cryptobranchidae) – indications for elevated humidity in the Eastern Paratethys area during global warm periods (Late Oligocene warming, Miocene Climate Optimum, Early Pliocene warming),
      Davit Vasilyan, Madelaine Böhme, and Michael Winklhofer

Bulgarian gas hydrates and bottom instability,
      Atanas Vassilev

Bulgarian gas hydrates: assessment from pBSR,
      Atanas Vassilev

Sandstone provenance and reservoir quality prediction in the Eastern Black Sea,
      Stephen J. Vincent, Andrew C. Morton, Fiona Hyden, Eduardo Garzanti, and Giovanni Vezzoli

4D model of Precaspian and North-Caspian Basins,
      Yu.Volozh, M.Antipov, V.Bykadorov, M.Korotaev, and A.Ershov

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Stratigraphic-sedimentological framework for the Late Jurassic-Early Cretaceous carbonate system in the northern part of the East Black Sea,
      Mario Wannier and Anatoly Nikishin

The tectono-sedimentary evolution of the Kamchia Depression, Western Bulgaria: implications for prospectivity,
      Matthew Watkinson, Mark Enfield, Henk van Lochem, Amy Jones, Gosia Rawdanowicz, Christopher Tucker, and Michael Seymour

Porosity in carbonate reservoirs at depth- do empirical models work?,
      Brent Wignall

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The oil-and-gas prospects of the Black Sea and Caspian onshore and offshore according to non-seismic investigation data,
      N. A. Yakymchuk, S. P. Levashov, I. N. Korchagin, and D. N. Bozhezha

The impact of Ural fold belt on salt tectonics in the eastern edge of Pre-Caspian Basin,
      Xiaoqun Yang, Liangjie Tang, and Yixin Yu

Response of biota to methane emissions in the Black Sea,
      V. Yanko-Hombach, E. Shnyukov, E. Konikov, A. Kravchuk, S. Kadurin, I. Kulakova, O. G. Likhodedova, E. Larchenkov, and G. Pedan

Lithology, biochemistry and micropaleontology of mud volcanoes and high-intensity cold seeps on the bottom of the Black Sea and Sea of Azov,
      V. Yanko-Hombach, E. Shnyukov, E. Konikov, A. Kravchuk, S. Kadurin, I. Kulakova, and E. Larchenkov

Astrakhan Arch, seismostratigraphic correlation of subsalt deposits,
      Alina V. Yaroshenko

Basin architecture and lithosphere structure of West- and East-Black Sea Basins from geophysical studies,
      T. Yegorova, E. Baranova, V. Gobarenko, and T. Yanovskaya

Geodynamic Evolution and Structural Complexes of the Crimea,
      V. V. Yudin

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Integration of Dynamic Data into the Characterization of the Tengiz Reservoir: Tengiz Platform,
      Akmaral Zhumagulova, A. Aitzhanov, D. Belanger, P. Bateman, R. Camerlo, K. Dagistanova, R. Fitzmorris, M. Hui, G. Jacobs, G. King, C. Laidlaw, W. Narr, Y. Pan, W. Peake, M. Shook, M. Skalinski, M. Sullivan, T. Tankersley, D. Tolessin, and A. Yessaliyeva

Unconventional plays in the Etropole Petroleum System, southern Moesian Plate, Bulgaria,
      R. E. Zilinski, D. R. Nelson, G. F. Ulmishek, K. Tonev, J. Vladov, and D. E. Eby

Advanced techniques for light and ultra-stable hydrocarbon analysis: discovering, fingerprinting, understanding deep basin sources of condensates and natural gas,
      David Zinniker1 and J. Michael Moldowan

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