Concept-driven Interpretation. Using forward modelling and section balancing, examples with the supplied software.
Extensional and extensional-inverted prospects.
Case history in inversion, UK Wessex Basin and Australia’s Canning Basin.
Thrust-fold belts as exploration targets.
NE India thrust belt case history: Tripura.
Strike-slip basins, transpression and transtensional geometries, models from Scottish Midland Valley, Inner Moray Firth, East Greenland.
Gravity surveying, gradiometry and conventional methods in exploration. Using gravity and seismic together.
Sensible estimation of oil and gas in-place, and risk factor: a practical approach to making in-place oil and gas volume estimates which realistically represent the probability of significant upside potential. A spreadsheet running under Excel is provided, for target description and first-pass volumetrics work.
Approaches in exploration: who wins?