AAPG ERC Cyprus 2017

Conference Programme
Day 1 - Wednesday 18th December

Room 1

Conference Opening and welcome
09:10-09:35  Data, data, data... Dr. Panos Kelamis, CEO, Cyprus Hydrocarbons Company 
09:35-10:00 Keynote: The Eastern Mediterranean: an emerging source of new gas supplies - Tristan Asprey, ExxonMobil Exploration Company - VP Europe, Russia, Caspian
01:00-10:25 Keynote: Chasing carbonate plays in the East Mediterranean: Onshore Egypt to Offshore Cyprus, Eleanor Rowley, Total VPX Middle East and North Africa
10:30-10:50 Sequence Stratigraphy Framework of Late Miocene Abu Madi and Qawasim Formations, Central Nile Delta, Egypt, Ahmed El Khadrawy, Belayim Petroleum Company
10:50-11:10 Geodynamics and synchronous filling of rift-type basin evolved through compression tectonics, Nikolaos Papadimitriou, IFPEN/UPMC
11:10-11:30 Coffee break and Poster Displays
11:30-11:50 Re-evaluating the Nilde Oilfield (offshore Sicily): a Miocene carbonate reservoir in a submerged Central Mediterranean Thrust Belt, Alberto Riva, GEPlan Consulting
11:50-12:10 Can a Fractured Reservoir be Characterised without BHI Data? A Carbonate Field Example from the Sicily Channel, Italy, Chris Cubitt, HOT Engineering
12:10-12:30 Contourites from Lefkara Formation (Cyprus), Javier Hernández-Molina, Royal Holloway University London
12:30-12:50 Transtensional basins in SE Crete and their importance as field analogues of deep-water basins in the Levantine region, Tiago Alves 3D Seismic Lab - Cardiff University
14:30-14:50 Karst reservoirs in the Mediterranean: examples and outcrop analogues Alberto Riva, GEPlan Consulting
14:50-15:10 Integration of Analogs in Reservoir Characterization of Tertiary Carbonate Build-ups and New Insights into the Cretaceous Karstic Play in the Offshore Apulian Platform_ Adriatic Foreland, Carlo Caldarelli, Northern Petroleum Plc. (read more)
15:10-15:30 Tertiary Reefal Carbonate in Cyprus: Absolute Ages Obtained by Using Strontium Isotope Stratigraphy (SIS) Help Refine the Tectonostratigraphic Calendar of the Island. Christian Blanpied, TOTAL
15:30-15:50 3D Facies modeling of an Early Jurassic carbonate reservoir - Prezioso Field – Offshore Sicily Ornella Borromeo, Eni
15:50-16:10  Coffee Break & Poster Displays
16:10-16:30 Fractured potential reservoir rocks within a working petroleum system of the Ionian zone, Western Greece Takis A. Konstantopoulos, Energean Oil & Gas
16:30-16:50 Sealing vs non-sealing Fracture Networks within vertically coupled porous-tight Carbonates: clues from the Matera Horst (Southern Italy) Raffaele Di Cuia, G.E.Plan Consulting, Petroleum Geosciences
16:50-17:10 Facies Independent Reservoir Characterization of a Micropore-Dominated Gas Field, Stefaan Van Simaeys, ExxonMobil
17:10-17:30 Petroleum source rock evaluation of an Upper Miocene to Lower Pliocene clastic sedimentary succession in the Hellenic Fold and Thrust Belt: Ionian Foreland Basin, northwest Greece Avraam Zelilidis, University of Patras, Department of Geology
17:30-1750 Depositional processes and lateral variability of high-energy late cenozoic shallow water carbonate deposits along a mesozoic structural high (Matera High, Italy), Raffaele Di Cuia, GE Plan Consulting

Room 2

Tectonic Evolution of the Mediterranean Sea
10:30-10:50 News results on Valencia and Provençal Basins : geodynamic consequences on the Western Mediterranean Sea evolution Daniel Aslanian, Ifremer
10:50-11:10 Quantitative Analysis and Regional Restoration of The Oligo-Miocene Normal Fault Array of The Levant Basin Catherina Khairallah, American University of Beirut
11:10-11:30 Coffee and Poster Displays
11:30-11:50 2D Crustal modeling of the Levant basin (Eastern Mediterranean region) Lama Inati, IFP Energies Nouvelles
11:50-12:10 Seismo-stratigraphic analysis of Upper Miocene (Messinian) deposits of the South Adriatic Basin, Croatia Barbara Nagl, INA Plc.
12:10-12:30 The origin and evolution of the Jonah high and its significance to the Levant Basin rifting history Yael Sagy, The Geophysical Institute of Israel
12:30-12:50 Longitudinal evolution of the tectonic style along the Cyprus Arc Vasilis Symeou, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris 6)
Lunch and Poster Displays
14:30-14:50 Long lasting Messinian evaporite deposition in a non-desiccated Mediterranean – a revaluation of the Messinian salinity crisis (MSC) Yizhaq Makovsky, Charney School of Marine Sciences, University of Haifa
14:50-15:10 Local Extension Derived from Plate Scale Convergence: A New Explanation for an Enigmatic Extensional Fault Array in the Levantine Basin Simon Libby, Heriot-Watt University
15:10-15:30 Structural decoupling in the forearc region of southern Crete: Significance for future oil and gas discoveries in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea Tiago Alves, 3D Seismic Lab - Cardiff University
15:30-15:50 Tectonostratigraphic evolution of the Eratosthenes Continental Block using seismic interpretation and subsidence modelling: Lessons learned from the Zohr discovery. Alexandros Konstantinou, Cyprus Hydrocarbons Company 
15:50-16:10 Coffee Break & Poster Displays
Interaction between cover defirnatuin and pre-salt seamounts in salt-bearing passive margins: Physical models applied to the Northwest and Eastern Mediterranean Basins. Oskar Vidal-Royo, Terractiva
Petroleum Systems
16:30-16:50 The hydrocarbon prospectivity of the Eratosthenes Continental Block: The Zohr play and other carbonate plays in the region offshore Cyprus Efthymios Efthymiou, Cyprus Hydrocarbons Company (read more)
16:50-17:10 Biogenic and/or Thermogenic Contribution to Offshore Cyprus Plays: Insights from 2D Basin Modeling Pierre Yves Filleaudeau, Beicip-Franlab
17:10-17:30 Prinos Basin Exploration Potential -Revised interpretation based on recently acquired 3D seismic data and new well data Paschalia Kiomourtzi, Energean Oil & Gas
17:30-17:50 The Eratosthenes carbonate platform (Offshore Cyprus): its development and prospectivity, Aude Cesbron, Beicip-Franlab

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