AAPG ERC Cyprus 2017

Conference Programme
Day 2 - Thursday 19th January

Room 1

Opening Ceremony
09:00-09:30 Keynote: The Carbonate Levantine Play, Zohr and a new integrated biostratigraphic/geochemical approach to HC exploration of the Eastern Mediterranean Tertiary sequence - Andrea Cozzi, ENI - Vice President, Geology & Geophysics Studies
09:30-10:00 Keynote: A discussion of the perspective that the Zohr discovery throws on the structural and depositional development of the Eastern Mediterranean through the Cretaceous and Tertiary Karyna Rodriguez - Spectum
Next Exploration Frontiers
10:00-10:20 Crustal Architecture and its impact on the Hydrocarbon Potential of the Central and Western Mediterranean Offshore Basins Angelo Ricciato, GEPlan Consulting
10:20-10:40 Petroleum potentials of the East Mediterranean region based on lessons learnt from recent integrated studies and new major discoveries Fadi Nader, IFP Energies Nouvelles
10:40-11:00 Potential interactions between surface and deep process in the Eastern Mediterranean Philippe Schnürle, IFREMER – Marine Geosciences
11:00-11:30 Coffee and Poster Displays
11:30-11:50 Imaging first steps of seafloor spreading and its relationship with the intermediate domain: the role of the lower continental crust Daniel Aslanian, Ifremer
11:50-12:10 Proven and New Plays in the Levant Basin - The Next Step in Developing Hydrocarbon Resources Offshore Israel Michael Gardosh, Ministry of National Infrastructure, Energy and Water Resources
12:10-12:30 Seismic Imaging of the Jonah High, Levant Basin – a New Look at an Old Enigma Yuval Ben-Gai, Consultant
12:30-12:50 New Exploration Opportunities in the Levant Basin offshore Lebanon Ramadan Ghalayini, Independant Consultant
Lunch and Poster Displays
Geophysical Methods and Technologies
14:00-14:20 Impact of Full Waveform Inversion on the Upstream Business Spyros Lazaratos, ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company
14:20-14:40 Complex sub-salt seismic imaging offshore Cyprus – few geophysical ways to search for answers! Shiladitya Sengupta, TOTAL
14:40-15:00 Integrated gravity modelling, a tool to improve the seismic imagery and to unravel halokinetic ascent seat and basin architecture: Case study from Saouaf basin, Northeastern Tunisian Atlas, Tunisia, North Africa, Hamdi Mouakhar, Centre de recherche et des technologies des eaux, Borj Cedria, Tunisie (read more)
15:00-15:20 Improving 2D Seismic Imaging and Interpretation in the Greek Fold and Thrust Belt: A case study from the Ionian zone, Western Greece. Dr. Constantinos Tzimeas, Energean Oil & Gas
15:20-15:50  Coffee Break & Poster Displays
15:50-16:10 Free Float Recording System Seismic Survey – Efficient and Cost Effective Solution for Depth Imaging in Complex Geological Environment Aleksandr Nikitin, Geology Without Limits (read more)
Drilling in the deep water and deep targets
16:10-16:30 Recent hydrocarbon discoveries in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea: The role of Industry in spurring new technology and innovation, Tiago Alves (3D Seismic Lab - Cardiff University)

Room 2

Petroleum Systems
10:00-10:20 Maturity assessment of Meso-Cenozoic source rocks and petroleum potential of Jurassic to Oligocene Carbonate reservoirs in the Ionian Basin (western offshore Greece): Insights from 2D modeling, Pierre Yves Filleaudeau, Beicip-Franlab
10:20-10:40 Petroleum System Modeling Offshore Israel – Impact on Southeastern Levant Basin Oil and Gas Prospectivity Michael Gardosh, Ministry of National Infrastructure, Energy and Water Resources
10:40-11:00 Miocene Shallow Water Carbonate Units in the mediterranean Sea: Lessons Learned for Future Exploration Angelo Ricciato, GEPlan Consulting
11:00-11:30 Coffee and Poster Displays
11:30-11:50 Carbonate Reservoirs of the circum-Adriatic: Review and Insights, Julie Dewit, Cambridge Carbonates (read more)
11:50-12:10 Petroleum assessment of the deep Levant Basin (Offshore Lebanon) based on a continuous regional 3D seismic coverage Lucien Montadert,  Lebanon Petroleum Administration
12:10-12:30 Mesozoic Plays offshore Croatia, Steve McArdle, CGG (read more)
12:30-12:50  Low- gas saturation in Tertiary turbidite reservoirs, Nile Delta, Egypt. Anas El Belasy Belayim Petroleum Company
Lunch and Poster Displays
14:00-14:20 New and Emerging Plays Offshore West Egypt, Simon Baer, PGS
14:20-14:40 Prospectivity of the Continental Margin Offshore Lebanon from the Regional 3D Seismic Surveys and Petroleum System Modelling Lucien Montadert, Lebanon Petroleum Administration
14:40-15:00 Hydrocarbon exploration in Western Greece, review and potentiality. Angelos Mavromatidis ADNOC (read more)
15:00-15:20 Evolution of a Late Jurassic – Early Cretaceous Petroleum System (The Cameros Basin, North-Central Spain): Reconstruction of the Causes that Prevented the Formation of Relevant Hydrocarbons Accumulation in the Basin Area Silvia Omodeo Salé, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Facultad Ciencias Géologicas
15:20-15:50  Coffee Break & Poster Displays
15:50-16:10 Dehydration of rocks as a source of the geofluids, hydrocarbons and diamondiferous structure genesis in different regions of the globe. Albert Harutyunyan, National Politechnical University of Armenia

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