AAPG ERC Bucharest 2016

Conference Programme
Day 1 - Thursday 19th May

Grand Ballroom - Room D

Opening Ceremony
09:00-09:05    Introductions by Conference Chairs: Gabor Tari, Group Chief Geologist, OMV & Gabriel Ionescu, Director Exploration Division, Petrom
09:05-09:10 Welcome from President of AAPG Europe Region - Jonathan Craig, ENI
09:10-09:20 Address by: Gheorge Duţu, President of the National Agency of Mineral Resources (NAMR) for Romania
09:20-09:30 Welcome address: Peter Zeilinger, Board Member OMV Petrom Upstream
09:30-10:00 Plenary session: Romania Black Sea Exploration - The opening of a new deepwater frontier - Tristan Aspray, VP Europe, Russian and Caspian, ExxonMobil Exploration Company (Read more about this talk...)
10:00-10:20 Coffee Break and Posters
Black Sea: stratigraphy, structure and exploration status
10:20-10:40 Opening of the Western Black Sea, Zsolt Schleder, OMV Petrom 
10:40-11:00 The Eastern Black Sea-Caucasus region during Cretaceous: new evidence to constrain its tectonic evolution, Mark Sosson, University Nice Sophia Antipolis
11:00-11:20 The discovery of Subbotin oil field offshore Ukraine: Geological challenges and exploration lessons, Alexander Kitchka, SE Naukanaftogaz
11:20-11:40 An offshore-onland transect across the northern inverted part of the Eastern Black Sea basin: new evidence of the earliest compressional stage in the Cenozoic, Yevgeniya Sheremet, I. Subbotin Institute of Geophysics
11:40-12:00 Eocene-Oligocene connection between the Black Sea and the Thrace Basin, Aral Okay, Istanbul Technical University
12:00-12:20 Provenance of Lower Cretaceous turbidites of the Central Pontides: New evidence for the opening age of the Black Sea, Remziye Akdoğan, Istanbul Technical University
 AAPG European Region Annual General Meeting
 12:20-13:40 Lunch
13:40-14:00 Impact of high-resolution FWI in the Western Black Sea: Revealing overburden and reservoir complexity, Ramesh Neelamani, ExxonMobil Upstream Research
14:00-14:20 Geomorphology and Seismic Facies characteristics of Deepwater Systems in the Pliocene-Pleistocene, Offshore Romania, Black Sea, Paul Lyon, OMV Petrom
14:20-14:40 An age model for the post Maikop, Miocene deposits of Black Sea region, Dan Palcu, Utrecht University
14:40-15:00 Evolution of the Danube Delta and deepsea Fan in the Black Sea, Howard Feldman, ExxonMobil Upstream Research
15:00-15:20 Black Sea submarine canyons. Occurrence and development, Dan Jipa, National Institute of Marine Geology and Geoecology
15:20-16:00  Coffee Break & Poster Session

Sedimentology and Depositional Model for Upper Cretaceous and Lower Cenozoic Carbonates, Akveren FM, Fatsa Region, Black Sea – Turkey, Fernanda Brito, Petrobras

16:20-16:40 Estimating lithology in a clastic-carbonate mixed reservoir using seismic inversion and well log data in the Upper-Cretaceous Lebada field. Black-Sea Romania, David Contreras, OMV Petrom
16:40-17:00 Reservoir Re-characterization-Understanding Past Development for Future Planning in Lebada Field,Romania, Govarthanan Gangatharan, OMV Petrom
17:00-17:20 2¾D modelling of gravity and magnetic data in support of geologic interpretation of an elevated structure revealed by 3D seismics on the Romanian offshore, Radu George Dimitriu, National Institute of Marine Geology and Geoecology - GeoEcoMar
17:40-19:00 Gala Dinner - Coaches will leave venue at 18:00

Grand Ballroom - Room C

Lithospheric crustal-scale geology and geophysics in Europe
10:20-10:40 From Mountain-Building to Basin-Forming Processes in the Betics and the Alboran Sea: an example of Active Extension in a Plate-Convergence Setting in the Western Mediterranean, Juan I. Soto, Granada University
10:40-11:00 Crustal Architecture and its impact on the Hydrocarbon Potential of the Central and Western Mediterranean Offshore Basins, Raffaele Di Cuia, GEPlan Consulting
11:00-11:20 Is the Teisseyre-Tornquist Zone an early Palaeozoic strike-slip plate boundary of Baltica?, Piotr Krzywiec, Institute of Geological Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences
11:20-11:40 Late Paleozoic crustal-scale wrenching or thin-skinned thrusting in SE Poland and W Ukraine?, Piotr Krzywiec, Institute of Geological Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences
11:40-12:00 Compilation of tectonic units of the Alpine collision zone between Alps and Western Turkey, Stefan M. Schmid, ETH Zürich
12:00-12:20 The deep structure of the Black Sea basins from deep seismic reflection data, Rodney Graham, Rod Graham Consulting
 12:20-13:40 Lunch
Petroleum Systems of the Paratethys
13:40-14:00 The main Petroleum system in the Moesian platform, Georgi Georgiev, Sofia University
Oils geochemistry from the western and central part of the Moesian Platform, Romania, Stefania Gheorghe, ICPT OMV Petrom
14:20-14:40 Organic Petrology and geochemistry from Sarmatian source rock of center part of the Getic Depression, Romania, Maria Doina Ghiran, OMV Petrom
14:40-15:00 Oil-oil and oil-source rock correlations from the SE part of the Czech Republic, Eva Gerslova, Masaryk University
15:00-15:20 The Mikulov Formation: Geochemical signature of costal upwelling, Bernhard Rupprecht, University of Leoben
15:20-16:00  Coffee Break & Poster Session
16:00-16:20 Paleogeographic and stratigraphic controls on deposition and quality of Oligocene to Early Miocene source rocks in the Paratethys, Reinhard F. Sachsenhofer, Montanuniversitaet Leoben
16:20-16:40 Hydrocarbon generation and migration in the western Black Sea basin, insights from the Tyulenovo oil field (on- and offshore Bulgaria), Jan Mayer, OMV Exploration and Production
16:40-17:00 Source rock distribution in basins from the shelf to the deepwater: an example from the Holocene Black Sea basin, Mohammed Fallah, OMV Exploration and Production
17:00-17:20 Drop and rise of salinity during deposition of an Early Oligocene oil source rock: a case history from Hungary, István Vetö, Independent Consultant Geochemist 
17:20-17:40 Source Potential and Depositional Environment of Oligocene and Miocene rocks Offshore Bulgaria, Jan Mayer, OMV Exploration and Production
17:40-19:00 Gala Dinner - coaches will leave venue at 18:00

Grand Ballroom - Room B

Basin Modelling: case studies from European basins and fold belts
10:20-10:40 Constraining Charge Risk: Thermogenic Charge Model for the Histria Basin, Romania, Radu Olaru-Florea, OMV Petrom
10:40-11:00 The biogenic gas systems in the Transylvanian Basin, Romania, Radu Olaru-Florea, OMV Petrom
11:00-11:20 Modeling the burial and erosion history of the western Molasse basin, Robert Ondrak, GFZ Helmholtz-Zentrum Potsdam
11:20-11:40 Magmatic effect and inert gas risk of the Petroleum System in the southern part of the Danube Basin (Little Hungarian Plain), János Csizmeg, Eötvös Loránd University
11:40-12:00 New frontiers for the assessment of thermal maturity of kerogen: application of Raman spectroscopy to diagenesis, Sveva Corrado, University of Roma Tre
 12:20-13:40 Lunch
Pre-Alpine tectonics and palaeogeography
13:40-14:00 Variscan orogeny in the Black Sea region, Aral Okay, University of Istanbul
The Variscan history of the North Dobrogean Orogen, Constantin Ballica, Babes-Bolyai University
14:20-14:40 Geology of the South Bulgarian coastal area. New ideas of the West Black Sea Basin wedging branches, Jordan Jordanov, Sofia Mining and Geology University
14:40-15:00 Permian volcanism and rifting in the basement of Pre-Dobrogea depression (Scythian Platform), Antoneta Seghedi, National Institute of Marine Geology and Geoecology - GeoEcoMar
15:00-15:20 Insights into the pre-Alpine geotectonic arrangement in the Carpathian realm, Marian Munteanu, Geological Institute of Romania
15:20-16:00  Coffee Break & Poster Session
16:00-16:20 Deep marine Paleozoic Deposits of the Tulcea Zone, North Dobrogea – fragment of a Variscan back-arc basin?, Antoneta Seghedi, National Institute of Marine Geology and Geoecology - GeoEcoMar
16:20-16:40 Carboniferous deposits of the South Carpathians and Moesia – main depositional environments, Mihai Emilian Popa, University of Bucharest
16:40-17:00 The Ediacaran Turbidite System of Central Dobrogea (Romania): Evolution and Tectonic Context, Gheorghe Oaie, National Institute of Marine Geology and Geoecology - GeoEcoMar
17:00-17:20 Metamorphic Ages in Basement Units of Romania – A Sectional Revision for Pre-Alpine Tectonic Interpretations, Gavril Săbău, Geological Institute of Romania
17:20-17:40 Geophysical detection of the Intramoesian Fault in Romania, Stanciu Irina, National Research and Development Institute for Marine Geology and Geoecology - GeoEcoMar
17:40-19:00 Gala Dinner - coaches will leave venue at 18:00
Grand Ballroom - Room A

Source-sink systems and provenance
10:20-10:40 Linking sediment source-sink pathways, provenance and composition to predict siliciclastic reservoir quality in the Black Sea, Stephen Vincent, CASP
10:40-11:00 Source to Sink Assessment of Oligocene to Pleistocene Sediment Supply in the Black Sea, James Maynard, ExxonMobil International
11:00-11:20 Field insights into sediment delivery to the northwest Black Sea, Arjan De Leeuw, CASP
11:20-11:40 Inception of the Continental Scale Danube River: on the Time of its Arrival into the Black Sea Basin as it Formed from Segmented Paratethyan Basins, Csaba Krezsek, OMV Petrom
11:40-12:00 The link between tectonics and sedimentation in the Pannonian basin system, Attila Balázs, Eötvös Loránd University / Utrecht University
12:00-12:20 The Jurassic Gresten facies of Austria, Romania, Bulgaria and Hungary: a proven oil reservoir on the European margin, Gabor Tari, OMV
 12:20-13:40 Lunch
Unconventional Exploration
13:40-14:00 Cenomanian-Turonian calcareous black shales of the Tarkhankut Peninsula as a potential unconventional hydrocarbon play, Alexander Kitchka, SE Naukanaftogaz
Shale hydrocarbon complex Azerbaijan, Malahat Afandiyeva, Institute Geology & Geophysics
14:20-14:40 Lower Cretaceous organic-rich rocks as a potential unconventional hydrocarbon exploration target in the Outer Carpathians south of Kraków, Poland, Jan Golonka, AGH University of Science and Technology
14:40-15:00 Seismic recognition of lithological variations of the Upper Jurassic shaly interval in central Mid-Polish Trough, Lukasz Slonka, Institute of Geological Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences
15:00-15:20 Pro-Foreland interpretation of the Silurian Basin of Central and Eastern Europe: a review, Gabor Tari, OMV
15:20-16:00  Coffee Break & Poster Session
16:00-16:20 The Moldova Slope and basin Development in the Ediacaran–Early Paleozoic, Bogdan M Popescu, Zeta Petroleum
16:20-16:40 Tectonic position of the Paleozoic rocks – target for unconventional hydrocarbon in the Pomeranian Basin, northern Poland, Jan Golonka, AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow
16:40-17:00 Hydrocarbon unconventionals of the Dobrogea foredeep, Ukraine: Geological constrains and resource evaluation, Alexander Kitchka, SE Naukanaftogaz
17:00-17:20 The Paleozoic Unconventional Oil and Gas Assessment of the Western Black Sea Basin of Turkey, Samil Sen, Instanbul University
17:40-19:00 Gala Dinner - Coaches will leave venue at 18:00

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