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U.S. GULF DEEPWATER FIELDS II
Clint Moore and Justin Vandenbrink, Session Chairs • Ballroom A
1:05 OPENING REMARKS
1:10 Paul Jaeger, Anadarko: The Lucius Exploration Story:  An Ultra-Deepwater Subsalt Pliocene Discovery
1:35 Shawn Kushiyama, Shell: Stones Field—Deep and Distant
2:00 Christopher Walker, BP: Compartmentalization between the GC0738_1 Mad Dog North Wellbores—Evidence for Post-Depositional Slumping in the Lower Miocene Reservoirs of the Deepwater Southern Green Canyon, Gulf of Mexico
2:25 Waleed Gaber, Shell: Seismically Constrained Deepwater Reservoir Modeling
2:50 BREAK
3:20 Cynthia Blankenship, BP: From Moratorium to 10 Rigs—BP in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico 2010 to 2015
3:45 Clint Moore and Mike Neese, Gulfslope: Deepwater Subsalt-Suprasalt Middle-Lower Slope Sands and Reservoirs of the U.S. Gulf of Mexico: The Evolution of an Exciting Giant Field Concept
4:10 Wesley Cantwell, Schlumberger: Redefining Geological Evaluation in Deepwater Using New High-Resolution Borehole Imaging Technology
4:35 Oluwayomi Oyedele, GEMS: Seismic Facies Analysis and Age Dating of Mid-Pleistocene Channel-Lobe Deposits, Mad Dog Field, Gulf of Mexico
GEOPHYSICAL PROBLEM-SOLVING TECHNOLOGY
Selim Shaker, and Steve Getz, Session Chairs • Room 310ABC
1:05 OPENING REMARKS
1:10 Selim Shaker, GAS: Prediction of Seal Failure and Reservoir Breaching in Deep Water
1:35 Yogesh Agnihotri, CGG: Salt Delineation Using Vector Offset Output of Full Azimuth Data
2:00 Nicholas Brooks, READ: Defining a Steeply Dipping Salt Flank in Mississippi with a New High Certainty 3D Method
2:25 Theresa Hartman, Schlumberger: Dynamic Datasets Using Forward Modeling to Reduce Uncertainty and Improve Recovery
2:50 BREAK
GLOBAL 3D SEISMIC STUDIES (GCSSEPM)
Erik Scott and Thomas Hearon, Session Chairs • Room 310ABC
3:15 OPENING REMARKS
3:20 Erik Scott, Talisman: Integration of Well, Core, and Seismic Data for 3D Depositional Environment and Reservoir Architecture Interpretation—Example from Offshore Vietnam
3:45 Jacob Covault, Chevron: Reservoir Architecture and Stratigraphic Evolution of Channelized Deepwater Depositional Systems
4:10 Tom Wooltorton, ffA: Shallow Hazard and Gas Escape Systems Modelling from 3D Seismic Data
4:35 Sasha Gumprecht, University of London: Tectono­-Stratigraphic Evolution of the Centaur 3D Survey, Exmouth Plateau, North West Shelf Australia
MEXICO EXPLORATION AND OPPORTUNITIES
Ricardo Padilla y Sanchez and Anthony Rodriguez, Session Chairs • Ballroom C
1:05 OPENING REMARKS
1:10 Ricardo Padilla y Sanchez, Nacional: The Lower Mesozoic Rocks of Mexico Revisited
1:35 Edgar Rangel-German, NHC: Energy Reform in Mexico
2:00 Craig Davis, INEXS: Overview of the Petroleum Basins of Mexico
2:25 Paul Mann, University of Houston: New Insights into the Mesozoic Evolution of the Gulf of Mexico Basin from Gravity and Deep­ Penetration Seismic Reflection Data
2:50 BREAK
3:20 Usama Yarbuh, CICESE: The Interplay between Deformation, Erosion, and Sedimentation in the Deepwater Mexican Ridges Fold Belt, Western Gulf of Mexico Basin
3:45 Stephen Cossey, Cossey and Associates and Don Van Niewenhuise, University of Houston: The Chicontepec Formation, Onshore Eastern Mexico:  Compelling Evidence for the Eocene Gulf of Mexico Drawdown Theory
4:10 Guillermo Perez Cruz, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico: The Role of Seismic Technology to Unravel the Hydrocarbon Potential of Mexican Basins
4:35 Erik Medina Romero, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico: Regional Study to Find Prospects for Geological Storage of CO2 in the Burgos Basin
ROCK SAMPLES AND RESERVOIR ANALYSIS
Robert Merrill and Dallas Dunlap, Session Chairs • Room 320ABC
1:05 OPENING REMARKS
1:10 Robert Merrill, Catheart: Visual Rock Characterization can Benefit Reservoir Analysis
1:35 Konstandinos Zamfes, PSI: Drilling Cutting Analysis and Geo­Algorithm Conversion to Petrophysics
2:00 Harry Rowe, University of Texas at Austin: Chemostratigraphic Applications of Handheld X­Ray Fluorescence to Mudrock Plays: Methods, Pitfalls, Limitations, Aspirations, and Good Examples
2:25 Konstandinos Zamfes, PSI: OPAL: On Surface Petrophysical Analytical Logging—New Petrophysical Measurement Principles on Drilling Cuttings While Drilling
ADVANCED STUDIES OF PETROLEUM SYSTEMS
Dallas Dunlap and Robert Merrill, Session Chairs • Room 320ABC
3:15 OPENING REMARKS
3:20 Gary Rice, GeoFrontiers: The Vertical Migration Model and Recent Advances in Geochemical Exploration
3:45 Richard Bishop, Consultant: Implications of Source Overcharge for Prospect Assessment
4:10 Rick Schrynemeeckers AGI: Improving Petroleum System Identification in Offshore Salt Environments: Gulf of Mexico and Red Sea Case Studies
4:35 Jeffrey Nunn, Louisiana State University: Spatial Variations in Pore Water Salinity: Implications for Fluid Pathways and Compartmentalization in a Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Field