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GULF MEGA-REGIONAL SEISMIC INTERPRETATION
Barbara Radovich and Ed Haire, Session Chairs • Ballroom A
8:30 OPENING REMARKS
8:35 Ed Haire, ION: Onshore Florida Interpretation Utilizing Composited PSDM Seismic Data Integrated with a Mega-­Regional Basinwide Gulf of Mexico PSDM Seismic Program
9:00 Barbara Radovich, ION: Correlation of Events for the Jurassic and Cretaceous of the Northern Gulf of Mexico Margin Using Mega­-Regional Onshore/Offshore-Composited PSDM Seismic Grid
9:25 James Pindell, ION: Structure Maps of the Top-Rift Unconformity/Oceanic Crust and Top Cretaceous Surfaces, and the Oxfordian Rift-Drift Reconstruction, Gulf of Mexico
U.S. GULF DEEPWATER FIELDS I
Clint Moore and Justin Vandenbrink, Session Chairs • Ballroom A
10:15 OPENING REMARKS
10:20 Elizabeth Watkins, Petrobras: A Geology-Based, Non-Seismic Attribute Method to Generate Facies, Lithology, and Petrophysical Parameters in the Chinook and Cascade Fields, Walker Ridge, Gulf of Mexico, USA
10:45 Frank Evans, Chevron: Advances in the Tahiti Field Subsalt Seismic Imaging and Interpretation: Utilizing Seismic Attribute Analysis and Offset/Azimuth Partitions for Imaging and Interpreting Deepwater Subsalt Structure and Facies
11:10 Pilar Rojas, Shell: The Road to Shell’s Appomattox Discovery
SALT TECTONICS—GULF OF MEXICO AND THE WORLD
Rachelle Kernan and Aubrey Collie, Session Chairs • Room 310ABC
8:55 OPENING REMARKS
9:00 Shankar Mitra and Pierre Karam, University of Oklahoma: Controls of the Geometry and Evolution of Salt Diapirs: Louann Salt, East Texas
9:25 Abah Omale amd Juan Lorenzo, Louisiana State University: Using Fault Kinematics to Evaluate the Relationship between Cenozoic Fault Activity, Sedimentation Rates and Salt Movement in the Gulf of Mexico—A Comparison between Southwest and Southeast Louisiana
9:50 BREAK
10:20 Aubrey Collie, University of Texas at El Paso: Facies Distribution and Halokinetic Sequence Stratigraphy of LowerCambrian Carbonate Strata adjacent to Wirrealpa Diapir, a Secondary Salt Diapir in the Central Flinders Ranges, South Australia
10:45 Joshua McFarland, University of Texas at El Paso: Structural and Stratigraphic Development of a Salt­ Diapir Shoulder, Gypsum Valley Salt Wall, Paradox Basin, Colorado
11:10 Constatin Platon, Shell: Salt-Sediment Interaction and Passive Diapirism: A Field-­Based Story of La Popa Salt Diapir Rise Coeval with Deposition of Viento Formation, La Popa Basin, NE Mexico
CARIBBEAN AND COLOMBIA EXPLORATION
Robert Erlich and Paul Mann, Session Chairs • Ballroom C
8:30 OPENING REMARKS
8:35 Robert Erlich, Pan Atlantic: Petroleum Potential of the Florida-Cuba-Bahamas Collision Zone
9:00 Brian Ott, University of Houston: What Lies beneath the Tip of the Iceberg?  Late Cretaceous to Recent Tectonic Evolution of Jamaica and the Nicaraguan Rise with Implications for a Widespread Eocene Petroleum System
9:25 Carlos Sanchez, University of Houston: Cenozoic Structural, Deformational, and Erosional Events Observed Along a 400­km Long, Onshore-to-Offshore Regional Transect Across Northwestern South America
9:50 BREAK
10:20 James Pindell, Tectonic Analysis: Role of Caribbean Tectonics in the Tectono­-Stratigraphic Evolution of Southern Mexico and the Gulf of Mexico
10:45 Stephen Leslie, PanAtlantic: Petroleum Systems of the Tayrona-Rancheria Basin, Offshore Guajira Peninsula, Colombia
11:10 Rocio Bernal Olaya, University of Houston: Tectonostratigraphic Evolution of the Lower Magdalena Basin, Colombia:  An Example of an Underfilled to Overfilled Forearc Basin
EXTRACTING HYDROCARBONS FROM SOURCE ROCKS
Sharma Dronamraju, Session Chair Room 320ABC
8:30 OPENING REMARKS
8:35 Malleswar Yenugu, IKON: Source Rock Maturation: Its Effect on Porosity and Anisotropy in Unconventional Resource Plays
9:00 Manas Pathak, University of Utah: Examination of the Generation of Overpressure in the Eagle Ford
9:25 Rick Schrynemeeckers, AGI: Optimizing Lateral Placement and Production while Minimizing Completion Costs: An Eagle Ford Case Study
9:50 BREAK
10:20 OPEN
10:45 Paul Basinski, Burgundy Xploration: The Resource Triangle Redefined: Conventional Depletion, Nannodarcy and Subconventional Reservoirs
11:10 Robert Reed, BEG: Low-Thermal-Maturity (<0.7% VR) Mudrock Pore Systems: Mississippian Barnett Shale, Southern Fort Worth Basin