Conjugate Margins

SHORT COURSES

All Short Courses are subject to attendance thresholds and limits.

Practical Salt Tectonics | Emphasizing the Geometry & Evolution of Salt Structures

Mark G. RowanRowan Consulting, Inc.Boulder, CO

Course Location: Dalhousie University, Milligan Room- Rm. 8007- 8th Floor Biology/Earth Science Wing, Life Sciences Center

Monday & Tuesday, Aug. 11 & 12 from 09:00 to 17:00

minimum: 10

maximum of 25


DAY 1
    0900h    Introduction
    0910h    Distribution and origin of salt basins
    0945h    Mechanics of salt deformation
    1000h    Diapirs and diapirism
        Salt movement driven by differential loading
        - turtle structures
    1015h    Break
    1030h    Diapirs and diapirism (cont.)
        - expulsion rollovers
        Diapir initiation and evolution during extension
        Diapir initiation and evolution during contraction
    1200h    Lunch
    1300h    Exercise 1 – Diapir styles
    1400h    Break
    1415h    Diapirs and diapirism (cont.)
        Passive diapirism
        - diapir interiors and margins
        - near-diapir deformation
    1545h    Break
    1600h    Exercise 2 – Near-diapir geometries
    1700h    End of day

DAY 2

    0900h    Allochthonous salt
        Allochthonous salt emplacement
        Allochthonous salt styles
    1015h    Break
    10:30h    Tectonic styles of salt deformation
        Thick-skinned extension
    1110h    Exercise 3 – North Sea
    1200h    Lunch
    1300h    Exercise 3 (cont.)
    1310h    Tectonic styles of salt deformation (cont.)
        Convergent-margin foldbelts
    1400h    Break
    1415h    Tectonic styles of salt deformation (cont.)
        Gravitational failure of passive margins
        - processes
        - proximal extension
        - distal contraction
    1530h    Break
    1545h    Exercise 4 – Espiritu Santo basin
    1630h    Tectonic styles of salt deformation (cont.)
        Passive margins (cont.)
        - canopies
    1650h    Wrap-up
    1700h    End of course
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Petroleum Systems Modelling

Marcos Zentilli & Hans Wielens

Course Locations:

 

LECTURES- Dalhousie University - Gordon Riley Oceanography Conference Room- Rm. 3652- 3rd  Floor Oceanography Wing- Life Sciences Center
DEMOS - Dalhousie University -
GIS Teaching Lab Rm. 2012- 2nd Floor Biology/Earth Sciences Wing- Life Sciences Center

Monday & Tuesday, Aug. 11 & 12 from 0900 to 1700

minimum: 10

maximum of 25

DAY 1

    0900h    Introduction
    0910h    Introduction to Petroleum Systems Modelling
    1015h    Break
    1030h    Thermal regimes in Basins
    1200h    Lunch
    1300h    Organic geochemistry and heat
    1400h    Time constraints and Biostratigraphy
    1500h   Break
    1525h    Seismic stratigraphy in petroleum modelling
    1615h   Thermochronology and time-temperature modelling

DAY 2

    0900h    Petroleum systems modelling
    1015h    Break
    1030h  
Petroleum systems modelling
    1200h     Lunch
    1300h    Hands-on exercises with 1D Petromod
    1500h    Break
    1515h    PM    Hands-on exercises with 1D Petromod
    1650h    Wrap-up
    1700h    End of course