2011 Conference Abstracts (M to Z)

Author(s) Paper Title Presentation
Ma, Jinfeng Time-lapse Differential AVO: Reflection Coefficient at Fluid-fluid Boundary Poster
Macauley, Ryan V.; Stephen M. Hubbard Stratigraphic Architecture of Deepwater Channels in Outcrop, Tres Pasos Formation, Chile: Sub-seismic Scale Insight into Channel Stacking Behavior at the Base of a High-Relief Basin Margin Slope Oral
Mahmoudian, Faranak*; Gary F. Margrave, P. F. Daley, and Joe Wong Determining Elastic Constants of an Orthorhombic Material by Physical Seismic Modeling Poster
Manchuk, John G.; Olena Babak, Enzo Insalaco and Clayton V. Deutsch A Measure of Local Coherency Calculated from Wells for Data Checking and Geological Zonation Oral
Manning, Carmen S.; Thomas Pugh, Maggie Malapad, Salman Khalid and Ken Faurschou An Alternative Method for Estimating Gas In Place Values for CBM Wells Oral
Manning, Peter M. Microseismic Event Models from Finite-differencing with Corrections Oral
Marcano, Norka*; Haiping Huang, Barry Bennett, Thomas Oldenburg and Steve Larter Using Produced Oil Molecular Composition to Monitor In Situ Upgrading Operations in Oil Sands and Heavy Oil Reservoirs Oral
Margrave, Gary F.*; Robert J. Ferguson, and Chad M. Hogan Full Waveform Inversion using One-way Migration and Well Calibration Oral
Marsh, Arden*; Melinda Yurkowski, Erik Nickel, Dan Kohlruss, Chao Yang, Fran Haidl, and Gavin Jensen Oil and Gas in Saskatchewan Oral, Poster
Martínez, Jaime Meléndez Blind L1-norm Multichannel Deconvolution for Seismic Source Function Estimation Oral
Maxwell, Shawn Microseismic Network Design: Estimating the Number of Detected Events During Hydraulic Fracturing Oral
Maxwell, Shawn What Does Microseismic Tell Us About Hydraulic Fractures? Oral
McCartney, Tannis*; Andrew Leier Tectonic Subsidence Variations in the Jurassic of West-central Alberta Oral
McCune, Gennyne E.*; Stephen E. Grasby, Benoit Beauchamp and Len V. Hills Geochemical Conditions for Glendonite Formation: A Case Study from Ellef Ringnes Island, Nunavut Oral
McDonald, Matt; Michael Lamoureux and Gary Margrave Nodal Galerkin Methods for Numerical Modelling of Linear Elasticity with Absorbing Boundary Conditions Poster
Mele, Francesco How Energy Private Equity Firms are Adapting to Economic Recovery Oral
Meloche, J. Dennis Valley Incision During Transgression: A Contrarian View of Structurally-controlled Gravel Barriers in the WCSB Oral
Meloche, J. Dennis*; C. David Loney If the Shoe Fits: A Holistic Look at Viking Deposition in the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin Oral
Meng, Yijian*; Emmanuel Bongajum & Bernd Milkereit Seismic Wave Propagation and Imaging in Heterogenous Media Poster
Mueller-Thode, Fiona Using Tunable Filter Spectroscopy for Compostional Gas Measurement in the Drilling Industry Poster
Meyer, Kelli H.A.*; Robert McGrory and Shawna Christensen Using a Seismically-derived Density Volume and Facies Characterization to Optimize Thermal Well Trajectories in the Clearwater Formation, Alberta Oral
Miah, K. H.*; R. H. Herrera, M. van der Baan, and M. D. Sacchi Application of Fractional Fourier Transform in Cepstrum Analysis Oral, Poster
Millis, Keith; Cameron Crook Field Exclusions and the Impact of Receiver Infill Lines Oral
Misra, Somanath*; Satinder Chopra Application of Neural Network Analysis and Post-Stack Inversion – Case Studies in Alberta Poster
Misra, Somanath*; Satinder Chopra Impedance Inversion of Phase Corrected Data – A Case Study Poster
Mukhopadhyay, Prasanta K. Parallel Liquid and Gaseous Adsorptions in Mississippian Lacustrine Horton Group Shale, Eastern Canada: Dependency on Maturation and Variability in Maceral Speciation (labile versus inert) Oral
Musial, Geoffray The Large Tidally-Influenced Point Bars of the Mcmurray Fm.: From Sedimentology to Reservoir Modeling. Alberta, Canada Oral
Nadeem, Muhammad Shallow Gas Reservoirs of the Milk River Formation of SE Alberta and SW Saskatchewan: Perspective from Geomechanics Oral
Naghizadeh, Mostafa*; Kristopher A. Innanen Interpolation of Nonstationary Seismic Records using a Fast Generalized Fourier Transform Poster
Negut, Dan*; Dave Ganley, Muyi Kola-Ojo, Dennis Quinn, Juefu Wang, Angela Truong and David Emery Prestack Interpolation of a Sparsely Acquired and Heavily Structured 3D Land Data Set Oral
Newson, Andrew C. A Balanced Cross Section across the Southern Kirkuk Embayment, Zagros Fold and Thrust Belt, Kurdistan Oral
Ng, Mark*; Ye Zheng Footprint Removal with Co-ordinate Rotation Oral
Nicola, Martin E. An Investigation of Systematic Location Errors of Microseismic Events Poster
Nieto, John*; Franck Delbecq and Bogdan Batlai Seismic Lithology Prediction A Montney Shale Gas Case Study Oral
Njiekak, Gautier*; Randy Kofman and Douglas R. Schmitt Simultaneous Ultrasonic Measurement of Compressional and Two Directional Shear Wave Velocities with a Single Pair of Transducers Oral
Noad, Jon The Sedimentology of Resource Plays Oral
Nordheimer, David Extracting More From Less - The Development of the Noel Cadomin Resource Play Oral
O'Connell, Shaun A Tide-Influenced River Delta in the Campanian Upper Eagle Member of Central Montana Oral
Oldenburg, Thomas B.P*; Melisa Brown, Ben Hsieh, Steve Larter Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance Mass Spectrometry: The analytical tool for heavy oil and bitumen characterization Oral
Olson, Jon E. Using Geomechanics to Characterize Natural Fracture Attributes in Shales and to Predict their Influence on Hydraulic Fracturing Oral
Osadetz, Kirk G.*; Zhuoheng Chen and Mark Obermajer Implications of Bakken-Bakken(!) and Lodgepole-Bakken(!) Petroleum Systems and Their Characteristics and History for Petroleum Potential in Unconventional Upper Devonian and Lower Mississippian Rocks Oral
Pana, Dinu I.*; R.Elgr Updated Geological Map of the Alberta Foothills North of Bow River Poster
Pendrel, John V.*; Sumon Bhattacharyya and David Fowler Constraining Geologic Models with Seismic Inversions Oral
Perez, M. A.*; D.I. Close, B. Goodway and D. Monk Workflows for Integrated Seismic Interpretation of Rock Properties and Geomechanical Data: Part 1 – Principles and Theory Oral
Pinnegar, C. Robert Prewhitening with Matrices Oral
Prince, Marc*; Adam Baig and Ted Urbancic Using Seismic Source Parameters to Characterize Reservoir Deformation Oral
Pun, Winnie*; Bernd Milkereit, Benoît Valley and Wei Qian Geophysical Time Series Data from a Stressed Environment Poster
Pyle, Leanne J.*; Len P. Gal, Ryan T. Lemiski and Adrienne L. Jones Petroleum Potential of Cambrian Mount Clark/Mount Cap Formations and Devonian Horn River Group in Northern Mackenzie Plain area, Northwest Territories Oral
Rafuse, Christian; Dr. Grant Wach Stratal-geometry Architecture of Meanderbelt Systems and Vegetation Density in the Carboniferous: Using LiDAR Imagery Poster
Rehill, Dr. Trent; Amiruddin Razali Onshore Brunei Exploration: Two Decades since the Last Spud – A New Look into an Old Area Oral
Reine, Carl A.*; Rory B. Dunphy Weighing in on the Seismic Scale: The Use of Seismic Fault Measurements for Constructing Discrete Fracture Networks in the Horn River Basin Oral
Robertson, D.*; Ian MacDougall and Steve Minions The Montney Formation Shale Gas Play NEBC Part 2: The Role of Sesimic Applications in Reservoir Characterization Oral
Rohraff, Karol*; Vadim A. Kravchinsky and Mauricio D. Sacchi Application of the Signal Correlation for the Construction of Age Models of Lake Baikal Sedimentary Records Poster
Rose, Rachael M.*; Thomas Hadlari, and Stephen M. Hubbard Aggradational Parasequences of the Imperial Formation at Imperial River, Northwest Territories Oral
Roure, Benjamin*; Olivia Collet and Jon Downton The Reflectivity Response of Multiple Fractures and its Implications for Azimuthal AVO Inversion Oral
Ruffman, Alan Orphan Knoll as a Window on the Palaeozoic: Seemingly ignored by the petroleum industry for 40 years Oral
Russum, Dave The Montney: A World Class Resource with a Myriad of Challenges and Opportunities Oral
Sandanayake, N. Chaminda*; Richard A. Bale Application of Shear-wave Splitting Analysis to Fracture Characterization for a Shaunavon Tight Oil Reservoir Oral
Sander, Luise*; Stephen Ferguson Advances in SGL AIRGrav Acquisition and Processing Oral
Sanguinetti, Rafael R. Interpreting Band-limited Elastic (Ip, Is) Volumes from Pre-Stack Seismic Inversion Poster
Schieber, Juergen Shale Microfabrics and Pore Development: An Overview with Emphasis on the Importance of Depositional Processes Oral
Schieber, Juergen Shifting Paradigms in Shale Sedimentology - The Implications of Recent Flume Studies for Interpreting Shale fabrics and Depositional Environments Oral
Schmid, Ron*; Darren Schmidt Seismic Derived Geomechanical Properties for Shale Gas Exploitation Oral
Schmitt, Douglas R.*; Terry Wilson, Richard Jarrard, Timothy Paulsen, Simona Pierdominici, Thomas Wonik and David Handwerge ANDRILL Experiences with a Wireline Hydraulic Fracturing System for Minifrac Stress Measurements in Indurated Sediments Oral
Schmitt, Douglas R.*; Oluwafemi O. Ogunsuyi, Derek Martin, James Morgan and Corey Froese Geophysical Study of the Peace River Landslide Oral
Schneider, Chris L. Effects of Prairie Formation Salt Dissolution on the Overlying Waterways Formation in Northeastern Alberta Poster
Schneider, Chris L. Problems in Devonian Stratigraphy, Northeastern Alberta Oral
Seifert, Mike Effects of Increased Sample Rate on Open Hole Well Logs: Implications for Accurately Determining Reservoir Parameters Using Conventional Well Log Data Oral
Shang, Richard*; W.H. Wang and Ken Weaving New Technique for Sedimentary Texture Characterization and Permeability Anisotropy Quantification of McMurray Oil Sands by Integration of Core Data and Electrical Borehole Images Oral, Poster
Sharma, Ritesh Kumar*; Robert James Ferguson Plane Wave Reflection and Transmission Coefficients for VTI Media Oral
Shook, Ian G.; David Moore, Jonathan Watson, Paul Patton and Robert Matheson A New Aproach to Exploration: Utilizing Gravity Gradiometry for Onshore Reef Oil Targets in Nova Scotia Oral
Slatt, Roger M.*; Norelis D. Rodriguez Comparative Sequence Stratigraphy and Organic Geochemistry of Unconventional Gas Shales: Commonality or Coincidence? Oral
Slatt, Roger M.*; Younane Abousleiman Merging Sequence Stratigraphy and Geomechanics for Unconventional Gas (and Oil) Shales Oral
Smith, Kevin G. The Horn River Basin: the Opportunity and Challenges of a Giant Shale Gas Field Oral
Smithyman, Brendan R.*; Ronald M. Clowes Improved Near-surface Velocity Models from 2D Waveform Tomography of Vibroseis First-arrival Data Oral
Sodagar, Taher M.*; Don C. Lawton Feasibility of 4D Multicomponent Seismic Methods for Monitoring CO2 Storage in the Redwater Leduc Reef, Alberta Oral
Sonnenfeld, Mark *; Orion Skinner, Lyn Canter, and Mark Williams Anatomy of a 2nd-Order Unconformity: Stratigraphy and Facies of the Bakken Formation during Basin Realignment Oral
Spencer, Ronald J.*; Thomas Weedmark and Jon Dola Influence of Hydrothermal Fluids on the Horn River Shale Sequence Oral
St-Onge, Andy Akaike Information Criterion Applied to Detecting First Arrival Times on Microseismic Data Oral
St-Onge, Andy*; Dr. David Eaton Noise Examples from Two Microseismic Datasets Oral
Stoyles, Keegan C.*; Graham R. Davies and Michelle V. Spila Regional Stratigraphic Study of the Exshaw/Bakken Formations: Insights from Sedimentology and Ichnology Poster
Strobl, Rudy Impact of Reservoir Quality on SAGD Production – Observations from the UTF Phase B Oil Sands Pilot Oral
Stroud, John W.; Stephen A. Sonnenberg Source and Reservoir Potential of the Lower Lodgepole Formation Within the Bakken Petroleum System in the Billings Nose Area, Williston Basin Oral
Sunjay Shale Gas: An Unconventional Reservoir Poster
Takougang, Eric M. Takam*; Andrew J. Calvert Evidence of Shallow Gas in the Queen Charlotte Basin from Waveform Tomography of Seismic Reflection Data Oral
Talman, S.; E.H. Perkins and A. Jafari Integration of Geochemical Signals into Reservoir Simulation Oral
Tang, Yongchun*; Daniel Xia Predicting Original Gas in Place and Optimizing Productivity by Isotope Geochemistry of Shale Gas Oral
Tardif, E.; E. Walker*, P.W.J. Glover and J. Ruel Frequency-dependent Streaming Potential of Reservoir Rocks Poster
Taylor, Mark; Jon Noad and Ross Kukulski Interpreting Relative Sea Level Curves from Outcrop Logging of the Nikanassin and Applications to Interpreting the Relative Impacts of Tectonic and Sea Level Changes in Jurassic Alberta Oral
Taylor, Samantha E.; Per Kent Pedersen and Ron Spencer Clay Intraclasts as an Indicator of Depositional Processes and Early Diagenesis in the Upper Colorado Group; Bigstick Gas Pool, Southeastern Alberta and Southwestern Saskatchewan Poster
Thompson, John M. Improving Shale Gas Production Forcasting Using a Simplified Analytical Method – A Montney Case Study Oral
Todorov, Todor I.*; Gary F. Margrave CDP Noise Attenuation using Local Linear Models Oral
Trendell, Aislyn M.*; Stacy C. Atchley Analysis of Reservoir Partitioning and Determining Timing and Depth of Diagenetic Pore Occlusion within a Fluvial Outcrop Analog: Late Triassic Sonsela Member, Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona Oral
Tullius, Dylan; Owen Anfinson, Andrew Leier, Per Pedersen and Bernard Guest Outcrop Stratigraphy and Sedimentology of the Lower Cretaceous Isachsen Formation of the Sverdrup Basin, Ellef Ringnes Island, Arctic Canada Poster
Urbancic, Ted*; Adam M. Baig, Kaitlyn Mace, Eric von Lunen and Jason Hendrix Can Microseismics Provide the Answers Frac Engineers Require? Oral
Vasheghani, Fereidoon; Larry R. Lines and Joan Embleton The Seismic Quest for Estimating Heavy Heavy Oil Viscosity Oral
Vasudevan, Kris*; David W. Eaton Coulomb Stress Failures in Fracture Networks Resulting from Hydraulic Fracturing: A Tutorial Oral
Vasudevan, Kris*; David W. Eaton and Farshid Forouideh Spatio-temporal Complexity of Microseismic Events in a Hydraulic Fracturing Experiment: A Graph Theory Approach Oral
Vaughan, M.J.; G.D. Wach Resolution Radar Stratigraphy (GPR) of Braided Channel Complexes in the Triassic Wolfville Formation- Controls on Reservoir Heterogeneity Poster
Vera Rodriguez, Ismael Automatic Time-picking of Microseismic Data Combining STA/LTA and the Stationary Discrete Wavelet Transform Oral
Vera Rodriguez, Ismael*; Mauricio D. Sacchi Development of a Guided User Interface for Microseismicity Analysis Oral
Vera, Virginia C.*; Don C. Lawton Fluid Substitution and Seismic Modelling in a Sandstone Aquifer Oral
Vickerman, Kris*; Paul Heffernan and Richard Surtees Contradictory Approaches in Borehole Imaging of Oil Sands Plays Oral, Poster
Vickerman, Kris*; Paul Heffernan and Richard Surtees Evaluating Natural, Healed and Induced Fractures Unique to Shale Gas Wells Oral, Poster
Vickerman, Kris*; Deborah Spratt Measuring Minor Structures in Borehole Image Logs Poster
Viezzoli, Andrea*; Camilla Soerensen and Flemming Jorgensen Does Accurate Processing of Airborne EM Data Have an Impact on Derived Hydrogeological Units? Oral
von der Dick, H. H.*; D.A. Bosman Surface Seep Gas Signals in Relation to Reservoir Pressure: Surface Gas Expression Built-Up and Decay of Over Fields Oral
von Lunen, Eric What do Engineers need from Geophysicists in Shale Resource Plays? Oral
von Lunen, Eric*; Adam M. Baig, Ted Urbancic, Alice Guest and Jason Hendrick Evaluating the Effectiveness of Hydraulic Fracture Staging with Moment Tensors Oral
Vracar, Vanja*; Robert J. Ferguson The Conventional and Non-conventional Seismic Differencing Poster
Wach, Grant D.*; David C. Mosher, D. Calvin Campbell and Leslie Eliuk Passive Margin Reservoir Distribution – Examples from the Scotian Margin Oral
Wagner, Paul D. ; Ronald A. Nelson, Jeff S. Lonnee, Michael S. Costello, Robert H. Whale, William J. McKinzie , James W. Jennings, Maria A. Balzarini, Daniel A. Reed, Alia S. Al Bhary, Richard C. Watson, and Orlando Ortega Natural Fracture Characterization of a Giant Unconventional Carbonate Reservoir, Grosmont Venture, Alberta, Canada: Implications for Recovery Oral
Walker, E.*; P.W.J. Glover, E. Tardif, J. Ruel DC Electro-Kinetic Coupling Coefficient of Porous Samples in the Laboratory: Experimentation and Modelling Poster
Walls, Joel D.; Elizabeth Diaz, Naum Derzhi, Avrami Grader, Jack Dvorkin, Sarah Arredondo, Gustavo Carpio and Steven W. Sinclair Eagle Ford Shale Reservoir Properties from Digital Rock Physics Oral
Walsh, Warren *; Michael F. Johnson, James A. Davidson and Peter A. Budgell Ultimate Potential for Unconventional Gas in the Horn River Basin Oral
Webb, Michael W. Incised Valleys and Wabiskaw-McMurray Stratigraphic Nomenclature in the Mackay Region, Northwestern Part of the Athabasca Oil Sands, Alberta Oral
Wen, Renjun A Novel Procedure to Correlate Seismic Attributes and Horizontal Well Data in Unconventional Plays Oral
Wen, Renjun Predicting Permeability from Core-to-Field – A Multi-Scale Geologic Modeling and Upscaling Workflow Oral
Weston Bellman, Laurie M.*; Marissa Whittaker and Marnie E. Connelly Grand Rapids Oil Sands – Incorporating and Comparing Multiple Data Types for Reservoir Characterization Oral
Weyer, K. Udo Physics of Buoyancy, Pressure Potential and Buoyancy Reversal for CO2 and Hydrocarbon Migration Oral
Whittaker, Richard C.*; Bridget E. Ady and Katerina Stolfova A New Deformable Plate Reconstruction of the Irish – Newfoundland Conjugate Margin Oral
Whittaker, Richard C.*; Menno G. Dinkelman, P. A. Emmet and J. W. Granath The NE Greenland Shelf: Full Crustal Imaging of Salt Tectonics and the Wandel Sea Mobile Belt Poster
Williams, Jay*; Hermann Kramer Montney Shale Formation Evaluation and Reservoir Characterization Case Study Well Comparing 300m of Core and Log Data in the Upper and Lower Montney Oral
Williscroft, Krista*; Dr. Benoit Beauchamp, Dr. Steve Grasby and Dr. Terry Poulton Ancient Chemosynthetic Life in the Canadian Arctic: Distribution, Biota and Stable Isotopic Signatures of Carbonate Mounds Formed by Cretaceous Methane Seeps Oral, Poster
Wilson, Marcus R.*; Robert J. Ferguson Implicit Preconditioning for Least-squares Nonstationary Phase Shift Poster
Wong, Joe*; P.M. Manning, L. Han, and J.B. Bancroft Synthetic Microseismic Files Oral
Yam, Helen*; Douglas R. Schmitt CO2 Rock Physics: A Laboratory Study Oral
Yang, Chao Review of Upper Devonian Saskatchewan Group: its hydrocarbon potential of the Birdbear and Duperow formations in Saskatchewan Oral
Yao, Zhengsheng*; Mike Galbraith and Randy Kolesar A New f-p Domain Weighting Function in Minimum Weighted Norm Interpolation of Seismic Data Oral
Younis, Mohamed*; Michael Webb Comprehensive Approach to Caprock Characterization Oral
Yurkowski, Melinda*; Dr. J.E. Christopher Stratigraphic Correlations of the Colorado Group in Saskatchewan Poster
Zaitlin, Brian A.*; Zeev Berger, Joyce Kennedy and Steven Kehoe The Alberta Bakken: A Potential New, Unconventional Tight Oil Resource Play Oral
Zhang, Dali*; Michael P. Lamoureux, Gary F. Margrav Padé Approximation for Analyzing Multiple Reflections Poster
Zheng, Ye*; Warren Upham and Mark Ng Fracture Analysis with Interpolation Before Prestack Migration Oral
Zhu, Tianfei*; Yan Yan and Jon Downton Near-surface Velocity Model Building and Statics in Permafrost Regions Oral, Poster
Zimmer, Ulrich* Challenges and Solutions in Locating and Interpreting Microseismic Events from Surveys in the Horn River Basin Oral
Zimmer, Ulrich*; Jeremy Jin Fast Search Algorithms for Automatic Localization of Microseismic Events Oral
Zonneveld, John-Paul; Martyn Golding, Thomas F. Moslow, Michael J. Orchard, Tiffany Playter, Nick Wilson Depositional Framework of the Lower Triassic Montey Formation, West-central Alberta and Northeastern British Columbia Oral
Zubin-Stathopoulos, K.D.*; C.M Henderson and B. Beauchamp Pennsylvanian-Early Permian Paleogeography, Tectonics and Carbonate Associations, East-central British Columbia Oral