2012 Conference Abstracts (M to Z)

Author(s) Paper Title Presentation
Machel, Hans G.*; John E. Mylroie, Patricia N. Kambesis, Michael J. Lace, Joan R. Mylroie, Jonathan B. Sumrall Pleistocene-Holocene Karstification of Barbados and its Implications for the Devonian Grosmont Reservoir Oral
Machel, Hans G.*; Mary Borrero, Eugene Dembicki, Harald Huebscher, Luo Ping, Yi Zhao The Grosmont: A Complex Dolomitized, Fractured and Karstified Heavy Oil Reservoir in a Devonian Carbonate-Evaporite Platform Oral
Magarian, George R.*; Michael Shepley, Patricia Jans Returning to the Rocks: Where's the Oil? Assessing the Oil-In-Place Volumes from Core Data for Bioturbated Viking Sand Reservoirs of Western Canada Oral
Mahmoudian, Faranak*; Gary F. Margrave, Joe Wong AVAZ Inversion for Anisotropy Parameters of a Fractured Medium Oral
Mahmoudian, Faranak*; Gary F. Margrave, Joe Wong Physical Modeling for Azimuthal AVO over a Simulated Fractured Medium Oral, Poster
Mallamo, Mark P. Devonian Reef-builders and the Development of the Fairholme Carbonate Reef Complex, Banff-Kananaskis Country, Alberta Oral
Manzano-Kareah, Kim Petroleum Geochemistry of the Lower Cretaceous Mannville and Jurassic Ellis Groups, Southern Alberta, Canada Oral
Marcano, Norka*; Haiping Huang, Dennis Jiang, Barry Bennett A Review of Some Petroleum Geochemical Tools for the Assessment of Heavy Oil and Bitumen Reservoirs Oral
Margrave, G.F.*; M.B. Bertram, K.L. Bertram, K.W. Hall, K.A.H. Innanen, D.C. Lawton, L.E. Mewhort, T.M. Phillips, M.Hall A Field Experiment Recording Low Seismic Frequencies Oral
Marsh, Arden*; Megan Love, Melinda Yurkowski Saskatchewan Phanerozoic Fluids and Petroleum Systems Regional Stratigraphic Framework Poster
Marshall, Jonathan Aptian/Albian Reservoir Development in the Jeanne d'Arc Basin, Offshore Eastern Canada Oral
Martínez, Jaime Meléndez*; Douglas R. Schmitt, Randolph Kofman Anisotropy Measurments in a Multi-Faced Core Sample by using Pulse Transmission Method Poster
Mauger, Simon*; Lev Virine Outlook for Montney Tight Gas Oral
Maxwell, Shawn Comparitive Microseismic Interpretation of Hydraulic Fractures Oral
Maxwell, Shawn*; Zuolin Chen, Irina Nizkous, Richard Parker, Yuri Rodionov, Mike Jones Microseismic Monitoring of Ball Drops During a Sliding Sleeve Frac Poster
McCartney, Tannis*; Andrew Leier Tectonic Setting of the Lower Fernie Formation: Insights from Subsidence Analysis Oral
McMechan, Margot Structural Style and Kinematic Evolution of the Central Rocky Mountain Foothills, British Columbia and Alberta Oral
McMechan, Margot*; Elizabeth Macey Geology of the Rocky Mountains west of Calgary, Alberta in the Kananaskis West Half Map Area (82J) Poster
Medina, Andres*; Doug Schimtt, Randy Koffman, Gautier Njiekak Physical Parameter Estimation in Rock Samples via Image Analysis of Computed Micro-Tomographies (CMT) Oral, Poster
Medina, Andres*; Mirko van der Baan Monte Carlo Markov Chain Methods in Seismic Deconvolution Oral, Poster
Meisinger, Dennis*; Norm Kalmanovitch A Seismic Workstation Solution to Bakken AVO Oral
Miall, Andrew D. The Nature of the Sedimentary Record Oral
Midwinter, Derrick W.*; Martin R. Gibling, Thomas Hadlari Fluvial-Deltaic Sedimentation Affected by the P-T Extinction in the Early Triassic Bjorne Formation of the Eastern Sverdrup Basin, Nunavut, Canada Oral
Millis, Keith The Benefits of Receiver Infill Stations: A Technical and Operational Case Study Oral
Moghadam, Ali Karami*; N. Sultanum, Z.M. Filho, D.N. Miranda-Filho, H. Hamdi, J. Chen, M.C. Sousa Interactive Visual Steering for Reservoir Geoscience and Engineering Poster
Mohebati, Somayeh Hosseininejad*; Per Kent Pedersen, Ronald James Spencer, Michelle Nicolas Mineralogy, Sedimetalogy and Facies Description of a Potential Cretaceous Shale Gas Play in Western Manitoba Poster
Molina, Marivi Using Geophysics to Optimize Horizontal Well Performance in the Bakken Oral
Moslow, Thomas F.*; Davin Ala Reservoir Properties and Sedimentary Characteristics of the Falher G (i.e. Wilrich) Tight Gas Resource Play, Deep Basin, Alberta Oral
Mostafa, Ahmed E.; R. Amorim, E.V. Brazil, D. Eaton, S. Carpendale, E. Sharlin, M.C. Sousa Exploratory Visual Modeling and Analysis of Microseismic Events Oral
Mukhtarov, Timur Uncertainty Space for Microseismic Event Locations using a Double Difference Algorithm Poster
Muller, Mark*; George R Magarian Resource Potential of the Peco Lower Belly River Sand Reservoirs Oral
Munson, Erik O.*; R. Marc Bustin Initial Insights into Reservoir Development of Gas and Oil Bearing Shales of the Devonian Duvernay Formation, Alberta Oral
Murphy, Pippa*; Jeannette Watson, Tom Cox Data Integration Is Critical to the Challenges in Heavy Oil Reservoirs Oral
Nagarajappa, Nirupama (Pam) Adaptive f-xy Hankel Matrix Rank Reduction Filter to Attenuate Coherent Noise Oral
Naghizadeh, Mostafa*; Mauricio Sacchi De-aliased Cadzow Reconstruction Oral
Nicol, Andrew*; Don C. Lawton Analysis of Time-lapse Multicomponent Seismic Data from a Potash Mining Area in Saskatchewan Oral, Poster
Niccoli, Matteo*; Steve Lynch A More Perceptual Color Palette for Structure Maps Oral
Nicolas, Michelle New Insights into the Three Forks Group, southwestern Manitoba: Stratigraphic Changes and New Sedimentological Model Oral
Noad, Jon Teaching Geology to Non-Geologists: Getting Back to the Rocks Oral
O'Connor, Darragh E.*; Grant D. Wach Architectural Elements of Mesozoic Rift Basin Sediments – Offshore Scotian Margin Oral
O'Connor, Stephen*; Sam Green, Richard Swarbrick, Richard Lahann Lateral Drainage in the Jeanne D'Arc and Flemish Pass Basins, East Canada Oral
Oakey, Gordon. N.*; P. N. Moir, T. Brent, K. Dickie, C. Jauer, R. Bennett, G. Williams, B. MacLean, P. Budkewitsch, J. Haggart, L. Currie The Scott Inlet – Buchan Gulf Oil Seeps: Actively Venting Petroleum Systems on the northern Baffin Margin offshore Nunavut, Canada Oral
Oh, Ju-Won; Dong-Joo Min*, Felix J. Herrmann Re-establishment of Gradient in Frequency-Domain Elastic Waveform Inversion Oral
Olajide, Oluseyi*; Stephen L. Bend 1D Petroleum Systems Modelling: An Application of McKenzie's Lithospheric Stretching Technique Poster
Osadetz, Kirk G.*; Zhuoheng Chen The Foundations of the Resource Pyramid: Canada's Other Petroleum Resources Oral
Ouellet, Josh; Charles M. Henderson* Late Paleozoic Chronostratigraphy and Tectonostratigraphy of Pericratonic Terranes near Barkerville, British Columbia Poster
Pan, Jianhua*; Robert Tilson, Gerry Schlosser, Elvis Floreani Kirchhoff Prestack Time Migration With Angle Domain Common Image Gathers Poster
Pana, Dinu*; Tim O'Brien, Ben Van Der Pluijm An Early Eocene Deformation Phase in the Alberta Portion of the Canadian Rocky Mountain Fold-and-Thrust Belt; New Evidence From 40Ar/39Ar Dating of Clay-Rich Fault Gouge Oral
Pedersen, Per Kent*; Chris Clarkson Categorization of Unconventional Tight Light Oil Plays of the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin Oral
Perez, Marco*; Bill Goodway, David Close Geomechanics, Anisotropy and LMR Oral
Perez, Marco*; David Close, Greg Purdue Rock Physics and Depositional Trends Oral
Petten, Christopher C.*; Gary F. Margrave Investigating Power Variation in First Breaks, Reflections, and Ground Roll from Different Charge Sizes Poster
Pietras, Jeffrey T*; Albert Choi, Donald Tanasichuk, Richard Tozer Mega-regional Depositional Environment Map of the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin in the Middle Aptian Oral
Plint, A. Guy Mud Transport Processes on a Cretaceous Prodelta Oral
Potma, Ken*; Rene Jonk, Matthew Davie, Nick Austin A Mudstone Lithofacies Classification of the Horn River Group, British Columbia: Integrated Stratigraphic Analysis and Inversion from Wireline Log and Seismic Data Oral
Prasad, Manika Rock Physics Observations of Organic Maturity, Elastic Modulus, and Flow in Organic-Rich Rocks Oral
Price, Raymond A. The Cordilleran Foreland Thrust-and-Fold Belt in southern Canada: Plate Tectonics, Mantle Flow, Gravitational Spreading and Tectonic Heredity Oral
Pyle, Leanne J.*; Len P. Gal Devonian Horn River Group in Mackenzie Plain Area, Northwest Territories Oral, Poster
Qing, Hairuo*; Daizhao Chen, Zhijun Jin, Liguo Cai, Shaonan Zhang, Siyang Zhang Hydrothermal Alteration of the Cambrian Dolomite: Petrography and Geochemical Evidence from Deep Cores (7200-8500 m) in the Tarim Basin, Northwestern China Oral
Quigley, Laura*; Yijian Meng, Bernd Milkereit, Emmanuel Bongajum* On the Road to 3D Seismic Imaging of Massive Sulphide Deposits in a Sediment-Hosted Permafrost Environment Poster
Quinn, Garrett M. Carbonate Concretions in a Stratigraphic Framework, Clearwater Formation, Cold Lake Oil Sands, Alberta Poster
Ramdoyal, Akhil*; Nancy Chow Sedimentological Analysis and Reservoir Potential of the Lower Silurian Attawapiskat Formation, Hudson Bay Basin, Northeastern Manitoba Oral
Recsky, Joe*; Tristan Rugg Is it the Completion or the Reservoir... or Both? The Impact of Reservoir Quality on the Completion and Productivity of the Viking Formation in West Central Saskatchewan Oral
Reyes, Julito C.*; Sarah Saad and Larry S. Lane* Regional Vitrinite Thermal Maturity Trends in Eagle Plain, Yukon Poster
Rodionov, Yuri; Richard Parker, Mike Jones, Zuolin Chen, Shawn Maxwell, Tim Leslie, Larry Mathews Optimization of Stimulation Strategies Using Real-time Microseimic Monitoring in Horn River Basin Oral
Rodionov, Yuri; Richard Parker, Mike Jones, Shawn Maxwell, Chris Pan Real-time Microseismic Enables Effective Stimulation Through Actively Managed Diversion with a Montney Example Oral
Rodriguez, Vera Stochastic Simulation of Microseismic Events Not Recovered From Monitoring Records Oral
Rohr, Kristin M. M.*; Larry S. Lane, Bernard C. MacLean Potential Structural and Stratigraphic Traps of the Peel Plateau, Yukon Poster
Roure, Benjamin*; Jon Downton Azimuthal Fourier Coefficient Elastic Inversion Oral
Salas, Carlos J.*; Marc Charest The Notikewin – A Tough "Not" to Crack! Oral
Saleh, Ramin*; Emmanuel Bongajum, Bernd Milkereit Effects of Lateral Heterogeniety Scales on AVO Trends Poster
Sapia, Vincenzo*; Andrea Viezzoli, Greg Oldenborger Investigating the Role of Contraints from Seismic, Resistivity and Boreholes in the Inversion of Airborne EM Data Oral
Schneider, Chris L.*; Shilong Mei, Matthias Grobe, Kristine Haug Beneath the Oil Sands: Stratigraphy and Structural Features of the Devonian of Northeast Alberta Oral
Schumacher, Dietmar (Deet) Pre-Drill Prediction of Hydrocarbon Charge: Microseepage-Based Prediction of Charge and Post-survey Drilling Results Poster
Selim, S. S.*; A.A.El Araby, M. Darwish, A. M. Abu Kharadah Anatomy and Development of Tectonically-induced Middle Eocene Clastic Wedge on the southern Tethyan Shelf, North Eastern Desert, Egypt Oral
Shank, Joel A.*; A. Guy Plint Fault-controlled Deposition of the Cardium Formation in southern Alberta, Revealed by High-resolution Allostratigraphy and Trend Surface Analysis Poster
Shank, Joel A.*; A. Guy Plint Regional-scale Allostratigraphy of the Cardium Formation in Subsurface and Outcrop, southern Alberta and northern Montana: Evidence for High-frequency Relative Sea-level Change Oral
Sharma, Ritesh K.*; Satinder Chopra A Comparative Study of Seismic Inversion Methods Oral
Sharma, Ritesh K.*; Satinder Chopra Determination of Elastic Constants using Extended Elastic Impedance Poster
Shin, Changsoo*; Wansoo Ha Macro-velocity Model Building in a Laplace-Domain Waveform Inversion Oral
Shultz, Candice*; Benoit Beauchamp Microfacies Analysis of a Transect along a Pennsylvanian to Early Permian Shelf Margin and its Adjacent Slopes. Sverdrup Basin, Arctic Canada Oral
Seckarova, Katarina*; David W. Eaton Array Analysis of Surface Microseismic Data from the Rolla Microseismic Experiment Oral
Solano, Nisael*; Chris Clarkson, Federico F. Krause, Roberto Aguilera Upper Monteith and Lower Beattie Peaks Formations at the Sinclair and Albright Fields in westcentral Alberta: Some Views into the Reservoir Properties Poster
Somanath, Sowmya*; Nicole Sultanum, Jonatas Medeiros, Emilio Vital Brazil, Sheelagh Carpendale, Ehud Sharlin, Carla Dal Sasso Freitas, Eric Mackay, Mario Costa Sousa Interactive 3D Modeling and Visualization of Well Configurations and Trajectories in Reservoir Simulation Post-Processing Poster
Soubaras, Robert; Robert Dowle and Ronan Sablon* Variable Depth Streamer Acquisition: Enhancing Interpretation with Broadband Marine Seismic Oral
Sousa, Mario Costa Interactive Modeling, Visualization & Visual Analytics Challenges for Smart Oil/Gas Exploration & Production Oral
Springer, Austin*; Bernard Guest and Keith Dewing Hoodoo Dome, Ellef Ringnes Island: Implications for Hydrocarbon Exploration in Canada's High Arctic Poster
St-Onge, Andy Lamb Waves Recorded in Microseismic Monitoring Wellbores Oral
Stanton, Aaron*; Mauricio Sacchi 5D Reconstruction in the Presence of Residual Statics Oral
Starr, Joel Closure Stress Gradient Estimation of the Marcellus Shale from Seismic Data Oral
Stephenson, Randell*; Kenni D. Petersen, Søren B. Nielsen, Ole R. Clausen Unconformity Bounded Sequences are a Natural Consequence of Mantle Dynamics at Rifted Margins Oral
Stewart, Robert R.*; Henrique A. Fraquelli Estimating Reservoir Oil Volume and its Likelihood from 3C-3D Seismic Data, Well Logs, and Geostatistics Oral
Sultanum, Nicole*; S. Somanath, P. Lapides, D.N. Miranda-Filho, R. Eastick, E. Sharli, M.C. Sousa Interactive Tabletops for Visual Analysis of Reservoir Models Poster
Sun, Frank A Case Study on Acquiring 4D Seismic Data Using Different Sources in Base Line and Monitor Surveys Poster
Sutcliffe, Owen E. A Global Investigation of Shale-Oil Potential: Insights from a Global Geochemical Database Oral
Tary, Jean-Baptiste*; Mirko van der Baan Unusual Events and Resonance Frequencies in Microseismic Experiments Oral
Taylor, Neil*; Paige Snelling, Kyubum Hwang, Mark Stacey, Dave Abbott Horn River Microseismic Acquisition: Designing a Shallow Array Oral
Thornton, Michael Resolution and Location Uncertainties in Surface Microseismic Monitoring Oral
Tilley, Barbara*; Karlis Muehlenbachs Isotope Systematics of High Maturity Shale Gases in the WCSB Compared to Other North Amercan Shale Gases Oral
Todorovic-Marinic, Dragana*; D. Gray, D. Vanhooren, G. Osiowy, P. Garossino*, P. Gutowski, J. Alison Shedding More Light on an Oil Sand Reservoir by Applying Integrated Spectral Method Analysis – Case Study Oral
Tozer, Richard*; Albert Choi, Jeffrey Pietras, Don Tanasichuk Athabasca Oil Sands: Mega-Trap Geometry and Timing Oral
Tozer, Richard*; T. Bevan, A. Choi, J. Hossack, S. Matthews, S. Phillips, J. Pietras, D. Tanasichuk A Unified Model for the Opening of the Canada Basin Oral
Trickett, Stewart*; Lynn Burroughs, Andrew Milton Robust Rank-Reduction Filters for Erratic Noise Oral
Tullius, Dylan*; Jennifer Galloway, Hamed Sanei, Andrew Leier, Per Kent Pedersen Cretaceous Possibilities: Sedimentology and Reservoir Potential of the Early Cretaceous Isachsen Formation of the Sverdrup Basin, Ellef Ringnes Island, Arctic Canada Oral
Uffen, Doug How to Set Up a Dataroom Oral
Unrau, Sean*; Bill Nagel Using Compositional Gas Data for Horizontal Drilling and Practical Detection of Natural Gas Liquids (NGL) Oral
Ursenbach, Chuck*; Peter Cary, Mike Perz A Study of Spectral Broadening Methods for Multicomponent Data Oral
van der Baan, Mirko Importance of Wavelet Phase Stability in Seismic Interpretation Oral
Vera, Virginia C.*; Don C. Lawton Seismic Modelling and Monitoring of Carbon Storage in a Shallow Sandstone Aquifer Virginia Oral
Verma, Akhilesh K.; Burns A. Cheadle*, Aurobinda Routray, William K. Mohanty, Lalu Mansinha Porosity and Permeability Estimation using Neural Network Approach from Well Log Data Poster
Verma, Akhilesh K.; Burns A. Cheadle*, William K. Mohanty, Aurobinda Routray, Lalu Mansinha Detecting Stratigraphic Discontinuities using Wavelet and S-Transform Analysis of Well Log Data Poster
Vickerman, Kris*; Paul Heffernan and Richard Surtees Understanding Sand Body Geometry and Lithofacies in Horizontal Oil Sands Wells – Wireline and MWD Image Examples Oral, Poster
Viegas, Gisela*; Katherine Buckingham, Adam Baig, Ted Urbancic Large Scale Seismicity Related to Wastewater Injection near Trinidad, Colorado, USA Poster
Viegas, Gisela*; Katherine Buckingham, Anisa Kassam, Margaret Seibel, Adam Baig, Ted Urbancic Extending the Magnitude Range of Seismic Reservoir Monitoring by Utilizing Hybrid Surface – Downhole Seismic Networks Oral
Wach, Grant Reservoir Analogues for East Coast Reservoirs from the Lusitanian (Portugal) and Wessex (England) Basin Oral
Walker, Victoria M.*; Benoit Beauchamp Isotopic Signatures of Mixed Carbonate-Siliciclastic Pennsylvanian-Permian Strata, Sverdrup Basin, Arctic Canada: Implications for Diagenetic Pathways and Reservoir Potential Oral
Walls, Joel D.*; Elizabeth Diaz Shale Reservoir Properties from Digital Rock Physics Oral
Wang, Shaowu*; David Wilkinson Azimuthal Processing For Unconventional Resource Plays Using An Orthorhombic Velocity Model Oral
Wason, Haneet*; Felix J. Herrmann Only Dither: Efficient Simultaneous Marine Acquisition Oral
Weedmark,Thomas C.*; Ronald J. Spencer, Darren P. Juss, Francois Marechal Applications of Portable XRF, Chemical Stratigraphy and SEM in the Horn River Basin Oral
Westlund, D.*; M. Thurber, J. McClurg Best Environmental Practices for Seismic Exploration in Tropical Rainforest Poster
Westlund, D.*; R. Fife, C. Monges, J. Rebaza, R. Erlich*, Margaret A. Stratton Sub-Thrust Hydrocarbon Potential of Block 107: A Potential Giant Field Complex Along the Peruvian Mountain Front Oral
Wikel, Kurt*; Rob Kendall 4D Study of Secondary Recovery Utilizing THAI® from a Saskatchewan Heavy Oil Reservoir Oral
Williams-Stroud, Sherilyn*; William Barker, Kevin Smith Distinguishing Natural Reactivated Fractures from Hydraulic Induced Fractures using Microseimic Event Analysis Oral
Wilson, Nick*; JP Zonneveld, Mike Orchard Biostratigraphy of the Montney Formation: From the Alberta and British Columbia Subsurface, to the Outcrop Oral
Wong, Joe*; Laurence R. Lines Physical Modeling of Reflections off Low-Q Media Oral
Wong, Pak*; John Weissenberger, Murray Gilhooly Sequence Stratigraphy of Late Devonian(Frasnian) Carbonate Platforms from the Front Ranges of West Central Alberta Poster
Wood, James M. Water Distribution in the Montney Tight Gas Play: Insights from Integrated Analysis of Core and Log Data Oral
Wrolson, Bree M.*; Stephen L. Bend High Resolution Organic Facies of the Bakken Formation, Williston Basin, Saskatchewan, Canada Poster
Xie, Wei*; Douglas R. Schmitt Effect of Thermal Shock on P and S Wave Speeds in a Low-Porosity Quartz Sandstone Poster
Yang, Chao Hydrocarbon Play Ranking and Production Trends in Saskatchewan Poster
Yao, Zhengsheng*; Mike Galbraith Seismic Source Wavelet Estimation and Sparse-Spike Deconvolution Oral
Yousefzadeh, Abdolnaser*; John C. Bancroft Kirchhoff Imaging in a Matrix Form. Part I: Modelling Poster
Yousefzadeh, Abdolnaser*; John C. Bancroft Kirchhoff Imaging in a Matrix Form. Part II: Least Squares Migration Poster
Yousefzadeh, Abdolnaser*; John C. Bancroft, Gary F. Margrave Migration Velocity Analysis of Incomplete Data using LSPSM CIGs Oral
Yuan, Sanyi*; Shangxu Wang, Ning Tu and Xiang Li Multi-trace Acoustic-impedance Inversion with Transform-domain Sparsity Promotion Poster
Zajac, Nick A.*; Per Kent Pedersen Reservoir Characterization and Depositional Interpretation of the Middle Cretaceous Jumping Pound Member Sandstone in the Southern Alberta Foothills Poster
Zambrano, Liliana; Fernando Castillo*, Laureano Gonzalez, Roberto Aguilera A New Correlation of Compressional and Shear Slowness for the Tight Gas Nikanassin Group in the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin based on Geostatistical Analysis Poster
Zambrano, Liliana*; Per Kent Pedersen, Roberto Aguilera Tight Gas Sandstones of the Uppermost Nikanassin Group Poster
Zambrano, Liliana*; Per Kent Pedersen, Roberto Aguilera Upper Grand Rapids Formation in Cold Lake Field, Alberta Poster
Zhang, Liuping*; Zhenli Wang, Yingquan Zhao Eliminating the Influence of Caprock Thickness on Anomaly Intensities in Geochemical Surface Survey in the South Slope of the Dongying Depression in east China Poster
Zhang, Shunxin* Any Source Rock Potential on southern Baffin Island, Nunavut? A Point of View on Ordovician Stratigraphy and Oil Shale Rock-Eval Data Poster
Zuleta, Liliana M.*; Don C. Lawton P-wave and S-wave Near-Surface Characterization in Northeast British Columbia (NEBC) Poster