2018 Abstracts

AuthorTitle
Abbasi, Yousef; Dr. Rick Chalaturnyk Sensitivity and Economic Analysis of Solvent Assisted SAGD Considering Geomechanics
Abboud, Jason M.; M. Cathryn Ryan Is the rate of fugitive methane gas migration around Alberta’s energy wells adequately estimated?
Abdur-Rehman, Pavel; Max Howarth Data Driven Modeling to Predict Gold-Mineralization: A case study from Goldcorp Red Lake Mine
AbuAli, Mahdi The Paleozoic and Mesozoic petroleum systems of Saudi Arabia
AbuAli, Mahdi; Khaled Arouri, Yin Xu, AbdulJaleel Abubshait, Maher Almarhoon, Alan Siliman Geochemical exploration to detect hydrocarbon seepage using an innovative sampling design
Adeniyi, Olateju Azeez Understanding Nigeria’s Oil and Gas Industry
Aguilera, Robert; oA.R. Fragoso Amaya, K. Selvan Breaking a Paradigm: Can Oil Recovery from Shales be Larger than Oil Recovery from Conventional Reservoirs? The Answer is Yes
Ahmadov, Ramil S.; Gregory N. Boitnott Integration of experimentally derived rock properties into characterization workflows
Aitken, Julie A.; Elise Fear, Andrea Protzner Improving Brain Signal Imaging with Geophysics
Akram, Jubran; Daniel Peter, and David Eaton A k-mean characteristic function to improve STA/LTA detection
Algeer, Ranya A.; Haiping Huang,Thomas B.P. Oldenburg, Steve R. Larter Analysis of hydrocarbon and polar species from highly compositionally graded oil reservoirs to refine reservoir process models
Allen, Kenneth V. Purple Springs, Alberta, Canada (10-14W4M): Probable Paleozoic Impact Crater – Part I - Geology
Allen, Kenneth V. Purple Springs, Alberta, Canada (10-14W4M): Probable Paleozoic Impact Crater – Part II - Geophysics
Ameur, Zied O.; Mark L. Caplan, Jonah Resnick, Matthew Power, Marc Enter Geochemical Modelling of the McMurray Formation, Telephone Lake Asset, Northeastern Alberta, Canada
Andjelkovic, Dragan; Hakima Ali Lahmar, Gabriel Garcia Rosas, Simona Costin, Becky Rogala Evaluating storage and flow capacity on Devonian carbonates using image logs secondary porosity assessments
Ardakani, Ellie P.; Adam M. Baig Continuous Education through Kinetic Learning on Mobile Platforms; Has the Time Come for a Change in Educational Methods for the Geoscience Community?
Ardakani, Ellie P.; Adam M. Baig Planning the Perfect Microseismic Acquisition Survey for Hydraulic Fracture Stimulation, Can it be Done?
Ardakani, Ellie P.; Ted Urbancic, Katie Bosman Investigation of the impact of depleted zones and completion sequence on hydraulic fracturing performance using microseismic collective behaviour analysis
Arnott, Bill R.W.C.
(and countless student researchers)
The Non-Conforming Sequence Stratigraphic Development of an Ancient Continent Margin Turbidite System, Neoproterozoic Windermere Supergroup, Western Canada
Arthur, Jessie M.; Jennifer Winter Carbon Capture in Alberta: Costs, Benefits, and Policy
Ayasse, Dr. Conrad Low-energy heavy oil production process
Babadi, Nooshin Habibi; Jeevan L. Narayan Evolution and Emerging Techniques of Digital Image Processing, Aid of Aster and ETM+ Data to Target the Minerals and Rock Types of Proterozoic Sedimentary Basin
Babadi, Nooshin Habibi; L. Mahesh Bilwa, P. Madesha Investigation of sedimentary and stratigraphy from Upper Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) from Gurpi formation, Ilam area, North West of Iran
Badawy, Dr. Wael The Art of Engagement
Badawy, Dr. Wael Presentation Skill to engage your audience - A Behaviour Prospective
Bahia, Breno; Mauricio D. Sacchi Quaternion Multichannel SSA for Multicomponent Seismic Data
Baig, Adam M.; Ellie P. Ardakani Appropriateness of Source Models in Interpreting Microseismicity: Is a Penny-Shaped Crack Model Sufficient?
Baig, Adam M.; Ellie P. Ardakani Using Machine Learning Approaches to Characterize Stress Flow Based on Seismicity
Barbarano, Marta; John Martin, David A. Riley, Ceri Roach, Tim J. Pearce Chemostratigraphy and sedimentary provenance analysis for the Jeanne d’Arc and Flemish Pass basins, Grand Banks, East Coast Canada
Bayne, William W.; Dalila Cherief, Gary Myers Improved 3D seismic processing leads to improved interpretation capabilities: example from the Fold and Thrust Belt of western San Joaquin Basin
Becerra Delmoral, Rafael A. Technical Evaluation of the Carbon/Oxygen logs Run in Blocks V and VI of the Lamar Field in the Maracaibo Lake Basin, Venezuela
Behr, John M.; Tom Weedmark, Ron Spencer XRF Interpretation: Problems and Possibilities for the Montney
Bennett, Barry; David R.K. Robertson Geochemical Tools Applied to Thermal Recovery Operations
Bestmann, Ibinabo; Fernando Castellanos, Mirko van der Baan Master event relocation of microseismic event using the subspace detector
Beyrami, Hossein; Naser Keshavarz Farajkhah, Peyman P. Moghaddam, Mahdi Sharifi An NPML Boundary Conditions for Second-Order Viscoacoustic Wave Equation in Time Domain
Bialowas, Brad; Bogdan Batlai, John Nieto, Graham Janega Managing Induced Seismicity in Canbriam’s Altares Field in the Montney Formation, N.E. British Columbia – an Update
Billington, Tyler R.; Bill, R.W.C. Arnott Sedimentologic and Petrographic Evidence of Flow Confinement in a Passive Continental Margin Slope Channel Complex, Isaac Formation, Windermere Supergroup, British Columbia, Canada
Bjarnason, Alicia D. A Space of Their Own: A Spatial Analysis of Professional Women’s Groups within the Geoscience Setting in Alberta

Bjarnason, Alicia D.
AWSN Work Re-engagement Program – Identifying Barriers and Solutions for STEM Women with Career Gaps and supplying Alberta STEM Companies with resources on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Bjorndahl, Shanelle R.; Per K. Pedersen The Influences of Structural Highlands on Channel Stacking and Reservoir Quality, Atlas Member, Saskatchewan
Bonnell, Andrew Hydraulic Fracturing of Unconventional Plays with Unconventional Water
Bosman, Katherine; Ted Urbancic, Ellie Ardakani, Adam Baig Utilization of SMTI Approaches to Characterize Fracture Spacing: Significance of Fractal versus Periodic Fracturing in Extending Fracture Networks
Bouchemla, Imad; Dr. Bendella Mohamed Ichnology of "Argiles de Faïdja" Formation of Oxfordian-Kimmeridgian Age in Aïn Bezzez Area (Nador Mounts, Algeria)
Boulet, Marc J. Google your way to maximising geoscientific value
Boutin, Louis-Charles; Mike Brewster COSIA Regional Groundwater Solutions Project for the Southern Athabasca Oil Sands – Predictive Simulations on Long Term Usability of Major Aquifers
Branscombe, Paulina; Kelsey MacCormack, Hilary Corlett, Ben Hathway, Tyler Hauck, Jesse Peterson, Mahshid Babakhani Building a 3D Provincial Geological Framework Model of Alberta – Version 1: Integrating decades of geological interpretation and 620,812 data points
Brinsky, Jordan A re-examination of regional groundwater flow regimes in part of the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin
Britton, Ed The Gig Economy: Micro-Businessing Your Work
Brost, Douglas Seismic source selection within Alberta’s woodlands
Brownridge, Steve The Clearwater Formation at Marten Hills: A case study
Burkholder, M. Kent How do we justify more data in a cost cutting world?
Canales, Mauricio Reyes; Mirko van der Baan Monte Carlo simulations for analysis and prediction of non-stationary magnitude-frequency distributions in probabilistic seismic hazard analysis
Caplan, Mark L.; Jonah Resnick, Matthew Power, Marc Enter QEMSCAN Analysis of the McMurray Formation, Telephone Lake Asset, Northeastern Alberta, Canada
Carozzi, Fernanda; Mauricio D. Sacchi Simultaneous reconstruction and denoising of 5D seismic records via robust Parallel Matrix Factorization (PMF)
Caulfield, Case; Colm Murphy, Mihaly Temes, Janos Csizmeg, Vladislava Kukavica, Arso Putnikovic Integrating Full Tensor Gravity, Magnetic and Seismic in the Pannonian Basin of Croatia: New Methods and Applications in a Proven Hydrocarbon Basin
Caulfield, Case; Josh Curtis Seismic Information Entropy: a new attribute for seismic interpretation
Chambers, Kit; Aaron Booterbaugh Improving microseismic data quality with noise attenuation techniques
Chatellier, Jean-Yves; Amjed Cheema, Jamil Afzal Power of XRF and high-resolution shades of grey profiling in characterizing Duvernay properties
Chatellier, Jean-Yves; Tristan Euzen, Andy Mort, Damien Thenin Revealing fault control on hydrocarbon distribution in the Montney Play: a 3-D exploratory statistics approach
Chen, Huaizhen; Kris Innanen Estimation of fractured weaknesses and attenuation factors from azimuthal seismic data
Chen, Ke; Mauricio D. Sacchi Time-domain elastic Gauss-Newton full-waveform inversion via matrix-free adjoint-state method
Chen, Zhuoheng; Chunqing Jiang, Xiaojun Liu Forward and inverse modeling of kerogen generation kinetics based on routine Rock-Eval pyrolysis with application examples from Canadian sedimentary basins and elsewhere
Chernetsov, Max Economic Water & Electricity (EWE)
Cho, David; Evan Mutual, James Muraro, Karsten Thacker Chasing Not-so-Bright spots in the Lithic Glauc: Reservoir Sands or shale?
Choi, Jaeyoung; Hyun-sik Yun Comparison of As, Ni, Zn, Cd, and Pb removal using treatment agents at mine area
Chopra, Satinder; Kurt J. Marfurt Advances in coherence computation - multispectral and multiazimuth
Chopra, Satinder; Ritesh Kumar Sharma Challenges in the characterization of shale resource plays
Chopra, Satinder; Ritesh Kumar Sharma, Graziella Kirtland Grech, Bent Erlend Kjølhamer Characterization of high-amplitude seismic anomalies in the Hoop Fault Complex, Barents Sea
Chopra, Satinder; Ritesh Kumar Sharma, Kurt J. Marfurt Inversion benefits from untrackable horizon picking
Clarkson, C.R.; A. Ghanizadeh, H. Hamdi, K.M. Clarke, Z. Yang, B. Haghshenas, N. Riazi, A. Vahedian, C. Song, B. Rashidi, H.J. Deglint, C. DeBuhr, J.M. Wood, D. Royer, T. Grimison Advanced Core/Cutting Analysis Methods for Evaluation of Enhanced Oil Recovery in Tight Oil and Liquid-Rich Gas Reservoirs
Cova, Raul; Bernie K. Law, Kris Innanen Multicomponent land data pre-processing for FWI: a benchmark dataset
Cui, Xiaojun; Brent Nassichuk Permeability of the Montney Formation in the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin: Insights from Different Laboratory Measurements
Currie, Carolyn How does the Montney measure up?
Dakin, Eugene S. Fracturing GeoChemistry Best Practices with Water Management in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin
Davies, Bryn; Kay-Cee Hermanson, Denise Yee, Darrel Koo, Ryan Luther, Abbie Rolf von den Baumen Multidisciplinary Determination of the Key Drivers in the Delaware Wolfcamp Formation and the Duvernay Formation
Deng, Wubing; Igor Morozov Lagrangian Mechanical Model of Porous Rock
Deng, Wubing; Igor Morozov Physical Interpretation of the Cole-Cole Model in Viscoelasticity
Deng, Wubing; Igor Morozov Q-Compensation by Iterative Time-Domain Deconvolution
Devere-Bennett, Noel; Sorrel B. Holmes, Dragana Todorovic-Marinic Optimizing Well Pair Placement Using Biomarker Geochemistry: An Integrated Approach with 3D Geomodeling
Dick, M.J.; D. Green, T. Kenney, D. Veselinovic, J. Tallarita, M.A. Smith Quick and Simple Porosity Measurement at the Well Site
Dong, Tian; Julia M. McMillan, Nicholas B. Harris, Levi J. Knapp, David L. Bish Thermal maturity and geochemical compositional controls on geomechanical properties in Upper Devonian Duvernay Formation, Western Canada Sedimentary Basin
Dorey, Kathleen Translating 2D Seismic to New Oil and Gas Resources
Dorey, Kathleen Westward Extension of Prolific Eagle Ford/Haynesville (Eqv.) Production into Mexico
Downton, Jonathan E.; Daniel P. Hampson Deep Neural Networks to predict reservoir properties from seismic
Du, Yue; Dong Shi, Bernd Milkereit Deriving Geotechnical Parameters from Density and Incomplete Seismic Datasets
Duchek, Sheila C. Injection Well Field Optimization using Analytical Methods
Dunn, Craig Diversified: Finding Energy Opportunities as a Geoscientist in a Politically Polarized Market
Eaid, Matt; Kris Innanen Modeling the sensitivity of shaped DAS fibre-optic cables to elastic wave data
Eaton, David W.; Nadine Igonin, Andrew Poulin, Ron Weir, Hongliang Zhang, Scott Pellegrino, German Rodriguez Tony Creek Dual Microseismic Experiment (ToC2ME)
Echikh, Khaled; Linda Echikh The Silurian Play: Geology and Hydrocarbon Occurrence in the Ghadames-Berkine-Illizi (Algeria,Tunisia, Libya)
Eisner, Leo; František Stanĕk, Zuzana Jechumtálová, Chris Heaver Microseismicity to production – what do we need to measure first?
Ekpo, Eneanwan; David W. Eaton, Ronald Weir Basement Tectonics and Fault Reactivation in Alberta, Canada
El Badri, Osama; Igor B. Morozov Measurement of apparent attenuation in seismic sections by using waveform synthetics
Ellison, Dennis; Glenn Larson Qualitative Comparisons of Surface Deformation over a SAGD Reservoir in Alberta
Ellison, Dennis; Greg Cameron Imaging complex structures with near-surface and residual static corrections coupled to depth migration
Emmerson, Brian Simple geomodels to improve individual horizontal well results in the Deep Basin: a guide for non-experts
England, Timothy D.J. Late Cretaceous Georgia Basin: remapping a major forearc sedimentary basin on the Pacific margin of British Columbia
Everett, Robert V. Vsh or Element to Mineral Methods: Take your Best Shot
Falkovskiy, Alex Rank-Reduction Filters for 3 and 4 Spatial Dimensions
Fathalian, Ali; Kris Innanen Viscoacoustic VTI and TTI wave equations and their application for anisotropic reverse time migration: Constant-Q approximation
Fedenczuk, Leon; J.K. Graham, T. Pehlke Three Approaches to Predicting ESP Pump Failures during SAGD Operations
Fermin, Anilec C.; Ysabel C. Nava, Omair Sadiq, Steve Lyster Alberta’s Oil Sands Probabilistic Reserves and Resources Evaluation
Ferrebus, Carmen; Fernando Castillo, Lynn Anderson, Connie McLaren Enhanced seismic impact for accurate Pore Pressure Prediction. S.E. Trinidad & Tobago Case
Fockler, Meridee J. Is This the New "Normal"?
Fowler, Martin; Jamie Webb, Casey Hubert, Carmen Li, Adam Macdonald Implications for Petroleum Systems on the deep water Scotian Slope, offshore Nova Scotia based on geochemical and microbiological analyses of piston core samples
Galan, Earl; Ben Stephenson, Will Williams, Jeff Macdonald, Ryan Carduner, Ali Azad, Ulrich Zimmer Geometry and failure mechanisms from microseismic in the Duvernay Shale (Canada) to explain changes in well performance with drilling azimuth
Galbraith, Jessica M. Communicating the Value in GeoScience – Quantify, Communicate, Improve
Gerami, Homayoun; Patty Evans Implementation of AVO, AVOAz Inversion and Ant Tracking Techniques in Wembley Valhalla Integrated Merge 3D Seismic Survey, Alberta
Ghanizadeh, Amin; C.R. Clarkson, K.M. Clarke, Z. Yang, B. Rashidi, A. Vahedian, C. Song, C. Debuhr, B. Haghshenas, O.H. Ardakani, H. Sanei, D.P. Royer Impact of Entrained Hydrocarbon and Organic Matter Components on Reservoir Quality of Organic-Rich Shales: Implications for Sweet Spot Identification in the Duvernay Formation Canada
Gholinezhad, Sajjad; Peyman Mohammadmoradi Upscaling of Anisotropic Reservoirs Using Quad-Tree Decomposition
Gordon, Adriana; Don C. Lawton VSP processing of Distributed Acoustic Sensing and geophone data at CaMI Field Research Station, Newell County, Alberta
Grygar, Martin Taming the Disposal Cost Dragon
Guarido, Marcelo; Raul Cova, Sergio J. Romahn, Laurence R. Lines, Robert Ferguson, Kristopher Innanen Fast waveform inversion: a low-cost solution for the full waveform inversion
Hall, Brendon J.; Sean Gulick, Auriol Rae, David Holmes Core Image Classification using Deep Features
Hall, Kevin W.; Don C. Lawton, Thomas M. Daley, Barry M. Freifeld, Paul Cook Effect of source effort and source distance on DAS data at CaMI.FRS, Newell County, Alberta
Hamza, Farrukh; Farrokh Sheibani Hamid, Hadibeik, Mehdi Azari, Mohamed Esawi, Sandeep Ramakrishna Geomechanical Analysis of Diagnostic Fracture Injection Test to Characterize Natural Fractures
Han, Jiajun; Brain Russell, Jon Downton Stabilization on Instantaneous Curvature
Hardeman, Heather K.; Matt McDonald, Michael P. Lamoureux Scale-invariant Image Recognition using Convolutional Neural Networks and Wavelet Analysis
Hardeman, Heather K.; Matt McDonald, Tom Daley, Barry Freifeld, Michael P. Lamoureux, Don Lawton Vertical Seismic Profiling using Distributed Acoustic Sensing at the CaMI Field Research Station
Harrison, Christopher B.; Philip Sokol, Paul Thacker Geographic Information Systems For Seismic Line Optimization
Harris, Nicholas B.; Maria Mastalerz, Julia M. McMillan, Levi J. Knapp Stratigraphic Patterns of Organic Carbon Enrichment in the Upper Devonian Duvernay Formation, Alberta
Harrison, Christopher B.; Philip Sokol, Paul Thacker Geographic Information Systems For Seismic Line Optimization
Hartel, Tim H. Devonian-Carboniferous reservoirs and the utopian eustatic sea level curve
Hassan, Hassan H., Serguei Goussev Automatic identification of basement geomorphic features in the Peace River Arch using curvature attributes of magnetic data
Hassan, Hassan H., Serguei Goussev Delineation of curvilinear structures on magnetic images using eigenvalues of Hessian based vesselness filter
Hawkes, Chris; Mostafa Gorjian, Sepidehalsadat Hendi A Study of Hydraulic Fracture Containment in the Bakken Formation, Southeast Saskatchewan
Hayes, Derek A.; Eric R. Timmer, Michael J. Ranger, Murray K. Gingras It’s About to Get a Lot Less Salty – Comparison of a Fluvial Outcrop to Estuarine Outcrops Using UAV-­Based Outcrop Modelling in the Lower Cretaceous McMurray Formation
Hebert, Camille; Erica Veglio, Bernd Milkereit Building 3D Density Models for Exploration
Henley, David A shift in time: time-lapse detection using interferometry
Hermanson, Kay-Cee M.; Morgan Kwan Leveraging Data Analytics to Understand Key Drivers Within the Montney
Hirschmiller, John J.; Chad P. Lemke Estimating ‘Gas Initially in Place’ in the Spirit River Formation, and Relationships to Production and Economics – From Brazeau to Wapiti, Alberta
Horner, Sean; Harrison K. Martin, Cynthia Hagstrom, Stephen M. Hubbard Aptian Drainage Dynamics in the Alberta Basin Derived from Mapping McMurray Formation Paleo-Valleys
Howe, Wilson Ultra-wide Broadband Seismic Monitoring System Development
Hubert, Casey; Carmen Li, Anirban Chakraborty, Deidra Stacey, Daniel Gittins, Bernie Bernard, James Brooks, Adam Macdonald, Jamie Webb, Martin Fowler Microbiological approaches for de-risking offshore deep water oil and gas exploration
Humez, Pauline; Leah Wilson, Michael Nightingale, Bernhard Mayer A redox aqueous geochemistry approach to predict methane occurrence in shallow aquifers in Alberta, Canada
Iverson, Andrew S.; Kristopher A. H. Innanen, Daniel O. Trad Internal multiple prediction in the time and offset domains
Iverson, Andrew S.; Marco A. Perez, Pippa M. Murphy Pushing the limits of the Montney at Gold Greek – from seismic to stimulation
- Part 1
Iwuoha, Sochi C.; Behrad Rashidi, Per K. Pedersen, Christopher R. Clarkson Inverse reservoir property estimation and artificial neural network-assisted 3D modeling of the Montney Formation, Alberta
James, Bruce Using the Movement of Fluids within a Reservoir Over Geological Time to Improve Reservoir Characterization
Jauer, Christopher D.; Gordon N. Oakey Davis Strait West: petroleum potential in a volcanic rifted margin
Javanbakhti, Ahmad; Larry Lines, David Gray Empirical Modeling of the Saturated Shear Modulus in Heavy Oil Saturated Rocks
Jensen, Gavin K.S. Results from a Brine Sampling Project: Investigating the Mineral Potential of Brines in Saskatchewan, Canada, in particular the Lithium Potential
Jerome, Thomas Expliciting what efficient team work should be in geomodeling projects
Jia, Suzie; Ron Wong, David Eaton A Laboratory Acoustic Emission Experiment on Montney Shale
Jiang,Chunqing; Zhuoheng Chen, Dale Issler, Kirk Osadetz An Organic Geochemical Investigation of the Paktoa C-60 Oil, Beaufort-Mackenzie Basin
Jnah, Kamal Abo; Yichuan Wang, Igor B. Morozov Accurate Acoustic Impedance and True Reflectivities in Teapot Dome Dataset
Kalashnikova, Vita V.; Arif Butt, Stéphanie Guidard Prony Decomposition for Sealing and Leaking fault analysis
Kalashnikova, Vita V.; Rune Øverås, Ivar Meisingset, Daria Krasova, Arif Butt High Resolution Velocity Attribute for Reservoirs, Lithology and Pore Pressure Prediction
Kalashnikova, Vita V.; Rune Øverås, Arif Butt, Stéphanie Guidard Potential of Prony and Phase Decompositions for Reservoir Prediction
Kazemi, Nasser; Roman Shor, Kris Innanen Imaging with a seismic-while-drilling dataset
Keating, Scott D.; Kristopher A Innanen Reducing cross-talk with multi-resolution QFWI
Kent, Alana H.; David W. Eaton Utilizing Seismic attributes and the Microseismic response to characterize a region of the Horn River Basin
Khan, Ahmad; Osman Salad Hersi, Sajjad Ahmed Lithofacies properties, biostratigraphy and depositional setting of the Paleocene Lockhart Limestone, Hazara and Potwar Sub-basins, Northeast Pakistan
Khani, Hojjat; H. Hamdi, Z. Chen, M. Costa Sousa, L.X. Nghiem Geologically Consistent History Matching of SAGD Process Using Probability Perturbation Method
Khondakar, Lubna Yesmin; M Badrul Imam Diagenesis and Secondary Porosity of the Neogene Sandstones, in the North-Eastern part of Bangladesh: Implications for the Reservoir Characterization of the Bengal Basin
Knapp, Levi J.; Takashi Nanjo, Omid Haeri-Ardakani, Hamed Sanei Towards the quantification of unique organic matter components in Duvernay Formation mudstones
Kohlruss, Dan J. Karst Controlled Reservoirs of the Jura-Cretaceous Success Formation and Mississippian Madison Group, West-Central Saskatchewan
Kola-Ojo, Muyi Using Similarity Attribute as a Quality Control Tool in 5D Interpolation
Kondrat, Darren; Valentina Baranova, Azer Mustaqeem Rock Physics and Inversion Case Study of Lower Mannville Lithic Channel - an Interpreter Perspective
Koning, Tako Exploring in Africa for Oil & Gas in Naturally Fractured Basement Reservoirs
Koshin, Ebbyan; Dr. Osman Salad Hersi Variability of Subsurface Distribution of the Late Jurassic Roseray Formation, Southwestern Saskatchewan
Kowaluk, Mark; Joshua WY. Lee Benchmarking Completion Strategies in the Montney and Duvernay
Kravchinsky, Edouard; Mirko van der Baan, Javad Kazemian Seismic Hazard and Cellular Automaton
Kurosawa, Isao; Michael de Groot A Comparison of Microseismic response and hyduralic fracture monitoring through DAS: A case Study from Montney
Kuvaev, Igor; Igor Uvarov, Vlad Payrazyan, Julian Stahl Geoscience evolution: New approaches to real-time geosteering
Kwan, Morgan; Samir Maliki, Kay-Cee Hermanson Montney versus North America Completions Comparison
Lane, Darcy; Matt Hogg Chemical Tracer Case Studies – Practical Applications for Completion Optimization
Lang, Aaron Kyle Graveyards of Industry – Exploring the effects of a resource-reliant economy on the towns of early Alberta
Lappin, Liz Petro-Lithium: The Evolution of Energy in Alberta
Lavoie, Denis; Omid Haeri Ardakani, Nicolas Pinet, Julito Reyes, Ryan Dhillon Thermal history of the Hudson Bay Basin – An evaluation based on a multiple-tool approach
Law, Bernard; Daniel Trad Velocity model building by slope tomography
Law, David; Per Kent Pedersen Relationship Between Geologic Variability in a Deltaic Setting and Production Variability in the Dunvegan Formation, Kaybob South Field Area, Alberta, Canada
Lawal, Lateef Owolabi Fracking / Brittleness Index: the effects of porosity, compressibility, storativity and elastic constants
Leaney, Scott; Jeroen Jocker Sonic tensor completion
Lee, Ben Local Energy for Local Development
Li, Junxiao; Kris Innanen, Bing Wang A new second order absorbing boundary layer formulation for anisotropic-elastic wavefeld simulation
Li, Ruiqiang; Maurice Dusseault An Overview of Shale Gas Deposits in Eastern Canada
Liu, Ruikun Pan-African Footprints in a Shuaiba Carbonate Field Northern Oman and its Implication for Field Development Planning and Well Reservoir Management
Liu, Yexin Machine learning to enhance the vertical resolution of seismic geostatistical inversion
Liu, Yexin; Zhuoheng Chen, Chunqing (Dennis) Jiang Formation tops identification from wireline logs with deep convolutional neural network
Liu, Yihua; Jianuo Wang, Guanyu Zhang, Milovan Fustic New Insights about Organic Matter and Petroleum Migration from co-occurence of two organic phases with contrasting properties in Lower Carboniferous Banff Formation
Liu, Yihua; Guanyu Zhang, Jianuo Wang, Milovan Fustic, Gerald Osborn Rocks, Organics, Strength, Relief – Behind the Scenic Banff Formation Outcrops
Lord, Elaine L.; Nicholas B. Harris Evaporite Sedimentology in South-Central Alberta: Prairie Evaporite and Lotsberg Formations
Lv, Siming (Emma); Dr. Kris Innanen Characterizing intrinsic and stratigraphic Q in VSP data with information measures, part I
Lv, Siming (Emma); Dr. Kris Innanen Characterizing intrinsic and stratigraphic Q in VSP data with information measures, part II
Lynch, Dr. Steven What Lies Beyond the Rainbow
Lynn, Heloise; Mike Perz Prestack P-P Azimuthal Amplitudes in the Washout 3D full azimuth full offset survey
MacAulay, Blaire L. Proactive Water Communication by Oil and Gas Producers in the Lochend Area
MacDonald, Geoff; Scott McLeod, Dean Knight The Ostracod Fm. in Alberta’s Deep Basin: applying petroleum system fundamentals to identify an underexplored lacustrine basin
MacKay, Mason K.; David W. Eaton, Christopher R. Clarkson Time-Frequency Analysis of Treatment Pressure
Macquet, Marie; Donald C. Lawton, Amin Saeedfar Reservoir simulation and feasibility study for seismic monitoring at CaMI.FRS, Newell County, Alberta
Magsipoc, Earl; Giovanni Grasselli Simulation of rock fragmentation by TBM disc cutter using the hybrid finite-discrete element method
Mai, H.; B. Komaromi, P.K Pedersen Comparative fracture characterization from geological media, Cretaceous Mannville Group, Livingstone Falls, Southwest Alberta
Margrave, Gary F. Quantifying footprint
Marsh, Arden Hydrocarbon Accumulations in the Mississippian of Southeastern Saskatchewan
Maxwell, Shawn C.; D. Garrett, P. Mamer and A. Pirayehgar Fault Activation During Multi-Well Completion: Fault Slip to Ground Motion
Maxwell, Shawn C.; Jim Hazzard; Will Pettitt Geomechanical Investigation of Hydraulic Fracture Interaction with Pre-Existing Fractures: Geomechanical Impact on Fracture Geometry, Proppant Distribution and Microseismic Response
McElgunn, Julia M. Reinventing Your Career
McHarg, David; Paige Mamer Induced Seismicity in the Doe-Dawson Area of British Columbia
McKean, Scott H.; Jeffrey A. Priest, Dave W. Eaton A geomechanical comparison of the Duvernay and the Montney
McKean, Scott H.; Jeffrey A. Priest, David W. Eaton, Jordan Philips, Mirko van der Baan An Industry Perspective on Induced Seismicity
Meskaranian, Mahjoobeh; Peyman P. Moghaddam A comparative study on sensitivity analysis of frequency and time domain full waveform inversion
Mitchell, Robert J. Global Significance of CCUS
Moghadam, Alireza A.; Nicholas Harris, Tian Dong, Nathalia A. Angulo, Juan S. Gomez Correlating Dynamic and Static Mechanical Properties of Horn River Shale
Moloudi, Farhad; Sonour Shokati Assessment of Climate Change in Northern Zagros Forests using Stochastic Weather Generator
Mondol, Nazmul H. Seal quality prediction using E-Poisson's ratio rock physics templet- A case study from the Norwegian Barents Sea
Monsegny, Jorge E. Bi-objective optimization for seismic survey design
Moradi, Shahpoor; Daniel Trad Quantum computation with applications in seismic problems
Mottahedeh, Rocky Active Geosteering with 3D Models in Unconventionals
Mundle, Scott O.C.; Court Sandau Identifying Gas Migration issues and characterizing their source zones using geochemical approaches
Murphy, Pippa M.; Marco A. Perez, Andrew S. Iverson Pushing the limits of the Montney at Gold Greek – from seismic to stimulation
- Part 3
Naghizadeh, Mostafa; Mauricio D. Sacchi 3D ground-roll attenuation using hybrid Fourier and de-aliased Cadzow reconstruction
Nemeth, Dr. Balazs Estimating porosity of carbonate rocks by sequential applied neural network based seismic inversion
Newson, Andrew C. Detachment Anticlines and Synclines and their Impact on the Tertiary and Cretaceous Reservoirs of the Zagros Fold and Thrust Belt in Kurdistan
Newson, Andrew C. Seismic Imaging of the Overturned Limb of a Footwall Syncline and its Impact on Exploration in Fold and Thrust Belts.
Niccoli, Matteo; Thomas Speidel Data science tools for petroleum exploration and production
Nicholas, Holly A.; Per Kent Pedersen Petrographic and petrophysical comparison of Cardium light oil reservoirs between east and west Pembina Field
Nixon, Chris; Bradley King, Randy Kofman, Doug Schmitt Shock metamorphosed Granite of the Chicxulub Impact Basin and very low seismic velocities: A case study
Noad, Jon A comparison between outcropping Oldman and Paskapoo Formation fluvial sandstones in the Calgary region, with implications for subsurface gas exploration
Noad, Jon Simply hot air: A review of the helium potential of western Canada, applying learnings from the US and other helium resources
Noyahr, Christopher; Nicholas B. Harris, Jonathon C. Banks, Brad Hayes Petrophysical Characterization of a Geothermal Reservoir near Hinton, Alberta
O’Neill, Paul; Gemma Hildred, Brian Zaitlin, Eliza Mathia, Tim Morgan A Chemostratigraphic and Geomechanical approach for enhanced reservoir characterization and optimization from the Spirit River Group of the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin
Obodovsky, Amanda K. Impact Craters in Seismic Data: A New Look At Old Structure
Ogunfolabo, Taofeek Agboola Petrophysical and Sequence Stratigraphic Analyses
Oleksandr, Mandryk; Makarov Andrii Using the method of measurement of the Earth's natural pulsed electromagnetic field for the study of tectonic fault zones
Olson, Terri; Mark Longman, Kitty Milliken, William Drake Silica Diagenesis in the Devonian Woodford Shale (Central Basin Platform, West Texas) and Cretaceous Mowry Shale (Powder River Basin, Wyoming): Controls on Reservoir Quality
Osadetz, Kirk G.; Mehran Pooladi-Darvish, Jacek A. Majorowicz Athabasca carbon dioxide storage as gas hydrate: A call for improved current and recent temperature and permafrost data and histories
Osadetz, Kirk G.; Andrew Mort, Lloyd R. Snowdon, Donald C. Lawton, Zhuoheng Chen, Amin Saeedfar Western Canada Sedimentary Basin Petroleum Systems: Where is the Secondary Biogenic Gas?
Ouenes, Ahmed The added value of geophysics in estimating natural fractures and reservoir stresses in 3G integrated workflows
Ourishian, Levon; Elena Konstantinovskaya, Nicholas B. Harris Vertical Anisotropy of the Lower Jurassic Gordondale Shales (Alberta) and Geomechanical Modeling for Optimization of Hydraulic Fracturing
Paes, Atila S.; David W. Eaton Energy-stack and Kurtosis: the dynamic duo for microseismic event identification
Pedersen, Per Kent; David Cronkwright Bakken Sequence Stratigraphic model for the Williston Basin
Pendrel, John V.; Henk J. Schouten Dealing with Inversion Uncertainties and Sensitivities
Pendrel, John V.; Henk J. Schouten Facies Identification – Using all the Information
Percy, Emma L.; Per K. Pedersen Black shale or mud aggregate sandstone? Depositional processes of a world-class source rock
Perez, Marco A.; Pippa M. Murphy, Andrew S. Iverson Pushing the limits of the Montney at Gold Greek – from seismic to stimulation
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Peterson, Fred M.; Brian H. Russell, Daniel P. Hampson, Regan Kennedy Pre-stack Simultaneous Inversion Errors – Relation to Deconvolution Phase Error
Pickering, Robert Sonic Velocities & Depth Conversion
Pierre, Aurelien; Nicole Frechette, Tara Branter, Aaron Shelby-James, Shahab Siddiqui Geo-modelling approach to unconventional plays: workflow and examples from Canadian Deep Basin and Duvernay Formation
Pinnow, Rachelle Atterberg Limits Testing for Characterization of Quaternary Till Caprock at Borealis Ridge
Pirie, Iain C. Using NMR T1-T2 Relaxation Times for Fluid Evaluation in Unconventional Resources
Potter, Gregory X. Hydrogeological Mapping in Saskatchewan
Pyke, Kevin; Jeff Taylor A Novel Approach to Petrophysics in the Canadian Oil Sands
Reimchen, Aaron; Dane Gregoris, Kristina Repchuk Deriving Value in Unconventional Plays using Data Analytics: Case Study of the Denver-Julesburg Basin, Colorado
Reine, Carl Improving Facies Classification in the Presence of Gas with Joint PP-PS Inversion
Ren, Weishan; Ben Hollands, Guoai Pan Realistic geological modeling of Mariana Thornbury Oil Sands reservoir
Renaud, Evan D.; Nicholas B. Harris, Jonathan C. Banks, John A. W. Weissenberger Geothermal Resource Characterization of the Slave Point Formation at Clarke Lake Field, Fort Nelson, B.C., Canada
Reynen, Andrew; Kit Chambers, Sepideh Karimi, Dario Baturan Integrating Machine Learning into Real Time Processing of Earthquakes
Riazi, Naimeh; Brian Russell, Christopher R. Clarkson Linking Rock Physics Modeling and Time-lapse Seismic Inversion in the Montney Formation
Rivero, Jose; Q. Li Effects of Rock Mechanical Properties and Deformational Behavior on Caprock Integrity in Thermal Operations
Robinson, Cooper Case Studies in Alberta: Profitable Methane Abatement Projects
Rodríguez-Pradilla, Germán; David W. Eaton The Application of the Signal Duration Method for Magnitude Estimation of Microseismic Events
Rogers, Steve What Can Discrete Fracture Network Analysis Tell Us About Induced Seismicity In The Montney Formation?
Rogers, Steve; Kalman Benedek, Peter Thomson Understanding the Role of Natural Fractures and Faults as Potential Fluid Pathways through the Colorado Shale
Romahn, Sergio; Marcelo Guarido, Kristopher Innanen Comparison between RTM gradient and PSPI gradient in the process of FWI
Romero-Sarmiento, Maria-Fernanda; Guillaume Berthe, Sebastian Ramiro-Ramirez, Marc Fleury, Ralf Littke Integrated geochemical and petrophysical analytical workflow to characterize unconventional shale resource systems: Application to the Vaca Muerta Formation in the Neuquén Basin, Argentina
Sanavi, Hamideh; Peyman P. Moghaddam True Amplitude Depth Migration with Curvelets
Sánchez Martínez, John J.; Apostolos Kantzas, Carla Santiago Tight Media Wettability Analysis by High Pressure Spontaneous Imbibition
Sanei, Hamed; Omid H. Ardakani How Ion Milling Does or Does Not Alter Organic Matter
Sarvaramini, Erfan; Robert Gracie, Maurice Dusseault Characterization of Stimulated Volume Evolution during Multiple Hydraulic Fracturing Stimulation in Naturally Fractured Rocks
Sayers, Colin M.; Lennert D. den Boer Constructing a discrete fracture network using seismic inversion to predict elastic and seismic properties plus fluid-flow anisotropy
Schieck, David G. Quaternary buried valley characterization on the Canadian Prairies using a Shear Land-streamer
Schwangler, Martin; Nicholas, B. Harris The use of apatite fission track thermochronology to unravel uplift and erosion history for 2D- basin modeling in frontier petroleum basins – a case study of western Newfoundland.
Schwartz, Kenneth M. Reservoir Characterization and Development Strategies of the Permian Wolfcamp and Bone Spring Formations of the Delaware Basin, West Texas and Southeast New Mexico, USA
Seel, Kevin; Rasel Hossain, Alberto Alva-Argaez Decision Support for Optimizing Unconventional Development Planning and Water Management
Sharma, Ritesh Kumar; Satinder Chopra, James Keay, Hossein Nemati, Larry Lines A novel workflow for predicting TOC in the Utica play
Sharma, Ritesh Kumar; Satinder Chopra, Larry Lines Integration of geomechanical and mineralogical data for fracability evaluation in Utica shale play
Shi, Dong; Bernd Milkereit 3D Seismic Anelastic Waveform Modelling of Intrinsic and Scattering Attenuation Effects
Shtand, Jason E. Don’t Call it a Comeback – Delivering the Goods in the Alida Unit, SE Saskatchewan
Silva, Pablo Lacerda; Robert M. Bustin Regional Evaluation of the Doig Formation Thickness, Organic Richness and Maturity
Silva, Renzo; Jon Halvard Pedersen, Rolando di Primio, Lloyd Snowdon, Haiping Huang, Steve Larter Routes and progress in age dating fluid residence time in subsurface reservoirs: Issues and E&P Applications
Skorinski, Dmitri; Philip Leung, Peter Aaron, Grant Byerley, David Monk Compensating for near surface changes in time lapse processing of land seismic. A case history from Midland Basin
Soltanzadeh, Mehrdad; Matt Baird Hybrid Data-Physics Analytics for Integrated Characterization of Unconventional Plays
Spackman, Tyler W.; Don C. Lawton Seismic monitoring with continuous seismic sources
Spencer, Ron; Tom Weedmark, Justin Besplug, Heather Wright, John M. Behr SEM Fabric Analyses of the Montney Formation: An Aid to Determination of Reservoir Properties
St-Onge, Andy Hydrocarbon trap model for glacial strata in the Great Plains area
St-Onge, Andy Non-tectonic faulting and reservoir enhancement in the WCSB
Stancliffe, Russell P.W.; Grant Sanden, Yannai Segal, Martin Trobec Mudstones and siltstones: geologically under-utilised sediments in bitumen pay descriptions, with examples from the McMurray and Clearwater Formations
Sun, Jian; Kris Innanen, Daniel Trad, Yu Geng Multicomponent inverse scattering series internal multiple prediction part II: domains and implementions
Sun, Ye; Edward S. Krebes Solutions of the Equation of Motion with Absorption for some common sources
Sunjay, Sunjay Seismic Imaging and Interpretation Techniques
Super, Samantha; Stephen M. Hubbard, William Matthews, Ranjot S. Brar, Daniel S. Coutts, Sean Horner, Marco Venieri Provenance signals in Upper Cretaceous-Paleogene strata, Alberta Basin, Canada
Sutherland, Liz; Jordan Clark, Matt Dupont, Maia Somers 20 Years of Managing Ontario Petroleum Well Data in Trust
Synnott, Dane P.; Hamed Sanei, Keith Dewing, Per Kent Pedersen, Omid H. Ardakani White light reflectance spectrometry: a new old technique in chacterizing organic matter and hydrocarbon potential in petroleum source rocks
Szatkowski, Bryan J.; Brad G. Johnston, Tierra A. Schroh, Sandeep Banerjee, David K. Kroeker, Tony A.J. Cadrin Investigating resource wells for combustible gas levels and types using intrusive and non-intrusive methodologies – will one standardized method provide an accurate assessment of combustible gas contents found in soils outside casing in all environments?
Tadayyon, Niaz Unlocking and Maximizing Your Data for Oil and Gas
Talinga, Draga A.; Carmen C. Dumitrescu, Glenn Larson Understanding the in-situ anisotropic stress field for cap-rock integrity
Taylor, Mark Robert Reactivated basement faults: Why the events that created North America may still matter for optimal shale development and conventional exploration
Terlaky, Viktor; Kathryn Fiess, Jonathan Rocheleau Results of a field and laboratory investigation of organic-rich Horn River Group shales in the southern Peel Plateau, NWT
Tomlinson, Alexa M.; Felix Todea, Ben Stephenson, Heidi Pratt Deciphering the subsurface and engineering controls on well performance in the Montney
Trad, Daniel Mismatches between physics and operators for least squares Kirchhoff and reverse time migrations
Uchida, Shinnosuke; Kotaro Sekine, Kunio Akihisa, Masato Kato, Levi J. Knapp Trial for a sensitivity analysis of hydraulic fracturing design on gas productivity by integration of fiber optic sensors and cutting samples analyses : the Montney Formation
Urbancic, Ted; J.M. Thompson, D. Anderson Can Microseismicity be Used to Define Effective Permeability?

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Probabilistic approach to reservoir quality modeling of the Montney Formation in the Pouce Coupe Field
Varban, Bogdan L.; Kelly G. Kingsmith, Shaun M. Lenz Large Scale Compensational Stacking: Clearwater – Lloydminster and Lower Grand Rapids formations, Southern Alberta
Venieri, Marco; Per Kent Pedersen Influence of Sedimentary Facies on Geomechanical Properties in the Duvernay Formation, Fox Creek Area, AB, Canada
Vragova, Volodymyr; David W. Eaton Workflow for the automated detection and processing of the induced seismicity in the Crooked Lake Area
Walker, Shawn; Harmen Keyser, Donovan Durham Airborne Gamma Ray Surveying in Hydrocarbon Exploration
Wang, Jian; Danling Wang, Zhangxin Chen Experimental study of displacement mechanism of foamy oil flow
Wang, Juefu; Mike Hall, Svetlana Bidikhova, Mingyu Zhang Coherent noise reduction by progressive greedy Radon transform
Wang, Yichuan; Igor B. Morozov Waveform Calibration of Time-Lapse Seismic Data
Wang, Yichuan; Wubing Deng, Igor B. Morozov A Simple Wavelet-Estimation Approach for Well-Log to Seismic Tying
Wearmouth, Curran D.; Bill R.W.C Arnott Spatial, Temporal and Physical Origin of Matrix-Poor to Matrix-Rich Sandstones on a Deep-Marine Slope, Isaac Formation, Neoproterzoic, Windermere Supergroup, British Columbia, Canada
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Weir, Ronald; L. Lines, D. Lawton The Duvernay Formation- the application of structure and simultaneous inversion for reservoir characterization and induced seismicity
Whittaker, Richard C.; Bridget E. Ady New Methods for Modelling Hyperextended and Deep Water Basins: Examples from the Atlantic and Circum-Arctic
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Wills, Jamie The Critical Importance of Hydrogeology to WCSB Development
Woo, Ju hwan; Chul woo Rhee, Jae hwa Jin Electrofacies classification of Horn River shale by Multi Resolution Graph-based Clustering
Wust, Raphael A.J.; Cory Twemlow, Brent Nassichuk Chemically enhancing post-fracturing oil recovery in the Duvernay Formation of Alberta
Wust, Raphael A.J.; Sam Tu, Troy Bozarth, Jason Tucker, Albert Cui, Brent Nassichuk Montney Formation multi-core chemostratigraphy and regional cross-sections across Alberta
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Yang, Lei; Daniel O. Trad, Wenyong Pan Comparison between least-squares reverse time migration and full-waveform inversion
Yao, Zhengsheng; Valentina Khatchatrian, Randy Kolesar The convenient formulae of nonhyperbolic moveout
Yee, Denise A. Geology Meets the Finance World
Yip, Jeff; P. Miller, T. Branter  Predicting Economic Value in Unexplored Regions of an Unconventional Liquids Rich Play
Yiping, Wu; Xue Zong'an, Wang Zhaoming Evaluation method of vuggy carbonate reservoir constrained by multi-parameters and its application in Mesopotamia Basin
Young, Janel Boardroom Diversity Impacts Profitability; Is Diversity a factor in Energy Investments?
Yu, Yanlong; Zhangxin Chen, Jinze Xu, Jinghong Hu Impacts of hydraulic fracture patterns on production performance of tight oil reservoirs
Zarkhidze, Alexander V.; Azza Imamshah, Nigel Seymour, Juan Perdomo An Efficency-driven Implementation of Multimeasurement Streamer Technology for High-resolution Imaging of Exploration Targets in the Flemish Pass
Zhang, Bo; Jeffery Boisvert, Rick Chalaturnyk Assessing SAGD Response due to Plastic Deformations
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Zhang, Hongliang; David W. Eaton Source Mechanisms of Hydraulic-Fracturing Induced Event Sequences in the Fox Creek Area
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Zhang, Jimmy Learnings from FiberOptic Science Pad – ECA Swan Pilot
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Zhang, Shunxin Ordovician petroleum source rock potential in Hudson Strait Basin
Zhang, Weimin; Carmen C. Dumitrescu Enhance Reservoir Characterization at Narrows Lake Oil-sands Project by Using 3-Component Seismic
Zhao, Qi; Giovanni Grasselli Understanding shear behaviour of a rough joint using surface topography scan and numerical simulation
Zhong, Jinghan; Qicong Wang, Caineng Zou The Study on Physical Properties of Unconventional Reservoir of the Mesozoic In Wangpanshan Area of Ordos Basin
Zhou, Hongyuan; Qi Zhao, Giovanni Grasselli Dilation of rock joints based on quantified surface description
Ziarani, Ali S.; Dave J. Quirk, Robert V. Hawkes and Ken Glover Hydraulic Fracturing of Shale: Challenges on Modelling Front; What we know and what we don’t