2017 Explore and Discover

00293 Xiaodong Zhang and Michael C. Pope High-Resolution Facies Analysis and Depositional Architecture of the Buda Formation in Central Texas 1 p.
00292 Omar Zavala and Paul Mann Comparison of Tectonic and Subsidence Events of the Demerara (South American) and Guinea (West African) Rifted, Conjugate Margins 1 p.
00291 Tianguang Xu, Justin Devery, Angelina Belyayevskaya, Casey Langdon, and David McCaleb Subsalt Plays in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Basin 1 p.
00290 Carol Wicks and Samiha Naseem Identifying Spikes in Sonic Slowness and in Resistivity in the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale Using Continuous Wavelet Transform 1 p.
00289 Matthew Wehner, Rand D. Gardner, Michael C. Pope, and Arthur D. Donovan The Eagle Ford Group Returns to Big Bend National Park, Brewster County, Texas 2 p.
00288 John Wagner, Jeff Kao, and Gerald Regan Wilcox Submarine Fan Deposition during the Paleocene to Eocene of the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico:  Greenhouse Conditions and Importance of Source to Sink Concepts 2 p.
00287 Sridharan Vallabhaneni Earth Modeling:  A Key Tool to Perform a 3D Sweet Spot Analysis by Integrating Petrophysical and Geophysical Information 1 p.
00286 Lucia Torrado Seismic Characterization of the Upper Cretaceous Submarine Fan System in the Deepwater Foz do Amazonas Basin, Northern Brazil:  An Analog for Upper Cretaceous Fan Plays on Atlantic Passive Margins 1 p.
00285 Ao Su, Honghan Chen, and Longlong Li The Origins and Charging Processes of Oil-Gas in the Songdong and Baodao Regions in the Eastern Qiongdongnan Basin, South China Sea 2 p.
00284 Emily Stibbe and Paul Mann Using Subsidence Analysis to Test whether the Eastern USA and Northwestern Africa Conjugate Margins are Upper Plate and Lower Plate Rifted Margins 1 p.
00283 Andrew Steier Correlating High-Quality, Upper Jurassic Eolian Sandstone Reservoir Units between the Northeastern U.S. Gulf of Mexico and the Mexican Gulf of Mexico along the Northern Yucatan Margin Using Regional Grids of Seismic Reflection Data 1 p.
00282 Robert L. Schoen Geology of the Alto Relex Area, Sierra del Carmen, Big Bend National Park, Brewster County, Texas 1 p.
00281 Douglas Schnoebelen Hurricane Harvey—Effects, What We Learned, and Next Steps 1 p.
00280 Leslie Savage Regulatory Response to Changing Technology and Conditions 1 p.
00279 Peter R. Rose Regional Stratigraphy of the Edwards Group and Associated Formations of Texas (Lower Cretaceous, Comanchean):  In Defense of the Classic View 2 p.
00278 Robert M. Reed Organic-Matter Pores:  New Findings from Lower-Thermal-Maturity Mudrocks 2 p.
00277 Stanley T. Paxton, Janet K. Pitman, Scott A. Kinney, Nicholas J. Gianoutsos, Ofori N. Pearson, Katherine J. Whidden, Russell F. Dubiel, Christopher J. Schenk, and Heidi M. Leathers-Miller Undiscovered Oil and Gas Resources in the Upper Jurassic Haynesville and Bossier Formations, U.S. Onshore Gulf Coast 1 p.
00276 Maria Mutti Photozoan-Heterozoan Carbonate Systems:  Evaluating Cenozoic and Mesozoic Examples                                1 p.
00275 Muizz Matemilola, Rodrigo Bastidas, and Roger Slatt Core-Calibrated 3D Seismic Attribute Analysis for the Characterization of the South Brae Field, UK North Sea. 1 p.
00274 Paul Mann Grouping Regional Source Rocks from the Gulf of Mexico and Circum-Atlantic Conjugate Margins According to their Tectonic Phase 1 p.
00273 Eric Lunn Gravity Modeling and Seismic Reflection Study of the Barreirinhas and Ceara Basins of Northern Equatorial Brazil to Determine Upper Plate–Lower Plate Origins across the Romanche Fracture Zone and Implications for Hydrocarbon Prospectivity 1 p.
00272 Robert G. Loucks and Kim Patty Vadose Diagenetic Dissolution Textures, Cementation Patterns, and Aragonite and Mg–Calcite Alteration in the Holocene Isla Cancún Eolianite Aragonitic Ooids:  Modern Analog for Ancient Ooid-Grainstone Pore Networks 2 p.
00271 Robert G. Loucks, Gregory Frébourg, and Harry D. Rowe Upper Cretaceous (Campanian) Ozan and Annona Chalks in Caddo–Pine Island Field, Northwestern Louisiana:  Depositional Setting, Lithofacies, and Nanopore/Micropore Network 2 p.
00270 Pin Lin and Paul Mann Comparison of Regional, Total Tectonic Subsidence Variations in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico Produced during Two-Stage, Mesozoic Basin Opening 1 p.
00269 Longlong Li and Lin Pan Enrichment Mode and Distribution Characteristics of Remaining Oil in Condition of Strong Driving by Bottom-Water 1 p.
00268 Josh Lambert, Robert G. Loucks, and Guinevere McDaid Three-Dimensional Characterization of Cave Networks Using Photogrammetry:  Example from Longhorn Cavern, Central Texas 1 p.
00267 Doug L. Klepacki and Adam Cox Multi-Scale Facies Classification for Prediction of Textural Rock Properties from Post-Stack Seismic Data:  BV Nose Discovery, Upper Miocene Deepwater Stevens Play, San Joaquin Basin, California 1 p.
00266 Scott A. Kinney Methodology for Generating Bottom Hole Temperature Gradients Using Published Correction Methods 1 p.
00265 Jason Kegel, Daniel Chaikin, and Duncan Bate Modern Imaging of Pre-Salt Strata and Structures in the Mississippi Canyon Area of the Gulf of Mexico Provides New Insight into the Evolution of the Basin 1 p.
00264 Qifei Huang and Yuefeng Sun Carbonate Reservoir Characterization Using the Cementation Factor:  A Case Study of Little Cedar Creek Field, Onshore Alabama 1 p.
00263 Stephen Z. Hoff, Jr. and Alan R. Dutton Beyond the Bad-Water Line—A Model for the Occurrence of Brackish Water in Upper Coastal Plain Aquifers in Texas 2 p.
00262 Cole Hendrickson The Sequence Stratigraphic Context of Mixed Carbonate-Evaporitic Deposition in the Harrisburg Member of the Permian Kaibab Formation, Northern Arizona and Southern Utah 1 p.
00261 Scott Hamilton and Raphaël Gottardi A Re-Evaluation of the Northern A.W.P. Field, McMullen County, Texas 1 p.
00260 Ronald T. Green Potential Impact of Salt-Water Disposal Wells on Groundwater 1 p.
00259 Gregory Gordon, Emily Fisher, Gary Myers, and Jim Boles Reservoir Quality Trends and Paleogeography in an Ancient Deepwater Environment:  The Carneros Turbidite Systems, San Joaquin Basin, California 2 p.
00258 Eli Gonzalez, Chu-Lin Cheng, Juan Gonzalez, and Sarah M. F. Hardage Subsurface 3D Model of the South Texas Sand Sheet and its Connection to Regional Hydrologic Systems 1 p.
00257 James E. Flis, Thomas E. Yancey, and Christopher J. Flis Middle Eocene Storm Deposition in the Northwestern Gulf of Mexico, Burleson County, Texas, U.S.A. 1 p.
00256 Ben Flack, David Paddock, Edward May, Richard E. Lewis, Piyush Pankaj, Vasudhaven Sudhakar, Richard Salter, and Carly Miller Multi-Discipline, Multi-Scale Data Integration Unlocks the Horizontal Buda/Georgetown Tight Oil Play 1 p.
00255 Bill Fisher Paradigm Shifts in Geosciences:  Role of the Gulf Coast Basin 1 p.
00254 Luke J. Finger, Alexis Godet, and Lee Billingsley Porosity Evaluation in the Lower Eagle Ford Shale Formation, Atascosa County, South Texas 1 p.
00253 David A. Ferrill, Kevin J. Smart, Ronald N. McGinnis, Alan P. Morris, and Kirk D. H. Gulliver Influence of Structural Position on Fracturing in the Austin Chalk 1 p.
00252 Thomas E. Ewing Petroleum Provinces in Texas through Time 1 p.
00251 Vsevolod Egorov, Robert Neese, and Jonathan Neese Delineation of Structural Trends in Caldwell County, Texas 1 p.
00250 Jeff East Hurricane Harvey—The U.S. Geological Survey Response and Data from this Historic Storm 1 p.
00249 Shirley P. Dutton, William A. Ambrose, Bohdan B. Horodecky, and Robert G. Loucks Regional Trends in Diagenesis and Reservoir Quality of Jurassic Cotton Valley Sandstones, Northern Gulf of Mexico Basin 2 p.
00248 John R. Dribus Reservoir Characterization of Four Key Deepwater Depositional Facies 1 p.
00247 John R. Dribus Geologic Hazards Associated with Exploration in Deep Water and around Salt Structures in the Gulf of Mexico 1 p.
00246 John Cooper, Alexis Godet, Michael C. Pope, and Jeffrey Hardwick Stratigraphic Evolution of the Upper Cretaceous Austin Chalk Group on the San Marcos Arch and its Relation to Deep Basement Structure 2 p.
00245 Peter D. Clift, Elizabeth Olson, Juan Lorenzo, Allison Barbato, and Alexandra Lechnowskyj Architecture and Construction of a Mega-Scale Point Bar Complex, False River, Louisiana 1 p.
00244 Peter D. Clift, Yuting Li, and Peng Zhou Sediment Transport Processes and Rates in the Indus Submarine Fan, Arabian Sea
1 p.
00243 Presly Carr and Paul Mann Compilation of Stratigraphic Thickness, Total Organic Carbon Values, and Source Rock Types Produced by Oceanic Anoxic Events (OAE) 1A, 1B, and 2 on the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico Conjugate Margins 1 p.
00242 Jared S. Bullock, James B. Harris, and Brooks A. Rosandich Shallow Seismic Reflection Investigation of the Big Ridge Escarpment, Jackson County, Mississippi 1 p.
00241 Muhammad Nawaz Bugti and Paul Mann Stratigraphic and Structural Mapping of a Regional 2D Seismic Grid and Modeling of Petroleum Systems, Port Isabel Foldbelt, Northwestern Gulf of Mexico 2 p.
00240 Clint Barefoot Eagle Ford Production Drivers and Well Economics 1 p.
00239 Jensen K. Angelloz and Chris A. Barker Investigation of Ductile and Brittle Deformational Reorganization in the Northwestern Wind Mountain Quadrangle, Burro Mountains, New Mexico
1 p.
00238 William A. Ambrose, Shirley P. Dutton, and Robert G. Loucks Depositional Systems, Facies Variability, and their Relationship to Reservoir Quality in the Jurassic Cotton Valley Group, Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi Gulf Coast 2 p.
00237 Andrez M. Aguilar and James B. Harris Preliminary Seismic Investigation of the Bliss Creek Lineament near Edwards, Mississippi 1 p.
00236 James J. Willis, Duncan S. McIntosh, Jr., Jesse W. Zwennes, and Gregory J. Ferguson Quick-Look Technique for Quantifying Shale Distribution Types using Total Porosity versus Shale Volume Crossplots 2 p.
00235 Beatriz Serrano-Suarez and Paul Mann Major Subsurface Stratigraphic Units of the Southern Senegal Basin, Northwest Africa 1 p.
00234 Erik Scott, Manasij Santra, Kevin Meazell, and Peter Flemings Bottom Current Drift Deposits in a Gulf of Mexico Minibasin 1 p.
00233 Jonathan R. Rotzien Stratigraphic Terminations of the Eocene-Oligocene Annot Sandstone, Southeastern France 2 p.
00232 Peter R. Rose Stratigraphy of the Fredericksburg-Washita Division (Comanche-Cretaceous), Texas, Emphasizing the Person and Georgetown Formations:  The “Classic” View 1 p.
00231 Andrew Roark, Brendan Horton, Kay Lutostanski, and Dibyajyoti Tripathy Systematically Linking Environment of Deposition, Landing Zone, and Productivity in the Springer Shale Tight Oil Play, Oklahoma 1 p.
00230 Andrew S. Pepper, Nazir Ahmad, and Amalia Doebbert Upper Paleocene–Lower Eocene ‘Wilcox’-Sourced Petroleum Systems of the Gulf of Mexico Basin:  A Re-Evaluation and Comparison with the Coeval Patala Formation–Sourced Petroleum System in the Upper Indus Basin, Pakistan 1 p.
00229 Sergei G. Parsegov and David S. Schechter Mudstone Nanoindentation—How Little Cuttings can Make a Big Difference 1 p.
00228 Cian O’Reilly, Alex Birch-Hawkins, Roel Dirkx, Felicia Winter, and Richard Cooke Seismic Facies Analysis of the Western Gulf of Mexico and Implications for Play Types 1 p.
00227 Alden Netto and Seiichi Nagihara Delineating the Ocean-Continent Crustal Boundary of the Eastern Gulf of Mexico Based on Heat Flow Measurements 1 p.
00226 Martin Messmer and Chris Barker Structural Geology of Southern Caddo Gap Quadrangle, Arkansas:  New Evidence for Strike-Slip Faulting 1 p.
00225 David L. McCabe, Alan J. Katz, Arthur H. Thomson, and Robert W. England Application of Electroseismic Technology for Direct Hydrocarbon Detection in Conventional Reservoirs—A Case History 1 p.
00224 Peng Li, Daniel Jarvie, and Christopher Marlow Source Rock Evaluation of the Smackover Formation in Southern Arkansas 1 p.
00223 Peng Li Use of X–Ray CT Imaging and 2D Scanning Electron Microscope for Evaluation of Smackover Mudstone Reservoir Properties 1 p.
00222 Lance A. Harwerth, Harvey H. Howell, and Gary K. Rice Resuscitating the Vintage Indio Field Using New Exploration Technologies, Zavala County, Texas 1 p.
00221 William E. Hanson, Graham E. Brew, Donna A. Lynch, and Tracy A. Mashiotta A Workflow for Rapid Well Location Ranking in Resource Plays 1 p.
00220 Stan Galicki, Jeb Galtney, Maria Bujenovic, Theresa Woehnker, and Trevor H. Galicki Multi-Proxy Analysis of Lower Mississippi Alluvial Plain Lacustrine Sediment, Clark Lake, Sharkey Co., Mississippi 1 p.
00219 Roel Dirkx, Kevin Goldsmith, Jennifer Halliday, and Cian O’Reilly How Multibeam Data Complement and Improve Structural 2D Seismic Interpretation:  Examples from the Mexican Gulf of Mexico 1 p.
00218 Christopher N. Denison, Thomas D. Demchuk, and Jennifer M. K. O’Keefe Tidal Depositional Systems in the Wilcox/Carrizo of Bastrop County, Texas:  Sedimentology, Ichnology, and Palynology 1 p.
00217 William C. Dawson, Sally J. Sutton, William R. Almon, and William T. Lawrence Sedimentologic and Diagenetic Influences on Sealing Potential:   Lower and Upper Tertiary Shales, Deepwater Gulf of Mexico 1 p.
00216 William H. Craddock, Marc L. Buursink, and Paul C. Hackley Comparison of Methods for Reconstructing the Erosion and Thermal History in the Maverick Basin, South Texas, Using Vitrinite  Reflectance, Bottom-Hole Temperature, and Well Log Data 1 p.
00215 Justin E. Birdwell, Augusta Warden, Michael D. Lewan, Paul G. Lillis, and Mark F. Dreier Interlaboratory Comparison of Programmed Pyrolysis Data Generated by Different Instruments:  A Case Study on the Barnett Shale 1 p.
00214 Justin E. Birdwell and Scott A. Kinney Estimating Thermal Maturity in the Eagle Ford Shale Petroleum System Using Gas Gravity Data 1 p.
00213 Justin E. Birdwell, Adam R. Boehlke, Stanley T. Paxton, Katherine J. Whidden, and Ofori N. Pearson Geochemical and Mineralogical Characterization of the Eagle Ford Shale:  Results from the USGS Gulf Coast #1 West Woodway Core 1 p.
00212 James J. Willis and Lauren A. Martz Geocentric Sectoring of LWD Azimuthal Log Data for Improved RDIP and RSTRIKE Analysis:  Enhanced Reservoir Navigation and Petrophysical Characterization 1 p.
00211 James J. Willis and William G. Bixler, III Deformation of the Pennsylvanian Collings Ranch Conglomerate, Arbuckle Mountains, Southern Oklahoma:  An Outcrop Mesoscale Intragranular and Intergranular Deformation Analogue to Subsurface Sandstone and Carbonate Reservoirs  1 p.
00210 Scott W. Singleton Occurrence of Fossil Woods in Texas, Primarily the Cretaceous and Tertiary 2 p.
00209 C. B. Rust and J. L. Aschoff Transregional Sequence-Stratigraphic Correlation of the Maastrichtian Fox Hills Sandstone:  Colorado, Wyoming, South Dakota, North Dakota, and Montana 2 p.
00208 Christopher P. Ross and David M. Cole A Comparison of Popular Neural Network Facies Classification Schemes 1 p.
00207 Sergio Perez Rodriguez Statistical Look of the Hydrocarbon Prospectivity of Undiscovered Subsalt Plays at the Mexican Side of the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Basin 3 p.
00206 Travis Payeur, Paul Weimer, Lucas Haas, William Gutterman, Eric Zimmermann, and Steve Cumella Thermal Maturity and Organic Richness of Upper Jurassic Source Rocks Based on Well Log and 1D Modeling Analyses, Northeastern Deepwater Gulf of Mexico 1 p.
00205 Travis Payeur, Paul Weimer, William Gutterman, Eric Zimmermann, and Steve Cumella Stratigraphic Evolution of Upper Jurassic Strata, Northeastern Deepwater Gulf of Mexico:  Preliminary Results 1 p.
00204 Bruce J. Martin and Trevor Brooks Transform Faulting—An Unseen Problem to Resource Plays 1 p.
00203 James A. MacKay and Gary P. Citron Optimal f: A Money Management Tool for Multi-Well Drilling Commitment Decisions 25 p.
00202 Anish Kumar, Wesley Cantwell, Juan S. Herrera, and W. Xu Know your Shales:  Analysis of Mass Transport Deposits in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Using Non-Conductive Mud High-Resolution Borehole Images 1 p.
00201 Tobi Kosanke, Stephanie Perry, and Ruben Lopez High-Resolution Hyperspectral Imaging Technology:  Implications for Thin-Bedded Reservoir Characterization 1 p.
00200 Gary L. Kinsland, Kody Shellhouse, Eric Muchiri, John W. Snedden, and Jon W. Virdell Midway Shale:  Post-Cretaceous/Paleogene Boundary Deposition 1 p.
00199 David T. King, Jr. Southeastern Alabama Borehole Stratigraphy, Including Unnamed and/or Poorly Known Lower Cretaceous, Jurassic, and Triassic Clastic Units 1 p.
00198 Md Golam Kibria, Qinhong Hu, and Yuxiang Zhang Nanopore and Spontaneous Imbibition Characterization of the Woodford Shale from West Texas 1 p.
00197 Patrick D. Jordan Stratigraphic Variability of the Desmoinesian Marmaton Group across the Lips Fault System in the Texas Panhandle Granite Wash, Southern Anadarko Basin 1 p.
00196 Suyapa Gonzalez, Samuel J. Bentley, Sr., Kristine L. DeLong, Kehui Xu, Jeffrey Obelcz, Jonathan Truong, Grant L. Harley, Carl A. Reese, and Alicia Caporaso Facies Reconstruction of a Late Pleistocene Cypress Forest Discovered on the Northern Gulf of Mexico Continental Shelf 28 p.
00195 David A. Ferrill, Ronald N. McGinnis, Alan P. Morris, Kevin J. Smart, Kirk D. H. Gulliver, Dan Lehrmann, and Mark A. Evans Mechanical Stratigraphic and Tectonic Controls on Natural Fracturing in the Eagle Ford Formation, South-Central and West Texas 1 p.
00194 Thomas E. Ewing Origin and Structural Development of the Pearsall Arch and its Relationship to Pearsall Field, Frio County, South Texas 1 p.
00193 Catherine B. Enomoto, Paul C. Hackley, Brett J. Valentine, William A. Rouse, Frank T. Dulong, Celeste D. Lohr, and Javin J. Hatcherian Geologic Characterization of the Hydrocarbon Resource Potential of the Upper Cretaceous Tuscaloosa Marine Shale in Mississippi and Louisiana, U.S.A. 1 p.
00192 Douglas A. Carlson and Marty Horn What are the Impacts of a Dense Field of Septic Systems on  Groundwater Quality? 1 p.
00191 Douglas Carlson A Comparison of Holocene Climatic Optimum Periods:  Are they as Warm as the Post–Little Ice Age Period and are Greenhouse Gas Concentrations Similar? 1 p.
00190 Khaled S. Amrouni, Sabra A. Alnaas, Ahmed S. El-Hawat, Michael C. Pope, Adel A. Obeidi, Aimen Amer, Hassan S. El-Bargathi, Osama Rahil Shaltami, Essa A. Elbileikia, Khalid A. M. Mustafa, Ahmed M. A. Al-Alwani, Mohamed SH. Abdalla El-Jahmi, and Salah S. Abdelsalam El-Ekhfifi Turbidite Facies Geometries, Quality, and Connectivity in the Cyrenaican Upper Cretaceous Carbonate Slope Deposits, Al-Athrun Formation, NE Libya 21 p.
00189 Adewale Amosu and Yuefeng Sun Visualization of Angular Unconformities and Tectonic Angular Discordance Measurement Constraints by Structural Geometrical Flattening:  Case Studies in the Permian (California), Grand Canyon (Arizona), Chad Basin (Nigeria), Algarve Basin (Iberian Peninsula), and the Aegean Sea Basin (Turkey) 2 p.
00188 Adewale Amosu and Yuefeng Sun Sequence Stratigraphy, Chronostratigraphy and Spatio-Temporal Stratigraphic Thickness Variation of the Agbada Formation, Robertkiri and Delta Fields, Niger Delta, Nigeria 2 p.


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