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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, April 30–May 3, 2012
Paper Number: OTC-23697-MS
... intelligence mass transport event continental margin reservoir characterization bottom current drilling upstream oil & gas hazard debris flow seafloor flow assurance turbidity current pipeline sediment assessment deposit offshore technology conference hydrate OG O D I C T T re o re A D...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 3–6, 2010
Paper Number: OTC-20899-MS
... that needed to be addressed, as part of the overall Play Fairway Program, was plate tectonic reconstruction. The purpose of the Plate Tectonic Reconstruction Project is to provide an integrated 3D model of the crustal structure and evolution of the Nova Scotia continental margin, in space and time, from...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 3–6, 2010
Paper Number: OTC-20697-MS
... stratigraphy williams upstream oil & gas graben davis strait canada biostratigraphy labrador shelf bjarni formation reservoir characterization continental margin evolution geological survey seafloor structural geology hopedale basin srivastava labrador margin labrador sea...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 5–8, 2008
Paper Number: OTC-19241-MS
... regions are conducive to gas hydrate formation. Numerous research programs have shown that natural gas hydrate is widespread in permafrost regions and beneath the sea in sediments of outer continental margins. Natural gas hydrates, commonly also known as methane hydrates, are clathrates, (from the Greek...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, April 30–May 3, 2007
Paper Number: OTC-18720-MS
... Abstract Submarine slides pose the most critical offshore geohazard. Seafloor mass movements occur in continental margins worldwide, and at all scales, from the smallest ones, barely detectable by acoustic methods, to the gigantic Storegga Slide off Mid-Norway. As most deepwater petroleum...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 2–5, 2005
Paper Number: OTC-17570-MS
... and source rocks. Recent large seismic 2D and 3D seismic programs, novel geological concepts and easy access to immense exploration blocks are fuelling the quest for new oil and gas reserve along the Newfoundland and Labrador continental margin, extended now from proven basins to less explored or unexplored...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 6–9, 2002
Paper Number: OTC-14069-MS
... Basin-river system. Across the continental margin, extension occurred over the upper slope and compression along the lower slope. 1.0 Introduction The Gulf of Cadiz continental margin has been proposed as a potential world-class petroleum province 1 , 2 . The margin is a known hydrocarbon producer...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, April 30–May 3, 2001
Paper Number: OTC-13034-MS
...). sediment seafloor sediment ghsz reflection bsr future resource continental margin us government hydrate hydrate stability zone dissociation concentration methane hydrate otc 13034 gas hydrate stability zone dillon flow assurance gas hydrate upstream oil & gas seafloor methane...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 1–4, 2000
Paper Number: OTC-11948-MS
... Abstract Research institutions in European countries conduct seismic experiments to investigate the geology of all the provinces of the ocean floor. Some objectives of deep reflection-refraction studies of continental margins are of mutual interest to academia and the oil industry...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 1–4, 2000
Paper Number: OTC-11980-MS
... equilibrium of the offshore environment. This paper reviews the new outlook of geophysical data acquisition off shore Brazil, its implications for the interpretation of petroleum geology andgeophysics and the future exploration of the continental margin off eastern Brazil. It succintly describes the modern...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 1–4, 2000
Paper Number: OTC-11944-MS
... 11944 knowledge academic industrial cooperation continental margin reservoir characterization data acquisition Copyright 2000, Offshore Technology Conference This paper was prepared for presentation at the 2000 Offshore Technology Conference held in Houston, Texas, 1 4 May 2000. This paper...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 1–4, 2000
Paper Number: OTC-12106-MS
... Abstract Gassy sediments in continental margin environments pose constraints for subsea installations because of their inherent instability under loads imposed by earthquake activity, excessive erosion and/or deposition, near-surface faulting or diapiric activity. Evaluation of processes...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 1–4, 2000
Paper Number: OTC-12202-MS
... degrees C/100 m. If that value should characterize the entire Gulf of Cadiz and adjacent continental margin, then it is likely, given observed sediment thicknesses, that the area might not be commercially petroliferous. In this article, geologic arguments are presented that the regional geothermal...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 6–9, 1996
Paper Number: OTC-8018-MS
... the southern African continental shelf, and cxtendng fi-ornabout 100 m above sea level to at least 150 m below sea level. This range could be extended to the 500 m isobath following the granting of new concessions between the 200 m and 500 m isobaths along the South Mrican continental margin. Despite...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 1–4, 1995
Paper Number: OTC-7693-MS
... time being gas hydrate potential could be only assessed as far less than 10 17 m 3 because rates of related hydrogeological and geochemical processes have not been adequately studied. INTRODUCTION Natural hydrates frequently occur in outer continental margins and deep-water inland seas and lakes...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 1–4, 1995
Paper Number: OTC-7690-MS
.... During this period, the Gulf of Mexico was undergoing onlythermal subsidence. The main phases of intracrustal extension and sea floor spreading, the stages of basin evolution most commonly associated with tectonic hinge zone formation at other divergent continental margins, had already taken place. We...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 4–7, 1992
Paper Number: OTC-6840-MS
... Abstract Multichannel seismic meaurements (MCS) together with sonobuoy data were analyzed in the shallow water portions «200 m) of the NW African continental margin. The untuned sound source and acquisition techniques were designed for use in deep water. Thus, the shallow water shelf data...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 2–5, 1988
Paper Number: OTC-5732-MS
...OTC 5732 Exploration on the Goban Spur: A Plateau on the Continental Margin, Southwest of Ireland by D.R. Cook, Esso E&P U.K. Ltd. Copyright 1988 Offshore Technology Conference This paper was presented at the 20th Annual OTC in Houston, Texas, May 2-5, 1988. The material is subject to correction...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 2–5, 1988
Paper Number: OTC-5713-MS
... ABSTRACT A geophysical survey off the coast of Sierra Leone was carried out in April 1983 and September 1985 to investigate the structure of the West African continental margin between the Guinea and Sierra Leone fracture zones. A large (>100 mGal) free-air gravity anomaly and an associated...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 2–5, 1988
Paper Number: OTC-5658-MS
... ABSTRACT In 20 years of offshore exploration on Brazil's continental margin, PETROBRAS has performed nearly 600,000 kilometers of seismic lines and 1,100 exploratory wells, totaling approximately 3.7 million meters drilled. As a result of such an effort, in-place oil -volume discovered amounts...

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