Carbonate Plays on the Norwegian Continental Shelf


1- day Seminar + Dinner

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Number of attendees: 53


Meeting room TOR, NPD

from 10:30      Registration & coffee


10:50   The FORCE Carbonate Reservoirs Network: Edvard Omdahl (ConocoPhillips)

Where does all this Chalk come from?

11:00   Cretaceous tectono-stratigraphic framework for the Danish Central Graben – implications for chalk and siliciclastic exploration in the North Sea Basin:  Frans van Buchem (Halliburton)
11:30   Exposing the buried seafloors of the Chalk Group of the Danish Central Graben with integrated seismic geomorphology - examples of reservoir-scale diagenetic and fluid migration related heterogeneities:  Florian Smit

(Green Growth Scientific)

Geology of Legacy Chalk Assets

12:00   Greater Ekofisk Area Chalk in Perspective - Factors controlling reservoir quality:  Kåre R. Vagle (ConocoPhillips)
12:30   TOR and Hod Chalk Assets  Paul  Reid (AkerBP)

13:00   Lunch Break

Chalk stretching northwards
14:00   Impact of bioturbation on the reservoir quality and performance – an example from the Chalk: Dirk Knaust (Equinor)

Old wine in new skins? Palaeozoic carbonate plays on the NCS
14:30   DNO in Kurdistan: Experience on Exploration, Development and Production of carbonate reservoir in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.  Nils Bang (DNO) 

Following the seminar at 1900, we will meet for an informal dinner at Harry Pepper (skagenkaien 33, 4006 Stavanger) - Please let us know if you plan to join and enjoy food and drinks, network, keep discussing carbonates, or simply have a good time!

FORCE seminars have previously been fully booked with waiting lists so you are encouraged to sign up as soon as you know you will attend.

Participant fees
FORCE member: NOK 1000,-

Non-member: NOK 2000,-

University/student: 500,-

Important information: 

You can register as a FORCE member and pay "FORCE member" price if you are an employee of a member company.
All FORCE member companies are listed here.

Payment is made online by credit card. Please note that no refunds will be given after you have signed up. If you for any reason can not attend the workshop, you are welcome to send a representative, just inform Linn Smerud as soon as there are changes. 

Updated: 06/01/2020