Ichnology of Petroleum Systems


FORCE - Sedimentology and Stratigraphy Network Group invites you to a two-day seminar on Ichnology of Petroleum Systems. Dates may be subject to change due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Date Time Duration Register by Location
17. Nov   2 days   Valhall-Ptil



• Facies interpretation
• Depositional environment
• Sequence stratigraphy
• Source-rock prediction
• Reservoir quality
• Integrated case studies

Oral and poster presentations are welcome!


Knaust, Dirk (Equinor, Stavanger)
Applications of ichnology in petroleum systems - an overview

Wetzel, Andreas (University of Basel)
Ichnofabric tiering in response to oxygenation and burial of organic matter

Dorador, Javier (Royal Holloway, London)
Imaging techniques for ichnological analysis - application to deep-sea deposits


Core viewing
Selection of relevant cores from different depositional environments


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 for 2 days seminar + dinner (This may be subject to change due to the Covid-19 pandemic)
FORCE member: NOK 1500,-
Non-member NOK 3000,-
University/student NOK 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: 19/04/2021