PETEX 2016 Awards


The 2016 Conference has been the best PETEX conference to date, featuring an all time record of 10 concurrent technical streams. The programme this year consisted of talks in the main conference, two poster sessions, the PGCS conference and its complementary poster stream, talks in the Future Working Zone and the Explore Your Career Area and last but not least, presentations in the Exploration Theatre.

 

The best presentations were hand picked and we are pleased to announce this year’s awards:

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Best in Show: Helen Doran, Ophir Energy

 

 

Best Oral Presentation in the Global Exploration Theme:

Helen Doran, Ophir Energy, “Breaking up is never easy, the consequences of rifting and drifting apart in the North Gabon Basin, with learnings for the evolution of the South Atlantic”

 

Best Oral Presentation in the Enabling Technologies Theme:

Chris Cunnell, WesternGeco, “A review of the impact of multimesurement broadband data at the Mariner Field: Model building, imaging and inversion”

 

Best Oral Presentation in the North West Europe Theme:

Robert Holdsworth, Durham University and Geospatial Research, “Cracked and full of sand: microstructural insights into how oil gets into the fractured Precambrian basement of the Rona Ridge, West of Shetland”

 

Best Poster Presentation in the PETEX Poster session:

Eva Hollebeek, WesternGeco, “Controls on clastic systems in the Angoche basin, Mozambique: tectonics, contourites and petroleum systems”

 

Best Oral Presentation in the Petroleum Geoscience Research Collaboration Showcase:

Carl McDermott, Imperial College London, “The Recognition of three types of Seaward-Dipping Reflector (SDR) and implications for continental breakup”

 

Best Poster Presentation in the Petroleum Geoscience Research Collaboration Showcase:

Amy Tuck-Martin, Royal Holloway, University of London, “A Tectono-Stratigraphic framework for the East African Sedimentary Basins”

 

Best in Show:

Helen Doran, Ophir Energy, “Breaking up is never easy, the consequences of rifting and drifting apart in the North Gabon Basin, with learnings for the evolution of the South Atlantic”

 

Congratulations to all awardees and thank you for all the authors for submitting an abstract for this year’s conference. Your outstanding efforts have made PETEX 2016 Conference the best conference to date!