PETEX 2018 Awards


Once again the PESGB will be recognising the best technical contributions with its prestigious awards, made by a respected panel of industry judges. The presentation ceremony will take place at the conference close.

Awards will be made for:

  • Best Student Poster
  • Best Poster
  • Best Seismic Theatre Paper
  • Best Oral Paper

The judging panel (drawn from a selection of experienced working explorationists) will use a formal marking scheme to ensure fairness. Marks will be awarded for relevance and interest to the delegates, originality and new ideas, technical quality and clarity.

 

The winners of the PETEX 2016 Awards were: 

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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”

 

PESGB and PETEX would like to again congratulate all awardees and thank you for all the authors for submitting an abstract for the conference.