Syllabus/achievement requirements

Obligatory Literature:

Chambers, R.L., Yarus, J.M. and Hird, K.B.: "Petroleum geostatistics for nongeostatisticians; part 1" in The Leading Edge, 19, 2000. pp. 474-479. Fulltext.

Chambers, R. L., Yarus, J.M. and Hird, K.B.: "Petroleum geostatistics for nongeostaticians Part 2" in The Leading Edge, 19, 2000. pp. 592-599. Fulltext.

Christiansson, P., J. I. Faleide, and A. M. Berge: "Crustal structure in the northern North Sea; an integrated geophysical study" in Nøttvedt, A. (Ed): Dynamics of the Norwegian margin, 2000. Geological Society London. Special Publication, pp. 15-40. Fulltext.

Faleide, J.I., Kyrkjebø, R., Kjennerud, T., Gabrielsen, R.H., Jordt, H., Fanavoll, S. & Bjerke, M.D.: "Tectonic impact on sedimentary processes during the Cenozoic evolution of the northern North Sea and surrounding areas" in Dore et al. (eds): Exhumation of the Circum-Atlantic Continental Margins: Times, Mechanisms and Implications for Petroleum Exploration, 2002. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 196. pp. 235-269. Fulltext.

Fjeldskaar, W., ter Voorde, M., Johansen, H., Christiansson, P., Faleide, J.I. and Cloetingh, S.A.P.L.: "Numerical simulation of rifting in the northern Viking Graben: the mutual effect of modelling parameters" in Tectonophysics, 2004. 382, 189-212. Fulltext.

Fraser, S., A. Robinson, H. Johnson, J. Underhill, D. Kadolsky, R. Connell, P. Johannessen, and R. Ravnas: "Upper Jurassic" in D. Evans, C. Graham, A. Armour, and P. Bathurst, (Eds): The millennium atlas; petroleum geology of the central and northern North Sea, 2003. Geological Society London. pp. 157-189.

Gabrielsen, R.H.: "Structural elements in graben systems and their influence on hydrocarbon trap types" in Spencer, A.M. (Ed): Habitat of hydrocarbons on the Norwegian continental shelf; proceedings of an international conference, 1986. pp. 55-60.

Gabrielsen, R.H., Faerseth, R.B., Steel, R.J., Idil, S. and Kløvjan, O.S.: "Architectural styles of basin fill in the northern Viking Graben" in D.J. Blundell and A.D. Gibbs (Eds): Tectonic evolution of the North Sea rifts, 1990. Oxford University Press. pp. 158-179.

Gabrielsen, R.H., Kyrkjebø, R., Faleide, J.I., Fjeldskaar, W. &. Kjennerud, T.: "The Cretaceous post-rift basin configuration of the northern North Sea" in Petroleum Geoscience 7, 2001. pp. 137-154. Fulltext.

Gibbons, K.A., Jordan, C.A. and Hesthammer, J.: "The Statfjord Field 33/ 9, 33/ 12 Norwegian sector, blocks 211/ 24, 211/ 25 UK sector, northern North Sea" in .G. Gluyas and H.M. Hichens (Eds): United Kingdom oil and gas fields commemorative millennium volume, 2003. Geological Society London. Memoir, pp. 335-353. Fulltext.

Hesthammer, J. and Fossen, H.: "Evolution and geometries of gravitational collapse structures with examples from the Statfjord Field, northern North Sea" in Marine and Petroleum Geology, 16(3), 1999. pp. 259-281. Fulltext.

Hesthammer, J., Jourdan, C.A., Nielsen, P.E., Ekern, T.E. and Gibbons, K.A.: "A tectonostratigraphic framework for the Statfjord Field, northern North Sea" in Petroleum Geoscience, 5(3), 1999. pp. 241-256. Fulltext.

Husmo, T., G. Hamar, O. Hoiland, P. Johannsessen Erik, A. Romuld, A. Spencer, R. Titterton, J. Andsbjerg, J. Grestad, A. Folkestad, A. Helsem, P. Mullis, P. Nadeau, S. Ottesen, K. Stronen Lars, M. Sola, C. Tannock, and O. Walderhaug: "Lower and Middle Jurassic" in D. Evans, C. Graham, A. Armour, and P. Bathurst, (Eds): The millennium atlas; petroleum geology of the central and northern North Sea, 2003. Geological Society London. pp. 129-155.

Kirk, R.H.: "Statfjord Field; a North Sea giant" in M.T. Halbouty (Ed): Giant oil and gas fields of the decade 1968-1978, 1980. AAPG Memoir, pp, 95-116. Fulltext.

Nøttvedt, A., R. H. Gabrielsen, R. J. Steel, S. Cloetingh, B. Durand, and C. Puigdefabregas: "Tectonostratigraphy and sedimentary architecture of rift basins, with reference to the northern North Sea" in Marine and Petroleum Geology, 1995. pp. 881-901. Fulltext.

Odinsen, T., P. Christiansson, R. H. Gabrielsen, J. I. Faleide, and A. M. Berge: "The geometries and deep structure of the northern North Sea rift system" in Nøttvedt, A (Ed): Dynamics of the Norwegian margin, 2000. Geological Society London. Special Publication, pp. 41-57. Fulltext.

Roberts, J.D., Mathieson, A.S. and Hampson, J.M.: "Statfjord" in Spencer, A.M. (Ed): Geology of the Norwegian oil and gas fields, 1987. pp. 319-340.

Rüpke, L.H., Schmalholz, S., Schmid, D.W. & Podladchikov, Y.: "Automated thermotectonostratigraphic basin reconstruction: Viking Graben case study" in AAPG Bulletin, 92, 2008. pp. 309-326. Fulltext.

Recommended Literature:

Faleide, J.I., Bjørlykke, K. & Gabrielsen, R.H.: "Geology of the Norwegian continental shelf" in Bjørlykke, K.: Petroleum Geoscience: From Sedimentary Environments to Rock Physics, 2010. Springer. pp. 467-499. Fulltext.

Kjennerud, T., Faleide, J. I., Gabrielsen, R. H., Gillmore, G. K., Kyrkjebø, R., Lippard, S. J. & Løseth, H.: "Structural restoration of Cretaceous-Cenozoic (post-rift) palaeobathymetry in the northern North Sea" in Martinsen, O. & Dreyer, T. (eds.): Sedimentary Environments Offshore Norway – Palaeozoic to Recent, 2001. Norwegian Petroleum Society, Special Publication, 10. pp. 347-364. Fulltext.

Kyrkjebø, R., Kjennerud, T., Gillmore, G. K., Faleide, J. I. & Gabrielsen, R. H.: "Cretaceous-Tertiary palaeobathymetry in the northern North Sea; integration of palaeo-water depth estimates obtained by structural restoration and micropalaentological analysis" in Martinsen, O. & Dreyer, T. (eds.): Sedimentary Environments Offshore Norway – Palaeozoic to Recent, 2001. Norwegian Petroleum Society Special Publication, 10. pp. 321-345. Fulltext.

MacDonald, A.C. and Halland, E.K.: "Sedimentology and shale modeling of a sandstone-rich fluvial reservoir; upper Statfjord Formation, Statfjord Field, northern North Sea" in AAPG Bulletin, 1993. pp. 1016-1040. Fulltext.

MacDonald, A.C., Fält, L.M. and Hektoen, A.L.: "Stochastic modeling of incised valley geometries" in AAPG Bulletin, 1998. pp. 1156-1172. Fulltext.

Marcussen, Ø., Faleide, J.I., Jahren, J. & Bjørlykke, K.: "Mudstone Compaction Curves in Basin Modeling: a study of Mesozoic and Cenozoic sediments in the northern North Sea" in Basin Research, 22, 2010. pp. 324-340. Fulltext.

Nøttvedt, A.,Berge, A.M.,Dawes, N.H.,Færseth, R.B.,Hager, K.O.,Mangerud, G.,Puigdefabregas, C.: "Syn-rift evolution and resulting play models in the Snorre-H area, northern North Sea" in Nøttvedt, A.: Dynamics of the Norwegian margin, 2000. Geological Society of London. Special Publication, 167, pp. 179-218. Fulltext.

Reynolds, A.D.: "Dimensions of paralic sandstone bodies" in AAPG Bulletin, 83, 1999. pp. 211-229. Fulltext.

Ravnas, M., and Steel, R.J.: "Architecture of marine rift-basin successions" in AAPG Bulletin, 82, 1998. pp. 110-146. Fulltext.

Ramm, M., and Ryseth, A.E.: "Reservoir quality and burial diagenesis in the Statfjord Formation, North Sea" in Petroleum Geoscience, 2, 1996. pp. 313-324. Fulltext.

Ryseth, A.E. and Ramm, M.: "Alluvial architecture and differential subsidence in the Statfjord Formation, North Sea; prediction of reservoir potential" in Petroleum Geoscience, 2, 1996. pp. 271-287. Fulltext.

Interesting links:

A critical view on Geostatistics, http://www.geostatscam.com/.

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