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Super Basins 2019 Program

2020 Speakers and Presentations

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The AAPG Global Super Basins Leadership Conference will kickoff 11 February with an evening reception. Sessions will begin 12 February and last through 13 February.

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12:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Superbasins 2020 Day 1

Tuesday, 11 February

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Superbasins 2020 Day 1 Reception

Opening Network Reception

6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.
2020 AAPG Global Super Basins Leadership Conference Day 2

Wednesday, 12 February

6:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
2020 AAPG Global Super Basins Leadership Conference Day 2 Breakfast

Breakfast

8:00 a.m. - 8:05 p.m.
Call to Order

J. Mike Party - Beryl Oil and Gas and AAPG President

8:05 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Welcome Address: Exploration Creativity in the Golden Age of Super Basins – Anticipatory Insights and AAPG Initiatives

Charles A. Sternbach - President, Star Creek Energy

8:30 a.m. - 8:55 a.m.
Plenary Keynote Address - Arabian Super Basins: What's Next?

Misfir AzZahrani - Executive Director of Exploration, Saudi Aramco

8:55 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.
The Future of Super Basins

Robert Fryklund - Chief Upstream Strategist/Vice President

9:20 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
The Geological and Resource Anatomy of Super Basins: A Comparison of the Extraordinary and Future Potential

Owen Sutcliffe - Head of Global Geology and Geophysical Practices, Halliburton

9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Q&A Roundtable

Mike Party - President and CEO, Beryl Oil & Gas - AAPG President 2019-20

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Super Basins 2020 Day 2 Morning Coffee Break

Break

10:30 a.m. - 10:55 a.m.
Source Rocks of the World Overview

Rasoul Sorkhabi - Research Professor, EGI Utah

10:55 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
Basin Evolution and Plate Tectonics of Super Basins

Jon Teasdale - CEO & Chief Geologist, Geognostics

11:20 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Practical Applications of Oil Geochemistry to Predict and Evaluate Conventional and Unconventional Petroleum Systems

John Curtis - Manager, Rocky Mountain Region, GeoMark Research Ltd.

11:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
TBC

Andrew Pepper - Managing Director, This !s Petroleum Systems LLC

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Luncheon Keynote Address - A Balanced Portfolio of Super Basins for Exploration and Exploitation

Barbara Lowery-Yilmaz - Senior Vice President of Global Exploration, Hess Corporation

1:30 p.m. - 1:55 p.m.
The Greater Gulf of Mexico Basin: Multiple Super Basins, Source Rocks, Reservoirs, Traps, Seals, and Success Stories

John Snedden - Director, Gulf Basin Depositional Synthesis Project, Institute for Geophysics

1:55 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.
Genesis and Anatomy of the Buzios Field: A Giant Oil and Gas Field in the Santos Superbasin, Brazil

James Deckelman - Vice President of New Ventures Access, ION E&P Advisors

2:20 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Historical and Emerging Petroleum Super Basins of South East Asia

Emeliana Rice-Oxley - Vice President Exploration Upstream, Petronas

2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Q&A Roundtable

Mike Party - President and CEO, Beryl Oil & Gas - AAPG President 2019-20

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Super Basins 2020 Day 2 Afternoon Coffee Break

Coffee Break

3:30 p.m. - 3:55 p.m.
The Maracaibo and E. Venezuela Super Basins

Jairo Lugo - Exploration Director, Latam Oil and Gas

3:55 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.
Guyana and Suriname Exploration, Beyond Liza

Maria Guedez - Exploration Manager for Guyana and Suriname, ExxonMobil

4:20 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Russian Super Basins

Dr. Inessa Yurchenko - Research Associate & Lecturer - Basin Modeling & Petroleum Systems, Bureau of Economic Geology

4:20 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
The Brazil Super Basin – Beyond the Pre-Salt

Hywel Upshall - General Manager Exploration Atlantic Margin, Murphy Oil Corporation

4:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Q&A Roundtable

Robert Merrill - AAPG Bulletin Editor, AAPG

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Super Basins 2020 Day 2 Social Reception

Social Reception

6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.
2020 AAPG Global Super Basins Leadership Conference Day 3

Thursday, 13 February

6:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
2020 AAPG Global Super Basins Day 3 Breakfast

Breakfast

8:15 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Welcome Address and Vision

Charles A. Sternbach and Bob Fryklund

8:30 a.m. - 8:55 a.m.
Keynote Address - Searching for Future Super-Basins

Jamie Collard - Senior Analyst, Westwood Global Energy Group

8:55 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.
Deep Water Reservoirs and Giant Fields: Energizing the Globe, Past, Present and Future

Henry Pettingill - Senior Associate, Rose & Associates, LLC

9:20 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
Petroleum Systems in Central Alaskan North Slope Super Basin

Dallam Masterson - Geologic Fellow, Exploration New Ventures, ConocoPhillips

9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Q&A Roundtable

Brian Horn - Senior Vice President, Chief Geologist, ION

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
2020 AAPG Global Super Basins Day 3 Morning Break

Break

10:30 a.m. - 10:55 a.m.
The Enigma of Oman's South Oman Salt Basin - Unlocking Its Depths

Laiyyan Al Kharusi - South Oman Exploration Team Leader, Oxy

10:55 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
Sirte Basin, Extension from Onshore to Offshore, Libya North Africa

Brian Horn - Senior Vice President, Chief Geologist, ION

11:20 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
NW European Southern Permian Basin

John Underhill - Academic Director, Heriot Watt University

11:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Q&A Roundtable

Henry Pettingill - Senior Associate, Rose & Associates, LLC

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Luncheon Keynote Address - The Future of Deepwater Exploration

Martin Stauble - Vice-President Exploration for North America and Brazil, Shell

1:30 p.m. - 1:55 p.m.
Rift Processes in the Westralian Superbasin, North West Shelf, Australia: Insights From 2d Deep Reflection Seismic Interpretation and Potential Fields Modeling

Catherine Belgarde - Geoscience Manager, Regional Caribbean Exploration, BHP Petroleum

1:55 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.
Cooper Eromanga Basin

David Close - General Manager, Onshore New Ventures, Santos

2:20 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
The Emerging Barmer Rift Basin of India

Arpita Mandal and Chandler Wilhelm - Global Advisers, Cairn

2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Q&A Roundtable

Chandler Wilhelm and Andre Coffa

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
2020 AAPG Global Super Basins Day 3 Afternoon Break

Break

3:30 p.m. - 3:55 p.m.
Giant Emerging Unconventional Plays in the Powder River Basin, USA

Steven Sonnenberg - Professor and Charles Boettcher Chair, Colorado School of Mines

3:55 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.
Permian Basin: Barnett Shale Play Emerges

Mike Party - President and CEO, Beryl Oil & Gas - AAPG President 2019-20

4:20 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
The Unique Characteristics of the Anadarko Super Basin

Richard D. Fritz - Fritz Energy Partners, LLC

4:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Q&A Roundtable

Bill Fairhurst - Research Advisor, Bureau of Economic Geology

5:00 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.
2020 AAPG Global Super Basins Day 3 Conference Convenes

Conference Convenes

Charles A. Sternbach and Bob Fryklund