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GeoPOP3 is a research consortium led by the Department of Earth Sciences, Durham University

Prof Neil Goulty
GeoPOP3 Project Leader
Professor of Applied Geophysics

Tel: +44 (0) 191 334 2341
E-mail: n.r.goulty@durham.ac.uk

Dr Stuart Jones
GeoPOP3 Deputy Project Leader
Lecturer in Sedimentology

Tel: +44 (0) 191 334 2319
E-mail: stuart.jones@durham.ac.uk

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Durham University
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Durham DH1 3LE
UK

www.durham.ac.uk/earth.sciences
Tel (office): +44 (0) 191 334 2300
Fax (office): +44 (0) 191 334 2301

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Ikon GeoPressure
The Rivergreen Centre,
Aykley Heads,
Durham DH1 5TS
UK

www.ikon-geopressure.com
Tel: +44 (0) 191 383 7360

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Newcastle University

Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU
UK

www.ncl.ac.uk/ceg
Tel: +44 (0) 191 222 6323
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 Best Poster Prize for Stephan Stricker

By Stuart Jones

Best Poster Prize for Stephan Stricker

Stephan Stricker had been awarded the  'Best Postgraduate Poster Prize' at the recently held Department of Earth Sciences annual conference at Durhan University on 2nd June 2015. The poster title was titled ' Enhanced porosity preservation in the Triassic Skag ...

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New Budge-Fudge paper in Petroleum Geoscience

By Stuart Jones

New Budge-Fudge paper in Petroleum Geoscience

 A new exciting paper has recently been accepted for publication in the journal Petroleum Geoscience. It applies a new 'budge-fudge' method for pore pressure estimation and uses data sets from the Cretaceous mudstones of the Haltenbanken, Norway. Sargent, C., Goul ...

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Enhanced porosity preservation by pore fluid overpressure

By Stuart Jones

Enhanced porosity preservation by pore fluid overpressure

A recently accepted paper for publication in a Geological Society of London Special Publication highlights the importance of identifying the timing of onset of overpressure for predicting porosity and reservoir quality in HPHT reservoirs. Stricker, S. and Jones, S.J, 2 ...

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Session chaired at the 30th IAS Meeting of Sedimentology in Manchester, UK

By Stuart Jones

Session chaired at the 30th IAS Meeting of Sedimentology in Manchester, UK

Stuart Jones and Andy Aplin chaired a session as part of the scientific programme at the 30th IAS Meeting of Sedimentology held in Manchester, UK (3-5 September 2013).  The Session entitled 'Overpressure in clastic sediments' was well attended and produce ...

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New paper published on fluid pressure and diagenesis

By Stuart Jones

New paper published on fluid pressure and diagenesis

A recently published paper in the AAPG Bulletin documents the role of pore fluid pressure and burial  diagenesis in coltrolling porosity preservation of the Triassic Skagerrak Formation of the Central Graben, North Sea. Anomalously high porosities and permeabi ...

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