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Themes and Subthemes for ICE 2020 Technical Program

Theme 1: Basins and Petroleum Systems


  • Mediterranean Deep-Water Plays
  • African Deep-Water Plays
  • North Sea Plays of the Future
  • Russia and FSU Plays of the Future
  • Middle East Plays of the Future
  • Biogenic Petroleum Systems
  • Basin Modeling and Geochemistry

Theme 2: Unconventional Resources


  • Global Perspectives of Unconventional Resources
  • Unconventional Plays in Europe, Africa, and Middle East
  • Application of New Technologies to Unconventional Resources

Theme 3: Structural Geology, Tectonics, and Geomechanics


  • Extensional Environments
  • Fold and Thrust Belts
  • Salt Tectonics
  • Fractured Reservoirs Case Studies
  • Geomechanics

Theme 4: Stratigraphy and Sedimentology


  • Siliciclastics
  • Carbonates and Evaporites
  • Shales
  • Stratigraphic Forward Modeling

Theme 5: Geophysics


  • Seismic Imaging, Processing, and Acquisition
  • Non-Seismic Geophysical Techniques
  • DHI Applications in Exploration
  • Seismic Reservoir Characterization and Rock Physics

Theme 6: Development Geosciences and Mature Fields


  • Reservoir Modeling and Characterization
  • Enhanced Oil Recovery
  • Extending Asset Life Through Near Field Exploration
  • Mature Basins Rejuvenation Case Studies
  • First Oil Acceleration/Shortening the Cycle

Theme 7: Energy Transition


  • CO2 CCS
  • Gas Storage
  • Geothermal

Theme 8: Digitalization in Geosciences


  • Cloud Applications
  • Information Data Management Trends
  • Machine Learning/Automated Interpretation of G&G Data