Dr NICK SCHOFIELD

Dr NICK SCHOFIELD

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Dr NICK SCHOFIELD
Dr NICK SCHOFIELD

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Unearthing oil and gas potential within volcanic landscapes

Biography

Nick Schofield is a Reader/Assoc. Prof. in Igneous and Petroleum Geology. He specializes in the seismic and field interpretation of intrusive and extrusive sequences in volcanic terranes and their interaction with hydrocarbon systems.

He has been at the forefront of allowing the industry to understand the challenging volcanic geology in the subsurface around the UKCS, Atlantic Margin, East Africa and Australasia 

Research

Research Interests

  • Seismic Interpretation of Volcanics
  • Petroleum Geology
  • Evolution of Sedimentary Basins affected by Volcanism
  • Sill Complexes
  • Intra-Basaltic hydrocarbon plays
  • Lava field stratigraphy
  • North Atlantic Igneous Province
  • South Australian Volcanism
  • Salt-Igneous interaction

 

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Awards

2015 - DG Roberts/Peter Ziegler Award (Petroleum Geology Confrence)

2014 - 2015  - Clough Award

2013 - Young Author of the Year Award – Geological Society London

2012 - Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association Best Paper Award

Publications

Publications