Dr NICK SCHOFIELD

Dr NICK SCHOFIELD

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Dr NICK SCHOFIELD
Dr NICK SCHOFIELD

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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 is 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 

 

Fully Funded PhD (UK students only) - "The Ups and Downs of the Faroe-Shetland Basin"

 

 

 

Research

Research Overview

  • 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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  • Geology and Petroleum Prospectivity of the Sea of Hebrides Basin and Minch Basin, Offshore Northwest Scotland

    Fyfe, L. C., Schofield, N., Holford, S. P., Hartley, A., Heafford, A., Muirhead, D., Howell, J.

    Petroleum Geoscience

    Contributions to Journals: Articles

  • Observations of reservoir quality alteration in proximity to igneous intrusions for two distinct sandstones units in Scotland

    Duffy, M. H., Farrell, N., Raeside, R., Muirhead, D. K., Healy, D., Brasier, A. T., Schofield, N.

    Marine and Petroleum Geology, vol. 129, 105071

    Contributions to Journals: Articles

  • Igneous Centres along the Norwegian Atlantic Margin (Møre and Vøring) and their relationship to magmatic plumbing systems.

    Kilhams, B., Chedburn, L., Schofield, N., Lunde, I. L., Romain, H., Jolley, D., Eide, C. H.

    Journal of the Geological Society

    Contributions to Journals: Articles

  • Emplacement of the Little Minch Sill Complex, Sea of Hebrides Basin, NW Scotland

    Fyfe, L., Schofield, N., Holford, S. P., Jerram, D. A., Hartley, A.

    Journal of the Geological Society

    Contributions to Journals: Articles

  • UK oil and gas fields: an overview

    Goffey, G., Gluyas, J., Schofield, N.

    United Kingdom Oil and Gas Fields: 50th Anniversary Commemorative Volume. 1 edition, pp. 3-18, 16 pages

    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters

  • Palaeogeographical evolution of the Rattray Volcanic Province, Central North Sea

    Quirie, A. K., Schofield, N., Jolley, D. W., Archer, S. G., Hole, M. J., Hartley, A., Watson, D., Burgess, R., Pugsley, J. H., Underhill, J. R., Holford, S. P.

    Journal of the Geological Society , vol. 177, no. 4, pp. 718-737

    Contributions to Journals: Articles

  • UK Rockall prospectivity: re-awakening exploration in a frontier basin

    Broadley, L., Schofield, N., Jolley, D., Howell, J., Underhill, J. R.

    Petroleum Geoscience, vol. 26, no. 2, pp. 247-271

    Contributions to Journals: Articles

  • Paleogene volcanic rocks in the northern Faroe–Shetland Basin and Møre Marginal High: understanding lava field stratigraphy

    Walker, F., Schofield, N., Millett, J., Jolley, D., Hole, M., Stewart, M.

    Geological Society Special Publications , vol. 495

    Contributions to Journals: Articles

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