Dr NICK SCHOFIELD

Dr NICK SCHOFIELD

Senior Lecturer

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Dr NICK SCHOFIELD
Dr NICK SCHOFIELD

Contact Details

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Email

Rockall Basin OGA project www.rockallbasin.com

StratLip Research Group: http://www.abdn.ac.uk/geology/research/projects/stratlip.php

Volcanic Margins Research Consortium: http://www.dur.ac.uk/vmrc/people/

LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/nick-schofield/67/128/979

Biography

Nick Schofield is a Senior Lecturer 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. 


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

 

Current Research

Further Info

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 

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Contributions to Journals

Articles

  • Mark, NJ., Schofield, N., Pugliese, S., Watson, D., Holford, S., Muirhead, D., Brown, R. & Healy, D. (in press). 'Igneous Intrusions in the Faroe Shetland Basin and their Implications for Hydrocarbon Exploration: New Insights from Well and Seismic Data Marine and Petroleum Geology'. Marine and Petroleum Geology.
  • Eide, CH., Schofield, N., Lecomte, I., Buckley, SJ. & Howell, JA. 'Seismic interpretation of Sill-Complexes in Sedimentary Basins: Implications for the Sub-Sill Imaging Problem'. Journal of the Geological Society .
    [Online] DOI: 10.1144/jgs2017-096
  • Hardman, JPA., Schofield, N., Jolley, DW., Holford, SP., Hartley, AJ., Morse, S., Underhill, J., Watson, DA. & Zimmer, EH. (in press). 'Prolonged Dynamic Support from the Icelandic Plume of the North East Atlantic Margin'. Journal of the Geological Society .
  • Hardman, J., Schofield, N., Jolley, D., Hartley, A., Holford, SP. & Watson, D. (in press). 'Controls on the Distribution of Volcanism and Intra-Basaltic Sediments in the Cambo-Rosebank Region, West of Shetland'. Petroleum Geoscience.
  • Reynolds, P., Holford, S., Schofield, N. & Ross, A. 'Three-Dimensional Seismic Imaging of Ancient Submarine Lava Flows: An Example From the Southern Australian Margin'. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems .
    [Online] DOI: 10.1002/2017GC007178
  • Muirhead, DK., Bowden, SA., Parnell, J. & Schofield, N. (2017). 'Source rock maturation owing to igneous intrusion in rifted margin petroleum systems'. Journal of the Geological Society , vol 174, no. 6, pp. 979-987.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1144/jgs2017-011
    [Link] http://jgs.lyellcollection.org/content/jgs/174/6/979.full.pdf
  • Reynolds, P., Holford, S., Schofield, N. & Ross, A. 'The shallow depth emplacement of mafic intrusions on a magma-poor rifted margin: An example from the Bight Basin, Southern Australia'. Marine and Petroleum Geology, vol 88, pp. 605-616.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2017.09.008
  • Holford, SP., Schofield, N. & Reynolds, P. (2017). 'Subsurface fluid flow focused by buried volcanoes in sedimentary basins: Evidence from 3D seismic data, Bass Basin, offshore southeastern Australia'. Interpretation, vol 5, no. 3, pp. SK39-50.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1190/INT-2016-0205.1
    [Online] AURA: DA39fi_s1_ln25666354_1222485958_1939656818Hwf1112812461IdV_1...
  • Schmiedel, T., Kjoberg, S., Planke, S., Magee, C., Galland, O., Schofield, N., Jackson, CA.-L & Jerram, DA. (2017). 'Mechanisms of overburden deformation associated with the emplacement of the Tulipan sill, mid-Norwegian margin'. Interpretation, vol 5, no. 3, pp. SK23-SK38.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1190/INT-2016-0155.1
    [Online] AURA: Schmiedel_et_al_2017_Overburden_deformation_mechanisms_Tulip...
  • Kjoberg, S., Schmiedel, T., Planke, S., Svensen, HH., Millett, JM., Jerram, DA., Galland, O., Lecomte, I., Schofield, N., Haug, ØT & Helsem, A. (2017). '3D structure and formation of hydrothermal vent complexes at the Paleocene-Eocene transition, the Møre Basin, mid-Norwegian margin'. Interpretation, vol 5, no. 3, pp. SK65-SK81.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1190/INT-2016-0159.1
    [Online] AURA: Kjoberg_et_al_2017_3D_structure_Formation_HTVC_M_re_Basin_In...
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