Field Trip to the Hornelen Basin

Field Trip to the Hornelen Basin
Dr. Caritia Augustsson (Professor associate), Dr. Dora Marin (Professor associate), Dr. Christopher Townsend (professor II), Guro Skarstein (PhD candidate), and Siri Gloppen Gjersdal (PhD candidate) went on a field trip to the Hornelen basin this week. The Hornelen basin is the largest of three Devonian basins located in western Norway, related to the collapse of the Caledonides. The field trip ...
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New PhD Position

We have opened a new PhD position in basin evolution, paleogeography and source to sink analysis of the upper Paleozoic succession in the Norwegian North Sea. This PhD will be funded by UiS the three first years and the last year by PaBas. The candidate is expected to start in the beginning of next year (2020).
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Progress

We just finished sampling cores, cuttings and oils at Weatherford and are currently obtaining sediment samples from cores and cuttings at NPD. In early May, we also had a field trip to Aberdeen to sample oils and cuttings from wells in the J-block and the Kessog Field northwest of the Embla Field. 7 wells will be sampled for facies variation in the Upper Jurassic at NPD. 3 wells were sampled a...
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