2021 Technical Program

Scheduled Presentations

2021 EASTERN SECTION AAPG TECHNICAL PROGRAM

Monday, October 4th

Super Basin

8:00

“Super Basin Thinking”: Methods to Explore and Revitalize the World’s Greatest Petroleum Basins
Sternbach

8:25

Marcellus SuperBasin
Zagorski

8:50

Utica SuperBasin
Jarvis

9:15

The Marcellus Shale: Geologic Controls on Reservoir Quality and Geochemical Aspects of Future Potential Resources
Douds
The Hunt for Critical Minerals

10:10

A Proposed Model for Quantifying Critical Mineral Occurrence from Unconventional Sources: An Example from the Marcellus Shale, Appalachian Basin, USA
Blood

10:35

Statistical Methods for Collection, Measurement, and Analysis of Critical Minerals in Fine Grained Clastic Rocks: Case Study of the Dunkirk Shale, NY
McCallum

11:00

Energy in Transition, the Hunt for Lithium in North America
Bridges

11:25

Feasibility and Potential of Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES) using Salt Caverns in Michigan
Cox
Basin Analysis / Tools of the Trade

1:30

Echoes of a Giant: the Utica/TBR conventional play
Hunt

1:55

Moundsville Monster: The history and geology of West Virginia’s most productive shale gas well
Vance

2:20

Identifying Repeated Reservoir Intervals Geospatially Using Open-Hole Geophysical Logs
Boyer

3:15

Application of Similarity Analysis to Predict Performance of New Wells in Old Fields using Geologic Variables
Haagsma

3:40

Mapping depletion using drilling data to gain insights into fracture growth and reservoir drainage
Wutherich

4:05

How the Humanities can teach us to improve our interpretation skills; Geosteering Techniques from examples in several Basins
Koury

Tuesday, October 5th

Geochemistry / Reservoir Characterization

8:00

Carbon in the Cambrian Rome Trough: Insights from the Rogersville Shale
Weislogel

8:25

Preliminary Evaluation of Rogersville Shale Well Completions and Performance
Bowersox

8:50

Resolving biogeochemical feedback mechanisms using a quantitative, statistical approach in the Late Ordovician Utica-Point Pleasant Formation: Implications for source rock deposition and absolute proxy values
Ritzer

9:15

Comparing and Contrasting Deposits of the Late Ordovician “Point Pleasant” and Dolgeville Formations
Blood

10:10

Produced Gas and Condensate Geochemistry of the Marcellus Formation: Insights into Petroleum Maturity, Migration, and Alteration in an Unconventional Shale Reservoir
Laughrey

10:35

Variations in Produced Water Chemistry and Relation to Regional Geology and Production in the Marcellus Shale, Northcentral West Virginia
Brady

11:00

Organic content, distribution, and thermal maturity in the Cambrian Rogersville Shale
Hickman

11:25

Seismic Stratigraphy, Oil & Gas, and CCUS Potential of the Illinois Wabash Fault Zone and Kentucky Rough Creek Graben Using High-Quality Mega-Regional 2D Seismic Lines
Sternbach
Topics in CCUS and Energy Transition

1:30

The War for Porosity: Competition for Underground Storage in the Appalachian Basin 
Billman

1:55

Regional EOR Potential of the Utica/Point Pleasant in Ohio
McDonald

2:20

Evaluating Seal Capacity to Super Critical CO2 (scCO2) as an aid in Risk Assessment and Carbon Storage Site Characterization
Willette

3:15

A Holistic Assessment of Development of Electric Power Generation in the United States; Surface Impacts of Wind, Solar and Natural Gas in the Appalachian Basin
arr

3:40

Renewable Energy Integrated with Subsurface Energy Storage
PLeetaru
Geochemistry / Reservoir Characterization

4:05

Evaluating The Liquids Potential And Distribution Of West Virginia’s Marcellus Liquids Fairway
Smith