Can stratigraphic plays change the petroleum exploration outlook of Norway?

On behalf of the FORCE Sedimentary and Stratigraphy network group, we are delighted to announce the call for abstracts for the upcoming workshop addressing the question of "Can stratigraphic plays change the petroleum exploration outlook of Norway?"

  • Date 12.10.2016
  • Time 08:00
  • Duration 1 day
  • Participants 151
  • Register by 06.10.2016
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The workshop will be held at NPD premises in Stavanger on 12th October 2016.

Our programme will include presentations of case studies on identification of new stratigraphic plays and hydrocarbon potential of stratigraphic traps in various depositional environments from the Norwegian and UK Continental Shelf as well as conceptual studies. It represents an excellent forum for presentation of your work and as organisers we strongly support this opportunity for you to share your knowledge and experience with a wider audience.


All abstracts will be reviewed by the Organizing Committee prior to approval, and authors will be notified when their abstract is accepted. In case you’re interested but not able to submit your abstract, please send us the title of your presentation and authors names.

Abstract deadline: 10th June 2016

Registration deadline: 6th October 2016. Please find registration box at the top right of this page.

Preliminary program can be downloaded here.

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FORCE seminars have previously been fully booked with waiting lists so you are encouraged to sign up as soon as you know you will attend.

Participant fees  
FORCE member NOK 0,-
Non-member NOK 1000,-
University/student NOK 0,-


Please find registration box at the top right of this page.

Important information:
You can register as a FORCE member and pay "FORCE member" price if you are an employee of a member company.
All FORCE members are listed here.

Payment is made online by credit card. Please note that no refunds will be given after you have signed up. If you for any reason can not attend the seminar, you are welcome to send a representative, just inform as soon as there are changes.

Organizing committee:
Khalid Dindane, OMV (Norge) AS
Polina Safronova, GDF SUEZ E&P Norge AS
Domenico Chiarella, Royal Holloway, University of London
Tone Helene Mydland, NPD

Photo: Øyvind Hagen - Statoil