Modelling Source-Rock Distribution and Quality Variations: The Organic Facies Modelling Approach

  1. Poppe de Boer3,
  2. George Postma3,
  3. Kees van der Zwan4,
  4. Peter Burgess4 and
  5. Peter Kukla5
  1. Ute Mann and
  2. Janine Zweigel

Published Online: 9 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303131.ch11

Analogue and Numerical Modelling of Sedimentary Systems: From Understanding to Prediction

Analogue and Numerical Modelling of Sedimentary Systems: From Understanding to Prediction

How to Cite

Mann, U. and Zweigel, J. (2008) Modelling Source-Rock Distribution and Quality Variations: The Organic Facies Modelling Approach, in Analogue and Numerical Modelling of Sedimentary Systems: From Understanding to Prediction (eds P. de Boer, G. Postma, K. van der Zwan, P. Burgess and P. Kukla), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303131.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Utrecht University, Netherlands

  2. 4

    Shell Research, Rijswijk, Netherlands

  3. 5

    Aachen University, Germany

Author Information

  1. Basin Modelling Department, SINTEF Petroleum Research, N-7465 Trondheim, Norway

  1. Statoilhydro ASA, Strandveien 4, N-7501, Størdal, Norway

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 NOV 2008

Book Series:

  1. Special Publication Number 40 of the International Association of Sedimentologists

Book Series Editors:

  1. Isabel Montanez

Series Editor Information

  1. University of California, Davis, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405189309

Online ISBN: 9781444303131

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Keywords:

  • modelling source-rock distribution and quality variations;
  • process-based organic facies modelling (OF-Mod) software;
  • OF-Mod concept based on source type, preservation and sequence-stratigraphic aspects;
  • autochthonous produced marine organic matter (MOM);
  • relationship between organic matter and position within depositional sequence;
  • basin-fill stratigraphy;
  • terrestrial organic matter fraction;
  • palynofacies and organic geochemical data from well;
  • process-based modelling software OF-Mod and source-rock thickness and organic content

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Concept

  • Implementation

  • Modelling the Late Jurassic Spekk Formation at the Mid-Norwegian Continental Shelf: The First of-Mod Application to a Comprehensive Empirical Data Set

  • Concluding Remarks

  • Acknowledgements

  • Note

  • References