Tunisian Fold & Thrust Belt and Associated Hydrocarbon Potential
Organized by ETAP
Thursday, 15 September – Saturday, 17 September 2022, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. | Tunis, Tunisia
Who Should Attend
Geoscientists, explorationists, new ventures specialists, reservoir geologists
The structurally complex area of Northern Tunisia (onshore and offshore) corresponds to a fold and thrust belt (FTB) zone, a result of the tertiary compressional/trans-pressional tectonics (Pyrenean and Alpine). For oil and gas exploration, it represents a frontier zone despite the presence of ingredients for promising prolific hydrocarbon province as documented by numerous oil and gas seeps as well as by the encouraging results of few wells drilled in this area, particularly in its southern segment of the uppermost Miocene-Pliocene foredeep basin. The main challenge for a successful exploration activity in this area is the definition of the structural model which in return will control the trap generation, size and type and also the source rocks maturation-expulsion phases and the migration pathways. The structural model is also important to identify the best sweet spots favourable for the development of good reservoir quality, particularly for the Cretaceous and Eocene carbonates. This field trip will focus on the different structural styles in the different segments of the area using a rich amount of outcropping and subsurface data and their relationships within the petroleum systems components (source rock and reservoir Rock).
- Depart From: Laico Tunis Spa and Conference Center
- Return To: Laico Tunis Spa and Conference Center
- Registration Deadline:
- 15 August
- Food and transportation from 15 – 17 September 2022
- Accommodation for the nights of 15 and 16 September 2022
Cancellation deadline is 14 August 2022. Cancellations received on or before the 14th August 2022 will be charged $100. Cancellations received after the 14th August will be charged the full amount.
Laico Tunis Spa and Conference Center
Mohamed V Avenue, Human Rights Square