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Role of salt in restraining the maturation of subsalt source rocks
Abstract The presence of salt within a sedimentary basin can potentially modify its temperature distribution and history. In particular, the positive thermal anomaly associated with the top of saltExpand
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Three-Dimensional Constrained Delaunay Triangulation: a Minimalist Approach
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In this paper we summarize our experiences with 3D constrained Delaunay triangulation algorithms for industrial applications, based on a minimalist approach, in which we minimize the use of geometrical operations such as intersections. Expand
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Development of Sediment Overpressure and Its Effect on Thermal Maturation: Application to the Gulf of Mexico Basin
High sedimentation rates can potentially lead to overpressuring and sediment undercompaction within basins. Sediments with anomalously high porosity, in turn, induce low thermal conductivities and soExpand
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A physical explanation for the positioning of the depth to the top of overpressure in shale‐dominated sequences in the Gulf Coast basin, United States
A one-dimensional model of fluid pressure and porosity evolution is used to investigate the physical processes that control the development and maintenance of overpressure in a compacting sedimentaryExpand
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Regional slope stability and slope-failure mechanics from the two-dimensional state of stress in an infinite slope
Abstract Rapid estimates of regional submarine slope stability can be obtained using 1-D infinite-slope analysis or empirical 2-D analyses, such as the log-spiral or φ-circle methods. In theseExpand
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Techniques for including large deformations associated with salt and fault motion in basin modeling
Abstract Modeling large deformations such as non-vertical fault displacement and salt motion have been a major obstacle for the improvement of regional basin modeling studies. Because salt has aExpand
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Using XML to improve the productivity and robustness in application development in geosciences
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We describe an approach to apply Extensible Markup Language (XML) technologies to improve the robustness of geological and geophysical applications as well as to increase the efficacy in the application development process. Expand
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Enabling high-resolution forecasting of severe weather and flooding events in Rio de Janeiro
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We propose a coupled hydrological model that operates at a street scale with resolution of approximately 1 m, capturing local terrain effects and simulating surface flow and water accumulation, especially for overland flow and ponding depth. Expand
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A control-volume finite-element method for three-dimensional multiphase basin modeling
Abstract In this paper we describe a 3D control-volume finite-element method to solve numerically the coupled partial differential equations (PDEs) governing geological processes involved in theExpand
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Integrating Mathematical Optimization and Decision Making in Intelligent Fields
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In this paper a decision-making approach that can be applied to problems that are relevant to the oil and gas industry is presented. Expand
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