Abstract

As part of Geoscience Australia's analysis of the Capel-Faust basins this report summarises the construction methodology and the resulting geological and prospectivity implications of the Capel-Faust 3D geological model. The Capel and Faust basins are located over the northern part of the Lord Howe Rise, a large offshore frontier region composed of a number of rift basins with unknown petroleum prospectivity. Geoscience Australia has been undergoing a program of data acquisition in this area over a number of years, yet most dataset coverage remains regional with little well control. Given the diversity of acquired data, the comparative sparseness of coverage (despite the new data acquisition) and the structural complexity of basins, effective data integration and analysis methods were essential in the Capel-Faust region. By using the 3D visualisation and modelling environment provided by GOCAD, the diverse datasets were captured, processed and interpreted to create an integrated basin model that enabled key geological and prospectivity questions to be answered.
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Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia)

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Date (publication)

2010-01-01T00:00:00

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GA Catalogue Number

70174 Product http://www.ga.gov.au/metadata-gateway/metadata/record/70174/

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3D model
petroleum exploration
petroleum geology
sedimentary basins
marine
Earth Sciences

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English

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Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia)
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Canberra
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ACT
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2601
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Australia
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Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia)
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Canberra
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ACT
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2601
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Australia
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