Citation

Deighton, I., 1996. Thermal Modelling on the North West Shelf. Record  1996/025. Australian Geological Survey Organisation, Canberra.

Abstract

WinBury is a one-dimensional heatflow modelling package which takes well stratigraphic data and maturity as input, and outputs computed palaeotemperature and downhole maturity (using the industry standard algorithm of Burnham & Sweeney, 1992). By forward modelling the palaeowaterdepth (directly linked to palaeo-sea bottom temperature) and palaeoheatflow variables, a best fit may be derived to observed maturity data, implying a valid palaeotemperature model at all levels in the well. This palaeotemperature model is then applied to the kerogen types present in the source rocks (using industry standard algorithms of Tissot and Welte, 1978) to predict when source rocks would generate and expel hydrocarbons.
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1996

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