Dr Don Cameron

Dr Don CameronRegional Hydrocarbon Prospectivity Team: Programme Manager for DECC Geoscience Consultancy Services Contract

Location: Edinburgh

Tel: 0131 672 9276

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Biography

  • 1999 current: Programme Manager, DECC Geoscience Consultancy Services Contract
  • 1992 1993: Compiler of UKOOA/BGS North Sea Lithostratigraphic Guides
  • 1989 1991: UK scientific leader of EEC-funded project 'Quaternary geology of the Southern North Sea'
  • 1985 1989, 1994–1998: Team member, DTI hydrocarbon prospectivity contracts
  • 1978 1985: Marine geologist specialising in production of Quaternary Geology & Solid Geology maps of the Southern North Sea
  • 1977: PhD Queens University Belfast, Geology
  • 1974: BSc Hons Queens University Belfast, Geology

Research interests

  • Petroleum geology of UK Continental Shelf
  • Carboniferous geology of Southern North Sea

Skills

  • Hydrocarbon prospectivity assessment
  • Landmark-based seismic interpretation
  • Experience in wide range of mapping and seismic interpretation software

Current projects and collaboration

  • All work since 1994 carried out under commercially confidential Geoscience Consultancy Services Contract for DTI/DECC

Professional association

  • member of Petroleum Exploration Society of GB (PESGB), Edinburgh Geological Society

Key Papers

BROOKS, J.R.V., STOKER, S.J. and CAMERON, T.D.J.  2001.  Hydrocarbon exploration opportunities of the twenty-first century in the United Kingdom.  In Downey, M.W., Threet, J.C. and Morgan, W.A. (eds). Petroleum provinces of the twenty-first century.  AAPG Memoir 74,  167–199.

CAMERON, D., MUNNS, J. and STOKER, S. 2005. Remaining hydrocarbon exploration of the Carboniferous fairway, UK Southern North Sea. In: Collinson, J.D., Evans, D.J., Holliday, D.W. and Jones, N.S. (eds) Carboniferous hydrocarbon resources: the southern North Sea and surrounding onshore areas. Yorkshire Geological Society Occasional Publications No. 7, 209–224.

MUNNS, J.W., GRAY, J.C., STOKER, S.J., ANDREWS. I.J. and CAMERON, T.D.J. 2005. The remaining hydrocarbon potential of the UK Continental Shelf. In: Doré, A.G., and Vining, B. (eds) Petroleum Geology: North-West Europe and Global Perspectives — Proceedings of the 6th Petroleum Geology Conference. Geological Society, London, 41–54.

STOKER, S.J., GRAY, J.C., HAILE, P., ANDREWS, I.J. and CAMERON, T.D.J. 2006. The importance of stratigraphic plays in the undiscovered resources of the UK Continental Shelf. In: Allen, M.R., Goffey, G.P., Morgan, R.K. and Walker, I.M. (eds) The deliberate search for the stratigraphic trap: where are they now? Journal of the Geological Society of London, Special Publication No. 254, 153–167.

LOIZOU, N., ANDREWS, I.J., STOKER, S.J. and CAMERON, D. 2006. West of Shetland revisited — the search for stratigraphic traps. In: Allen, M.R., Goffey, G.P., Morgan, R.K. and Walker, I.M. (eds) The deliberate search for the stratigraphic trap: where are they now? J.  Journal of the Geological Society of London, Special Publication No. 254, 2257–245.