Mr Nigel Smith

Mr Nigel Smith Seismic/Basin Analyst

Location: Keyworth

Tel: 0115 936 3218

E-mail Mr Nigel Smith

Biography

  •  2008 :  Unconventional hydrocarbons
  •  1987 –1991 :  Hydrocarbons Group Grange Terrace
  •  1976 –1978 :  Field mapping in Africa
  •  1974 –1975 :  MSc University of London Marine Earth Science
  •  1974 –1975 :  Marine surveying Atlantic and Channel
  •  1969 –1972 :  BSc University of Wales Geology

Commissioned reports

  •  2010 :  Analogues from worldwide shale gas (and shale oil) exploration to illustrate the potential for oil and shale gas exploitation in the UK
  •  2010 :  The unconventional hydrocarbon resources of Britain's onshore basins- coalbed methane (CBM)
  •  2010 :  The unconventional hydrocarbon resources of Britain's onshore basins- shale gas

Current projects and collaboration

  •  Shale Gas, Coalbed methane, UK Unconformity maps, deep geology of 50k maps
  •  Southern Permian Basin, GASH, South Irish Sea

Research interests

  •  Hydrocarbons
  •  Hydrogen, coal
  •  Subsurface UK

Skills

  •  Basin analysis
  •  Seismic reflection interpretation
  •  8220 :  GIS “compliant”

Professional association

  •  Fellow and Chartered Geologist of the Geological Society

Published outputs

Key papers

SMITH, TURNER & WILLIAMS. 2011 UK data and analysis for shale gas prospectivity. 7th Petroleum Geology Conference. March-April 2009. 1087-1098.

SMITH, N.J.P., SHEPHERD, T. J., STYLES, M. T. & WILLIAMS, G. M.  2005. Hydrogen exploration: a review of global hydrogen accumulations and implications for prospective areas in NW Europe. Proceedings of the 6th Petroleum Geology Conference, 349-360.