Dr Erica Greenhalgh

Dr Erica Greenhalgh

Petroleum and Basin Analyst

Location: Edinburgh

Tel: 0131 6500 398

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Biography

  •  2015 – ongoing : Petroleum and Basin Analyst, BGS Edinburgh
  •  2012 –2015 : Exploration Geoscientist, Global New Ventures Exploration, ConocoPhillips (Houston, TX)
  •  2011 –2012 : Geophysicist, Petroleum Geochemistry & Basin Modelling, ConocoPhillips (Houston, TX)
  •  2011 –2011 : Graduate Geophysicist, Atlantic Margins Exploration, ConocoPhillips (Stavanger, Norway)
  •  2006 –2010 : PhD in Earth Sciences, University of Liverpool
  •  2002 –2006 : MESci Geophysics (North America), University of Liverpool

Skills

  • Basin Modelling
  • New Ventures Exploration
  • Play Fairway Analysis
  • Potential Fields Modelling
  • Seismic Interpretation

Current projects and collaboration

  •  2015 – ongoing : The Jurassic shales of the Wessex area: geology and shale oil and shale gas resource estimation(work carried out on behalf of the OGA)

Commissioned reports

  • Greenhalgh, E. (2016), Literature Review of Devonian Source Rocks and Devonian-Sourced Hydrocarbons in the Orcadian Basin. CR/16/017

Key papers

Greenhalgh, E.E. & N.J. Kusznir (2007), Evidence for thin oceanic crust on the extinct Aegir Ridge, Norwegian Basin, NE Atlantic derived from satellite gravity inversion, Geophysical Research Letters vol 34, L06305, doi: 1029/2007GL029440