Mr Joe Emmings

Mr Joe Emmings

PDRA - Shale Gas and Geochemistry

Location: BGS Keyworth

Tel: 0115 936 3040

E-mail Mr Joe Emmings

ORCID: 0000000320840501

Biography

  • 2018 – ongoing : Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Shale Gas and Geochemistry.
  • 2014 –2018 : PhD Studentship. NERC CENTA Doctoral Training Partnership. School of Geography, Geology and the Environment, University of Leicester and the British Geological Survey. Thesis title: Controls on UK Lower Namurian Shale Gas Prospectivity: Understanding the Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Organic Matter in Siliciclastic Mudstones
  • 2012 –2014 : Staff Engineering Geologist, Fugro GeoConsulting.
  • 2011 –2012 : Laboratory Assistant, British Antarctic Survey.
  • 2008 –2012 : Master of Science (First Class Honours) in Geology. School of Ocean and Earth Science, University of Southampton.

Professional association

  • 2016 – ongoing : American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
  • 2015 – ongoing : European Geosciences Union
  • 2015 – ongoing : International Association of Sedimentologists (IAS)
  • 2015 – ongoing : The Geological Society of London
  • 2015 – ongoing : The Mineralogical Society
  • 2014 – ongoing : British Sedimentological Research Group BSRG)

Blogs

Key papers

  • Emmings J, Davies S, Vane C H, Leng, M, Moss-Hayes, V, Stephenson, M, and Jenkin G. 2017. Stream and Slope Weathering Effects on Organic-rich Mudstone Geochemistry and Implications for Hydrocarbon Source Rock Assessment: A Bowland Shale Case Study. Chemical Geology, 471, 74-91.
  • Henry, D G, Jarvis, I, Gillmore, G, Stephenson, M, Emmings, J. 2018. Assessing low-maturity organic matter in shales using Raman spectroscopy: Effects of sample preparation and operating procedure. International Journal of Coal Geology, , 191, 135-151.