Petroleum Geology Conference in Lisbon

On 18 and 19 May Lisbon hosted a major international geological conference under the auspices of  American Association of Petroleum Geologists. The “Tethys-Atlantic Interaction Along the European-Iberian-African Plate Boundaries” Conference attracted a wide range of international experts, also from Poland, who presented the results of their key achievements in the domain of geological sciences.

The Conference was attended by 270 participants, including 155 representatives of the industry and services, while the balance participated on behalf of scientific research centres and government agencies.

The focus of the Conference was on selected issues of both conventional and unconventional petroleum geology. A vast majority of Polish delegates took part in the session dedicated to unconventional hydrocarbons.

Presentations on the Baltic, Podlasie and Lublin Basins, as well as on the Mid-Polish Trough” were given at the session.


Presentation of studies in the Polish Baltic Basin. Photo by P. Karcz.

The delegates from the host country presented the results of studies in lower Paleozoic basins of South Portugal.

Gabriel Barberes presents the results of studies into Paleozoic shales of the Brejeira, Mira and Mértola Formations. Photo by P. Karcz.


Paulo Fernandes presents the results of studies into Paleozoic shales of South Portugal. Photo by P. Karcz.

Polish Geological Institute was represented at the Conference by Dr. Przemysław Karcz who gave two presentations on the results of studies into the Baltic Basin.


author: Przemysław Karcz

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