Our research is focused on fundamental studies into processes controlling landscape evolution, seismic and sequence stratigraphy, structural geology and sedimentary geochemistry within sedimentary basins, and their application to understanding petroleum systems and environmental change.

Browse the various sub-groups within the basins area of expertise below.

Carbonate sedimentology

Research focused on carbonate platforms.

Geocomputing, imaging and visualisation

Digital outcrop analogues and reservoir modelling.

North Africa Research Group

Challenges for production in North Africa.

Seismic interpretation

Using seismic interpretation to analyse sedimentary basins.

Clastic sedimentology and stratigraphy

Understanding controls on depositional systems.

Mudstones and shale gas

The analysis and modelling of mudstones.

Sedimentology and reservoir quality

Linking process understanding to reservoir quality.