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Natural hydrogen from sedimentary organic matter

September 23, 2022

It is said that natural molecular hydrogen (H2) has the potential to become the most important renewable energy source of the future. Most attention is currently focussed on inorganic sources of H2, and we are the very beginning of the long road to development, but what about sedimentary organic matter? Can it also be considered a viable potential... More

New allocation technique based on the heterocompounds detected by FT-ICR MS

November 26, 2021

Brian Horsfield, CEO of GEOS4, and Nick Mahlstedt, GEOS4´s Senior Technical Officer, are coauthors of the research paper "Chemostatistic allocation of shale oil production using acidic heterocompounds".

Hydraulic fracturing is routinely used to release and produce petroleum from multistacked shale layers. We have introduced a new allocation... More

New GEOS4 research

April 1, 2020

GEOS4 staff has (co)authored five new research papers relevant to the petroleum upstream sector.

One of theses studies provides insights into the development of sweet spots in the Cretaceous Niobrara shale-oil system, Denver Basin. Another one investigates the release of acidic NSO compounds from the oil-mature Barnett Shale using different solvents.  More

Brian Horsfield reelected Europe Region Delegate to the AAPG House of Delegates

September 8, 2019

Brian Horsfield, CEO of GEOS4, has been reelected as Europe Region Delegate to the AAPG House of Delegates (HoD) in September. During his second term as member of the HoD, Brian will be pleased helping to keep AAPG a relevant, useful and energetic association.

The House of Delegates of the AAPG is made up of delegates from affiliated societies and... More

GEOS4 research on oil and gas shales

July 7, 2019

GEOS4 staff has (co)authored several new research papers on oil and gas shales. A book chapter provides an overview of the chemical, physical, and biological processes involved in the formation of shale gas and shale oil and outline how organic geochemistry can be applied to the exploration and production of these resources. Read also about a joint... More