Roy Helge Gabrielsen

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Academic Interests

  • Structural geology
  • Tectonics
  • Petroleum geology
  • Basin analysis

Teaching

Higher education and employment history

  • 1976-77 Research associate, NAVF, Structural geology, isotope geochemistry, Norwegian Caledonides (SW Norway). Department of Geology, University of Oslo.
  • 1977-81 Research Associate, Petroleum geology, Remote sensing/fracture tectonics. Institute of Geology, University of Oslo.
  • 1981-87 Structural Geologist, Saga Petroleum A/S.
  • 1987-88 Chief Geologist, Norsk Hydro, a.s.
  • 1988-91 Professor of Petroleum Geology/Structural Geology, University of Bergen.
  • 1989-91 Chief Scientist, Geological Remote Sensing, Nansen Remote Sensing Centre, Bergen.
  • 1992-94 Managing Director, Norsk Hydro a.s., Research Centre, Bergen.
  • 1992-94 Adjunct Professor of Petroleum Geology/Structural Geology (“Professor II; 20% time appointment at full professor level) of Petroleum Geology, University of Bergen.
  • 1994-03 Professor of Petroleum Geology/Structural Geology, University of Bergen.
  • 2000-03 Scientfic Advisor, Norwegian Geological Survey, Trondheim.
  • 2003- 06 Executive Director, Divison for Science, The Research Council of Norway.
  • 2005 - 2009 Adjunct Professor of structural and petroleum geology, University of Aarhus, Denmark.
  • 2006 - present Professor of Petroleum Geology, Section Head Petroleum Geology and Geophysics (PEGG), University of Oslo.

Honoraria

  • Statoil Research Prize for 2000
  • Awarded status as Principal Investigator in Centre of Excellence "Center for Integrated Petroleum Research", University of Bergen, appointed by the Norwegian Research Council, 2002.
  • Norwegian Petroleum Society Science Prize for 2002.
  • Falcon Award 2005 awarded by the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers for the paper: Lothe,A.E., Borge,H. & Gabrielsen,R.H.: Modelling of hydraulic lekage by pressure and stress simulations and implications for Biot’s constant: an example from the Halten Terrace. Offshore Mid-Norway. Petroleum Geoscience, 10(3), 199-213.
  • Special Award 2005, American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG).
Tags: Petroleum geology, Structural geology, Basin analysis, CO2 storage, Tectonics, Geology, Energy

Publications

Leever, K.A., Gabrielsen, R.H., Sokoutis, D. & Willingshofer, E., 2011: The effect of convergence angle on the kinematic evolution of strain partitioning in transpressional brittle wedges: insight from analog modeling and high resolution digital image analysis. Tectonics, 30, TC2013, 1-25, doi: 10.1029/2009TC002649

Leever, K.A., Gabrielsen, R.H., Faleide, J.I. & Braathen, A., 2011: A transpressional origin for the West Spitsbergen Fold and Thrust Belt - insight from analog modeling. Tectonics, 30, TC2014, 1- 24, doi: 10.1029/2010TC002753

Gabrielsen, R.H., Faleide, J.I., Pascal, C., Braathen, A., Nystuen, J.P., Etzelmuller, B. & O’Donnell, S., 2010: Reply to Discussion of Gabrielsen et al. (2010) by Nielsen et al. (this volume): Latest Caledonian to Present tectonomorphological development of southern Norway. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 27, 1290-1295, doi:10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2010.02.003.

Gabrielsen, R.H., 2010: The structure and hydrcarbon traps of sedimentary basins. In: Bjørlykke, K.: Petroleum Geoscience: From Sedimentary Environments to Rock Physics. Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 299 – 327.

Faleide, J.I., Bjørlykke, K. & Gabrielsen, R.H., 2010: Geology of the Norwegian Continental Shelf. In: Bjørlykke, K.: Petroleum Geoscience: From Sedimentary Environments to Rock Physics. Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 467-499.

Gabrielsen, R.H., Dypvik, H. & Shuvalov, V., 2010: Structural Analysis of Deformed Central Peak Sediments. In: Dypvik, H., Tsikalas, F. & Smelror, M. (eds.): The Mjølnir Impact Event and ist Consequences. Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 211-228.

Pascal, C., Roberts, D. & Gabrielsen, R.H., 2010: Tectonic significance of present-day stress relief phenomena in formerly glaciated regions. Journal of the Geological Society, London, 167, 363-371.

Gabrielsen, R.H., Faleide, J.I., Pascal, C., Braathen, A., Nystuen, J.P., Etzelmuller, B. & O’Donnell, S., 2010: Latest Caledonian to Present tectonomorphological development of southern Norway. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 27, 709-723, doi: 10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2009.06.004.

Herrevold, T., Gabrielsen, R.H. & Roberts, D., 2009: Structural geology of the southeastern part of the Trollfjorden-Komagelva Fault Zone, Varanger Peninsula, Finnmark, North Norway. Norwegian Journal of Geology, 89, 305-325.

Bastesen, E., Braathen, A., Nøttveit, H., Gabrielsen, R.H. & Skar, T., 2009: Extensional fault cores in micritic carbonate – Case studies from the Gulf of Corinth, Greece. Journal of Structural Geology, 31, 403-420.

Lindanger, M., Gabrielsen, R.H. & Braathen, A., 2007: Analysis of rock lenses in extensional faults. Norwegian Journal of Geology, 87(4), 361-372.

Pascal, C., Roberts, D. & Gabrielsen, R.H., 2005: Quantification of neotectonic stress orientations and magnitudes from field observations i Finnmark, northern Norway. Journal of Structural Geology, 27, 859-870.

Redfield, T.R., Braathen, A., Gabrielsen, R.H., Osmundsen, P.T., Torsvik, T.H. & Andriessen, P.A.M., 2005: Late Mesozoic to Early Cretaceous components of vertical separation across the Møre-Trøndelag Fault Complex, Norway. Tectonophysics, 395, 233-249.

Ehrlich, R. & Gabrielsen, R.H., 2004: The complexity of a ramp-flat-ramp fault and its effect on hanging-wall structuring: An example from the Njord oil field, offshore mid Norway. Petroleum Geoscience, 10(4), 305-317.

Lothe, A.E., Borge, H. & Gabrielsen, R.H., 2004: Modelling of hydraulic leakage by pressure and stress simulations and implications for Biot’s constant: an example from the Halten Terrace, offshore Mid-Norway. Petroleum Geoscience, 10(3), 199-213.

Redfield, T.R., Torsvik, T.H., Andriessen, P.A.M. & Gabrielsen, R.H., 2004: Mesozoic and Cenozoic tectonics of the Møre-Trøndelag Fault Complex, central Norway: constraints from new apatite fission track data. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 10 (29), 673-682.

Braathen, A., Osmundsen, P.T. & Gabrielsen, R.H., 2004: Dynamic development of fault rocks in a crustal-scale detachment: An example from western Norway. Tectonics, 21. TC4010, 1-21.

Lindanger, R., Øygaren, M., Gabrielsen, R.H., Mjelde, R., Randen, T. & Tjøstheim, B.A., 2004: Analogue (plaster) modelling and synthetic seismic representation hangingwall falt blocks above of ramp-flat ramp faults. First Break, 22, January 2004, 22-30.

Kyrkjebø,R., Gabrielsen, R.H. & Faleide, J.I., 2004: Unconformities related to the Jurassic-Cretaceous syn/post-rift transition of the northern North Sea. Journal of the Geological Society of London, 161, 1-17.

Faleide, J.I., Kyrkjebø, R., Kjennerud, T., Gabrielsen, R.H., Jordt, H., Fanavoll, S. & Bjerke, M.D., 2002: Tectonic impact on sedimentary processes during Cenozoic evolution of the northern North Sea and surrounding areas. In: Doré, A.G., Cartwright, J.A., Stoker, M.S., Turner,  J.P. & White, N. (eds.): Exhumation of the North Atlantic Margin: Mechanisms and Implications for Petroleum Exploration., Geological Society of London Special Publication, 196, 235-269.

Lothe, A.E., Gabrielsen, R.H., Bjørnevoll Hagen, N. & Larsen, B.T., 2002: The texture of deformation bands: effects on porosity and permeability. Petroleum Geoscience, 8, 195-207.

Gabrielsen, R.H., Kyrkjebø, R., Faleide, J.I., Fjeldskaar, W. & Kjennerud, T., 2001: The Cretaceous post-rift basin configuration of the northern North Sea. Petroleum Geoscience, 7, 137-154.

Pascal, C. & Gabrielsen, R.H., 2001: Numerical modelling of Cenozoic stress patterns in the mid Norwegian Margin and the northern North Sea. Tectonics, 20(4), 585-599.

Gabrielsen, R.H. & Clausen, J.A., 2001: Horses and duplexes in extensional regimes: A scale modeling contribution. in: H.A.Koyi & N.S.Mancktelow (eds.): Tectonic Modeling: A Volume in Honor of Hans Ramberg. Geological Society of America Memoir, 193, 219-233.

Gabrielsen, R.H., Odinsen, T. & Grunnaleite, I., 1999: Structuring of the Northern Viking Graben and the Møre Basin; the influence of basement structural grain, and the particular role of the Møre-Trøndelag Fault Complex. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 16, 443-465.

Vågnes, E., Gabrielsen, R.H. & Haremo, P., 1998: Late Cretaceous - Cenozoic intraplate contractional deformation at the Norwegian continental shelf; timing, magnitude and regional implications. Tectonophysics, 300, 29-46.

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  • Gabrielsen, Roy Helge; Faleide, Jan Inge; Wong, P.W; Gac, Sebastien; Indrevær, Kjetil; Faisal Miraj, M.; Dinkgreve, Patricia; Sokoutis, Dimitrios & Pascal, Christophe (2017). Palaeogene North Atlantic opening along the Barents Sea margin and its adjacent deformation.
  • Gac, Sebastien; Indrevær, Kjetil; Gabrielsen, Roy Helge & Faleide, Jan Inge (2017). A model of the tectonic evolution of the Loppa High from Late Paleozoic to present-day.
  • Indrevær, Kjetil; Gabrielsen, Roy Helge; Bugge, Aina Juell & Faleide, Jan Inge (2017). Latest Permian/earliest Triassic folds & thrusts on the Loppa High..
  • Indrevær, Kjetil; Gabrielsen, Roy Helge; Gac, Sebastien & Faleide, Jan Inge (2017). Is there a tectonic signal in the development of the late Palaeozoic bioherms on the Loppa High?.
  • Indrevær, Kjetil; Gac, Sebastien; Gabrielsen, Roy Helge & Faleide, Jan Inge (2017). Can metamorphic phase changes in the lower crust help explain the repeated uplift and subsidence of the Loppa High area through time?.

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Published Dec. 10, 2013 7:55 PM