Johnathon Osmond

Doctoral Research Fellow - Section of Geology and Geophysics
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Phone +47-93079265
Visiting address Sem Sælands vei 1 Geologibygningen 0371 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1047 Blindern 0316 OSLO
Other affiliations Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences (Student)

Academic interests

Detailed subsurface and outcrop characterization of faults, fault seal and trap geometry of petroleum reservoirs and CO2 storage sites, structural and stratigraphic influences on the subsurface migration of hydrocarbons and CO2, 3D structural/stratigraphic interpretation and modeling of subsurface or outcrop geology, utilization of exploration geophysics for solving structural problems, and carbonate deposition, deformation, and diagenesis



  • 2017-Present – PhD Research Fellow: University of Oslo, Norwegian CCS Research Center (NCCS), Oslo, Norway
  • 2016-2017 – Research Scientist Associate II: Bureau of Economic Geology, Center for Integrated Seismicity Research (CISR), Austin, Texas
  • 2016 – Geoscience Intern: University Lands, Houston, Texas
  • 2015-2016 – Teaching Assistant: The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas
  • 2015 – Geology Intern: Apache Corporation, Permian Region, Midland, Texas
  • 2014 – Student Geology & Geosciences Intern: Talisman Energy USA, Eagle Ford Delivery Unit, Houston, Texas
  • 2013-2015 – Graduate Research Assistant: The University of Texas at Austin, Gulf Coast Carbon Center (GCCC), Austin, Texas


  • M.S. Geological Sciences (2016) – The University of Texas at Austin. Thesis: Fault seal and containment failure analysis of a lower Miocene structure in the San Luis Pass area, offshore Galveston Island, Texas inner shelf
  • B.S. Geology, Minor in Geophysics, Honors College Member (2013) – University of Houston


  • Summer Jackson School of Geosciences Field Scholarship (2015)
  • AAPG Imperial Barrel Award Program (IBA) Participant: The University of Texas at Austin (2014)
  • East Texas Geological Society Scholarship (2013 and 2014)
  • University of Texas Shell Field Camp Award (2013)
  • Houston Geological Society Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship (2013)
  • AAPG L. Austin Weeks Undergraduate Grant (2012)
Tags: Petroleum geology, Structural geology, CO2 storage, Geology
Published Nov. 6, 2017 3:25 PM - Last modified Nov. 13, 2017 4:33 PM

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