Johnathon Osmond

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Visiting address Sem Sælands vei 24 Fysikkbygningen 0371 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1032 Blindern 0315 Oslo
Other affiliations Department of Geosciences

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

Background

Experience

Education

  • 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

Awards

  • Norwegian CCS Research Centre Mobility Grant (2019)
  • 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: Geology, Structural geology, Petroleum geology, CO2 storage

Publications

  • Holden, Nora; Osmond, Johnathon L.; Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Braathen, Alvar; Skurtveit, Elin & Sundal, Anja (2022). Structural characterization and across-fault seal assessment of the Aurora CO<inf>2</inf> storage site, northern North Sea. Petroleum Geoscience. ISSN 1354-0793. 28(4). doi: 10.1144/petgeo2022-036.
  • Osmond, Johnathon; Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Holden, Nora; Skurtveit, Elin; Faleide, Jan Inge & Braathen, Alvar (2022). Structural traps and seals for expanding CO2 storage in the northern Horda Platform, North Sea. American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin. ISSN 0149-1423. 106, p. 1711–1752. doi: 10.1306/03222221110.
  • Würtzen, Camilla Louise; Osmond, Johnathon; Faleide, Jan Inge; Nystuen, Johan Petter; Anell, Ingrid & Midtkandal, Ivar (2021). Syn- to post-rift alluvial basin fill: seismic stratigraphic analysis of Permian-Triassic deposition in the Horda Platform, Norway. Basin Research. ISSN 0950-091X. doi: 10.1111/bre.12644.
  • Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Osmond, Johnathon L.; Skurtveit, Elin; Faleide, Jan Inge & Braathen, Alvar (2020). Structural analysis of the Smeaheia fault block, a potential CO2 storage site, northern Horda Platform, North Sea. Marine and Petroleum Geology. ISSN 0264-8172. 121. doi: 10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2020.104598. Full text in Research Archive
  • Horne, Elizabeth A.; Hennings, Peter H.; Osmond, Johnathon L. & DeShon, Heather R. (2020). Structural characterization of potentially seismogenic faults in the Fort Worth Basin. Interpretation. ISSN 2324-8858. 8(2), p. T323–T347. doi: 10.1190/INT-2019-0188.1.
  • Hennings, Peter H.; Lund Snee, Jens-Erik; Osmond, Johnathon Lee; DeShon, Heather R.; Dommisse, Robin & Horne, Elizabeth [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2019). Injection-induced seismicity and fault-slip potential in the Fort Worth Basin, Texas. Bulletin of The Seismological Society of America (BSSA). ISSN 0037-1106. 109(5), p. 1615–1634. doi: 10.1785/0120190017.

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  • Osmond, Johnathon; Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Würtzen, Camilla Louise; De La Cruz, E.; Skurtveit, Elin & Faleide, Jan Inge [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2022). Upper Jurassic through Lower Cretaceous seal characterization in the northern Horda Platform.
  • Osmond, Johnathon; Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Holden, Nora; Skurtveit, Elin; Faleide, Jan Inge & Braathen, Alvar (2022). Screening traps and seals for CO2 storage expansion in the northern Horda Platform, Norwegian North Sea.
  • Holden, Nora; Osmond, Johnathon L.; Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Skurtveit, Elin; Braathen, Alvar & Sundal, Anja (2022). Structural characterization and across-fault seal assessment of the Aurora CO2 storage site, northern North Sea .
  • Holden, Nora; Osmond, Johnathon L.; Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Skurtveit, Elin; Braathen, Alvar & Sundal, Anja (2022). Structural characterization and across-fault seal assessment of the Aurora CO2 storage site, northern North Sea.
  • Osmond, Johnathon L.; Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Holden, Nora; Skurtveit, Elin; Faleide, Jan Inge & Braathen, Alvar (2022). Structural traps and seals for expanding CO2 storage in the northern Horda Platform, North Sea.
  • Osmond, Johnathon L.; Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Holden, Nora; Leon, Elias H.; de La Cruz, Erika H. & Würtzen, Camilla Louise [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2022). Containment derisking of a potential CO2 storage hub in the Horda Platform, Norwegian North Sea.
  • Osmond, Johnathon L.; Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Holden, Nora; Leon, Elias H.; de La Cruz, Erika H. & Würtzen, Camilla Louise [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2021). Structural traps, seals, and other geologic adventures — entertaining CO2 storage exploitation of the northern Horda Platform, North Sea .
  • Holden, Nora; Osmond, Johnathon L.; Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Skurtveit, Elin; Braathen, Alvar & Sundal, Anja (2021). Structural characterization and across-fault seal assessment of the Aurora CO2 storage site.
  • Holden, Nora; Osmond, Johnathon L.; Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Skurtveit, Elin; Braathen, Alvar & Sundal, Anja (2021). Across-fault seal assessment of the Aurora CO2 storage site, northern North Sea.
  • Holden, Nora; Osmond, Johnathon L.; Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Skurtveit, Elin; Braathen, Alvar & Sundal, Anja (2021). Structural characterization and across-fault seal assessment of the Aurora CO2 storage site, northern North Sea.
  • Osmond, Johnathon L.; Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Holden, Nora; Skurtveit, Elin; Faleide, Jan Inge & Braathen, Alvar (2021). Structural derisking for CO2 storage in the northern Horda Platform, Norwegian North Sea.
  • Osmond, Johnathon L. & Meckel, Timothy A. (2021). Fault seal and containment failure by way of continued displacement of an Early Miocene structure in the San Luis Pass area, offshore Galveston Island, Texas Inner Shelf.
  • Osmond, Johnathon L.; Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Holden, Nora; Leon, Elias H.; de La Cruz, Erika H. & Würtzen, Camilla Louise [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2021). Containment derisking of a potential CO2 storage hub in the Horda Platform, Norwegian North Sea .
  • Osmond, Johnathon L.; Leon, Elias H.; Mulrooney, Mark Joseph & Braathen, Alvar (2021). Geological controls over stacked Quaternary pockmark distributions above the Horda Platform, northern North Sea.
  • Osmond, Johnathon L.; Holden, Nora; Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Skurtveit, Elin; Faleide, Jan Inge & Braathen, Alvar (2021). Regional containment derisking for future CO2 storage in the Horda Platform, Norwegian North Sea.
  • Osmond, Johnathon L.; Leon, Elias H.; Holden, Nora; Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Skurtveit, Elin & Faleide, Jan Inge [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2021). Geological derisking of a potential CO2 storage hub for Europe in offshore Norway .
  • Osmond, Johnathon L.; Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Holden, Nora; Skurtveit, Elin & Braathen, Alvar (2021). Top and lateral seals for CO2 storage in Jurassic saline aquifers of the Horda Platform.
  • Osmond, Johnathon L.; Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Holden, Nora; Skurtveit, Elin; Faleide, Jan Inge & Braathen, Alvar (2021). Top and lateral seal characterizations for CCS in Jurassic saline aquifers, Horda Platform, Northern North Sea.
  • Würtzen, Camilla Louise; Osmond, Johnathon L.; Faleide, Jan Inge; Nystuen, Johan Petter; Anell, Ingrid Margareta & Midtkandal, Ivar (2021). Syn- to post rift alluvial basin fill: seismic stratigraphic analysis of Permian-Triassic deposition in the Horda Platform.
  • Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Osmond, Johnathon L.; Skurtveit, Elin; Faleide, Jan Inge & Braathen, Alvar (2021). Structural analysis of the Smeaheia fault block, a potential CO2 storage site, northern Horda Platform.
  • Osmond, Johnathon L.; Holden, Nora; Leon, Elias H.; Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Skurtveit, Elin & Faleide, Jan Inge [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2021). Top and lateral seal characterizations for CO2 storage in Jurassic saline aquifers of the Horda Platform.
  • Osmond, Johnathon L.; Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Skurtveit, Elin & Braathen, Alvar (2021). Potential top and lateral seals for supplemental CO2 storage in Dunlin Group sandstones of the Tusse fault block, northern North Sea.
  • Holden, Nora; Osmond, Johnathon L.; Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Sundal, Anja & Skurtveit, Elin (2021). Structural characterization of the Aurora prospect, a potential CO2 storage site in the northern North Sea.
  • Osmond, Johnathon L.; Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Skurtveit, Elin & Braathen, Alvar (2021). Top and lateral seal assessment for CCS in Dunlin Group sandstones within the Tusse fault block, Horda Platform.
  • Osmond, Johnathon L.; Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Skurtveit, Elin & Braathen, Alvar (2021). Distribution of faulted Mesozoic and Tertiary seals for CCS in the Horda Platform, northern North Sea.
  • Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Osmond, Johnathon L.; Skurtveit, Elin & Braathen, Alvar (2020). HordaPlatform: New Learnings 2020.
  • Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Osmond, Johnathon L.; Skurtveit, Elin; Faleide, Jan Inge & Braathen, Alvar (2020). Summary of manuscript: Structural analysis of the Smeaheia fault block, a potential CO2 storage site, northern Horda Platform, North Sea.
  • Osmond, Johnathon L.; Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Skurtveit, Elin; Faleide, Jan Inge & Braathen, Alvar (2020). Horda Platform geology and CCS research discussion.
  • Osmond, Johnathon L.; Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Skurtveit, Elin; Faleide, Jan Inge & Braathen, Alvar (2020). Horda Platform geology and CCS research discussion.
  • Osmond, Johnathon L.; Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Skurtveit, Elin; Faleide, Jan Inge & Braathen, Alvar (2020). Horda Platform geology and CCS research discussion.
  • Osmond, Johnathon L.; Leon, Elias H.; Mulrooney, Mark Joseph & Braathen, Alvar (2020). Stacked Quaternary pockmark distributions above the Horda Platform, northern North Sea.
  • Osmond, Johnathon L. (2020). PhD progress update.
  • Osmond, Johnathon L.; Holden, Nora; Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Skurtveit, Elin; Faleide, Jan Inge & Braathen, Alvar (2020). Ongoing top and lateral seal characterizations for CO2 storage in the Horda Platform.
  • Osmond, Johnathon L.; Leon, Elias H.; Mulrooney, Mark Joseph & Braathen, Alvar (2020). Stacked Quaternary pockmark distributions above the Horda Platform, northern North Sea.
  • Osmond, Johnathon L.; Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Skurtveit, Elin & Braathen, Alvar (2020). Top and lateral seal variation along the Horda Platform, northern North Sea: implications towards CO2 storage in Viking Gp sandstones .
  • Osmond, Johnathon L.; Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Skurtveit, Elin; Faleide, Jan Inge & Braathen, Alvar (2020). Ongoing top and lateral seal characterizations for CO2 storage in the Horda Platform.
  • Zuchuat, Valentin; Hafner, Alison; Osmond, Johnathon L.; Liberty, Lee; Petrie, Elizabeth & Arvesen, Brock [Show all 11 contributors for this article] (2020). CO2 containment and monitoring techniques along Little Grand Wash Fault, east-central Utah, USA.
  • Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Osmond, Johnathon L.; Skurtveit, Elin & Braathen, Alvar (2020). Fault stability of seismic-scale normal faults: Implications for CO2 storage on the northern Horda Platform.
  • Osmond, Johnathon L.; Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Skurtveit, Elin & Braathen, Alvar (2020). Arrangement of top and across-fault seal intervals within the Horda Platform: implications towards CCS in Viking Group sandstones.
  • Osmond, Johnathon L.; Leon, Elias H.; Mulrooney, Mark Joseph & Braathen, Alvar (2020). Quaternary pockmark distributions informed by 3D seismic interpretation above the Horda Platform, northern North Sea.
  • Osmond, Johnathon L. & Meckel, Timothy A. (2020). Trap and seal geohistory informed from integrated overburden interpretation, Texas inner shelf.
  • Osmond, Johnathon L. (2019). Addressing top and across-fault juxtaposition seal potential for CCS in Viking Group sandstones of the Horda Platform.
  • Osmond, Johnathon L. (2019). Helping build the seismic network for Texas and a 3D structural model for the Fort Worth Basin as a backbone for induced seismicity research .
  • Zuchuat, Valentin; Osmond, Johnathon L.; Sundal, Anja; Midtkandal, Ivar; Skurtveit, Elin & Petrie, Elizabeth [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2019). CO2 containment and monitoring techniques along Little Grand Wash Fault, east-central Utah, USA.
  • Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Osmond, Johnathon L.; Skurtveit, Elin & Braathen, Alvar (2019). Smeaheia – structural uncertainty.
  • Osmond, Johnathon L.; Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Skurtveit, Elin & Braathen, Alvar (2019). Addressing across-fault and top seal potential for CCS in Viking Group sandstones of the Horda Platform.
  • Osmond, Johnathon L. (2019). Addressing across-fault and top seal potential for CCS in Viking Group sandstones of the Horda Platform.
  • Osmond, Johnathon L.; Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Skurtveit, Elin & Braathen, Alvar (2019). 3D geologic framework and structural derisking of two offshore CO2 storage prospects in the Smeaheia area, Norwegian North Sea .
  • Leon, Elias H.; Osmond, Johnathon L.; Mulrooney, Mark Joseph & Braathen, Alvar (2019). Distribution and spatial statistics of pockmarks in Quaternary sediments above the Smeaheia CO2 storage area.
  • Horne, Elizabeth; Hennings, Peter H. & Osmond, Johnathon L. (2019). Characteristics of Potentially Seismogenic Faults in the Greater Fort Worth Basin.
  • Osmond, Johnathon L.; Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Skurtveit, Elin & Braathen, Alvar (2019). Comparison between two Late Jurassic CO2 storage prospects with respect to structural derisking, Smeaheia area, Norwegian North Sea.
  • Osmond, Johnathon L. (2019). Current perspectives on structural derisking the Smeaheia area for full-scale geological CO2 storage.
  • Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Osmond, Johnathon L.; Leon, Elias H. & Braathen, Alvar (2019). A reduced capacity Smeaheia prospect – Structural risks associated with an Alpha-only storage scenario.
  • Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Osmond, Johnathon L.; Skurtveit, Elin & Braathen, Alvar (2019). Horda Platform: New Learnings.
  • Hennings, Peter H; Osmond, Johnathon L.; Dommisse, Robin & Nicot, Jean-Philippe (2018). Development of a deterministic seismicity potential assessment of the Fort Worth Basin.
  • Osmond, Johnathon L.; Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Skurtveit, Elin & Braathen, Alvar (2018). First-pass 3D geologic interpretation and structural modeling of the Alpha CO2 storage prospect in the Smeaheia area, Norwegian North Sea.
  • Osmond, Johnathon L. & Mulrooney, Mark Joseph (2018). First-pass modeling of the faults displacing the Sognefjord Formation within the Alpha CO2 storage prospect and Vette relay ramp areas / Interpretation of overburden horizons and faults, Smeaheia, northern North Sea.
  • Braathen, Alvar; Mulrooney, Mark Joseph & Osmond, Johnathon L. (2018). Fault studies - challenges and applications.
  • Osmond, Johnathon L. (2018). Characterization of overburden faults and features above the Alpha CO2 storage prospect, Smeaheia area, northern North Sea.
  • Osmond, Johnathon L. (2018). Characterization of overburden faults and features above the Alpha CO2 storage prospect, Smeaheia area, northern North Sea.
  • Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Osmond, Johnathon Lee; Skurtveit, Elin; Wu, Long & Braathen, Alvar (2018). Smeaheia, A Potential Northern North Sea CO2 Storage Site: Structural Description And De-Risking Strategies.
  • Skurtveit, Elin; Choi, Jung Chan; Osmond, Johnathon Lee; Mulrooney, Mark Joseph & Braathen, Alvar (2018). 3D fault integrity screening for Smeaheia CO2 injection site. Full text in Research Archive
  • Skurtveit, Elin; Mulrooney, Mark; Osmond, Johnathon Lee; Choi, Jung Chan & Braathen, Alvar (2018). Structural derisking for Smeaheia - Improved fault characterization workflow.
  • Skurtveit, Elin; Choi, Jung Chan; Mulrooney, Mark; Osmond, Johnathon Lee & Braathen, Alvar (2018). 3D fault integrity screening for Smeaheia CO2 injection site. Full text in Research Archive
  • Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Osmond, Johnathon L.; Skurtveit, Elin & Braathen, Alvar (2017). Smeaheia case study – first assessments: Sites of structural complexity and gaps in the geological knowledge.
  • Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Osmond, Johnathon L.; Skurtveit, Elin & Braathen, Alvar (2017). Structural observations from The Smeaheia Prospect: Sites of structural complexity and gaps in the geological knowledge.

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