Johnathon Osmond

Doctoral Research Fellow - Section of Geology and Geophysics
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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

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

  • 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), s T323- T347 . doi: 10.1190/INT-2019-0188.1 Show summary
  • 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
  • Hennings, Peter H.; Lund Snee, Jens-Erik; Osmond, Johnathon Lee; DeShon, Heather R.; Dommisse, Robin; Horne, Elizabeth; Lemons, Casee & Zoback, Mark D. (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), s 1615- 1634 . doi: 10.1785/0120190017 Show summary
  • Osmond, Johnathon Lee & Meckel, Timothy A. (2019). Enhancing trap and fault seal analyses by integrating observations from HR3D seismic data with well logs and conventional 3D seismic data, Texas inner shelf. Geological Society Special Publication.  ISSN 0305-8719. . doi: 10.1144/SP496-2018-142 Show summary

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  • 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.
  • 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. (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). Quaternary pockmark distributions informed by 3D seismic interpretation above the Horda Platform, northern North Sea. Show summary
  • 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.; Leon, Elias H.; Mulrooney, Mark Joseph & Braathen, Alvar (2020). Stacked Quaternary pockmark distributions 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. Show summary
  • 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. Show summary
  • Osmond, Johnathon L.; Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Skurtveit, Elin & Braathen, Alvar (2020). Distribution of faulted Mesozoic and Tertiary seals for CCS in the Horda Platform, northern North Sea. Show summary
  • 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. Show summary
  • 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.; 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; Evans, Jim; Sundal, Anja; Midtkandal, Ivar; Skurtveit, Elin & Braathen, Alvar (2020). CO2 containment and monitoring techniques along Little Grand Wash Fault, east-central Utah, USA. Show summary
  • Horne, Elizabeth; Hennings, Peter H. & Osmond, Johnathon L. (2019). Characteristics of Potentially Seismogenic Faults in the Greater Fort Worth Basin.
  • 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.
  • 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. Show summary
  • Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Osmond, Johnathon L.; Skurtveit, Elin & Braathen, Alvar (2019). Horda Platform: New Learnings.
  • Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Osmond, Johnathon L.; Skurtveit, Elin & Braathen, Alvar (2019). Smeaheia – structural uncertainty.
  • Osmond, Johnathon L. (2019). Addressing across-fault and top seal potential for CCS in Viking Group sandstones of the Horda Platform.
  • 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). Current perspectives on structural derisking the Smeaheia area for full-scale geological CO2 storage.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.; Mulrooney, Mark Joseph; Skurtveit, Elin & Braathen, Alvar (2019). Analogous Juxtaposition of Mixed Lithologies Against a Siliciclastic Hydrocarbon Reservoir and Proposed CO2 Storage Formation in the Norwegian North Sea. Show summary
  • 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.
  • Zuchuat, Valentin; Osmond, Johnathon L.; Sundal, Anja; Midtkandal, Ivar; Skurtveit, Elin; Petrie, Elizabeth; Evans, Jim; Liberty, Lee & Braathen, Alvar (2019). CO2 containment and monitoring techniques along Little Grand Wash Fault, east-central Utah, USA. Show summary
  • Braathen, Alvar; Mulrooney, Mark Joseph & Osmond, Johnathon L. (2018). Fault studies - challenges and applications.
  • Hennings, Peter H; Osmond, Johnathon L.; Dommisse, Robin & Nicot, Jean-Philippe (2018). Development of a deterministic seismicity potential assessment of the Fort Worth Basin.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. Show summary
  • Skurtveit, Elin; Mulrooney, Mark; Osmond, Johnathon Lee; Choi, Jung Chan & Braathen, Alvar (2018). Structural derisking for Smeaheia - Improved fault characterization workflow.
  • 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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