Dr. Oscar Fernandez Bellon

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Dept. of Geodynamics and Sedimentology

University of Vienna

 

Althanstraße 14

1090 Wien, AUSTRIA

 

https://www.linkedin.com/in/oscarfernandezbellon/

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/O_Fernandez

 

 

 

 

Research interests

     Geodynamics of passive margins and fold-and-thrust belts

     3D structural characterization and modelling

     Naturally fractured reservoirs

     Geomechanical modelling

     Reservoir modelling

 

Current lectures

     Grundzüge der Geophysik

 

Current projects

     Connectivity in naturally fractured reservoirs

     Structural inheritance and subsidence history of the Western Iberian margin

     Structure and evolution of the Eastern Carpathians

     Modelling of the evolution of salt structures

 

Curriculum vitae

     2004 PhD in Earth Sciences  (Universitat de Barcelona)

     2004-2007 Geologist, Midland Valley Exploration (now Petex)

     2007-2009 Geologist, Roxar Software Solutions (now Emerson)

     2009-2011 Senior Structural Geologist, E&P Technology Group, bp

     2011-2018 Structural Geology Advisor, Repsol

     2019 Ida Pfeiffer Professor, Universität Wien

     since 2019 Lecturer, Universität Wien

     Fellow of the Geological Society, London; Member of the AAPG

     AAPG Visiting Geoscientist; Frontiers Young Scientist Mentor

 

Highlighted publications and communications (last 4 years)

2019

Comparison of stresses in 3D v. 2D geomechanical modelling of salt structures in the Tarfaya Basin, West African coast | Petroleum Geoscience

Gabon-Angola vs Namibia Atlantic margins: Are they that different? | EGU 2019 General Assembly

The Jurassic evolution of the Africa-Iberia conjugate margin and its implications on the evolution of the Atlantic-Tethys triple junction The Jurassic evolution of the Africa-Iberia conjugate margin and its implications on the evolution of the Atlantic-Tethys triple junction | Tectonophysics

2018

Practical experiments on modelling the connectivity of fracture networks | The Geology of Fractured Reservoirs, Geological Society, London

Rifting of the Southwest and West Iberia Continental Margins | in The Geology of Iberia: A Geodynamic Approach

The Alpine Orogeny in the West and Southwest Iberia Margins | in The Geology of Iberia: A Geodynamic Approach

2017

Impact of basin structure and evaporite distribution on salt tectonics in the Algarve Basin, Southwest Iberian margin | Marine and Petroleum Geology

Crustal structure of the SW Iberian passive margin: The westernmost remnant of the Ligurian Tethys? | Tectonophysics

Neogene to recent contraction and basin inversion along the Nubia-Iberia boundary in SW Iberia | Tectonics

Hyperspectral airborne data for carbonate geological mapping in a vegetated mountainous area: an atmospheric correction approach | 10th EARSeL SIG Imaging Spectroscopy Workshop

2016

Extension and inversion structures in the Tethys–Atlantic linkage zone, Algarve Basin, Portugal | IJES

Validation of a 3d geomechanical model in wildcat exploration: a case study | AAPG/SEG International Conference and Exhibition

Assessing the potential of WorldView 3 images applied to geological mapping by means of spectral unmixing in the Montsec Area (Pyrenees, Spain) | Challenges in Geological Remote Sensing - Geological Remote Sensing Group, Frascati (Italy)

 

A complete list of publications and communications can be found here