Publications

On this page you will find a chronological list of all of our key publications. To view an abstract, click on the relevant link. Please contact us if you wish to obtain a copy of a publication or if the publication is not listed.

2017:

CLARKE, IMBER, DAVIES, HUNEN, DANIELS & YIELDING 
Application of material balance methods to CO2 storage capacity estimation within selected depleted gas reservoirs. Petroleum Geoscience.
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MICHIE, YIELDING & FISHER 
Predicting transmissibilities of carbonate-hosted fault zones. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 459.
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2016:

BOULT, FREEMAN & YIELDING 
Structural interpretation of seismic geologic reality, perspective, and 3-D thinking, in B. Krantz, C. Ormand, and B. Freeman, eds., 3-D structural interpretation: Earth, mind,and machine: AAPG Memoir 111, p. 75–89.
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BRETAN 
Trap Analysis: an automated approach for deriving column height predictions in fault-bounded traps. Petroleum Geoscience.
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HAINES, MICHIE, NEILSON & HEALY 
Permeability Evolution Across Carbonate Hosted Normal Fault Zones. Marine and Petroleum Geology, Vol. 72, 62-82.
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LAPADAT, IMBER, YIELDING, IACOPINI, MCCAFFREY, LONG & JONES 
Occurrence and development of folding related to normal faulting within a mechanically heterogeneous sedimentary sequence: a case study from Inner Moray Firth, UK. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 439.
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MICHIE & HAINES 
Variability and Heterogeneity of the Petrophysical Properties of Extensional Carbonate Fault Rocks, Malta. Petroleum Geoscience. First published online February 19, 2016, doi: 10.1144/petgeo2015-027.
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YIELDING & FREEMAN 
3-D seismic-structural workflows - Examples using the Hat Creek fault system, in B. Krantz, C. Ormand, and B. Freeman, eds., 3-D structural interpretation: Earth, mind, and machine:AAPG Memoir 111, p. 155–171.
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YIELDING 
The geometry of branch lines. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 439.
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2015:

FREEMAN, QUINN, DILLON, ARNHILD & JAARSMA 
Predicting subseismic fracture density and orientation in the Gorm Field, Danish North Sea. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 421.
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MICHIE 
Influence of host lithofacies on fault rock variation in carbonate fault zones: A case study from the Island of Malta. J. Struct. Geol. 76, 61-79
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MORLEY & ALVEY,
Is spreading prolong, episodic or incipient in the Andaman Sea? Evidence from Deepwater Sedimentation. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences. 98, 446-456.
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YIELDING 
Trapping of buoyant fluids in fault-bound structures. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 421.
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2014:

WHIPP, JACKSON, GAWTHORPE, DREYER  & QUINN. 
Normal fault array evolution above a reactivated rift fabric; a subsurface example from the northern Horda Platform, Norwegian North Sea. Basin Research. 26, Issue 4, 523-549.
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MICHIE, HAINES, HEALY, NEILSON, TIMMS & WIBBERLEY. 
Influence of carbonate facies on fault zone architecture. J. Struct. Geol. 65, 82-99
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HEALY, NEILSON, HAINES, MICHIE, TIMMS & WILSON. 
An investigation of porosity-velocity relationships in faulted carbonates using outcrop analogues. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 406
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2013:

FLETCHER, KUSZNIR, ROBERTS & HUNSDALE. 
The formation of a failed contintental breakup basin: The Cenozoic development of the Faroe-Shetland Basin. Basin Research. 25, 1-22
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ROBERTS, KUSZNIR, CORFIELD, THOMPSON & WOODFINE 
Integrated tectonic basin modelling as an aid to understanding deep-water rifted continental margin structure and location.   Petroleum Geoscience. 19, 65-88
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2012:

YIELDING
Using probabilistic shale smear modelling to relate SGR predictions of column height to fault-zone heterogeneity. Petroleum Geoscience. 18, 33-42
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2011:

BRETAN, YIELDING, MATHIASSEN & THORSNES. 
Fault-seal analysis for CO2 storage: an example from the Troll area, Norwegian Continental Shelf. Petroleum Geoscience. 17, 181-192
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YIELDING, LYKAKIS & UNDERHILL.
The role of stratigraphic juxtaposition for seal integrity in proven CO2 fault-bound traps of the Southern North Sea. Petroleum Geoscience. 17, 193-203
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2010:

FREEMAN, BOULT, YIELDING & MENPES.
Using empirical geological rules to reduce structural uncertainty in seismic interpretation of faults. J. Struct. Geol. 32, 1668-1676
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SCOTCHMAN, GILCHRIST, KUSZNIR, ROBERTS & FLETCHER.
The breakup of the South Atlantic Ocean: formation of failed spreading axes and blocks of thinned continental crust in the Santos Basin, Brazil and its consequence for petroleum system development. In: Petroleum Geology Conference Series 2010, vol. 7 855-866
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YIELDING, BRETAN & FREEMAN.
Fault Seal Calibration: a brief review In: Geological Society Special Publication, 347, 243-255
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2009:

GREEN, ABDULLAYEV, HOSSACK, RILEY & ROBERTS.
Sedimentation and subsidence in the South Caspian Basin, Azerbaijan In: Geological Society Special Publication, 312, 241-260.
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ROBERTS, CORFIELD, KUSZNIR, MATTHEWS, HANSEN & HOOPER
Mapping palaeostructure and palaeobathymetry along the Norwegian Atlantic continental margin: More and Voring Basin; In: Petroleum Geoscience, vol 15, 27-43
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2008:

MANZOCCHI, ET AL.
Sensitivity of the impact of geological uncertainty on production from faulted and unfaulted shallow-marine oil reservoirs: objectives and methods In: Petroleum Geoscience, vol 14, 3-15.
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WIBBERLEY, YIELDING & DI TORO
Recent advances in the understanding of fault zone internal structure: a review In: Geological Society Special Publication, 299, 5-33.
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2007:

BOULT & FREEMAN
Using faults as an aid to horizon mapping in areas of poor 2D seismic: Otway Basin example. MESA Journal, 46, 23-28

DEE, YIELDING, FREEMAN, HEALY, KUSZNIR, GRANT & ELLIS
Elastic dislocation modelling for fracture prediction of small-scale fault and fracture network characteristics. In: Fractured Reservoirs, Geological Society Special Publication, 270, 135-151
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DEE, YIELDING, FREEMAN & BRETAN
A comparison between deterministic and stochastic fault seal techniques. In: Structurally Complex Reservoirs, Geological Society Special Publication, 292, 259-270.
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PARKIN, LUNNON, WHITE, CHRISTIE & iSIMM TEAM.
Imaging the pulsing Iceland mantle plume through the Eocene. In: Geology, January 2007, v35, 93-96.
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2006:

SCOTCHMAN, MARAIS-GILCHRIST, GOMES de SOUZA, FONSECA CHAVES, ATTERTON, ROBERTS & KUSZNIR.
A Failed Sea-Floor Spreading Centre, Santos Basin, Brazil. In: Rio Oil & Gas Expo and Conference 2006 Annals.

2005:

BRETAN & YIELDING.
Using buoyancy pressure profiles to evaluate uncertainty in fault-seal calibration. In: Evaluating fault and cap rock seals: AAPG Hedberg Series No. 2, 151-162
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DEE, FREEMAN, YIELDING, ROBERTS & BRETAN. 
Best practice in structural geological analysis. First Break, 23, 49-54.
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KUSZNIR, HUNSDALE, ROBERTS & iSIMM Team.
Timing and Magnitude of Depth-dependent Lithosphere Stretching on the S. Lofoten and N. Vøring Continental Margins Offshore Mid-Norway: Implications for Subsidence and Hydrocarbon Maturation at Volcanic Rifted Margins. In: Petroleum Geology: North West Eurpole & Global Perspectives. Proc. 6th Petroleum Geology Conference, 767-783
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2004:

HEALY, YIELDING & KUSZNIR.
Fracture prediction for the 1980 El Asnam, Algeria earthquake via elastic dislocation modelling. Tectonics, 23, TC6005
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HEALY, KUSZNIR & YIELDING. 
An inverse method to derive fault slip and geometry from seismically observed vertical stratigraphic displacements using elastic dislocation theory. Marine and Petroleum Geology 21, 923-932.
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KUSZNIR, HUNSDALE & ROBERTS.
Timing of depth-dependent lithosphere stretching on the South Lofoten rifted margin offshore mid-Norway: pre-breakup or post-breakup? Basin Research 16, 279-296.
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2003:

BARNES, DEE & SANDERSON.
Characterisation of fracture networks using data from boreholes: an example from the concealed Borrowdale Volcanic Group in west Cumbria, UK
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BRETAN, YIELDING & JONES.
Using calibrated shale gouge ratio to estimate hydrocarbon column heights. AAPG Bulletin, 87, 397-413.
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NICOL, WALSH, WATTERSON, NELL & BRETAN.
The geometry, growth and linkage of faults within a polygonal system from South Australia. Geol. Soc. London Special Pub. 216, 245-261.
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2002:

BAILEY, MANZOCCHI, WALSH, KEOGH, HODGETTS, RIPPON, NELL, FLINT & STRAND.
The effect of faults on the 3D connectivity of reservoir bodies: a case study from the East Pennine Coalfield, UK. Petroleum Geoscience, 8, 263-277.
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HARRIS, YIELDING, LEVINE, MAXWELL, ROSE & NELL.
Using Shale Gouge Ratio (SGR) to model faults as transmissibility barriers in reservoirs: an example from the Strathspey Field, North Sea. Petroleum Geoscience, 8, 167-176.
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WHITE, CHRISTIE, KUSZNIR, ROBERTS, DAVIES, HURST, LUNNON, PARKIN, ROBERTS, SMITH, SURENDRA & TYMMS.
iSIMM pushes frontiers of marine seismic acquisition. First Break, 20, 782-786
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YIELDING.
Shale Gouge Ratio - calibration by geohistory. In: Hydrocarbon Seal Quantification (eds, Koestler & Hunsdale), NPF Special Pub, 11, 1-15.
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2001:

BADLEY.
Late Tertiary faulting, footwall uplift and topography in western Ireland. Geol Soc. Special Pub. 188, 201-207
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BAXTER, BUDDIN, CORCORAN & SMITH.
Structural modelling of the south Porcupine Basin, offshore Ireland: implications for the timing, magnitude and style of crustal extension. Geol. Soc. Special Pub. 188, 275-290.
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2000:

WATTERSON, WALSH, NICOL, NELL & BRETAN.
Geometry and origin of a polygonal fault system. J. Geol. Soc. London, 157, 151-162.
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1999:

BERGER & ROBERTS.
The Zeta Structure; a footwall degradation complex formed by gravity sliding on the western margin of the Tampen Spur, Northern North Sea. Pet. Geology Conference Series, 5, 107-116.
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MANZOCCHI, WALSH, NELL & YIELDING.
Fault transmissibility multipliers for flow simulation models. Petroleum Geoscience 5, 53-63.
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ROBERTS & HOLDSWORTH.
Linking onshore and offshore structures: Mesozoic extension in the Scottish highlands. J. Geol. Soc. London, 156, 1061-1064.
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ROBERTS, LENG-SIANG-GOH, HOOPER, DE-JONG & VELTMEYER.
Quantitative analysis of structure and subsidence in the Nam Con Son Basin, offshore Vietnam: differential stretching ahead of a propagating ocean?
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YIELDING, ØVERLAND & BYBERG.
Characterisation of fault zones for reservoir modeling: an example from the Gullfaks field, northern North Sea. AAPG Bulletin, 83, 925-951.
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YIELDING, ØVERLAND & BYBERG.
Characterisation of fault zones in the Gullfaks field for reservoir modelling. Pet. Geology Conference Series, 5. 1177-1185.

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1998:

FREEMAN, YIELDING, NEEDHAM & BADLEY.
Fault seal prediction : the Gouge Ratio method. Geol. Soc. Special Pub. 127, 19-25.
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ROBERTS, KUSZNIR, YIELDING & STYLES.
2D flexural backstripping of extensional basins: the need for a sideways glance. Petroleumn Geoscience, 4, 327-338.
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1997:

FRISTAD, GROTH, YIELDING & FREEMAN.
Quantitative Fault Seal Prediction - a case study from Oseberg Syd. Norwegian Petroleum Society Spec. Pub. 7, 107-124.
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HOLDSWORTH, BUTLER & ROBERTS.
The recognition of reactivation during continental deformation. J. Geol. Soc. London, 154, 73-78.
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NEEDHAM & MORGAN.
The East Irish Sea and adjacent basins - new faults or old?. J. Geol. Soc. London, 154, 145-150.
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ROBERTS, LUNDIN & KUSZNIR.
Subsidence of the Vøring Basin and the influence of the Atlantic Continental Margin. J. Geol. Soc. London, 154, 551-557.
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YIELDING, FREEMAN & NEEDHAM.
Quantitative Fault Seal Prediction. AAPG Bulletin, 81, 897-917.
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1996:

BRETAN, NICOL, WALSH & WATTERSON.
Origin of some conjugate or 'X'-shaped fault structures. Leading Edge, July 1996, 812-816
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NEEDHAM, YIELDING & FOX.
Fault population description and prediction using examples from the offshore U.K. J. Structural Geol. 18, 155-167.
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NEEDHAM, YIELDING & FREEMAN.
Analysis of fault geometry and displacement patterns. Geol. Soc. London Special Publication 99, 189-199.
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YIELDING, NEEDHAM & JONES.
Sampling of fault populations using sub-surface data: a review. J. Structral Geol. 18, 135-146.
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1995:

KUSZNIR, ROBERTS & MORLEY.
Forward and Reverse Modelling of Rift Basin Formation. Geol. Soc. London Special Publication 80, 33-56.
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ROBERTS, YIELDING, KUSZNIR, WALKER & DORN-LOPEZ.
Quantitative analysis of the Triassic extension in the northern Viking Graben. J. Geol. Society London, 152, 15-26.
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1994:

ROBERTS & YIELDING.
Continental extensional tectonics. In: Continental Deformation, edited by P. Hancock, 223-250, Pergamon Press, Oxford.
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WALSH, WATTERSON & YIELDING.
Determination and interpretation of fault size populations: procedures and problems. In: North Sea Oil and Gas Reservoirs III, Norwegian Institute of Technology (NTH), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht,141-155.
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1993:

ROBERTS, YIELDING & BADLEY.
Tectonic and bathymetric controls on stratigraphic sequences within evolving half-graben. Geol. Soc. London Special Publication 71, 87-121.
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ROBERTS, YIELDING, KUSZNIR, WALKER & DORN-LOPEZ.
Mesozoic extension in the North Sea: constraints from flexural backstripping, forward modelling and fault populations. Petroleum Geology Conference series 4, 1123-1136.
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1992:

YIELDING, BADLEY & ROBERTS.
The structural evolution of the Brent Province. Geol. Soc. London Special Publication 61, 27-43.
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YIELDING & ROBERTS.
Footwall uplift during normal faulting - implications for structural geometries in the North Sea. NPF Special Publication 1, 289-304.
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YIELDING, WALSH & WATTERSON.
The prediction of small-scale faulting in reservoirs. First Break 10, 449-460.
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1991:

ROBERTS & YIELDING.
Deformation around basin-margin faults in the North Sea/mid-Norway rift. Geol. Soc. London Special Publication 56, 61-78.
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WALSH, WATTERSON & YIELDING.
The importance of small-scale faulting in regional extension. Nature 351, 391-393.
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WHITE & YIELDING.
Calculating normal fault geometries at depth: theory and examples. Geol. Soc. London Special Publication 56, 251-260.
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YIELDING, BADLEY & FREEMAN.
Seismic reflections from normal faults in the northern North Sea. Geol. Soc. London Special Publication 56, 79-89.
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1990:

BADLEY, FREEMAN, ROBERTS, THATCHER, WALSH, WATTERSON & YIELDING.
Fault interpretation during seismic interpretation and reservoir evaluation. In: The interpretation of geology, geophysics, petrophysics and petroleum engineering in reservoir delination, description and management. Proceedings of 1st Archie Conference, Houston. AAPG, 224-241.
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FREEMAN, YIELDING & BADLEY.
Fault correlation during seismic interpretation
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MARSDEN, YIELDING, ROBERTS & KUSZNIR.
Application of a flexural cantilever simple-shear/pure-shear model of continental lithosphere extension to the formation of the northern North Sea basin
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ROBERTS, BADLEY, PRICE & HUCK.
The structural history of a transtensional basin: Inner Moray Firth, NE Scotland
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ROBERTS, PRICE & OLSEN.
Late Jurassic half-graben control on the siting and structure of hydrocarbon accumulations UK/Norwegian Central Graben
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ROBERTS, YIELDING & BADLEY.
A kinematic model for the orthogonal opening of the late Jurassic North Sea rift system, Denmark-Mid Norway
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YIELDING.
Footwall uplift associated with Late Jurassic normal faulting in the northern North Sea
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1989:

BADLEY, PRICE & BACKSHALL.
Inversion, reactivated faults and related structures: seismic examples from the southern North Sea
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ROBERTS.
Fold and thrust structures in the Kintradwell 'Boulder Beds', Moray Firth
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ROBERTS, PRICE & BADLEY.
Discussion on Triassic sediments of the Inner Moray Firth, Scotland: early rift deposits
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1988:

BADLEY, PRICE, RAMBECH-DAHL & AGDESTEIN.
The structural evolution of the northern Viking Graben and its bearing upon extensional modes of basin formation
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