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PESA Sedimentology and Stratigraphy Interest Group Meeting – March 2021

Friday, 5 March, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm (Australia/Perth time)


PESA Sedimentology and Stratigraphy Interest Group  meeting 

Late Permian to Upper Devonian of the Petrel Sub-Basin

5th of March, 1 – 4pm Carlisle core library

For the first meeting of the SSIG for 2021 we’re going to start with a selection of cores from the far north of Australia with a selection of cores from the Petrel Sub-basin looking at Permian to Devonian aged sediments. More importantly though, we’ve selected a wonderful grab bag of depositional environments from tidal channels to shallow marine clastics through to mixed carbonates and clastics. The wells to be viewed in this meeting are Petrel-5, Barnett-1, Blacktip North-1 and Bonaparte-1A, which should keep even the most jaded of geologists entertained for an afternoon. You can admire the oil in Barnett-1 and ponder why the oil is distributed there in the way we see it, marvel at the preserved porosity in Petrel-5 from well over 3000m depth, count the clay drapes in Blacktip North-1 and see how much of a lunar cycle is preserved in a series of tidal channels, or just casually stroll up and down the Bonaparte-1A core and see the carbonate and clastic marine depositional environments from the Middle Carboniferous to Late Devonian.

 4pm Balmoral Hotel, Victoria park

A chance to network with the other attendees and continue the discussion over drinks. PESA supplies nibbles, but drinks are at your own expense.

Don’t forget to book early as we have a hard limit of 30 attendees and every previous SSIG meeting has been fully booked out.

Member price $10. – If you can’t see tickets below, check whether you have renewed your membership this year. 

This event is for members only. This is for insurance purposes. Please do not book on behalf of non-members. Please do not attend if you do not have a ticket.

If there are any questions please don’t hesitate to contact your hosts: Darren Ferdinando ( or Vincent Crombez (


Friday, 5 March, 2021
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
(Australia/Perth time)
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    Vincent Crombez


    Carlisle core library
    37 Harris Street
    Carlisle, WA 6101 Australia
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