On May 12th 2009, GeoResources deputy director Dr. Rainer Zühlke will speak at the “Plate Reconstruction and Play Concepts Workshop” in Halifax, Canada. The workshop, which will take place between May 11-13, is sponsored by the Offshore Energy Technical Research (OETR) Association andRPS Energy .

Topic of the talk will be basin analysis and numerical modeling of the northwest African Central Atlantic continental margin and sequence stratigraphy of the Triassic to recent basin fill.

OETR is a non-profit association dedicated to fostering geoscience research that will
enhance petroleum exploration and development in offshore Nova Scotia. The
Association works in partnership with the Nova Scotia Department of Energy, Dalhousie
University and Saint Mary’s University. Twenty experts from industry and university will take part in the workshop.