Nicholas Schofield

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    • 593 Citations
    20102019
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    Research Output 2010 2019

    2019
    7 Citations (Scopus)
    5 Downloads (Pure)

    Controls on the Distribution of Volcanism and Intra-Basaltic Sediments in the Cambo-Rosebank Region, West of Shetland

    Hardman, J., Schofield, N., Jolley, D., Hartley, A., Holford, S. & Watson, D., Feb 2019, In : Petroleum Geoscience. 25, 1, p. 71-89 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    volcanism
    Sediments
    lava flow
    sediment
    Stratigraphy
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Failure to predict igneous rocks encountered during exploration of sedimentary basins: a case study of the Bass Basin, Southeastern Australia

    Watson, D., Holford, S., Schofield, N. & Mark, N., Jan 2019, In : Marine and Petroleum Geology. 99, p. 526-547 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    igneous rocks
    sedimentary basin
    igneous rock
    basin
    well

    Modelling petroleum expulsion in sedimentary basins: The importance of igneous intrusion timing and basement composition

    Gardiner, D., Schofield, N., Finlay, A., Mark, N., Holt, L., Grove, C., Forster, C. & Moore, J., 12 Aug 2019, In : Geology. 47

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    sedimentary basin
    petroleum
    heat production
    Cretaceous
    modeling

    Overpressure Transmission through Interconnected Igneous Intrusions

    Schofield, N., Holford, S., Edwards, A., Mark, N. & Pugliese, S., 2 Apr 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : AAPG Bulletin.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Levees
    Petroleum
    overpressure
    Hydrocarbons
    sill

    Seismic geomorphology linked to sequence stratigraphy of an Eocene delta in the Outer Moray Firth, UKCS

    Zimmer, E. H., Howell, J. A., Schofield, N. & Gawthorpe, R. L., 1 Jun 2019, In : Marine and Petroleum Geology. 104, p. 150-167 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    geomorphology
    stratigraphy
    sequence stratigraphy
    dip
    Eocene

    Structural and lithological controls on the architecture of igneous intrusions: examples from the NW Australian Shelf

    Mark, N., Holford, S., Schofield, N., Eide, C. H., Pugliese, S., Watson, D. & Muirhead, D., 13 Feb 2019, In : Petroleum Geoscience.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Plumbing
    Stratigraphy
    basin
    sill
    outcrop
    7 Citations (Scopus)

    Structural signatures of igneous sheet intrusion propagation

    Magee, C., Muirhead, J., Schofield, N., Walker, R. J., Galland, O., Holford, S., Spacapan, J., Jackson, C. A-L. & McCarthy, W., Aug 2019, In : Journal of Structural Geology. 125, p. 148-154 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    emplacement
    magma
    melt
    geometry
    paleostress
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    The Rattray Volcanics: Middle Jurassic fissure volcanism in the UK Central North Sea

    Quirie, A. K., Schofield, N., Hartley, A., Hole, M. J., Archer, S. G., Underhill, J. R., Watson, D. & Holford, S. P., May 2019, In : Journal of the Geological Society . 176, p. 462-481 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    fissure
    volcanism
    Jurassic
    triple junction
    Old Red Sandstone

    The Warnie volcanic province: Jurassic intraplate volcanism in Central Australia

    Hardman, J. P. A., Holford, S. P., Schofield, N., Bunch, M. & Gibbins, D., 31 Jul 2019, In : Gondwana Research. 76, p. 322-347 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    volcanism
    Jurassic
    igneous rock
    lava flow
    basin
    2018
    10 Citations (Scopus)
    8 Downloads (Pure)

    Challenges of future exploration within the UK Rockall Basin

    Schofield, N., Jolley, D., Holford, S., Archer, S., Watson, D., Hartley, A., Howell, J., Muirhead, D., Underhill, J. & Green, P., 2018, Petroleum Geology of NW Europe: 50 Years of Learning : Proceedings of the 8th Petroleum Geology Conference. Bowman, M. & Levell, B. (eds.). Bath: Geological Society of London, Vol. 8. p. 211-229 20 p. (Petroleum Geology Conference series; vol. 8).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Open Access
    File
    basin
    petroleum
    well
    research program
    continental shelf
    9 Citations (Scopus)
    20 Downloads (Pure)

    Igneous intrusions in the Faroe Shetland basin and their implications for hydrocarbon exploration: new insights from well and seismic data

    Mark, N. J., Schofield, N., Pugliese, S., Watson, D., Holford, S., Muirhead, D., Brown, R. & Healy, D., Apr 2018, In : Marine and Petroleum Geology. 92, p. 733-753 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    hydrocarbon exploration
    intrusion
    seismic data
    hydrocarbons
    basin
    9 Citations (Scopus)

    Magma Plumbing Systems: A Geophysical Perspective

    Magee, C., Stevenson, C. T. E., Ebmeier, S. K., Keir, D., Hammond, J. O. S., Gottsmann, J. H., Whaler, K. A., Schofield, N., Jackson, C. A-L., Petronis, M. S., O’Driscoll, B., Morgan, J., Cruden, A., Vollgger, S. A., Dering, G., Micklethwaite, S. & Jackson, M. D., Jun 2018, In : Journal of Petrology. 59, 6, p. 1217-1251 34 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Plumbing
    magma
    Geophysics
    Crystals
    Gravimetric analysis

    Making Oil From Magma

    Muirhead, D. K., Duffy, M., Schofield, N., Mark, N. & Rowe, M. D., 14 Aug 2018, In : Geological Society Special Publications . 484, 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Hydrocarbons
    magma
    oil
    Crude oil
    hydrocarbon
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Overthickening of sedimentary sequences by igneous intrusions

    Mark, N., Schofield, N., Gardiner, D., Holt, L., Grove, C., Watson, D., Alexander, A. & Poore, H., 2018, In : Journal of the Geological Society . 176, p. 46-60 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    sedimentary sequence
    basin evolution
    basin
    basin fill
    material
    2 Citations (Scopus)
    4 Downloads (Pure)

    Prolonged dynamic support from the Icelandic plume of the NE Atlantic margin

    Hardman, J. P. A., Schofield, N., Jolley, D. W., Holford, S. P., Hartley, A. J., Morse, S., Underhill, J., Watson, D. A. & Zimmer, E. H., May 2018, In : Journal of the Geological Society . 175, 3, p. 396-410 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    subsidence
    plume
    uplift
    mantle plume
    rifting

    Raiders of the Lost Mud: The geology behind drilling incidents within the Balder Formation around the Corona Ridge, West of Shetland

    Watson, D. A., Schofield, N., Maguire, A., Telford, C., Mark, N., Archer, S. & Hardman, J., 9 Nov 2018, In : Petroleum Geoscience.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Geology
    corona
    Drilling
    mud
    drilling
    11 Citations (Scopus)
    7 Downloads (Pure)

    Seismic interpretation of sill complexes in sedimentary basins: implications for the sub-sill imaging problem

    Eide, C. H., Schofield, N., Lecomte, I., Buckley, S. J. & Howell, J. A., Mar 2018, In : Journal of the Geological Society . 175, 2, p. 193-209 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    sill
    sedimentary basin
    seismic data
    seismic reflection
    geometry
    2 Citations (Scopus)
    4 Downloads (Pure)

    The importance of subsurface lithology in controlling magma storage v. eruption: an example from offshore southern Australia

    Reynolds, P., Holford, S., Schofield, N. & Ross, A., Jul 2018, In : Journal of the Geological Society . 175, 4, p. 694-703 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    lithology
    volcanic eruption
    magma
    sill
    lava flow

    Understanding the challenges of sub-sill seismic imaging using full-waveform seismic modelling

    Sanford, O. G., Hobbs, R. W., Schofield, N. & Brown, R. J., 2018, p. 3858-3862. 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

    refraction
    intrusion
    sill
    basalt
    wave propagation
    2017
    13 Citations (Scopus)
    7 Downloads (Pure)

    3D seismic imaging of the shallow plumbing system beneath the Ben Nevis Monogenetic Volcanic Field: Faroe-Shetland Basin

    McLean, C. E., Schofield, N., Brown, D. J., Jolley, D. W. & Reid, A., 1 May 2017, In : Journal of the Geological Society . 174, 3, p. 468-485 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    sill
    magma
    laccolith
    crustal structure
    extrusion
    1 Citation (Scopus)
    13 Downloads (Pure)

    3D structure and formation of hydrothermal vent complexes at the Paleocene-Eocene transition, the Møre Basin, mid-Norwegian margin

    Kjoberg, S., Schmiedel, T., Planke, S., Svensen, H. H., Millett, J. M., Jerram, D. A., Galland, O., Lecomte, I., Schofield, N., Haug, Ø. T. & Helsem, A., Aug 2017, In : Interpretation. 5, 3, p. SK65-SK81 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    vents
    hydrothermal vent
    Paleocene
    margins
    Eocene
    27 Citations (Scopus)
    6 Downloads (Pure)

    Basin-scale architecture of deeply emplaced sill complexes: Jameson Land, East Greenland

    Eide, C. H., Schofield, N., Jerram, D. A. & Howell, J. A., Jan 2017, In : Journal of the Geological Society . 174, 1, p. 23-40 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    sill
    basin
    host rock
    sedimentary basin
    mudstone
    14 Citations (Scopus)
    4 Downloads (Pure)

    Hydrothermal vent complexes offshore Northeast Greenland: A potential role in driving the PETM

    Reynolds, P., Planke, S., Millett, J. M., Jerram, D. A., Trulsvik, M., Schofield, N. & Myklebust, R., Jun 2017, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 467, p. 72-78 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File

    Introduction to special section: Subsurface expression of igneous systems and their impacts on petroleum systems

    Jackson, C. A. L., Holford, S. P., Magee, C., Schofield, N. & Sun, Q., Aug 2017, In : Interpretation. 5, 3, p. SKi-SKiii 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    8 Citations (Scopus)

    Mafic intrusions, hydrothermal venting and the basalt-sediment transition: Linking onshore and offshore examples from the north atlantic igneous province

    Angkasa, S. S., Jerram, D. A., Millett, J. M., Svensen, H. H., Planke, S., Taylor, R. A., Schofield, N. & Howell, J., Aug 2017, In : Interpretation. 5, 3, p. SK83-SK101 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    igneous province
    venting
    vents
    hydrothermal vent
    intrusion
    18 Citations (Scopus)
    6 Downloads (Pure)

    Mechanisms of overburden deformation associated with the emplacement of the Tulipan sill, mid-Norwegian margin

    Schmiedel, T., Kjoberg, S., Planke, S., Magee, C., Galland, O., Schofield, N., Jackson, C. A-L. & Jerram, D. A., Aug 2017, In : Interpretation. 5, 3, p. SK23-SK38 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    domes
    overburden
    sill
    dome
    margins
    70 Citations (Scopus)
    6 Downloads (Pure)

    Regional Magma Plumbing and emplacement mechanisms of the Faroe-Shetland Sill Complex: Implications for magma transport and petroleum systems within sedimentary basins

    Schofield, N., Holford, S., Millett, J., Brown, D., Jolley, D., Passey, S. R., Muirhead, D., Grove, C., Magee, C., Murray, J., Hole, M., Jackson, C. A. L. & Stevenson, C., 1 Feb 2017, In : Basin Research. 29, 1, p. 41-63 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    sill
    sedimentary basin
    emplacement
    magma
    petroleum
    6 Citations (Scopus)
    17 Downloads (Pure)
    Open Access
    File
    source rock
    maturation
    petroleum
    temperature effect
    organic geochemistry
    11 Citations (Scopus)
    4 Downloads (Pure)

    Stratigraphic Overview of Palaeogene Tuffs in the Faroe-Shetland Basin, NE Atlantic Margin

    Watson, D., Schofield, N., Jolley, D., Archer, S., Finlay, A. J., Mark, N., Hardman, J. & Watton, T., 1 Jul 2017, In : Journal of the Geological Society . 174, 4, p. 627-645 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    Paleogene
    basin
    volcanism
    well
    seafloor spreading
    10 Citations (Scopus)
    8 Downloads (Pure)

    Subsurface fluid flow focused by buried volcanoes in sedimentary basins: Evidence from 3D seismic data, Bass Basin, offshore southeastern Australia

    Holford, S. P., Schofield, N. & Reynolds, P., Aug 2017, In : Interpretation. 5, 3, p. SK39-50 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    subsurface flow
    volcanoes
    sedimentary basin
    fluid flow
    seismic data
    7 Citations (Scopus)
    4 Downloads (Pure)

    The shallow depth emplacement of mafic intrusions on a magma-poor rifted margin: An example from the Bight Basin, Southern Australia

    Reynolds, P., Holford, S., Schofield, N. & Ross, A., Dec 2017, In : Marine and Petroleum Geology. 88, p. 605-616 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    intrusion
    magma
    margins
    emplacement
    basin
    3 Citations (Scopus)
    6 Downloads (Pure)

    Three-Dimensional Seismic Imaging of Ancient Submarine Lava Flows: An Example From the Southern Australian Margin

    Reynolds, P., Holford, S., Schofield, N. & Ross, A., Nov 2017, In : Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems . 18, 11, p. 3840-3853 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    lava
    lava flow
    margins
    Volcanoes
    Imaging techniques
    2016
    11 Citations (Scopus)
    chronology
    basin evolution
    magma
    magmatism
    margins
    21 Citations (Scopus)
    119 Downloads (Pure)
    Open Access
    File
    igneous province
    lava
    Paleocene-Eocene boundary
    submergence
    hiatus
    82 Citations (Scopus)
    4 Downloads (Pure)

    Lateral magma flow in mafic sill complexes

    Magee, C., Muirhead, J. D., Karvelas, A., Holford, S. P., Jackson, C. A. L., Bastow, I. D., Schofield, N., Stevenson, C. T. E., McLean, C., McCarthy, W. & Shtukert, O., Jun 2016, In : Geosphere. 12, 3, p. 809-841 33 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    sill
    magma
    melt
    dike
    sedimentary basin

    Palaeogene Basaltic Tuffs in the Faroe-Shetland Basin and their Impact on the Petroleum System

    Watson, D., Schofield, N., Jolley, D. W., Hardman, J. P. A., Archer, S., Mark, N. J. & Muirhead, D. K., 2016.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

    4 Citations (Scopus)

    Sills in Sedimentary Basins and Petroleum Systems

    Schofield, N., Jerram, D. A., Holford, S., Archer, S., Mark, N., Hartley, A., Howell, J., Muirhead, D., Green, P., Hutton, D. & Stevenson, C., 2016, Physical Geology of Shallow Magmatic Systems. Breitkreuz, C. & Rocchi, S. (eds.). Cham: Springer , p. 273-294 22 p. (Advances in Volcanology ).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    sill
    sedimentary basin
    petroleum
    reservoir rock
    source rock

    The Impact of Igneous Intrusions on the Petroleum System: Implications on Reservoir Quality, Source Rock and Exploration

    Mark, N. J., Muirhead, D. K., Schofield, N., Watson, D., Pugliese, S., Holford, S. P. & Healy, D., 2016.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

    2014
    30 Citations (Scopus)

    Mobilizing Salt: Magma-Salt Interactions

    Schofield, N., Alsop, I., Warren, J., Underhill, J., Lehné, R., Beer, W. & Lukas, V., 1 Jul 2014, In : Geology. 42, 7, p. 599-602 4 p., G35406.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    magma
    salt
    sedimentary basin
    texture
    heating
    2013
    34 Citations (Scopus)

    Development of intra-basaltic lava-field drainage systems within the Faroe–Shetland Basin

    Jolley, D. W. & Schofield, N., Aug 2013, In : Petroleum Geoscience. 19, 3, p. 273-288 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    lava
    Catchments
    Drainage
    basin
    Hydrocarbons
    2012
    97 Citations (Scopus)

    Sill morphology and comparison of brittle and non-brittle emplacement mechanisms

    Schofield, N. J., Brown, D. J., Magee, C. & Stevenson, C. T., Mar 2012, In : Journal of the Geological Society . 169, 2, p. 127-141 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    sill
    emplacement
    host rock
    magma
    comparison
    2010
    65 Citations (Scopus)
    201 Downloads (Pure)

    Magma fingers and host rock fluidization in the emplacement of sills

    Schofield, N., Stevenson, C. & Reston, T., Jan 2010, In : Geology. 38, 1, p. 63-66 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    fluidization
    sill
    host rock
    emplacement
    magma