Dr. Bruce Trudgill


Associate Professor
Petroleum Geology
Department of Geology and Geological Engineering
Colorado School of Mines
1516 Illinois Street
Golden, CO 80401
USA

Email: btrudgil@mines.edu
Phone: (+1) 303-273-3883
Fax: (+1) 303-273-3859

 

EDUCATION


  • Ph.D. Structural Geology, Imperial College, London 1986-1989
    Thesis title: Structural Inversion of Sedimentary Basins.
    Advisor: Michael P. Coward
  • B.Sc. (Honours) in Geology, University of Wales at Aberystwyth 1983-1986
    Honours thesis topic: Geology of the Deep Springs Valley and the Lakes Basin, Eastern California, USA.

 

PROFESSIONAL CAREER SUMMARY


  • 1st June 2003 to Present: Associate Professor in Petroleum Geology, Dept of Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, Golden,
  • 1st Jan 2000 to 31st April 2003: Lecturer in Geology/Geophysics, Dept of Earth Sciences and Engineering, Imperial College, London, England, UK.
  • 20th Feb 1999 to 31st Dec 1999: Assistant Research Professor, Dept. of Geological Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder and Co. Principal Investigator "Salt, Faults, and Minibasins: Geometry, Evolution, & Interaction".
  • 1st June 1996 to 19th Feb 1999: Research Associate and Co. Principal Investigator, Dept. of Geological Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder. "Salt, Faults, and Minibasins: Geometry, Evolution, & Interaction".
  • 1st June 1994 to 31st May 1996: Research Associate, Dept. of Geological Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder. "The Structural and Stratigraphic Evolution of the Perdido Foldbelt, Alaminos Canyon, Northwestern Deep Gulf of Mexico".
  • 1st July 1992 to 31st Jan. 1994: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Department of Geology, Imperial College, London. Co-researcher on a project entitled "Geometry, kinematics and mechanics of relay structures".
  • 19th Sept. 1989 to 19th Sept. 1991: Geophysicist, Amerada Hess UK Ltd., London. Employed in the exploration department working on complex structural areas in the UK and overseas.

 

OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE


  • 2003, Consultancy work for Statoil on the Perdido fold belt
  • April 2000, Consultancy work for Amerada Hess on the Perdido fold belt
  • 1999-2000, Expert witness for Shell Offshore Inc
  • Sept/Oct 1998, Consultancy work for 2 weeks in Poza Rica, Mexico:
        - Interpreted 2D and 3D seismic data sets in the Cazones/Tampico area.
        - Instructed Pemex employees in the use of Landmark software.
  • October-November 1989, Consultancy work:
        - Employed as a contract structural geologist on a field mapping project.
        - Successful assessment of an oil accumulation in NW Syria.

 

OTHER PROFESSIONAL SKILLS


  • Interpretation of 3D and 2D seismic data using Landmark software
  • Interpretation of 3D and 2D seismic data on Geoquest system.
  • Experienced user of ZMAP and Contouring Assistant for map creation.
  • Experienced user of Midland Valley's 2D and 3Dmove restoration software
  • Basic command of UNIX operating system.
  • Word processing and drafting skills on both Macintosh and IBM systems.

 

AWARDS


  • AAPG Distinguished Lecturer 2003-2004
  • Co-author award for Runner Up Best Paper at the 1998 GCAGS Convention.
  • Co-author award for Runner Up Best Paper at the 1997 GCAGS Convention.
  • Co-author award for Best Paper at the 1996 GCAGS Convention.

 

EDITORIAL CONTRIBUTIONS


  • AAPG Bulletin Associate Editor: 2000-2002 and 2003-2005
  • Co-editor of GSA Field Guide No. 1: Colorado and Adjacent Areas, 1999
  • Co-editor of the AAPG Bulletin Special Issue on the Structure and Stratigraphy of Rift
            Systems: AAPG Bulletin, June, 2002

 

SELECTED JOURNAL ARTICLES

Trudgill, B. D., and Rowan, M. G., 2004, Integrating 3D seismic data with structural restorations to elucidate the evolution of a stepped counter-regional salt system, Eastern Louisiana Shelf, Northern Gulf of Mexico, in Davies, R. J., Cartwright, J. A., Stewart, S. A., Lappin, M. and Underhill, J. R., eds., 3D Seismic Technology: Application to the Exploration of Sedimentary Basins. Geological Society, London, Memoirs, 29, p.165-176.

Dutton, D.M, Trudgill, B.D., and Lister, D., 2004, Three-dimensional geometry and displacement configuration of a fault array in a gravity-driven raft system: Lower Congo Basin, Offshore Angola, in Davies, R. J., Cartwright, J. A., Stewart, S. A., Lappin, M. and Underhill, J. R., eds., 3D Seismic Technology: Application to the Exploration of Sedimentary Basins. Geological Society, London, Memoirs, 29,

Trudgill, B.D., Banbury, N., and Underhill, J.R., 2004, Salt Evolution as a Control on Structural and Stratigraphic Systems: Northern Paradox Foreland Basin, SE Utah, USA, in GCSSEPM 24th Annual Research Conference.

Matthews, W., G. Hampson, B. Trudgill, and J. Underhill, 2004, Impact of salt movement on fluvio-lacustrine stratigraphy and facies architecture: Late Triassic Chinle Formation, northern Paradox Basin, SE Utah, USA, in GCSSEPM 24th Annual Research Conference.

Kane, K., Gupta, S., Trudgill B. and Johnson, H.D, 2004, Syn-rift stratigraphic architecture reveals the growth history of a sub-basinal fault population in the Outer Moray Firth, North Sea. Basin Research

Trudgill, Bruce D., 2002, Structural Controls on Drainage Development in the Canyonlands Grabens of Southeast Utah, USA, AAPG Bulletin, v. 86, p. 1095-1112.

Rowan, M. G., Ratliff, R., Trudgill, Bruce D., and Duarte, J. B., 2001, Emplacement and evolution of the Mahogany salt body, central Louisiana outer shelf, northern Gulf of Mexico, AAPG Bulletin, v. 85, p. 947-969.

Rowan, Mark, G., Trudgill, Bruce D., and Fiduk, J. Carl, 2000, Deep-Water, Salt-Cored Foldbelts: Lessons from the Mississippi Fan and Perdido Foldbelts, Northern Gulf of Mexico. in Atlantic Rifts and Continental Margins, AGU Geophysical Monograph 115, p. 173-191.

Rowan, Mark, G., Jackson, Martin, P. A., and Trudgill, Bruce D.,1999, Salt-related fault families in the northern Gulf of Mexico, AAPG Bulletin, v. 83, p. 1454-1484.

Trudgill, Bruce D., Rowan, Mark G., Fiduk, Joseph C., Weimer, Paul,. Gale, Peter E., Korn, Bryant E., Phair, Ronald L., Gafford, William T., Roberts, Geneva, R, and Dobbs, Steven W., 1999, The Perdido Fold Belt, Northwestern Deep Gulf of Mexico: Part 1. Structural Geometry, Evolution and Regional Implications. AAPG Bulletin, v. 83, p. 88-113.

Fiduk, Joseph C., Weimer, Paul, Trudgill, Bruce D., Rowan, Mark G., Gale, Peter, G., Gafford, William, T., Geneva R., Lowe, Roger, and Queffelec, Thomas, A., 1999, The Perdido Fold Belt, Northwestern Deep Gulf of Mexico: Part 2. Stratigraphy and Petroleum Systems. AAPG Bulletin, v. 83 p. 578-610.

Rowan, Mark G., Hart, Bruce S., Nelson, S., Flemings, Peter B. and Trudgill., Bruce D., 1998, Three-dimensional geometry and evolution of a salt-related growth-fault array: EI 330 field, offshore Louisiana, Gulf of Mexico., Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 15, p. 309-328.

Cartwright, J. A., Mansfield, C. S., and Trudgill, B. D., 1996, The growth of normal faults by segment linkage. in Buchanan, P. G. and Nieuwland, D. A (eds), Modern Developments in Structural Interpretation, Validation and Modelling, Geological Society Special Publication, No. 99, p. 163-177.

Cartwright, J. A., Trudgill, B. D. and Mansfield, C. S., 1995, Fault growth by segment linkage: an explanation for scatter in maximum displacement and trace length data from the Canyonlands Grabens of SE Utah, Journal of Structural Geology, v. 17, p. 1319-1326.

Trudgill, B. D. and Cartwright, J. A. 1994, Relay ramp forms and normal fault linkages, Canyonlands National Park, Utah: Bulletin of the Geological Society of America, Bulletin of the Geological Society of America, v. 106, p. 1143-1157.

 

SELECTED CONFERNCE PUBLICATIONS

Fiduk, Joseph C., Trudgill, Bruce D., Rowan, Mark G., and Weimer, Paul, 1996, Allochthonous Salt Surrounding Alaminos Canyon, Northwestern Deep Gulf of Mexico. Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Transactions, v. 46, p. 27-38.

Trudgill, B. D., Fiduk, J. C., Weimer, P., Rowan, M. G., Gale, P. E., Korn, B. E., Phair, R. L., Gafford, W. T., Dischinger, J. B., Roberts, G. R., and Henage, L. F., 1995, The geological evolution of the deep water Perdido Foldbelt, Alaminos Canyon, northwestern deep Gulf of Mexico. Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Transactions, v. 45, p. 573-579.

Trudgill, B. D., Rowan, M. G., Weimer, P., Fiduk, J. C., Gale, P. E., Korn, B. E., Phair, R. L., Gafford, W. T., Dischinger, J. B., Roberts, G. R., and Henage, L. F., 1995, The tectono-stratigraphic evolution of the salt-related Perdido Foldbelt, Alaminos Canyon, northwestern deep Gulf of Mexico. Proceedings of the Sixteenth Annual Gulf Coast Section SEPM Foundation Research Conference Proceedings, p. 275-284.

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