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The fundamental framework required for a better understanding of the regional tectonostratigraphic framework of the world’s sedimentary basins.​

Use this solution to understand:

  • How and when did the basin form?
  • What is the nature of the basin fill?
  • At what time were potential source rocks deposited?
  • Is there a viable petroleum system? …and much more








Regional Geological Synthesis

  • The most comprehensive suite of regional-scale exploration insights available to the industry
  • Access Gross Depositional Environment Maps, Chronostratigraphic Charts, Play Cross Sections, Tectonic Elements and for a more thorough understanding of the tectonostratigraphy of petroliferous basins worldwide
  • Multi-disciplinary data used together with our geodynamic model to help ensure a coherent and integrated understanding of regional geology to assist your early phase exploration activities.


    • The essential index for geoscience publications vital for resource exploration
    • Follow the clear audit trail from our interpretations to the original sources of information used
    • Over 200,000 indexed articles
    • Quick links to publisher websites

    Stratigraphic Analysis

    • Our vast global library of well and outcrop data at your fingertips
    • Consistently structured data interpreted within our proprietary sequence stratigraphic model
    • A framework for interpretation of your proprietary information, allowing precision correlation within, and between, sedimentary basins worldwide.

    Plate Tectonic Framework

    • Access our comprehensive and industry-leading Geodynamic Model to reconstruct geological datasets
    • Detailed plate tectonic reconstructions for the latest Precambrian and all of Phanerozoic geological time (595 Ma to present)
    • Global palinspastically restored gross-depositional environment maps for 52 key timeslices
    • 52 global Paleo-Digital Elevation maps from 595 Ma to present
    • A wealth of additional content including supporting information, online documentation, key geodynamic features and modelled consumed oceanic crust
    • Use in QuickPlates, our online application, PaleoGIS™ or GPlates

    Hard-rock Geology

    • Our hard-rock offering consists of integrated Mineral Deposit and Geochronology databases that can be used to rapidly enhance your understanding of hinterland development and regional tectonic evolution.
    • Compiled and continually updated from hundreds of publications from all over the world to bring you consistent, up-to-date, hard-rock geoscience data that you can apply to your project generation workflows to help reduce risk and uncertainty.
    • Access and interrogate our data through an intuitive web mapping application to gain a better understanding of the tectonic history of your area of interest, whether you’re exploring for hydrocarbons or minerals. 

    Biostratigraphic Calibration

    • Use our web-app to rapidly build dynamic charts of expertly calibrated biostratigraphy data across all major microfossil, macrofossil and palynology groups for the Phanerozoic
    • Search for key taxa in our online species dictionary
    • Get access to synthesis schemes for a real headstart in biostratigraphic correlation
    • Compatible for use with TimeScale Creator Pro and StrataBugs
    • Single-source for published biostratigraphic schemes, vetted by world-class experts

    3D Delivery

    • Our entire suite of interpreted well, map and section content is available in DecisionSpace®, bringing the predictive power of our offering into the 3D environment.
    • View and interrogate essential regional interpretations in the chronostratigraphic domain, enhancing your analysis of tectonostratigraphy and facilitating faster, more thorough exploration.
    • Incorporate proprietary datasets to effectively manage data and exchange knowledge on a single platform throughout your organization.
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