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Professor Chris Elders

Name: Professor Chris Elders
Position: Chevron Professor of Petroleum Geology
Organisation: Curtin University
Department/Division: School of Earth and Planetary Sciences (EPS)
Organisation type: Academic
Primary Areas: Science & Technology (Geology)
Expertise: Exploration for petroleum, oil, gas. Use of 3D seismic data to study aspects of sedimentary basin evolution, shale gas, “fracking”. Plate tectonics and earthquakes, specifically in SE Asia. Specialist interests: growth and linkage of extensional faults, fault reactivation, inverted extensional faults, salt tectonics, strike-slip fault systems, gravitationlly driven deformation on passive margins.