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Dr Tiago Cunha

Senior Basin Modeller & Petroleum Geochemist

• Experienced basin and petroleum systems modeller, integrating geology, geophysics
and geochemistry data
• Project management
• Prepares & delivers basin and petroleum systems modelling training courses

• Ph.D. in Marine Geophysics, University of Oxford, 2008
• B.Sc. in Geology, University of Lisbon, 1998

North Sea, Norwegian Sea, Barents Sea, Irish Sea, Mediterranean, East Coast US, Grand Banks, Gulf of Mexico, North Africa, West Africa Margin, Africa Interior Rifts, South Atlantic, Middle East and the Red Sea.

Selected Publications:
Cunha, T.A., Rasmussen, H., Villinger, H., Akinwumiju, A.A, (2021). Burial and Heat Flux Modelling along a Southern Vøring Basin Transect: Implications for the Petroleum Systems and Thermal Regimes in the Deep Mid-Norwegian Sea. Geosciences, 11, 190. https://doi.org/10.3390/geosciences11050190.

Cunha, T.A., P. Baptista, L.H. Rüpke, D.W. Schmid, I. Davison, & R. Bertolotti. (2020) A Thermo-Tectono-Stratigraphic Modelling of a Northern Red Sea Transect and Implications for the Petroleum Systems. Search and Discovery Article #30666, June 2020.

Alves, T., Fetter, M., Busby, C., Gontijo., R., Cunha, T.A., Mattos, N.H., (2020). A tectono-stratigraphic review of continental breakup on intraplate continental margins and its impact on resultant hydrocarbon systems. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 117, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2020.104341.

Alves,T. M., T. Cunha, (2018). A phase of transient subsidence, sediment bypass and deposition of regressive–transgressive cycles during the breakup of Iberia and Newfoundland. Earth & Planetary Science Letters 484, 168-183.

I. Davison T. Cunha (2016) Allochthonous salt sheet growth: Thermal implications for source rock maturation in the deepwater Burgos Basin and Perdido Fold Belt, Mexico Interpretation, Vol. 5, No. 1 (February 2017); p. 1–11,http://dx.doi.org/10.1190/INT-2016-0035.1.

Cunha T. A., L.M. Matias, P. Terrinha, A.M. Negredo, F. Rosas, R.M. Fernandes, L.M. Pinheiro (2012). Neotectonics of the SWIberia margin, Gulf of Cadiz and Alboran Sea: a reassessment including recent structural, seismic and geodetic data. Geoph. J. Int. 188, 850-872.

Cunha T. A., Watts A B, Pinheiro L M, Myklebust R. (2010) Seismic and gravity anomaly evidence of large-scale compressional deformation off SW Portugal. Earth & Plan. Sc. Lett. 293, 171-179.

Cunha, T.A., Milne, L., Gouliotis, L., Panagopoulos, G., Konstantopoulos, P., Anestoudis, D. (2021). Hot enough in the South Adiatic? Some evidence for working petroleum systems offshore Montenegro. GeoExpro, 18 (4), 74-77.