Sedimentary and Tectonic Deformation in the Permo-Triassic Hopeman Sandstone, Moray Coast

A couple of weeks ago, Bill Wilks attended DEVEX 2024 and was lucky enough to join the conference field trip to the southern coast of the Moray Firth, NW of Aberdeen. Continue reading to read the full article and learn more about the outcrops of fluviatile and aeolian dune sands between Covesea and Burghead, which show sedimentary and tectonic deformation.

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Merlin is attending BEOS 2024!

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The Business Exploration Opportunities Show (BEOS) is taking place on Tuesday 26th and Wednesday 27th March 2024, at the Business Design Centre, London, and Merlin is attending! We are look forward to meeting familiar faces and making new connections. We have a stand at booth 46 so please come along and say hello!

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FORCE Biostratigraphy group conference

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On 6-7th March 2024, the FORCE biostratigraphy group are holding a conference at the Norwegian Offshore Directorate in Stavanger, with talks focusing on both the conventional and ‘less conventional’ applications of biostratigraphy. Our Principal Stratigrapher, Phil Copestake, will be attending and giving two talks. Continue reading for more information.

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On Thursday 14th December, Eleanor Oldham attended the GESGB’s CCS4G Symposium on behalf of Merlin and presented on how stochastic methods can be used to assess mechanical top-seal risk of a potential CCS site. This blog post provides a round up of the event.

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