Market leading solutions built from proven experience and a passion for science.

Our multi-client products are the culmination of years of experience gained through conducting over 300 projects in basins across the world. All multi-client products are available on a non-exclusive, single organisation or joint-venture/consortia license basis.

SEEBASE® Multi-Client Regional study and GIS packages

The market leading multi-client regional hand-contoured depth-to-basement structural model and the very best foundation to develop new petroleum systems exploration strategies.

 

FROGNet™ Rigid platE reconstruction model 0-542MA

A geology-driven rigid plate reconstruction model offering insight into 15 years of global mapping of tectonostratigraphic provinces and basement terranes by Frogtech Geoscience geodynamic and basement specialists. Currently operating on PaleoGIS.
 

Explore our range of SEEBASE multi-client products

Our portfolio of SEEBASE multi-client regional products covers some of the most prospective regions on earth. Below you will find our extensive range of regional SEEBASE products. Select from the map or list below for more information or to request a trial of the product.

ALGERIA

Algeria SEEBASE builds on the Algeria GIS Exploration Adviser, developed by Lynx Information Systems Ltd, to provide a fully integrated 3D basement model (including geometry, terranes, composition, structure, heat flow, crustal stretching)  fully calibrated with published cross-sections and seismic data, geological maps, and the latest plate reconstructions.

Australia

The Australian Phanerozoic OZ SEEBASE™ (2005) and Proterozoic OZ SEEBASE™ (2006) are the compilation of over 10 years work by FROGTECH with clients in the Australian Federal andState/Territory governments, petroleum, mineral and coal sectors.  

BARENTS SEA

Presenting a regional tectonic synthesis and interpretation that includes descriptions of 17 basement terranes, tectonostratigraphy and Frogtech Geoscience plate reconstruction models for five key tectonic events during the Paleozoic and Tertiary to Recent.

 

 

BRAZIL ATLANTIC MARGIN

An integrated structural and tectonic interpretation of basement evolution and basin response to Atlantic break-up. The results form a new geological framework and exploration template that can be used to better constrain and predict petroleum systems elements. Collectively, the new basin models underpin the generation of new play concepts.

GULF OF MEXICO

The Gulf of Mexico SEEBASE study provides a regional depth-to-basement model for the entire Gulf of Mexico region, from the USA to Mexico.  Key inclusions are the interpretation of basement terranes and composition, heat flow, structure and tectonic history, supported by Frogtech Geoscience plate reconstruction models and crustal scale gravity models.

MYANMAR

Covering the Economic Zone of Myanmar highlighting the structural response of the heterogeneous Myanmar basement to the complex and still active Tertiary convergence and collision of India with Eurasia. An ideal regional geological assessment for basin screening, and to undertake first-pass evaluations of resource potential.
 

 

NEW ZEALAND

The New Zealand Extended Continental Shelf SEEBASE provides the first systematic compilation and interpretation of the regional geological data required to understand the structural controls and distribution of sedimentary basins in the New Zealand ECS and Lord Howe region.
 

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ONSHORE NORTH AFRICA

Onshore North Africa SEEBASE is a study and GIS package inclusive of a quantitative depth-to-basement model of present-day economic basement. This study builds on a wealth of knowledge acquired from over fifty projects undertaken by Frogtech Geoscience in Africa over the last fifteen years.

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NORTH ATLANTIC

The North Atlantic SEEBASE is a mega-regional depth–to–basement model of the present-day economic basement that is consistent with the structural evolution of basins and sub-basins along the North Atlantic margin and North Sea, including UK, Ireland, Norway, and Greenland.

 
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Philippines

The study presents a regional tectonic synthesis and interpretation that includes descriptions of 50+ basement terranes, Frogtech Geoscience plate reconstruction models and tectonostratigraphic histories for seven key tectonic events covering the Cenozoic.

The BLACK SEA

The Black Sea SEEBASE Lite Study and GIS presents a new regional view of the Black Sea region – a vast and highly promising area, in particular the underexplored, deep water part of the basin.

Greater Caspian

The first cross-border detailed interpretation of basement architecture covering the geopolitically and geologically complex Greater Caspian region, revealing among others, Permo-Triassic rifts in Central Caspian (Scythian-Turan platform). 

 

SOUTH CHINA SEA

Covering more than 3,500,000 km2, the South China SEEBASE® (Structurally Enhanced view of Economic BASEment) study is an industry leading cross-border depth-to-basement structural model and the key to unlocking your understanding of regional prospectivity in South China Sea and Gulf of Thailand regions.

GUYANA-SURINAME BASIN

Available March 2017.
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This study provides a regional structural and depth-to-basement model for the north-eastern margin of South America, including Guyana, Suriname and French Guyana. Key deliverables are the depth-to-basement interpretation as well as basement terranes and composition, heat flow, structure and tectonic history, supported by Frogtech Geoscience plate reconstruction models and gravity modelling.

Namibia-Angola

Available February 2017
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This study provides a regional structural and depth-to-basement model for the onshore and offshore regions of Angola and Namibia. The SEEBASE model underpins the interpretation and/or prediction of presence-absence and distribution of key petroleum system play (source, reservoir seal) and risk (volcanics, salt) elements. 

 
 

Unlock regional prospectivity with SEEBASE

SEEBASE® (Structurally Enhanced view of Economic BASEment) is our flagship multi-client product and the best foundation to develop new petroleum systems exploration concepts and strategies.

Each regional SEEBASE multi-client product contains a comprehensive study and GIS package inclusive of a quantitative depth-to-basement model of present-day economic basement. SEEBASE regional studies build on a wealth of knowledge acquired from hundreds of projects undertaken by Frogtech Geoscience over the last fifteen years.  

Explorers will benefit from a fully integrated interpretation of basement geology, tectonic evolution and basin development. The interpreted and hand-contoured SEEBASE model defines basement architecture in a manner that is superior to simple gridding of depth points from seismic, magnetic and gravity data sets.

Options for a fully integrated basement model of terranes, composition, structure, heat-flow, crustal stretching and geometry are available for each product. As are a series of maps for key events comprising active structures, basin phases and first-pass interpretation of paleogeography that describes the tectonostratigraphic history of the region and implications for petroleum prospectivity.

Each regional SEEBASE product is a new interpretation based on Frogtech Geoscience enhanced potential field datasets, fully calibrated with published seismic and cross-sections, geological maps and the latest plate reconstructions from our proprietary Rigid Plate Reconstruction Model, FROGNet.

The best foundation to develop new petroleum systems exploration concepts and strategies.

New Zealand ECS SEEBASE is one of many national and regional-scale SEEBASE multi-client products developed by Frogtech Geoscience in partnership with both private and government organisations all over the world (available for immediate download).

The New Zealand government has leveraged the SEEBASE and the insights it provides to drive new exploration and investment in the region.

New Zealand Extended Continental Shelf 3D SEEBASE.

Core benefits OF SEEBASE MULTI-client regional products explained

Our geoscientists are experts in understanding basement character and the structural evolution of basins by integrating a range of geophysical tools and workflows applicable to regional studies. Frogtech Geoscience's SEEBASE multi-client products provide access to this expertise, saving time and reducing the risks by understanding the geodynamic evolution and prospectivity of a region.

Key benefits of each regional SEEBASE multi-client product include:

  • True depth to basement - including the distribution, structural style and depth to basement and basins across a region
  • Identify potential for undiscovered hydrocarbons - Understand the relationship between known hydrocarbon fields and basement evolution
  • Know the limits of basin systems - Basin outlines have been updated and include previously unrecognised potential depocentres
  • Understand where, why and when traps are formed and modified - Distribution of potentially active faulting during key trap-forming/deforming events is mapped
  • Reduce risk for basin and thermal modelling - Present-day basement heat flow calculated from revised basement terranes and composition
  • A truly scalable solution - With applicability from basin to permit-scale studies
  • Easily access results - All SEEBASE studies include a desktop ready GIS package in ArcGIS format  
  • Ready for customisation - Enhance the results by adding your own constraining data
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FLEXiBLE LICENSING

Part of a joint venture, or need to structure a deal to fit within your operational costs? All our SEEBASE multi-client products are available with flexible licensing options including:

  • Licensing models designed to allow you to take advantage of operational budgets including monthly licenses
  • Joint Venture licensing models including implementation post establishment so you are always protected
  • Multi-regional product licensing
  • Government and Academic licensing models
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Customisation

A key benefit of all SEEBASE products is their ability to be customised with the input of customer constraining datasets for targeted calibration. SEEBASE multi-client product options include:

  • Individual calibration through incorporation of client data-sets
  • Custom high-resolution macro-regional studies
  • A range of expert interpretation services
  • FROGNet rigid plate reconstruction model subscription to a PaleoGIS compatible dataset including over 1250 continental and 200 oceanic fragments with rotation chains that cover 0-542 Ma.

Discover why SEEBASE multi-client products are unique

 
SEEBASE Onshore North Africa: A “bottom-up” approach to basin analysis including potential field data sets, basement geology, SEEBASE model, tectono-stratigraphic history, and present-day basement heat flow.

SEEBASE Onshore North Africa: A “bottom-up” approach to basin analysis including potential field data sets, basement geology, SEEBASE model, tectono-stratigraphic history, and
present-day basement heat flow.

A unique methodology

Each SEEBASE multi-client regional product results from a unique, proprietorial methodology and workflow that involves compilation and geospatial capture of all relevant geological and geophysical datasets in ArcGIS, followed by processing and enhancements of potential field datasets (gravity, magnetics) and an integrated interpretation phase that draws on experts from multiple geoscientific disciplines. The resultant SEEBASE product is not the result of a gravity inversion process, and there is no algorithm, computer program, or other such automation of the process. Rather, each SEEBASE is a geological interpretation that is regionally consistent with all available constraining datasets. Even in regions that lack seismic data, a high quality SEEBASE can still be produced using other datasets giving SEEBASE clients a distinct advantage.

The foundation of our methodology is that the evolution of a basin and all its associated resources (O&G, CSG, coal, minerals and groundwater) are intricately linked to the response of basement terranes to tectonic stresses and thermal processes. Individual basement terranes have unique properties of composition, age, tectonic origin, structural fabric and, very importantly, its strength/rheology. These physical properties dictate how a terrane responds to deformation during tectonic events.

A basin is formed through the response of basement terranes to deformation, and the sediments that fill the basin record this history of events (basin phases). Ultimately, the building blocks of petroleum systems elements (reservoir, source, seal and trap) were deposited or formed during structurally-controlled basin phases with additional influences on accommodation from thermal processes and eustacy (global sea-level). The preservation of hydrocarbons is also dependent on tectonic processes and basement response.

A SEEBASE depth-to-basement structural model, along with knowledge of regional terranes, major structures, basin phases, a tectonostratigraphic framework and basement-derived heat flow, are powerful tools that enable explorers to begin their analysis with a good regional context to develop new concepts and plays. SEEBASE has demonstrated value in both frontier regions and in mature basins.

 
Proprietary Ternary Image MTC-LML filtering.

Proprietary Ternary Image MTC-LML filtering.

High quality magnetic depth modelling

High quality magnetic depth modelling is used in the production of each SEEBASE multi-client regional product. The magnetic depth modelling of identified basement sources are used to calibrate the depth.  Profile modelling of such identified sources has many advantages.  SEEBASE magnetic modelling is undertaken on discreet anomalies on profile data that relates to interpreted geological basement bodies and can be treated as absolute depth points second only to basement wells. In general, magnetic grid data available for depth modelling is derived from widely spaced line data and is therefore of too low in resolution for reliable spectral depth modelling. In addition, use of magnetic depths provides an independent constraint on velocity models used to depth convert seismic basement interpretation.

 
Salt bodies in seismic obscuring basement.

Salt bodies in seismic obscuring basement.

forget seismic limitations

Frogtech Geoscience's approach also uses gravity profile modelling. By using two independent physical properties (i.e. magnetic susceptibility and density contrast) Frogtech Geoscience can provide far better constraints on depth and crustal structure than spectral analysis or gravity inversions, which rely on single properties alone. In addition, gravity inversion methods require sediment thickness as input data into the model. Generally, the sediment thickness has been derived from seismic interpretation. In areas where basement may be deeper than seismic or where salt obscures the seismic signal from basement, seismic data does not image basement well and in places not at all. Thus, it is not possible to properly constrain an inversion model without propagating the errors inherent in the original interpretation. For a robust gravity inversion, an independent depth-to-basement model supported by higher confidence sediment thickness data will greatly improve the result.

Geology-driven plate reconstruction for PaleoGIS

The FROGNet Rigid Plate Reconstruction Model is available for non-exclusive, annual subscription to petroleum and mining companies. The model is compatible with The Rothwell Group, L.P. PaleoGIS Plate Reconstruction Software.

The FROGNet Rigid Plate Reconstruction Model comprises rotation chains that cover 0-542 Ma. The FROGNet model offers the insights and expertise of over 15 years of global mapping of tectonostratigraphic provinces and basement terranes by our geodynamic and basement specialists.

GEOLOGY driven reconstruction

The global scale and complex geology of the FROGNet™ Rigid Plate Reconstruction Model is based on our Global Terranes Database which has over 1400 continental plate fragments supported by ~1300 references. FROGNet Terranes were interpreted using potential field data and key information such as terrane type, composition, age and tectonic evolution was compiled from published literature and geological maps.

The FROGNet Rigid Plate Reconstruction Model also includes a compilation of over 500 tectonic events supported by ~685 references and captured in the Geodynamics Database. Each event is classified based on its type and dominant stress regime, and is fully attributed with a technical abstract, Maximum, Minimum and Event Culmination Age, as well as the references. The FROGNet Terranes, along with the Tectonic Events Database were key elements to evaluate published models and constrain the FROGNet Rigid Plate Reconstruction Model.

Key benefits

The FROGNet Rigid Plate Reconstruction Model includes:

  • Tectonic evolution outlined in the attributes table for each plate fragment provides a geological guide to understand a reconstructed time slice.
  • The description of basement composition facilitates the evaluation of basement heat flow, sediment provenance and lithofacies, and provides a first-pass assessment of regional paleogeography.
  • Rotation parameters for each fragment are compiled from literature and adjusted based on FROGTECH’s knowledge of terrane and basin evolution. The rotation files are consistent at global-scale.
  • The high level of resolution in the model facilitates the accommodation of intracontinental deformation, minimising overlaps and gaps that are inherent to other rigid plate models.
Plate calibration using proprietary geophysics.

Plate calibration using proprietary geophysics.

CALIBRATED BASEMENT TERRANES

All terrane geometry in the FROGNet Rigid Plate Reconstruction Model has been individually interpreted from Frogtech Geoscience Potential Field Data enhanced with our proprietary enhancements.

For example, when calibrated with known geology, the sources of magnetic and gravity anomalies can be inferred and extrapolated offshore and/or under sedimentary cover to interpret the basement lithology and structural fabric, and help to develop a model for the evolution of the basement.

Over 510 Tectonic events compiled from over 685 references.

Over 510 Tectonic events compiled from over 685 references.

TECTONIC EVENTS AND ROTATIONS

FROGNet includes fully a compiled Geodynamics Database, including over 500 Phanerozoic Tectonic Events supported by ~685 references. The Geodynamics Database also includes 25 Times Slices with pre-reconstructed terranes as well as inferred Tectonic Boundaries that illustrate the geodynamic setting for relevant paleogeographic maps. Tectonic Events and Tectonic Boundaries were compiled from literature and modified based on Frogtech Geoscience knowledge. This information was then used to constrain the rotations of each of the 2750+ terrane fragments in the FROGNet Rigid Plate Reconstruction Model.

 
Better fit between conjugate margins based on terrane type and terranes geometry.

Better fit between conjugate margins based on terrane type and terranes geometry.

Greater accuracy in plate position

FROGNet provides more accurate distribution of plates through time, as small terranes can moved independently to account for a greater number of tectonic events and they can be followed through time more easily. Additionally, FROGNet also provides better constraints to fit conjugate margins together using terrane types and geometry to improve rotation poles.

Event reference and abstract.

Event reference and abstract.

comprehensive references

FROGNet is supported by over 1300 references. Accessible metadata for each event is categorised to include references and abstract data making FROGNet a valuable tool for exploration.     

 

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