Publications

Dr. Cossey has published numerous articles over the past 40 years in AAPG, SEPM and GSA publications and has given presentations at over 20 conventions and meetings.

Ager, D.V., Cossey, S.P.J., Mullin, P.R., and Walley, C.D., 1976, Brachiopod Ecology in Mid-Paleozoic sediments near Khenifra, Morocco, Paleogeog., Paleoclim., Paleoecol., v.20, p.171-185.

Cossey, S.P.J., and Ehrlich, R., 1978, Growth-Fault controlled submarine carbonate Debris Flow and Turbidite deposits from the Jurassic of N. Tunisia – Possible Canyon Fill sequences, in, Sedimentation in Submarine Canyons, Fans and Trenches, (D.J. Stanley and G. Kelling, eds.), Dowden, Hutchinson and Ross, Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania.

Cossey, S.P.J., and Ehrlich, R., 1979, A conglomeratic, carbonate flow deposit, N. Tunisia: A link in the genesis of Pebbly-Mudstones, Jour. Sed. Pet., v.49, p.11-21.

Cossey, S.P.J., and Ehrlich, R., 1981, The orientations of small, muddy clasts in Turbidites: Paleocurrent indicators on a Jurassic carbonate slope, Tunisia, Jour. Sed. Pet., v.51, p.873- 877.

Cossey, S.P.J., and Frank, H., 1983, Uranium mineralization and the use of resistance log character in Deltaic Point-Bars: Franklin Mine, Karnes County, Texas, AAPG Bulletin, v.67, No.1, p.131-151.

Cossey, S.P.J., and Valenta, W., 1984, Hydrocarbon Indicators in the South China Sea: Geological and Geophysical Aspects, Oil and Gas Journal, Sept 10 1984, v.82, No. 37, p.212-224.

Cossey, S.P.J., Swanson, S. and S. Boyer, 1987, A comparison of the geologic history of Arizona, New Mexico and West Texas: Precambrian to Recent, 1987 Annual Meeting, GSA Abstracts with Programs, v.19 No.7, p.628.

Cossey, S.P.J., and Jacobs, R.E., 1990, Refinement of a Mature Exploration Model: The Hackberry Play of Louisiana, AAPG Bulletin, v.74, No.5, p.634.

Cossey, S.P.J., and Jacobs, R.E., 1992, Oligocene Hackberry Formation of Southwest Louisiana: Sequence Stratigraphy, Sedimentology and Hydrocarbon Potential, AAPG Bulletin, v.76, No. 5, p.589-606.

Kleverlaan, K., and Cossey, S.P.J., 1993, Permeability barriers within sand-rich submarine fans: Outcrop studies of the Tabernas Basin, S.E. Spain, in, Subsurface Reservoir Characterization from Outcrop Observations (R. Eschard & B. Doligez, eds.), Éditions Technip, Paris, pp.161-164.

Cossey, S.P.J., 1994, Reservoir Modeling of Deepwater Clastic Sequences: Mesoscale Architectural Elements, Aspect Ratios and Producibility, in, GCSSEPM Conference proceedings, Submarine Fans and Turbidite systems, Dec 1994, p.83-93.

Cossey, S.P.J., and Kleverlaan, K., 1995, Lithofacies variability within a sand-rich submarine fan, Tabernas Basin, S. Spain, in, An Atlas of deep-water systems: Turbidite system Architectural style (Pickering et al. eds.), Chapman & Hall, London, p.157-161.

Cossey, S.P.J., 1998, Producibility of Turbidite Reservoirs – A Comparison of the North Sea and the Gulf of Mexico, Poster Session Presentation, EAGE/AAPG 3rd Research Symposium on Developing & Managing Turbidite Reservoirs, 3-9 October, 1998, Almeria, Spain, P003.

Cossey, S.P.J., 2000, Producibility of Deepwater Reservoirs in the North Sea and Gulf of Mexico, GCSSEPM Foundation 20th Annual Research Conference, Deep-Water Reservoirs of the World, Dec 3-6, 2000, p.284-292.

Cossey, S.P.J., and Swanson, S.C., 2000, Geologic cross-section from the Grand Canyon to Southeast New Mexico, New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Minerals, Socorro, NM.

Cossey, S.P.J., 2001, Deepwater pay thicknesses, seismic response may not indicate point of highest productivity, Offshore Magazine, April, p.120-172.

Cossey, S.P.J., 2004, Exploration and production in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, Offshore Magazine, June, p.44.

Cossey, S.P.J., 2004, Deep GOM Discoveries Toasted Over 30 Years: Celebrations Began With Cognac, AAPG Explorer, September 2004, p.12-16.

Cossey, S.P.J., 2007, Debrites in the Chicontepec Formation near Atlapexco, Tetlahuatl, Eastern Mexico, AAPG Studies in Geology 56, p.231-234.

Cossey, S.P.J., and Kleverlaan, K., 2007, Outcrop Examples of Amalgamated Channel Complexes, Tabernas Basin, Southeast Spain, AAPG Studies in Geology 56, p.336-340.

Cossey, S.P.J., and Studlick, J.R.J., 2007, A Global Overview of Fields and Discoveries in Deepwater Deposits, AAPG Studies in Geology 56, p.12-15.

Cossey, S.P.J., 2007, Recent Geological Understanding of the Chicontepec erosional “Paleocanyon”, Tampico-Misantla Basin, Mexico, 27th Annual GCSSEPM Foundation Bob Perkins Research Conference, Houston December 2007, p.273-283.

Cossey, S.P.J., 2011, Mass Transport Deposits in the Upper Paleocene Chicontepec Formation, Mexico, in Shipp, R.C., Weimer, P., Posamentier, H.W. (eds.), Mass Transport Deposits in Deepwater Settings, SEPM Special Publication 96, p.269-278.

Rossello, E.A., and Cossey, S.P.J., 2012, What is the evidence for subduction in the Caribbean Margin of Colombia? XI Simposio Bolivariano: PETROLEUM EXPLORATION IN SUBANDEAN BASINS, Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, August 29th to September 1st, 2012.

Rossello, E.A., and Cossey, S.P.J., 2013, Interpretaciones Ambiguas de Morfologías Compresionales sobre Márgenes Continentales: Aplicación al Caribe Colombiano, XIV Congreso Colombiano de Geología, 31 Jul – 2 agosto 2013, ISBN 978-958-57950-0-6, p.238.

Vásquez, R.O., Cossey, S.P.J., VanNieuwenhuise, D.S., Davis, J., and J. Castagna, 2014, New Insights into the Stratigraphic Framework and Depositional History of the Paleocene and Eocene Chicontepec Formation, Onshore Eastern Mexico, AAPG Annual Meeting, Houston, 6-9 April, 2014.

Cossey, S.P.J., Nieuwenhuise, D. V., Davis, J., Rosenfeld, J.H., Pindell, J., 2016, Compelling evidence from eastern Mexico for a Late Paleocene/Early Eocene isolation, drawdown, and refill of the Gulf of Mexico, Interpretation, Vol. 4, No. 1 (February 2016), p. 1-18.

Presentations at Conventions & Meetings

Cossey, S.P.J., Ehrlich, R., and R. Przygocki, 1976, Analysis of a Jurassic Submarine Debris Flow Deposit, N. Tunisia. Oral Presentation, AAPG, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Cossey, S.P.J., and Ehrlich, R., 1978, A Conglomeratic Carbonate Liquefied flow deposit: A link in the genesis of Pebbly-Mudstones from Liquefaction. Oral Presentation, AAPG, Oklahoma City, OK.

Cossey, S.P.J., and Frank, H., 1981, Uranium mineralization and resistance log character in Deltaic Point-Bars: The Franklin Mine, Karnes Co., Texas. Poster Session Presentation, AAPG San Francisco, California.

Cossey, S.P.J., et al., 1982, Seismic Hydrocarbon Indicators in the South China Sea: Geophysical and Geological Aspects. Indonesian Petroleum Assoc., Oral Presentation, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Cossey, S.P.J., Swanson, S. and S. Boyer, 1987, A comparison of the geologic history of Arizona, New Mexico and West Texas: Precambrian to Recent. Poster Session Presentation, GSA, Phoenix, Arizona.

Cossey, S.P.J., and Jacobs, R.E., 1990, Refinement of a Mature Exploration Model: The Hackberry Play of Louisiana. Poster Session Presentation, AAPG San Francisco, California.

Pearce, A., Cossey, S.P.J., and Williams, J., 1992, Assessment of connectivity in a low net-to-gross turbidite reservoir – a case study, Oral Presentation, EAPG Conference, Paris, June 1992.

Kleverlaan, K., and Cossey, S.P.J., 1992, Lithofacies variability in a sand-rich submarine fan, Tabernas Basin, S. Spain, Oral Presentation, IFP Research Conference, Subsurface reservoir characterization from outcrop observations, April 12-17, 1992, Scarborough, UK.

Cossey, S.P.J., Byrd, T.M. and Howarth, R.J., 1994, Producibility and characteristics of oil and gas fields with deepwater clastic reservoirs, Poster Session presentation, AAPG Denver, June 1994.

Byrd, T.M., and S.P.J. Cossey, 1994, Understanding Producibiity in Turbidite Reservoirs: Improving on the Utility of Analogue Studies, Oral Presentation, AAPG Annual Convention Abstracts, Denver, p.113.

Cossey, S.P.J., 1998, Producibility of Turbidite Reservoirs – A Comparison of the North Sea and the Gulf of Mexico, Poster Session Presentation, EAGE/AAPG 3rd Research Symposium on Developing & Managing Turbidite Reservoirs, 3-9 October, 1998, Almeria, Spain.

Cossey, S.P.J., 2000, Producibility of Turbidite Reservoirs – A Comparison of the North Sea and the Gulf of Mexico, GCSSEPM Conference, Houston.

Cossey, S.P.J., 2003, Obtaining 3D information from 2D outcrops of deepwater clastics, AAPG International Convention, Barcelona, Spain.

Cossey, S.P.J., 2005, Characteristics and Optimal Production from Thin-Bedded Turbidite Reservoirs, AAPG International Convention, Paris, France.

Cossey, S.P.J., 2006, Slumps and Debrites in the Paleocene Chicontepec Formation, Mexico: Implications for Subsurface Identification, AAPG Annual Convention, Houston, p.22.

Cossey, S.P.J., 2007, Recent Geological Understanding of the Chicontepec Erosional “Paleocanyon”, Tampico-Misantla Basin, Mexico, GCSSEPM Research Conference, Houston, p.273.

Diaz, G.E., Cossey, S.P.J., and R.M. Slatt, 2009, Early Eocene Outcrop Analogue in the Chicontepec Formation, Hidalgo State, Mexico, AAPG Annual Meeting, Denver, p.55.

Gerard, J., Cossey, S.P.J., and M. Louterbach, 2010, Deepwater Reservoirs: How Quantitative Geometric Data and Stratigraphic Hierarchy can Influence Exploration and Development Projects, AAPG Annual Meeting, New Orleans.

Romero, E.J., Etcheverry, A.F., Saleh, N., Escalante, C.E., Melo, M.C., Goodoff, L., Cossey, S.P.J., Pasternack, E., and R. Sassen, 2011, Regional Risking Study: Back to Basics, AAPG GTW, Houston, TX, Jan 18-19, 2011.

Sarkar, S., S.P. Cossey, K.J. Marfurt, R.M. Slatt, S. Chavez-Perez, 2011, Delineating Deepwater Depositional Patterns in a Foredeep Basin: An Integrated Study from North Chicontepec Basin, East-Central Mexico, AAPG Annual Meeting, Houston April 10-13, 2011.

S.P. Cossey and D. Van Nieuwenhuise, 2011, A New Depositional Model for the Chicontepec Basin, Onshore Eastern Mexico, AAPG Annual Meeting, Houston April 10-13, 2011.

Cossey, S.P., Kim, D., Yang, S., and H. Yung, 2013, The Identification and Implication of Injectities in the Shwe Gas Field, Offshore Northwestern Myanmar, AAPG Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, May 19-22, 2013.

Vásquez, R.O., Cossey, S.P.J., VanNieuwenhuise, D.S., Davis, J., and J. Castagna, 2014, New Insights into the Stratigraphic Framework and Depositional History of the Paleocene and Eocene Chicontepec Formation, Onshore Eastern Mexico, AAPG Annual Meeting, Houston, 6-9 April, 2014.

Vásquez, R.O., Cossey, S.P.J., VanNieuwenhuise, D.S., Davis, J., and J. Castagna, 2014, New Insights into the Stratigraphic Framework and Depositional History of the Paleocene and Eocene Chicontepec Formation, Onshore Eastern Mexico, AAPG GTW, Houston, TX, January 2015.

Cossey, S.P.J., Van Nieuwenhuise, D., and J. Davis, 2015, Compelling Evidence for the early Eocene Isolation and Drawdown of the Gulf of Mexico from eastern Mexico, GCAGS Meeting, Houston, Sept. 2015.

Cossey, S.P.J., Van Nieuwenhuise, D., Davis, J., Rosenfeld, J., and J. Pindell, 2016, Compelling Evidence for the early Eocene Isolation and Drawdown of the Gulf of Mexico from eastern Mexico, AAPG GTW, Houston, TX. January 2016.