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RESEARCH PAPERS

In Press

ROBERTS, J.J., WOOD, R.A., WILKINSON, M., and HASZELDINE, R.S.
Surface controls on the characteristics of natural CO2 seeps: implications for engineered CO2 stores
Geofluids, in press

2014

WILKINSON, M., CHEN, Z., and SHU, Y.
Retention capacity of seals from hydrocarbon field analogues for appraisal of saline aquifers
International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 28, 126 - 133.

WILKINSON, M., HASZELDINE, R.S., MORTON, A. & FALLICK, A.E.
Deep burial dissolution of K-feldspars in a fluvial sandstone, Pentland Formation, UK Central North Sea
Journal of the Geological Society, in press

WILKINSON, M., HASZELDINE, R.S. & FALLICK, A.E.
Authigenic illite within northern and central North Sea oilfield sandstones: evidence for post-growth alteration
Clay Minerals, 49, 229 - 246.

2013

HEINEMANN, N., WILKINSON, M., HASZELDINE, R.S., FALLICK, A.E. & PICKUP, G.E.
CO2 sequestration in a UK North Sea analogue for geological carbon storage
Geology, 41, 411–414.

WILKINSON, M., HASZELDINE, R.S., MACKAY, E., SMITH, K., & SARGEANT, S.
A new stratigraphic trap for CO2 in the UK North Sea: appraisal using legacy information
International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 12, 310–322.

2012

HEINEMANN, N., WILKINSON, M., PICKUP, G.E., HASZELDINE, R.S. & N.A. CUTLER
CO2 storage in the offshore UK Bunter Sandstone Formation
International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 6, 210–219.

2011

GILFILLAN, S.M.V., WILKINSON, M., HASZELDINE, R.S., SHIPTON, Z.K., NELSON, S.T. & POREDA R.J.
He and Ne as tracers of natural CO2 migration up a fault from a deep reservoir
International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 5, 1507-1516. LINK

WILKINSON, M. & HASZELDINE, R.S.,
Oil charge preserves exceptional porosity in deeply buried, overpressured, sandstones: Central North Sea, UK
Journal of the Geological Society, 168, 1285-1295.

NAYLOR, M., WILKINSON, M. & HASZELDINE, R.S.,
Calculation Of CO2 Column Heights In Depleted Gas Fields From Known Pre-Production Gas Column Heights
Marine and Petroleum Geology, 28, 1083-1093. LINK

2010

LU, J., WILKINSON, M., HASZELDINE, R.S., & BOYCE, A,J.,
Carbonate cements in Miller field of the UK North Sea: a natural analog for mineral trapping in CO2 geological storage
Environmental Earth Sciences, 62, 507-517. LINK

2009

LU, J., WILKINSON, M. , HASZELDINE, R.S., & FALLICK, A.E.
Long-term performance of a mudrock seal in natural CO2 storage
Geology, 37, 35 – 38. LINK

WILKINSON, M., HASZELDINE, R.S., FALLICK, A.E., ODLING, N., STOKER, S. & GATLIFF, R.
CO2 - Mineral Reaction in a Natural Analogue for CO2 Storage: Implications for Modelling
Journal of Sedimentary Research, 79, 486 - 494. LINK

WILKINSON, M., GILFILLAN, S.M.V., HASZELDINE, R.S. & BALLENTINE, C.J.
Plumbing the depths – testing natural tracers of subsurface CO2 origin and migration, Utah, USA.
In: M.Grobe, J.C. Pashin, and R.L. Dodge (editors) Carbon dioxide sequestration in geological media — State of the science: AAPG Studies 59, p.619 - 634. LINK

2008

WILKINSON, M., HASZELDINE, R.S. & FALLICK, A.E.
Hydrocarbon filling and leakage history of a deep geopressured sandstone: Fulmar Sand, North Sea
American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, 90, 1945-1961. LINK

WILKINSON, M., HASZELDINE, R.S.  & FALLICK, A.E.
Jurassic and Cretaceous Clays of the Northern and Central North Sea Hydrocarbon Reservoirs Reviewed
Clay Minerals 41, 151 - 186. LINK

also in:

Clay Minerals in onshore and offshore Strata of the British Isles: Origins and Clay Mineral Stratigraphy
Edited by Jeans, C.V. & Merriman, R.J., p. 151 - 186
The Mineralogical Society of Great Britain & Ireland, London, ISSN: 0009-8558, pp. 550

2005

R Stuart Haszeldine, O. Quinn, G. England, M. Wilkinson, Z.K. Shipton, J.P. Evans, J. Heath, L. Crossey, C.J. Ballentine, C.M Graham
Natural geochemical analogues for carbon dioxide storage and sequestration in deep geological porous reservoirs
Spec Issue Oil and Gas Science and Technology (Revue de Inst Francais de Petrole) 2005, vol 60, 33-49 pp

2004

WILKINSON, M., HASZELDINE, R.S., ELLAM, R.M. & FALLICK, A.E.
Hydrocarbon filling history from diagenetic evidence: Brent Group, UK North Sea
Marine and Petroleum Geology, 21, 443-455.

2003

WILKINSON, M., HASZELDINE, R.S. & MILLIKEN, K.L.
Cross formational flux of aluminium and potassium in Gulf Coast sediments
Clay Cements in Sandstones, IAS Special Publication 34 edited by R.Worden & S. Morad, 147-160.

2002

WILKINSON, M., & HASZELDINE, R.S.
Problems with argon: K-Ar ages in Gulf Coast shales
Chemical Geology, 191, 277-283

WILKINSON, M., & HASZELDINE, R.S.
Fibrous Illite in Oilfield Sandstones - A Nucleation Kinetic Theory of Growth
Terra Nova, 14, 56-60.

2001

WILKINSON, M., MILLIKEN, K.L. & HASZELDINE, R.S.
Systematic destruction of K-feldspars in deeply buried rift and passive margin sandstones
Journal of the Geological Society, 158, 675-683.

2000

HENDRY, J.P., WILKINSON, M., FALLICK, A.E. & TREWIN, N.H.
Disseminated 'jigsaw-piece' dolomite in Upper Jurassic shelf sandstones, Central North Sea: an example of cement growth during bioturbation?
Sedimentology, 47, 631-644.

WILKINSON, M., HASZELDINE, R.S., FALLICK, A.E. & OSBORNE, M.J.
Siderite zonation within the Brent Group: microbial influence or aquifer flow?
Clay Minerals, 35, 107-117

HENDRY, J.P, WILKINSON, M., FALLICK, A.E., & HASZELDINE, R.S.
Ankerite cementation in deeply buried Jurassic sandstone reservoirs of the Central North Sea
Journal of Sedimentary Research, 70, 227-239

STEWART, R.N.T., HASZELDINE, R.S., FALLICK, A.E., WILKINSON, M. & MACAULAY, C.I.
Regional distribution of diagenetic carbonate cement in Paleocene deepwater sandstones: North Sea
Clay Minerals, 35, 119-133

HASZELDINE, R.S., MACAULAY, C.I., MARCHAND, A., WILKINSON, M., GRAHAM, C.M., CAVANAGH, A., FALLICK, A.E., & COUPLES, G.D., 2000
Sandstone cementation and fluids in hydrocarbon basins
Journal Of Geochemical Exploration, 69, 195-200.

1999


HASZELDINE, R.S., WILKINSON, M., DERBY, D., MACAULAY, C.I., COUPLES, G.C., FALLICK, A.E., FLEMING, C.G., STEWART, R.N.T., & McAULAY, G., 1999
Diagenetic porosity creation in an overpressured graben
In: Boldy, S., and Fleet, S, (eds), Petroleum Geology of NW Europe, Geol. Soc. of London, p.1339-1350

1997

WILKINSON, M., DERBY, D., HASZELDINE, R.S. and COUPLES, G.D., 1997
Secondary-porosity generation during deep burial associated with overpressure leak-off: Fulmar Formation, UKCS
American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin 81, 803-813

DARBY, D., WILKINSON, M., HASZELDINE, R.S. and FALLICK, A.E., 1997,
Illite dates record deep fluid movements in petroleum basins

Petroleum Geoscience, 3, 133-140.

1996

WILKINSON, M., HASZELDINE, R.S., 1996
Aluminium loss during sandstone burial
Journal of the Geological Society of London, 153, 657-660.

1994

WILKINSON, M., FALLICK, A.E., KEANEY, G.M.J., HASZELDINE, R.S., and MCHARDY, W., 1994
Stable isotopes in illite: the case for meteoric water flushing within the Upper Jurassic Fulmar Formation sandstones, UK North Sea
Clay minerals, 29, 567-574.

1993

WILKINSON, M.
Concretions of the Valtos Sandstone Formation of Skye: geochemical indicators of paleo-hydrology
Journal of the Geological Society, London, 150, 57-66.

1992

WILKINSON, M.
Concretionary cements in Jurassic sandstones, Isle of Eigg, Inner Hebrides
in: Basins on the Atlantic Seaboard: Petroleum Geology, Sedimentology, and Basin Evolution, (Ed. J. Parnell), London, Geological Society, pp.145-154.

WILKINSON, M., CROWLEY, S.F., MARSHALL, J.D.
Model for the evolution of oxygen isotope ratios in the pore fluids of mudrocks during burial
Marine and Petroleum Geology, 9, 98-105.

1991

WILKINSON, M.
The concretions of the Bearreraig Sandstone Formation: geometry and geochemistry
Sedimentology, 38, 899-912.

1990

WILKINSON, M. and DAMPIER, M.D.
The rate of growth of sandstone-hosted calcite concretions
Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 54, 3391-3399.

Non-peer reviewed papers and reports

2014


NEELE, F, GRIMSTAD, A.-A., FLEURY, M., LIEBSCHER, A., KORRE, A., WILKINSON, M.
MiReCOL: developing corrective measures for CO2 storage
Energy Procedia, in press

2010


WILKINSON, M. HASZELDINE, R.S., A. HOSA , R. J. STEWART, S. HOLLOWAY, M. BENTHAM, K. SMITH, R. SWARBRICK, S. JENKINS, J. GLUYAS, E. MACKAY, G. SMITH, S. DANIELS, & M. RAISTRICK
Defining simple and comprehensive assessment units for CO2 storage in saline formations beneath the UK North Sea and continental shelf
Energy Procedia, GHGT10, Amsterdam, 4, 4865-4872. LINK

2008


HASZELDINE, R.S. & WILKINSON, M.
UK Energy Research Centre: Landscape of UK research in Carbon Capture and Storage (Sequestration) version 1
Link to Version 3, updated by MARKUSSON N. &  HASZELDINE, R.S

2006


DISCUSSIONS & REPLIES


WILKINSON M, HASZELDINE, R.S., 1998
Diagenesis: A short (2 million year) story - Miocene sandstones of central Sumatra, Indonesia - Discussion
Journal of Sediment Research, 68, 231-232.

WILKINSON, M., HASZELDINE, R.S., 1997
Reply to: Discussion on aluminium loss during sandstone burial
Journal of the Geological Society of London, 154, 747-751.

WILKINSON, M., 1993
Geometrical arrangement of calcite cementation within shallow marine sandstones - comment
Earth-Science Reviews, 34, 47-54.

WILKINSON, M., 1992
Reply: The concretions of the Bearreraig Sandstone Formation: geometry and geochemistry
Sedimentology, 39, 518-520.

WILKINSON, M., 1989
Discussion: Evidence for surface reaction-controlled growth of carbonate concretions in shales
Sedimentology, 36, 951-953.


SELECTED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

What do experiments tell us about the rate of reaction in the real world?
MARK WILKINSON
The Clay Minerals Group Lecture: the Mineralogical Society of Great Britain & Ireland
The Mid-European Clay Conference, Dresden, 16 - 19th September 2014

Multiple Hydrocarbon Charges from Diagenetic Evidence, UK North Sea: Brent Group and Fulmar Formation
MARK WILKINSON, R. STUART. HASZELDINE & TONY E. FALLICK
18th General Meeting, International Mineralogical Association, Edinburgh. 1-6 September 2002, abstract


CONFERENCE CONVENED with R.S. Haszeldine and C.I. Macaulay

Annual meeting of the BSRG (British Sedimentological Research Group) in Edinburgh, 19-22 December 1999


  • 226 people registered, including over 20 industrial delegates
  • 70+ talks
  • 50+ posters
  • 170 people at the Conference Dinner held in the Dynamic Earth Exhibition - the biggest ever?
  • 3 workshops and 2 fieldtrips
  • A packed social schedule with live music and drinks!

POSTER: Secondary Porosity in Deep Prospects: Implications of Alkali Feldspar Dissolution In Sandstones
MARK WILKINSON, R. STUART. HASZELDINE & KITTY. L. MILLIKEN
AAPG Annual Convention in New Orleans, Louisianna. 11-14 April 2000

TALK: Potassium and Aluminium mobility in the Texas Gulf Coast: transport from sands to shales generates useful porosity.
WILKINSON, MARK, R. STUART. HASZELDINE, & KITTY. L. MILLIKEN
EAGE North British Student Group 8th Annual Research Student Forum, held at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh on Wed. 16 February 2000.

TALK: Potassium and Aluminium mobility in the Texas Gulf Coast: transport from sands to shales generates useful porosity.
WILKINSON, MARK, R. STUART. HASZELDINE, KITTY. L. MILLIKEN
Annual Meeting of BSRG, Edinburgh. 21 December 1999.

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