Normal fault near Kilve, UK


SEALS International





Seals International is the leading world expert on fault seal analysis.  Our prospect risk analyses are based upon the largest, empirical database of fault seal behavior in oil and gas fields.

Our new quarterly newsletters will keep you abreast of developments in fault seal analysis.  If you, or someone in your organization,  wish to subscribe to these newsletters, please contact us with the word subscribe in the subject line.


Dr. Grant M. Skerlec

SEALS International, 6801 77th St. West, Lakewood, Washington 98499 USA

Tel:  +253.584.1540


Oil wells, Bakersfield, California

View on a recent consulting trip to California

 for Orion California LP and Mintaka International (Oil & Gas) Ltd.



Spring Newsletter

Now Available

The Spring newsletter is now available by accessing the following link

Spring Newsletter

This newsletter briefly describes our prospect risk assessments, the SEALS course and our new QuickLook software for fault seal analysis.


Coming in our Summer Newsletter

 Fault Seal Atlas of California

We have begun work on a Fault Seal Atlas of California oil and gas fields.  This Atlas is an important database for anyone exploring in California or other strike-slip basins.

Details will be in the Summer newsletter.  If you are interested in this study, please contact us.

Migration Pathways

Faults and fault seal behavior are important in controlling migration pathways.  Recent work in the Neuquén Basin has helped us to understand some basic types of fault dependent migration pathways that are applicable to all basins.

Coming Soon

Slow Bleed Faults:  A Possible Cause of Under-filled Traps & Residual Oil in the Norwegian Sea





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