Barents Sea - Paleocene and Supra Paleocene plays

 

Barents Sea - Paleocene and Supra Paleocene plays   Map Map

  

bpc-1 (unconfirmed)

beo-1

Group/
Formation

Sotbakken Group with Torsk Formation

Age

Danian-Chattian

Ypresian-Priabonian

Area

Harstad Basin

Sørvestsnaget Basin, Hornsund Fault Complex and Vestbakken volcanitic province

Reservoir rock

Sandstone

Depositional environment

Deltaic and shallow marine, submarine fan deposites

Shallow marine to moderately deep marine  

Trap

Rotated fault blocks. Stratigraphic pich-out.

Source rock

Late Jurassic and Cretaceous shales

Cretaceous shale

Critical factors

Presence of reservoir rock. The area has been affected by tilting, reactivation of faults and Cenozoic uplift and erosion

The area has been affected by tilting, reactivation of faults, and Cenozoic uplift and erosion

Link to examples of discoveries

 

 

Link to examples of
wildcat wells

 

 

 


07.08.2017