Barents Sea - Lower Carboniferous plays

 

Barents Sea - Lower Carboniferous plays   Map Map

 

bcl-3 (unconfirmed)

bcl-4 (unconfirmed)

Group/Formation

Billefjorden Group with Blærerot, Tettegras and Soldogg Formations

Age

Tournaisian - Viséan

Area

Finnmark Platform

Loppa High, Polheim Sub-platform and Stappen High

Reservoir rock

Sandstone and conglomerates

Depositional environment

Fluvial and alluvial, river and floodplain deposits

Trap

Structural and stratigraphic

Source rock

Upper Devonian - Lower Carboniferous coal and carbonaceous shales (Billefjorden Group)

Critical factors

Preservation and leakage owing to tilting, reactivation of faults and Cenozoic uplift and erosion, especially for shallow and/or truncated structures.

Link to examples of wildcat wells

 

 


03.07.2014