Barents Sea - Middle to Upper Permian plays

 

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bpm,pu-4 (unconfirmed)

bpm,pu-5

bpm,pu-7 (unconfirmed)

bpu-4 (unconfirmed)

Group/
Formation 

Bjarmeland Group with Ulv, Polarrev and Isbjørn Formations, Tempelfjorden Group with Røye Formation.

Miseryfjellet Formation

Tempelfjorden Group with Røye Formation.

Age

Sakmarian-Artinskian

Late Cisuralian-Guadalupian

Late Cisuralian-Guadalupian

Area

Finnmark Platform

Loppa High

Stappen High

Finnmark Platform

Reservoir rock

Limestones and dolomites

Mixed silisiclastic and bioclastic strata, partly silisified

Silisified carbonates, sandstones and spiculites

Depostional environment

Marine, temperate water

Marginal to shallow marine

Marine, temperate water

Trap

Stratigraphic, but also a combination of stratigraphic and structural

Source rock

Lower Carboniferous coal (Billefjorden Group), Upper Permian shales (Tempelfjorden Group), Middle Triasic shales (Steinkobbe Formation).   

Lower Carboniferous coal and carbonaceous shales (Billefjorden Group), Lower Permian marls (Tyrellfjellet Member equivalent), Upper Permian shales (Tempelfjorden Group)

Critical factors

Precence of reservoir and reservoir quality. The areas has been affected by tilting, reactivation of faults and Cenozoic uplift and erosion.

Link to examples of discoveries

 

 

Link to examples of wildcat wells

 

 

Barents Sea - Middle to Upper Permian plays

 


07.06.2016