Barents Sea - Upper Jurassic to Lower Cretaceous plays

 

Barents Sea - Upper Jurassic to Lower Cretaceous plays   Map Map

 

bju,kl-3

bku-1 (unconfirmed)

Group/Formation

Adventdal Group with intra Hekkingen, Knurr, Kolje and Kolmule Formations

Adventdal Group with Kolje and Kolmule Formations

Age

Kimmeridgian - Albian

Hauterivian- Albian

Area

Part of Troms-Finnmark Fault Complex, Polheim Sub-Platform, Ringvassøy-Loppa Fault Complex, Bjørnøyrenna Fault Complex, Veslemøy High, Bjørnøya Basin, southern part of Hornsund Fault Complex

Harstad Basin and part of Troms-Finnmark Fault Complex

Reservoir rock

Sandstone

Depositional environment

Shallow to moderately deep marine

Trap

Stratigraphic pinch-out and occasionally fault dependent 

Source rock

Late Jurassic shale (Hekkingen Formation)

Cretaceous shale and Late Jurassic shale (Hekkingen Formation)

Critical factors

The sealing of faults and preservation of petroleum. Presence of reservoir rock. Long distance migration

Link to examples of discoveries

 

Link to examples of wildcat
wells

 

 

 


13.04.2016