North Sea - Sub Triassic plays

 

North Sea - Sub Triassic plays   Map Map

 

npl-2

npl-1 (unconfirmed)

Group/Formation

Rotligendes Group and unnamed groups of Devonian and Carbonaceous age

Age

Devonian, Carboniferous, Permian and possible Triassic

Area

Central Graben, southern Viking Graben, Sørvestlandet High and Jæren High

Danish-Norwegian Basin, Egersund Basin, Ling Graben and Sele High

Reservoir rock

Sandstone

Depositional environment

Mainly continental

Trap

Rotated fault blocks 

Source rock

Upper Jurassic shale (Haugesund, Farsund and Mandal Formations)

Unknown source of Pre Triassic age

Critical factors

Presence of mature source rock in  the eastern part of the area is not confirmed, migration, timing, reservoir quality due to reservoir depth

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12.08.2014