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Barents Sea – Upper Jurassic to Lower Cretaceous plays

Barents Sea - Upper Jurassic to Lower Cretaceous plays

Group/Formation Age Area Reservoir rock Depositional environment Trap Source rock Critical factors Examples of discoveries Examples exploration wells
bju,kl-3 Adventdal Group with intra Hekkingen, Knurr, Kolje and Kolmule Formations Kimmeridgian - Albian 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 Sandstone Shallow to moderately deep marine Stratigraphic pinch-out and occasionally fault dependent Late Jurassic shale (Hekkingen Formation) The sealing of faults and preservation of petroleum. Presence of reservoir rock. Long distance migration
bku-1 (unconfirmed) Adventdal Group with Kolje and Kolmule Formations Hauterivian- Albian Harstad Basin and part of Troms-Finnmark Fault Complex Sandstone Shallow to moderately deep marine Stratigraphic pinch-out and occasionally fault dependent Cretaceous shale and Late Jurassic shale (Hekkingen Formation) The sealing of faults and preservation of petroleum. Presence of reservoir rock. Long distance migration