Norwegian Sea – Basement play

Norwegian Sea - Basement play

Group/Formation Age Area Reservoir rock Depositional environment Trap Source rock Critical factors Examples exploration wells
nhpe-1 (unconfirmed) Undifferentiated Precambrian Utrøst Ridge, Ribban Basin, Jennegg High, Marmæle Spur, western part of Røst High Fractured and partly weathered basement Arial exposure Stratigraphic over rotated basement blocks Upper Jurassic shale (Spekk Formation) Reservoir, bottom and top seal, migration, retention

Proved weathered basement below sediments of Jurassic age. Information from this borehole is available on SINTEF's homepage