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Norwegian Sea – Lower Cretaceous plays

Norwegian Sea - Lower Cretaceous plays

Group/Formation Age Area Reservoir rock Depositional environment Trap Source rock Critical factors Examples of fields Examples of discoveries Examples exploration wells
nhkl-2 Cromer Knoll Group with Lyr and Lange Formations Berriasian - Turonian Halten Terrace, Dønna Terrace, Træna Basin (eastern part), Vestfjorden Basin Sandstone Shallow and deep marine Mainly stratigraphic Upper Jurassic shale (Spekk Formation) and possibly Cretaceous shale Identification and mapping of reservoir, reservoir thickness and quality, trap definition
nhkl-3 Cromer Knoll Group Early Cretaceous undifferentiated Slørebotn Sub-basin, Klakken Fault Complex, Gossa High, Sogn Graben Sandstone Shallow and deep marine Mainly stratigraphic Upper Jurassic shale (Spekk Formation) and possibly Cretaceous shale Identification and mapping of reservoir, reservoir thickness and quality, trap definition