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Norwegian Sea – Paleocene plays

Norwegian Sea - Paleocene plays

Group/Formation Age Area Reservoir rock Depositional environment Trap Source rock Critical factors Examples of fields Examples of discoveries Examples exploration wells
nhpc-1 Rogaland Group with Egga sandstone (informal name) Danian - Thanetian Eastern part of Møre Basin Sandstone Shallow to deep marine Stratigraphic and structural Upper Jurassic shale (Spekk Formation) and Cretaceous shale Identification and mapping of reservoir distribution, thickness and quality, identification of stratigraphic pinch-out, retention of petroleum due to uplift and erosion
nhpc-2 (unconfirmed) Rogaland Group with Tang Formation Danian - Thanetian Vestfjorden Basin, Træna Basin, Kvalnesdjup Graben, Ribban Basin, Någrind Syncline Sandstone Shallow to deep marine Stratigraphic and structural Upper Jurassic shale (Spekk Formation) and Cretaceous shale Identification and mapping of reservoir distribution, thickness and quality, identification of stratigraphic pinch-out, retention of petroleum due to uplift and erosion

nhpc-4 Rogaland Group with Tang Formation Danian - Thanetian Western parts of Vøring and Møre Basins Sandstone Shallow to deep marine Stratigraphic and structural Upper Jurassic shale (Spekk Formation) and Cretaceous shale Identification and mapping of reservoir distribution, thickness and quality, identification of stratigraphic pinch-out, retention of petroleum due to uplift and erosion