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Norwegian Sea – Upper Cretaceous plays

Norwegian Sea - Upper Cretaceous plays

Group/Formation Age Area Reservoir rock Depositional environment Trap Source rock Critical factors Examples of fields Examples of discoveries Examples exploration wells
nhku-2 Cromer Knoll Group with Lysing Formation and younger sandstones Cenomanian - Campanian Halten Terrace, Dønna Terrace, Rås Basin Sandstone Shallow marine to deep marine Mainly stratigraphic Upper Jurassic shale (Spekk Formation) and possibly Cretaceous shale Identification and mapping of reservoir, reservoir thickness and quality, trap definition
nhku-3 (unconfirmed) Cromer Knoll Group with the Lysing Formation, Shetland Group with Kvitnos, Nise and Springar Formations Turon - Maastrichtian Ribban Basin, Lofoten Basin, Utrøst High Sandstone Shallow marine to deep marine Mainly stratigraphic Upper Jurassic shale (Spekk Formation) and possibly Cretaceous shale Identification and mapping of reservoir, reservoir thickness and quality, trap definition

nhku-4 Cromer Knoll Group with the Lysing Formation, Shetland Group with Kvitnos, Nise and Springar Formations, possibly sands of Paleocene age (Rogaland Group) Late Cretaceous (undifferentiated) to Early Paleocene Nyk High, Fenris Graben, Gjallar Ridge, Vigrid Syncline, Møre Basin (western part) Sandstone Shallow marine to deep marine Mainly stratigraphic Upper Jurassic shale (Spekk Formation) and possibly Cretaceous shale Identification and mapping of reservoir, reservoir thickness and quality, trap definition
nhku-5 (unconfirmed) Upper Cretaceous undifferentiated Late Cretaceous (undifferentiated) Træna Basin, Utgard High, Vestfjorden Basin Sandstone Shallow marine to deep marine Mainly stratigraphic Upper Jurassic shale (Spekk Formation) and possibly Cretaceous shale Identification and mapping of reservoir, reservoir thickness and quality, trap definition

nhku-6 Cromer Knoll-Group Cenomanian - Coniacian Slørebotn Sub-basin Sandstone Shallow marine to deep marine Mainly stratigraphic Upper Jurassic shale (Spekk Formation) and possibly Cretaceous shale Identification and mapping of reservoir, reservoir thickness and quality, trap definition