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NPD bulletins

The NPD bulletins summarise the current stratigraphical nomenclature (naming system) on the Norwegian shelf

Stratigraphy is the geology branch which studies strata, age, composition and distribution of stratified geological sediments.

Bulletin 11

Investigations conducted by the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) have thrown new light on the geology of Svalbard and the northern Barents Sea.

Bulletin 10

Investigation of Oligocene to Lower Pliocene deposits in the Nordic offshore area and onshore Denmark.

259 Bulletin 9

Upper Palaeozoic lithostratigraphy of the southern Norwegian Barents Sea.

258 Bulletin 8

Structural elements of the Norwegian continental shelf . Part II: The Norwegian Sea Region.

256 Bulletin 6

Structural elements of the Norwegian continental shelf . Part 1: The Barents Sea Region.

255 Bulletin 5

Isaksen, D. & Tonstad, K., 1989: A revised Cretaceous and Tertiary lithostratigraphic nomenclature for the Norwegian North Sea. NPD Bulletin No. 5, 59 pp.

254 Bulletin 4

A lithostratigraphic scheme for the Mesozoic and Cenozoic succession offshore mid- and northern Norway

253 Bulletin 3

A revised triassic and jurassic lithostratigraphic nomenclature for the Norwegian North Sea

251 Bulletin 1

A standard lithostratigraphic nomenclature for the central and northern North Sea

Updated: 14/03/2019