Potential Triassic and Jurassic CO2 storage reservoirs in the Skagerrak-Kattegat area

Irfan Baig, Per Aagaard, Caroline Sassier, Jan Inge Faleide, Jens Jahren, Roy H. Gabrielsen, Manzar Fawad, Lars Henrik Nielsen, Lars Kristensen, Per E.S. Bergmo

Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftKonferenceartikel i tidsskriftpeer review

2 Citationer (Scopus)


Regional assessment studies for CO2 storage plays have been carried out in the Norwegian-Danish Basin of the Central North Sea and in the Skagerrak-Kattegat area. The development of the reservoir models is a part of an ongoing interdisciplinary project with the overall goal to establish a basis for large-scale handling of CO2 in this area, including regional CO2 source and capture possibilities, transportation and infrastructure, possible storage sites as well as legal aspects relating to the whole CCS chain. The study shows that all the necessary premises for a safe, long term CO2 storage, are present in the area. Two trap types for storage have been studied more closely: 1) large gently inclined, unfaulted reservoirs in the northern Skagerrak area and 2) dome structures with four-way closures above salt pillows in the Norwegian Danish Basin. We have closely focused on the Upper Triassic-lowermost Jurassic Gassum Formation and the Middle Jurassic Haldager Sand Formation. The current study presents reservoir characteristics of the sandstones of the Gassum and Haldager formations in the Fjerritslev Trough and on the Skagerrak-Kattegat Platform.

Sider (fra-til)5298-5306
Antal sider9
TidsskriftEnergy Procedia
StatusUdgivet - 2013
Begivenhed11th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies - Kyoto, Japan
Varighed: 18 nov. 201222 nov. 2012
Konferencens nummer: 11


  • ccs mapping


  • Programområde 3: Energiressourcer


Dyk ned i forskningsemnerne om 'Potential Triassic and Jurassic CO2 storage reservoirs in the Skagerrak-Kattegat area'. Sammen danner de et unikt fingeraftryk.