North Atlantic Permian–Triassic Syn- and Post-rift Plays - Analogues from East and Northeast Greenland

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Abstract

Good analogues are keys for better understanding petroleum systems in frontier basins and new plays in proven basins. Recent discoveries have proven Permian carbonate plays (e.g. 7120/1-3 and 7220/11-1) in the Norwegian Barents Sea and Triassic siliciclastic plays (e.g. Goliat, Tornerose and Alke Sør) in the North Atlantic. Permian and Triassic plays have been unsuccessfully tested on the Mid-Norwegian continental shelf (M-NCS), but these plays have recently attracted renewed attention. However, the lack of offshore core data from this interval provides a major obstacle in developing valid play models. On the conjugate East and Northeast Greenland margin, excellent outcrops and a large number of shallow fully cored boreholes document the syn- to post-rift Permian–Triassic interval. Data from this interval in East and Northeast Greenland thus provide important constrains on key elements for new play models on the M-NCS. The presentation will provide observations from East and Northeast Greenland that may help to assist the definition of play models for the Permian–Triassic succession in the M-NCS and place them in a tectono-stratigraphic context.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication80th EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2018
Subtitle of host publicationOpportunities Presented by the Energy Transition
PublisherEuropean Association of Geoscientists and Engineers
Pages1-5
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9789462822542
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018
Event80th EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2018: Opportunities Presented by the Energy Transition - Copenhagen, Denmark
Duration: 11 Jun 201814 Jun 2018

Publication series

Name80th EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2018: Opportunities Presented by the Energy Transition

Conference

Conference80th EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2018
Country/TerritoryDenmark
CityCopenhagen
Period11/06/1814/06/18

Programme Area

  • Programme Area 3: Energy Resources

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