Upper Jurassic

Scot Fraser, Andrew Robinson, Howard Johnson, John Underhill, Dietrich Kadolsky, Rodger Connell, Peter Johannessen, Rodmar Ravnås

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    The Late Jurassic was the most critical time interval in the evolution of the North Sea petroleum system for three important reasons. Firstly, it was the time of deposition of the widespread Kimmeridge Clay Formation and its lateral equivalents, which together constitute a world-class oil source rock that has charged the mejority of North Sea fields.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationThe Millennium atlas: petroleum geology of the central and northern North Sea
    EditorsD. Evans, C. Graham, A. Armour, P. Bathurst
    Place of PublicationLondon
    PublisherGeological Society of London
    Number of pages33
    Publication statusPublished - 2003

    Programme Area

    • Programme Area 3: Energy Resources


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