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Geology of the Norwegian oil and gas fields

Geology of the Norwegian oil and gas fields

an atlas of hydrocarbon discoveries, containing full descriptions of 37 of Norway"s major oil and gas fields and finds

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Published by Published by Graham & Trotman for the Norwegian Petroleum Society in London, Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Norway.
    • Subjects:
    • Petroleum in submerged lands -- Norway.,
    • Natural gas in submerged lands -- Norway.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by A.M. Spencer et al.
      ContributionsSpencer, A. M., Norsk petroleumsforening.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTN874.N8 G46 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 493 p., [6] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages493
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2397370M
      ISBN 100860109089
      LC Control Number87027198

      The Central Graben lies amid the Permian basins and their high. Richard still remains excited by the discovery, which he considers unique. This was to counter an economic downturn caused by low global oil prices. The seabed has subsided by over four metres and drilling has become increasingly difficult with time, as subsidence has narrowed the window between fracture gradient and collapse pressure in the overburden. At the top of the Gullfaks structure we only find a thin shale from the Upper Cretaceous, and the structure probably remained above sea level until then.

      Here there are meandering fluvial channels and crevasse splays. Instead, plugs are inserted to isolate the portion of well where the fractures are desired. The Cape Vulture discovery is located 7 kilometres northwest of the production vessel on the Norne field. Instead, shales predominate, though often with a significant carbonate content. It is now used throughout the world in thousands of wells every year.

      This is typical for basins where sediment supply outpaces or balances subsidence, as was the case in the northern North Sea. The discovery more than doubles the remaining oil reserves to be produced through the Norne field. The transition from syn- to post-rift configuration was strongly diachronous, suggesting that the thermal state of the system was not homogeneous at the onset of the post-rift stage. They now form traps, as in the Frigg Field where the reservoir is Eocene turbidite sands. Incidentally, the converted whaler went on to find the Claymore and Piper fields, so it wasn't the fault of the technology, just bad luck for the most part," Richard adds. The first well was drilled in but it was found to be dry.


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Quaternary glaciations[ edit ] The Pleistocene saw the sea retreat from the basin as global sea-level fell due to accumulation of ice sheets. It was sourced from an uplifted area in the south associated with Middle Jurassic Bajocian-Bathonian volcanic activity. However, regulators are starting to demand the information, and some companies are starting to share the information voluntarily.

Chalk is a very pure limestone composed from minute cocoliths, which results in a fine-grained sediment with excellent porosity, very low permeabilities less than 20mD and large internal surfaces.

The Barnett Shale contained enormous amounts of natural gas; however, the Barnett rarely produced natural gas in commercial quantities.

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The sedimentary architecture and breaks are related to tectonic uplift of surrounding clastic source areas, thus the offshore sedimentary record provides the best age constraints on the Cenozoic exhumation of the adjacent onshore areas. There is also a danger of some sand coming up during oil production.

They argue that more of the fund should be spent now on infrastructure and the welfare state. The reservoir properties are a function of these depositional conditions, both on account of primary sorting and because diagenetic changes are usually determined by the primary mineralogical composition and sorting.

The Statfjord Field is large, estimated to contain about mill. Stavanger is known as the oil and gas capital of Europe. According to the laws of soil- and rock-mechanics the subsidence should cease when the effective stresses are not increasing, but here there has probably also been a chemical compaction which is not simply a function of effective stresses.

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Richard still remains excited by the discovery, which he considers unique. This problem was solved by adding sand to the fracturing fluid. Plant and animal types developed into their modern forms, and by about 2 Ma the landscape would have been broadly recognisable today.

Subsidence occurred due to lithosphere cooling. This relatively thick sandstone is a good aquifer and is used for injection of CO2 in the Sleipner Field. In much of the North Sea basin Kimmeridge shale equivalents are immature but in the Upper Jurassic rift structures this source rock is buried to much greater depth corresponding to the oil window, and even gas window.

The high overpressure also aids the fissuring process. Also Upper Jurassic Bathonian-Kimmeridgian sandstones provide good reservoirs, perhaps particularly in the platform areas, where fault block rotation is moderate e.

The well confirms a volume potential of million recoverable barrels of oil. Thick beds of coal developed from the swamp areas on the deltas.

It is in the deep, axial part of the Norwegian Central Graben, known as the Feda Graben, at the apex of a structural high known as the Lindesnes Ridge. Instead, shales predominate, though often with a significant carbonate content. Throughout the s the Norwegian Deepwater Program conducted research on the debris field of this massive underwater landslide, years ago, to determine if oil and gas development would be safe in the field.

An enormous assemblage of pumps, diesel engines, water trucks, sand mixers, and plumbing fixtures is in place for the frac. The lack of a seismic reflector was not explained until after the discovery well was drilled, when it was found that the chalk over the crest has the same seismic properties as the overlying clays.

Ekofisk has experienced similar problems, and since the start of production inthe seabed has subsided by over 8 m as a result of reservoir compaction.rows  Since production started inoil and gas have been produced from a total of.

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