The South Kyrtayel Oilfield, Timan-Pechora basin; geological history and preliminary development plan

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doi: 10.1144/petgeo.3.4.371
Authors:Banks, N. L.; de Boer, E. T.; Scott, J. M.; Sheptunov, A.
Author Affiliations:Primary:
Banks Consulting, Oxford, United Kingdom
Other:
Blackbourn Geoconsulting, United Kingdom
E.T. de Boer & Associates, United Kingdom
Bitech Silur, Russian Federation
Volume Title:Thematic set; habitat of oil and gas in the former Soviet Union
Volume Authors:Tull, Simon J.; Macdonald, David; Voronova, Larisa; Blackbourn, Graham
Source:Thematic set; habitat of oil and gas in the former Soviet Union, Simon J. Tull, David Macdonald, Larisa Voronova and Graham Blackbourn. Petroleum Geoscience, 3(4), p.371-378. Publisher: Geological Society Publishing House, London, United Kingdom. ISSN: 1354-0793
Publication Date:1997
Note:In English. 3 refs.; illus., incl. sects., strat. col., table, geol. sketch map
Summary:The South Kyrtayel oilfield lies on the western margin of the Pechora-Kozhva Swell, a major inverted Palaeozoic rift element of the Timan- Pechora basin. The field was discovered in 1976 but is only now being developed by Bitech-Silur who obtained a licence over it in 1995. Like many fields nearby, the South Kyrtayel field contains modest volumes of oil and gas in Middle Devonian sandstones capped by Upper Devonian shales: current estimates of hydrocarbons in-place are 70 MMBBLS of oil and 70 BCF of gas. The fluviatile and near-shore marine Middle Devonian reservoir sandstones were deposited in a rift basin. The trap is an anticlinal structure bounded by a north-south trending fault. The trap developed in the Devonian and was modified during the Carboniferous to Jurassic. There has been considerable uplift of the field since maximum burial and oil charge in the Triassic.
Sections:Geochemistry
Subsections:Organic geochemistry
Subjects:Anticlines; Basin inversion; Burial; Clastic rocks; Depositional environment; Devonian; Folds; Geophysical profiles; Geophysical surveys; Natural gas; Oil and gas fields; Paleozoic; Petroleum; Petroleum engineering; Reserves; Reservoir properties; Reservoir rocks; Sandstone; Sedimentary rocks; Seismic profiles; Stratigraphy; Structural traps; Surveys; Traps; Uplifts; Upper Devonian; Commonwealth of Independent States; Europe; Russian Federation; Timan-Pechora region; Pechora-Kozhva Swell; South Kyrtayel Field
Coordinates:N650000 N650000 W0580000 W0580000
Abstract Numbers:99M/4033
Record ID:1998030673
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2019 American Geosciences Institute.
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