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Geology, Hydrocarbon Resources and Exploration Potential in the Yenisei- Khatanga Petroleum Basin

Sergey V. Ershov1, Evgeny V. Borisov1, Lev M. Burshtein1, Lyubov S. Grekova1, Alexey E. Kontorovich2, Andrei A. Kontorovich1, and Elena V. Ponomareva1
1Trofimuk Institute of Petroleum Geology and Geophysics, Siberian branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia.
2JSC Krasnoyarskgeofisika, Krasnoyarsk, Russia.

On the base of the comprehensive studies done to the Jurassic-Cretaceous deposits in the Yenisei- Khatanga petroleum basin, which included seismic data interpretation, as well studies on geology, geochemistry, lithology, rock physics; there were also built geological models for Jurassic and Cretaceous reservoirs, and some criteria of petroleum potential were defined. The knowledge obtained allowed to produce a probabilistic estimate for initial in-place and recoverable resources of non-associated gas, oil and condensate. Most promising areas in terms of oil and gas finds were indicated.


AAPG Search and Discover Article #90096©2009 AAPG 3-P Arctic Conference and Exhibition, Moscow, Russia