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Successful Exploration of a Large-Scale Sandstone Injection Complex, Block 24/9, Norwegian North SeaNormal access

Authors: P.B. Rawlinson, W. de Boer and A. Hurst
Event name: 67th EAGE Conference & Exhibition
Session: Exploration Case Studies 1
Publication date: 13 June 2005
Organisations: SPE, EAGE
Language: English
Info: Extended abstract, PDF ( 3.33Mb )
Price: € 20

Summary:
E009 Successful Exploration of a large-scale Sandstone Injection Complex Block 24/9 Norwegian North Sea Summary 1 Exploration well 24/9-7 was drilled by Marathon Oil and its co-venturers on Norwegian licence PL 150 during the first quarter of 2004. The well targeted a series of distinct seismic amplitude anomalies markedly discordant to the general structural trend. These anomalies had been interpreted as a large-scale sandstone injection complex. Seismic modeling indicated that the best explanation for the bright amplitudes observed was that they were generated by oil-filled highly porous intrusive sandstone dykes and sills. The data collected from well 24/9-7 (and three


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