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New insights into the geological structure of the Netherlands; results of a detailed mapping project

  • H. Kombrink (a1), J.C. Doornenbal (a1), E.J.T. Duin (a1), M. den Dulk (a1), J.H. ten Veen (a1) and N. Witmans (a1)...

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A five years geological mapping project, in which the Netherlands Continental Shelf has been re-examined using all publicly available data, resulted in an important update of the existing dataset. The stratigraphy of over 400 wells has been re-interpreted. New depth and thickness grids, based mainly on the interpretation of 3D seismic data have been produced for the most important stratigraphic intervals from Permian Upper Rotliegend to Neogene. New reservoir grids describe the top, base and thickness of 30 (potential) reservoir units in the area. In addition, the uncertainty related to interpretation and further processing of the data has been assessed. This resulted in maps displaying the standard deviation for the depth of the main stratigraphic intervals. Based on these results and the data already available for the onshore area, an updated structural element map was made for the Netherlands.

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New insights into the geological structure of the Netherlands; results of a detailed mapping project

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