21st Century Exploration RoadMap (21CXRM) Palaeozoic Petroleum Systems Analysis Project: Orcadian Basin to Forth Approaches Products

Dataset description

Reports, images, GIS and gridded products describing the Palaeozoic geology and conventional petroleum systems of parts of the UK offshore from the Orcadian Basin, Moray Firth to northern Forth Approaches (Quadrants 6-21). Devonian and Carboniferous rocks are the focus. The peer-reviewed products were produced for the 21CXRM Palaeozoic Project by BGS for DECC/OGA, Oil and Gas UK and oil company sponsors between November 2014 and May 2016, to improve regional digital datasets and knowledge of the underexplored Palaeozoic petroleum systems, and to stimulate exploration. The petroleum systems analysis was based on new interpretations of extensive well, seismic, gravity-magnetic and source rock datasets, integrated with petrophysical studies, basin modelling and UK onshore knowledge. Released data were collated and interpreted, and interpretations of unreleased data were included with agreement of the data owners. Unreleased raw data is excluded, as is the UK Government Seismic data released in 2016. The datasets are applicable for use at scales between 1:750,000 to 1: 3,000,000

Constraints

TERMS_OF_USE: Available under the Open Government Licence subject to the following acknowledgement accompanying the reproduced BGS materials "Contains British Geological Survey materials ©NERC 2017" TERMS_OF_USE_URL: http://nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/version/3/

Further information

For more information please contact:

Enquiries

Environmental Science Centre, Nicker Hill, Keyworth
Nottingham
NG12 5GG

Tel : +44 (0)115 936 3143
Fax :+44 (0)115 936 3276
Email :enquiries@bgs.ac.uk

 

Dataset details

Author(s) Not available
Principal Investigator(s) Not available
Language English
Curator British Geological Survey
Supply media/format Not available
Storage format Digital:ESRI Files
Digital:Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet
Digital:Other than Excel etc
Frequency of update not planned
Start of capture {ts '1967-01-01 00:00:00'} Not known
End of capture {ts '2016-05-31 00:00:00'} Before 31st May 2016
Contact details
Department Enquiries
Organisation British Geological Survey
Address Environmental Science Centre, Nicker Hill, Keyworth
City Nottingham
County Nottinghamshire
Country United Kingdom
Postcode NG12 5GG
E-mail enquiries@bgs.ac.uk
Telephone +44 (0)115 936 3143
Fax +44 (0)115 936 3276
Keywords
Topic category code (ISO) geoscientificInformation (information pertaining to earth sciences)
Keywords BASIN ANALYSIS
CARBONIFEROUS
DEVONIAN
DIGITAL DATA
GRAVITY
MAGNETIC DATA
PALAEOZOIC
PETROLEUM GEOLOGY
SEISMIC DATA
SOURCE BEDS
Keyword source BGS Keyphrases
Spatial details
Spatial Reference System ED50 / UTM zone 31N [23031]
Dataset extent
Coverage (Lat/Long) North boundary : 59.07
East boundary  : 1.02
South boundary : 56.98
West boundary  : -4
Metadata
Metadata language English
Metadata last updated 24th March 2017
Metadata standard compliance NERC profile of ISO19115:2003
Copyright and IPR
The copyright of materials derived from the British Geological Survey's work is vested in the Natural Environment Research Council [NERC]. No part of this work may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, or stored in a retrieval system of any nature, without the prior permission of the copyright holder, via the BGS Intellectual Property Rights Manager. Use by customers of information provided by the BGS, is at the customer's own risk. In view of the disparate sources of information at BGS's disposal, including such material donated to BGS, that BGS accepts in good faith as being accurate, the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) gives no warranty, expressed or implied, as to the quality or accuracy of the information supplied, or to the information's suitability for any use. NERC/BGS accepts no liability whatever in respect of loss, damage, injury or other occurence however caused.