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JOURNAL: Volume 12, No. 3, 2022, p. 320-333

HEADING: Research activities in the Arctic

AUTHORS: Golovanov, D.Y., Bogoyavlenskaya, O.V., Nikishin, V.A., Malishev, N.A., Verzhbitsky, V.E., Komissarov, D.K.

ORGANIZATIONS: Rosneft Oil Company, RN-Shelf-Arctic LLC

DOI: 10.25283/2223-4594-2022-3-320-333

UDC: 551.8

The article was received on: 15.07.2022

Keywords: basin modeling, hydrocarbons, East Barents shelf, mega basin, Cenozoic erosion, 3D modeling, vitrinite reflectance (VR)

Bibliographic description: Golovanov, D.Y., Bogoyavlenskaya, O.V., Nikishin, V.A., Malishev, N.A., Verzhbitsky, V.E., Komissarov, D.K. Analysis of the cenosoic erosion of sedimentary deposits in the East Barents Mega Basin based on 3d modeling of hydrocarbon systems. Arktika: ekologiya i ekonomika. [Arctic: Ecology and Economy], 2022, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 320-333. DOI: 10.25283/2223-4594-2022-3-320-333. (In Russian).


The paper presents the results of a paleo-reconstruction of the Cenozoic development stage in the East Barents mega-basin. The authors based their research on detailed geomorphological reconstructions, including the latest concepts about sedimentation environment, the results of apatite fission track-analysis, and data on the vitrinite reflectance (VR) in combination with 3D thermal modeling. A comprehensive analysis of all materials made it possible to refine the forecast of the magnitude of Cenozoic erosion in areas where the extrapolation technique was previously used, as well as to suggest the possibility of sedimentation within the Admiralteisky mega-swell in the Cretaceous-Paleogene time.


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