Some Thoughts on Quantifying Ultimate Resources
1 December 2005

Limits can be placed on the future potential of the North Sea oil province by calculation
of the generated oil and gas volumes from the one dominant Petroleum System broken
down into seismically defined drainage polygons. Areas with the most remaining potential
emerge as a mismatch between generation and discovery. Some innovative molecular approaches
for calibrating these calculations are discussed.

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