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The Volund Field lies in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea (Quad 24/9). This field produces from a ‘classic’ large-scale sandstone injection complex located in Lower Eocene strata. The sandstone reservoir has been injected into the lower permeability surrounding mudstones of the Sele and Balder formations and Hordaland Group to create an ‘intrusive trap’. The Volund Field consists of a deeper central unit of stacked sandstone sills, surrounded by shallower, steeper-dipping injected sandstone dykes, which make excellent reservoirs with consistently high porosity and permeability. Many of the steeply-dipping injected dykes appear to have excellent connectivity from the water...

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