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New overview of hydrocarbon related research in the Tjörnes Basin, Gammur Area off north Iceland

26.2.2010

Recently the National Energy Authority commissioned a report from two scientists of Iceland GeoSurvey (ISOR) as an overview of hydrocarbon related research in the Tjörnes Basin, located in the Gammur area.

Lately, the interest for prospecting for hydrocarbons on the Icelandic continental shelf has mainly focused on the Dreki area. However, other prospective areas also exist, one of them being the Gammur area off the northen coast of Iceland. Recently the National Energy Authority commissioned a report from two scientists of Iceland GeoSurvey (ISOR) as an overview of hydrocarbon related research in the Tjörnes Basin, located in the Gammur area. This report may be downloaded from our NEA website here.