The results to experimental approbation within Barents Sea offshore of technology of the remote sensing (RS) data processing and interpretation for the “direct” prospecting and exploration the hydrocarbon (HC) deposits are analyzed. Technology allows to find and map operatively the anomalous zones of “oil deposit” and (or) “gas deposit” type, which are conditioned by the HC deposits of different sizes and under different (including zero) values of reservoir pressure of fluids. Zones with raised reservoir pressure within mapped anomalies fix the areas, within which the probability of receiving of commercial inflow of HC are substantially above. For the region of Skrugard and Havis oilfields location the new and, the main thing, independent information on prospects of its oil-and-gas content has been received. Unlike seismic and geoelectric data it can be classified as “a direct sign of oil-and-gas content”. This information can be used for localization of sites of detailed prospecting works carrying out, and also for a choice of optimum places for the searching and prospecting wells location.


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