A and B Blocks Gas Fields Development

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Chevron
  • Country: Netherlands
  • Location: upper northern part of the Dutch Continental Shelf
  • Production start: 2008
  • Partners:
  • Type: Oil / Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • Blocks A&B include two exploration licences (B10a/A12b and B16a) and five production licences (A12a, A12d, A18a, A18c and B13a/B10c.) located in the upper northern part of the Dutch Continental Shelf
  • The development consists of a Central Processing Platform in Block A12a with a natural gas transportation pipeline connecting to the A6-F3 Gas Transportation Pipeline for further transportation to shore
  • The A12 central processing platform has a design processing capacity of 3.35 million m3/day (125 MMSCF/day)


  • Heerema Marine Contractors: Central Processing Platform
  • HSM Offshore: B13 Satellite Platform, Jacket & Living Quarters
  • Seaway Heavy Lifting: B13 Satellite Platform installation


  • 2004 - Dynas & Unocal acquired NAMs stake
  • 2006 - Agreements of Cooperation signed for the development of the A&B Blocks
  • 2008 - First gas produced



  1. Platforms Netherlands Continental Shelf
  2. FoundOcean Subsea References
  3. Seaway Heavy Lifting Oil And Gas References
  4. HSM Offshore Platform References
  5. Dyas negotiates deal with NAM to acquire A&B block shallow gas reservoirs
  6. Chevron development unlocks gas potential in the Netherlands
  7. First Gas Achieved From A12 Shallow Gas Development on Netherlands Continental Shelf

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