Alder Gas And Condensate Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Chevron
  • Country: UK
  • Location: North Sea
  • Production start: 2016 (Estimated)
  • Partners: Chevron - 70%, Conocophillips - 25%, GDF-Suez - 5%
  • Type: Gas And Condensate
  • Estimated Reserves: 4,820 million scm of gas (recoverable)
  • Production Volume:


  • The field is to be developed as a subsea tieback to the Britannia Gas Field
  • The field development will consist of drilling of up to two production wells and the installation of subsea infrastructure, including a production manifold, a 27 kilometre (km) production flowline to transport reservoir fluids to the Britannia BLP and a control and chemical umbilical.
  • The Alder Field has a maximum estimated recovery of 4,820 million scm of gas over an estimated field life of 10 years.
  • The project has a planned design capacity of 110 million cubic feet of natural gas and 14,000 barrels of condensate per day


  • Technip: engineering, manufacturing and installation:
    • the detailed design and pipelay of a 28-kilometer 16” pipe-in-pipe system,
    • the installation of a 28-kilometer hybrid umbilical
    • various subsea works including the installation of a manifold structure including HIPPS, subsea isolation valve structure, valves and spoolpiece components.


  • 2013 - Technip awarded subsea contract
  • 2014 - Final investment decision



  1. Serimax Pipeline References
  2. Technip awarded subsea contract by Chevron North Sea
  3. Chevron Makes Final Investment Decision on Alder Field in the United Kingdom

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