Amstel Oil Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: GDF Suez
  • Country: Netherlands
  • Location: Block Q13a in the Dutch southern North Sea about 13 km off the coast of Scheveningen.
  • Production start: 2014
  • Partners: GDF SUEZ - 50%, EBN - 40% and TAQA - 10%
  • Type: Oil
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:

Description

  • The field utilises the Q13a-A production platform
  • The high quality light crude oil is transported through a newly-laid 25-kilometer long pipeline to the existing TAQA operated P15 platform, north-west of the Q13a-A platform.
  • The oil is treated on the P15 oil and gas processing facilities before it is transported further through an existing pipeline to a refinery in the Port of Rotterdam

Contractors

  • KWsubsea: 8" (24km) UHB Study

History

  • 1962 - Amstel Oil Field discovered
  • 2008 - TAQA acquired a 10% stake
  • 2010 - GDF Suez acquired 50% of the Q13a offshore production licence
  • 2014 - First oil produced

Geology

  • The oil is trapped in an Early Cretaceous reservoir

Links

  1. Q13a Amstel Field Development
  2. KWsubsea Upheaval Buckling And Out Of Straightness Analysis
  3. Purchase Of Encore Oil Nederland B.V.
  4. GDF SUEZ announces first oil production from the Amstel field on the Dutch Continental Shelf

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