Beatrice Oil Field

Summary Information

  • Operator: Ithaca
  • Country: UK
  • Location: North Sea
  • Production start: 1981
  • Partners:
  • Type: Oil
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • The Beatrice field is located on block 11/30a
  • The development consists of 3 steel platforms, Beatrice A, B & C
  • The Beatrice Alpha platform is the central processing facility
  • The field is connected to the Nigg Oil Terminal
  • The Jacky Oil Field is tied in through a normally unmanned wellhead platform, then via a subsea pipeline to the Beatrice Alpha production facility


  • Dragados: Beatrice A Platform
  • RGC Methil: Construction of Beatrice B Jacket
  • Lewis Offshore: Beatrice C Platform
  • Heerema Marine Contractors: Beatrice B Platform installation


  • 1978 - Project development approval awarded
  • 1981 - The Beatrice platforms and Nigg onshore oil terminal came on stream
  • 1983 - Beatrice B Platform installed
  • 1994 - Beatrice C added to the field
  • 1996 - BP sells the field to Talisman
  • 2007 - Beatrice Bravo platform shut down
  • 2008 - Ithaca Energy acquired the field from Talisman
  • 2009 - Beatrice Bravo platform restarted



  1. UK Oil and Gas Fields by Approval Date
  2. List Of Oil Production Platforms In The UK
  3. List Of Oil and Gas Production Platforms In The UK
  4. International Protective Coatings Platform References
  5. FoundOcean Europe Subsea References
  6. BP Considers Sale of Interests in 'MAST' Oilfields
  7. BP's Beatrice, Buchan and Clyde Fields - Sale Completed
  8. Talisman Energy to Dispose of Beatrice Assets
  9. WGPSN scoops first life of field contract in the North Sea
  10. First Oil from the Jacky Field and Resumption of Production from Beatrice Bravo Facility

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