Bittern Oil Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Shell
  • Country: UK
  • Location: Central North Sea
  • Production start: 2000
  • Partners: Shell (39.63%), Dana (32.95%), ExxonMobil (25%)
  • Type: Oil / Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:

Description

  • Bittern is an early Eocene reservoir at ~ 6,750 feet and lies in a water depth of ~305 feet. The field started producing in April of 2000.
  • The subsea development has 5 production wells and two water injectors.
  • Production is through the subsea manifolds tied back to the Triton FPSO
  • Oil is then exported via shuttle tankers.

Contractors

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History

  • 1996 - Bittern Oil Field discovered
  • 1998 - Project development approved by UK Government
  • 2000 - First oil production
  • 2005 - Talisman acquires Paladin, getting a stake the field
  • 2006 - Endeavour acquired 2.422% from Talisman
  • 2010 - Dana acquires a 4.67% stake from Petro-Canada
  • 2012 - Dana acquires a 28.28% stake from Hess
  • 2015 - Endeavour announces it is looking for a buyer

Geology

Links

  1. Fast Facts, Triton FPSO
  2. First Oil Through Triton FPSO
  3. Talisman to Acquire Paladin Resources Plc for Pounds Sterling 1,218 Million 'C$2,521 Million'
  4. Talisman Energy Rationalizes North Sea Assets
  5. Dana Acquires UKCS Interests From Petro-Canada UK Limited
  6. Ocean Installer Wins Umbilical Installation Contract for Shell UK’s Bittern Field
  7. Endeavour Announces Launch of Marketing Process for North Sea Assets

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