Blackbird Oil And Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Nexen
  • Country: UK
  • Location: Central North Sea
  • Production start: 2011
  • Partners: Atlantic Petroleum
  • Type: Oil & Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:



  • First Subsea: Front-end engineering and design (FEED)
  • KWsubsea: 7" and 3" flexible pipelines (6km)


  • 2008 - Blackbird Oil And Gas Field discovered
  • 2010 - Blackbird appraisal well was spudded
  • 2010 - Partners approve the development
  • 2011 - Project development approved by DECC
  • 2011 - First production



  1. KWsubsea Upheaval Buckling And Out Of Straightness Analysis
  2. Discovery made on Blackbird, by 20/2a-8 exploration well, in UK Licence P.317
  3. Successful appraisal of Blackbird discovery on UK Licence P317, Block 20/2a
  4. P/F Atlantic Petroleum announces Company's approval for the Blackbird field development
  5. Innovative First Subsea connector for Nexen Petroleum UK Blackbird field umbilical tieback
  6. First Oil from the Blackbird Field

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