Braemar Oil Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Marathon
  • Country: UK
  • Location: Blocks 16/3b and 16/3c
  • Production start: 2003
  • Partners: Taqa
  • Type: Oil & Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • Braemar is a gas and condensate reservoir located in UK Continental Shelf Block 16/3c in the Central North Sea some 315 kilometres northeast of Aberdeen in a water depth of approximately 125 meters.
  • Gas and condensate is produced from a single subsea wellhead and transported in an insulated pipe-in-pipe flowline to the Marathon-operated East Brae platform 12 kilometers away where the gas and liquids are processed.
  • Liquids are delivered from East Brae to the Forties Pipeline System for transportation ashore.
  • Gas is transported via the Scottish Area Gas Evacuation (SAGE) Pipeline to the Sage St Fergus Gas Processing Terminal


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  • 1985 - Braemar Oil Field discovered
  • 2002 - BP increases its stake
  • 2003 - Production starts
  • 2002 - Project development approved by UK Government
  • 2012 - BP sells the field to Taqa



  1. UK Oil and Gas Fields by Approval Date
  2. BP and BG agree North Sea asset swap
  3. Braemar Field Development Plan Receives DTI Approval
  4. BP to Sell Package of Central North Sea Assets to Taqa for $1.1 Billion

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