Breagh A Gas Field

Summary Information

  • Operator: RWE
  • Country: UK
  • Location: southern North Sea
  • Production start: 2013
  • Partners: RWE Dea - 70%, Sterling Resources - 30%
  • Type: Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:

Description

  • The Breagh A field is located in UKCS block 42/13 of the southern North Sea in 62 metres water depth, approximately 100 kilometres to the east of Teesside.
  • Production is controlled from a small unmanned platform
  • Gas is exported via a 20" pipeline from the platform to the Teesside Gas Processing Plant (TGPP) on the UK mainland
  • Phase 2, expected to receive FDP approval in early 2012, is expected to include additional wells in the east of the field drilled from a Breagh Bravo platform tied back to Alpha

Contractors

  • Heerema: Construction of the jacket, topsides and piles
  • Allseas Construction: Engineering, installation and pre-commissioning of the offshore pipeline and associated fibre optic cable
  • FoundOcean: Grouting
  • KWSubsea: FEED of a 5km long 20" wet gas and 3" MEG/CI circulation pipeline between the existing Breagh A and the proposed Breagh B platforms

History

  • 2009 - RWE acquired a 70% stake in the field
  • 2010 - Heerema awarded contract for construction of the jacket, topsides and piles
  • 2011 - Government approval granted
  • 2011 - Successful installation of Breagh platform
  • 2013 - First gas produced
  • 2015 - Ineos announces the acquisition of RWE Dea's share

Geology

  • The field is a conventional Carboniferous reservoir

Links

  1. UK Oil and Gas Fields by Approval Date
  2. List Of Oil Production Platforms In The UK
  3. FoundOcean Subsea References
  4. Bibby Offshore Subsea References
  5. KWSubsea Subsea References
  6. Sale of the Breagh Field
  7. Heerema Fabrication Group awarded 'Breagh A' and Clipper South' contracts
  8. Sterling Resources announces award of pipelay contract at Breagh
  9. RWE Dea: Successful installation of Breagh platform in the North Sea
  10. Sterling Resources Announces Commencement Of Development Drilling At Breagh
  11. RWE Dea UK starts production from the Breagh gas field
  12. Sterling Resources Announces Successful Breagh Well A07 Fracture Stimulation and Well Test
  13. INEOS buys North Sea gas fields

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