Bressay Oil Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Statoil
  • Country: UK
  • Location: 150 kilometres east of the Shetland Isles
  • Production start:
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  • Type: Oil / Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
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  • The jacket will be located at a water depth of approximately 92 metres, and support operations for up to 50 wells, which will feed a large production, drilling and quarters (PDQ) topside facility. Bressay’s heavy oil will be exported to a nearby floating storage unit before being shipped to market by shuttle tanker


  • Inocean: PreFEED for floating storage unit
  • SNC-Lavalin: Jacket Front-End Engineering


  • 2007 - Hydro acquires Chevron's stake in the field



  1. Inocean FPSO References
  2. Hydro acquires interests in UK heavy oil fields
  3. SNC-Lavalin Awarded Statoil’s North Sea Bressay Jacket Front-End Engineering Contract
  4. Aker Solutions to deliver drilling equipment package for Mariner platform

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