Broom Oil Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: EnQuest
  • Country: UK
  • Location: 320 kilometres North-East of Aberdeen
  • Production start: 2004
  • Partners:
  • Type: Oil / Gas
  • Estimated Reserves: Oil reserves are estimated to be 36 million barrels
  • Production Volume:


  • The field was developed as a sub sea tie-back to the Heather platform, which is situated 7km to the east of Broom
  • The field was previously known as West Heather & North Terrace
    • The West heather structure was developed with three production wells and two water injection wells
    • The North Terrace structure was developed with two production wells and one water injection well.


  • GlobalSanatFe: Drilling and well testing
  • Kvaerner Oilfield Products: supply and install a fully integrated system of subsea Christmas trees and control systems
  • Technip: design, fabrication and installation of a pipe-in-pipe production flowline(1) which will be trenched and backfilled. The work also includes a subsea structure, spoolpiece(2) tie-ins, repositioning of a flexible riser(3) and rockdumping for upheaval buckling


  • 2002 - Positive test drilling completed
  • 2002 - Challenger Minerals & Palace Exploration Company farm in to the field
  • 2003 - DNO announce that the West Heather and North Terrace oil accumulations, are to be defined as a single Field
  • 2003 - Application made to Department of Trade and Industry
  • 2003 - Kvaerner Oilfield Products won a contract to supply and install a fully integrated system of subsea Christmas trees and control systems
  • 2003 - Lundin acquired the field from DNO
  • 2004 - First oil production
  • 2005 - Phase 2 Development Successfully Completed
  • 2010 - Technip awarded augmentation pipeline contract
  • 2010 - Enquest becomes owner following demerger from Lundin
  • 2013 - MOL acquires a stake from Wintershall


  • The lower part of the reservoir section of the field is in the Broom Formation of the Middle Jurassic Brent Group


  1. New positive drilling results from West Heather
  2. DNO ASA Successful oil test on West Heather
  3. Farm-In Agreement on Heather Satellites
  4. Determination of the Broom Field
  5. Public notice: Broom Field Development Environmental Assessment
  6. Lundin Petroleum to Acquire Certain Assets of DNO in UK, Norway and Ireland
  7. Another multi-million dollar contract for Kvaerner Oilfield Products
  8. Lundin Petroleum: First Oil from the Broom Field, offshore UK
  9. Uk - Broom Field Phase 2 Development Successfully Completed
  10. Technip awarded augmentation pipeline contract at the broom field in UK North Sea
  11. Lundin announces intention to spin-off its UK business
  12. Enhancement of the exploration & production portfolio through North Sea acquisition

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