Calder Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Conocophillips
  • Country: UK
  • Location: East Irish Sea
  • Production start:
  • Partners: Conocophillips - 100%
  • Type: Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • Calder in the East Irish Sea produces sour gas.
  • It was developed with an unmanned platform and three development wells feeding to a producing platform and then through a pipeline to the Rivers Terminal at Barrow-in-Furness, which provides compression, hydrogen sulfide removal and metering.
  • Options for developing the additional sour gas fields of Darwen, Crossens and Asland to feed into the Rivers Terminal will be considered once the Calder Field begins to decline.


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  • 2002 - Government approval granted
  • 2004 - First gas produced



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