Carrack Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Shell
  • Country: UK
  • Location: Southern North Sea
  • Production start: 2003
  • Partners:
  • Type: Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • The Carrack field lies in a relatively remote area about 75 miles northeast of Bacton off the English coast, close to the UK/Dutch border.
  • The field utilises a normally unattended installation (NUI)
  • Gas is transported by 82 km of 20” production pipeline from the Carrack NUI to the Clipper PM


  • HSM Offshore: QA Jacket
  • SLP Engineering Ltd: Carrack QA & Clipper PR Platforms
  • Seaway Heavy Lifting: T & I - Carrack QA & Clipper PR Platforms
  • Penspen: Carrack East Detailed Design


  • 2003 - Development granted Government approval
  • 2003 - First gas produced



  1. Carrack Field Development 49/9a, 49/14b & 49/15a
  2. UK Oil and Gas Fields by Approval Date
  3. Seaway Heavy Lifting Oil And Gas References
  4. HSM Offshore Platform References
  5. Penspen Offshore And Platform References
  6. ExxonMobil Units Announce New Gas Discovery, First Gas Production in UK Southern North Sea Fields

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