Causeway Oil Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Ithaca
  • Country: UK
  • Location: 450 kilometers North-east of Aberdeen
  • Production start:
  • Partners:
  • Type: Oil
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:

Description

  • The Causeway Field is being developed together with the Fionn Field, using subsea production technology with a tie-back to the existing North Cormorant Platform, via the Dunlin Oil Field.
  • The Fionn field development consists of one production well that is tied back approximately 3km to the Causeway pipeline to North Cormorant
  • The reservoir development strategy is to maintain production with the use of electrical submersible pumps (ESPs) and water injection. The Causeway Field will comprise one oil-producing well, one contingent oil-producing well and one water-injection well.

Contractors

  • Technip: Engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning of rigid and flexible pipelines, subsea equipment as well as umbilicals
  • GE: Supply of two subsea production trees, one subsea water injection tree system, rental tooling and installation services

History

  • 1992 - The Causeway field was discovered
  • 2008 - Agreement signed with Fairfield to tie back to Dunlin Oil Field
  • 2011 - UK government approval granted
  • 2011 - Technip awarded subsea equipment contract

Geology

  • Causeway and Fionn produce from the Brent sandstone sequence

Links

  1. Fairfield Announces Causeway Tie-in to Dunlin
  2. Technip awarded contract by Valiant for Causeway development
  3. GE Subsea Technology Tapped for Fast-Paced Causeway Field Development

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