Cook Oil And Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Shell
  • Country: UK
  • Location: Central North Sea
  • Production start: 2000
  • Partners: Ithaca Energy - 41.345%
  • Type: Oil & Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:



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  • 1983 - The field was discovered
  • 1999 - Project development approved by UK Government
  • 2000 - The field was brought on stream
  • 2002 - Oranje Nassau acquired 20.00% from Eni
  • 2011 - Ithaca Energy announces that it has entered into agreements to acquire a 28.46% non-operated interest from Hess
  • 2012 - Ithaca Energy announces that it has entered into agreements with Noble Energy to acquire a 12.885% interest in the Cook field
  • 2014 - Ithaca Energy Acquired an additional 20% stake
  • 2015 - Ping & Hibiscus Acquire a stake


  • Oil is trapped in a single sandstone reservoir, with an oil/water contact defined in the discovery well, without a gas cap. The reservoir is highly over-pressured, with an initial reservoir pressure of 9,700psi and a bubble point of approximately 3,400psia.


  1. Ithaca Energy, Cook
  2. Licence P 185 - Licence Having Effect Under The Petroleum Act 1998 The Cook Field
  3. Eni Divests another Portfolio of Non-Core Assets in the UK North Sea
  4. Ithaca Announces UK North Sea Asset Acquisitions
  5. Acquisition of Non-Operated Interests in Cook and MacCulloch UK North Sea Producing Fields
  6. Cook Field Acquisition Completion
  7. Producing Assets Acquisition
  8. Ping Petroleum and Hibiscus Petroleum To Acquire Operated Interest of Anasuria Cluster

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