D15 Gas Fields

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Summary Information

  • Operator: GDF Suez
  • Country: Netherlands
  • Location: near to the UK-Dutch median line, Southern North Sea
  • Production start:
  • Partners:
  • Type: Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:

Description

  • The development consists of a production platform, D15-A
  • D15-A has two gas centrifugal gas compressors
  • Gas is transported on the Noordgastransport NGT Gas Pipeline
  • There are a number of fields in the UK sector which have been developed as tie backs to D15, including Wingate Gas Field, Minke field & Orca
  • The Minke Main field (in block 44/24a) is located in the UK Southern Gas Basin, near to the UK-Dutch median line.
  • It has been developed as a single well sub-sea tie-back to the D15 platform facilities
  • The Orca gas field consists of the D18a-A, a normally unmanned production platform located in Dutch waters, 500 metres from the UK sector

Contractors

  • KWsubsea: Pipelines for Minke

History

  • 2007 - Minke development approved
  • 2007 - Production starts at Minke
  • 2011 - Production starts at Wingate
  • 2013 - First gas from Orca

Geology

Links

  1. Platforms Netherlands Continental Shelf
  2. UK Oil and Gas Fields by Approval Date
  3. KWsubsea Upheaval Buckling And Out Of Straightness Analysis
  4. Faroe Petroleum Achieves First Production from Minke Main Gas Field
  5. GDF SUEZ E&P raises its hydrocarbon production with multiple start ups in the North Sea

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