Devenick Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: BP
  • Country: UK
  • Location: 280 km from the coast of Scotland
  • Production start: 2012
  • Partners: Central North Sea
  • Type: Gas
  • Estimated Reserves: Total gas in place is estimated at 430 billion standard cubic feet
  • Production Volume:


  • Devenick is a high pressure, high temperature, gas condensate field located approximately 37 km north of the East Brae host platform. The Devenick reservoir sits within blocks 9/24b and 9/29a.
  • The field was first discovered in 1983 and a further three appraisal wells were drilled between 1986 and 2001.
  • The Devenick project is a subsea tie-back to Marathon Oil’s East Brae platform
  • Devenick was developed by two wells (S1 and S2) connected to a subsea manifold.
  • Gas from the Harding Oil Field is sent to Devenick via a subsea tie-back


  • Technip: Project management, engineering, fabrication, installation and commissioning of the 33.5 kilometer pipe-in-pipe production pipeline, with 16” carrier pipeline, 3” piggyback methanol line and infield pipelines, comprising various flowlines and umbilicals
  • McNulty Offshore: Construction and Pre-commissioning of a "Hang Off" Module
  • JP Kenny: Subsea engineering and package management
  • Nexans: Supply of four umbilicals; one SSIV (Subsea Isolation Valve) umbilical, one main umbilical and two infield umbilicals


  • 1983 - The field was first discovered
  • 2003 - RWE acquires ENI's stake
  • 2010 - The Devenick gas project was approved by the Government
  • 2012 - BP Confirms Start-Up of Devenick Gas Project
  • 2012 - BP sells the field to Taqa



  1. Devenick Module
  2. RWE Dea announces acquisition of Eni E&P assets in British North Sea
  3. Technip awarded major BP contracts in the UK North Sea
  4. Nexans wins major subsea umbilicals contract from BP for North Sea gas field project
  5. BP Announces Completion of Major Milestone on the £550 Million Devenick Gas Project
  6. BP Confirms Start-Up of Devenick Gas Project in Central North Sea
  7. BP to Sell Package of Central North Sea Assets to Taqa for $1.1 Billion

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