Dolphin Area Gas Fields

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Summary Information

  • Operator: BG Group
  • Country: Trinidad And Tobago
  • Location:
  • Production start: 1996
  • Partners:
  • Type: Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • The gas is produced under a Combined Development Plan for the fields in Blocks 5(a), 6(b) and E.
  • Production is currently delivered from the Dolphin field through 13 platform wells, and the Dolphin Deep field from two sub-sea wells.
  • The Dolphin Deep Gas Field sub-sea facilities are tied back to facilities on the Dolphin platform.
  • The Starfish Gas Field is to be tied back to the Dolphin Facilities


  • Heerema Marine Contractors: Dolphin 'A' Installation
  • Emtunga: Accommodation Module FEED study
  • Stolt Offshore: Gas transportation pipeline


  • 1996 - Dolphin commenced production
  • 2002 - Development approval awarded for Dolphin Deep
  • 2004 - Stolt Offshore awarded contract for Gas transportation pipeline
  • 2006 - Dolphin Deep gas field started up



  1. BG Group, Databook 2012
  2. FoundOcean North And South America Subsea References
  3. Emtunga Offshore Platform References
  4. BG Group continues to expand its Atlantic Basin LNG Interests
  5. Stolt Offshore Announces $80 Million Contract Award In Trinidad

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