Duart Oil Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Talisman
  • Country: UK
  • Location: 116 miles northeast of Aberdeen in Block 14/20b
  • Production start: 2007
  • Partners: Bridge Energy - 50%
  • Type: Oil
  • Estimated Reserves: 1.0 million barrels of 2P producing reserves
  • Production Volume:


  • The field was developed with a single subsea development well
  • The well is tied back via an eight inch production line and three inch gas lift line to the nearby Talisman operated Tartan platform. Product from Duart is processed on Tartan and co-mingled with other Tartan area production before being piped to the Flotta oil storage terminal.


  • KWsubsea: 8"/3" Piggybacked Line (8km)


  • 1988 - The Duart field was discovered
  • 2006 - Talisman decides to develop the project
  • 2007 - Project development approved by UK Government
  • 2007 - First oil produced
  • 2011 - Bridge energy acquired a 50% stake from Nexen


  • A high quality Cretaceous interval oil reservoir contained in a simple high relief tilted fault block structure


  1. KWsubsea Upheaval Buckling And Out Of Straightness Analysis
  2. Talisman Energy Confirms Duart Field Development and Galley Field Redevelopment in the North Sea
  3. Talisman Energy Announces First Oil From Its Duart Development
  4. Bridge Energy Announces Completion of Duart Field Acquisition

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