Everest Oil And Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: BG Group
  • Country: UK
  • Location: 240km north east of Aberdeen
  • Production start: 1993
  • Partners:
  • Type: Gas & Condensate
  • Estimated Reserves: – 770 bcf gas; 25 million barrels condensate; 1 million barrels natural gasified liquids (NGLs)
  • Production Volume:


  • The Everest gas/condensate field is located 240km north east of Aberdeen in Blocks 22/9, 22/10a and 22/14a (Licence Nos P.101, P.066 and P.110) in the UK sector of the Northern North Sea. It is a fixed steel platform with a bridge link to the Central Area Transmission System (CATS) riser platform.
  • South Everest includes two wells and a 7.1 km tie back to the North Everest platform
  • Gas is transported by CATS to Teesside.
  • Liquids are transported via the Forties Pipeline System (FPS) to Cruden Bay and onwards to Kinneil for processing.
  • Everest which is operated by BG Group was discovered in 1982 and started production in May 1993.
  • The latest development is Everest East, which comprises two sub-sea wells tied back to the North Everest platform


  • Highlands Fabricators: North Everest platform
  • HSM Offshore: Living Quarters
  • South Everest
    • Subsea trees - ABB Vetco Gray
    • Well Placement - Baker Hughes Intec
    • Fluids - Baker Hughes Intec
    • Cementing - Halliburton
    • Subsea Controls and Umbilical - Kvaerner Oilfield products
    • Flexible Flowline - NKT Flexibles
    • Well Management - Schlumberger Dowell Camco
    • Subsea construction - Stolt Comex Seaway
    • Topsides design and Engineering - Wood Group Engineering
    • Control of pipe manufacture - J P Kenny


  • 1982 - Everest field discovered
  • 1991 - Approval granted for development
  • 1993 - Production starts
  • 1999 - South Everest project launched
  • 2009 - BG Group acquired BP's share in a swap deal, becoming the largest partner
  • 2013 - Everest East starts production



  2. UK Oil and Gas Fields by Approval Date
  3. List Of Oil Production Platforms In The UK
  4. HSM Offshore Platform References
  5. J P Kenny Subsea References
  6. BG Group completes UK North Sea asset exchange with BP
  7. Everest Field, BP
  8. BG Group delivers key project milestone with Everest East expansion

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