Farragon Oil Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: BP
  • Country: UK
  • Location: 140 miles North-east of Aberdeen
  • Production start: 2005
  • Partners: BP (operator) 50%, Eni (30%) and Nexen Petroleum U.K. Ltd (20%)
  • Type: Oil
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:

Description

  • The Farragon field is located 140 miles North-east of Aberdeen in Block 16/28, in the Central North Sea
  • It is 14km from BP’s Andrew platform. It is tied to the existing Cyrus subsea development by a sixinch, 7km pipeline, and shares the pre-existing 10-inch Cyrus production pipeline to the Andrew platform for processing and export onwards to the Forties Pipeline System

Contractors

  • Subsea 7: Subsea tie-back to the Andrew Platform and includes production, gas lift and methanol pipelines utilising a pipeline bundle

History

  • 2003 - Farragon Oil Field discovered
  • 2004 - Project development approved by UK Government
  • 2005 - First oil

Geology

Links

  1. Farragon, BP
  2. BP Farragon Award for Subsea 7
  3. BP Announces First Oil from Farragon

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