Fife, Fergus, Flora And Angus Oil Fields

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Hess
  • Country: UK
  • Location: 31/21, 31/26a, 31/27a, 39/1 and 39/2
  • Production start: 1991
  • Partners: Premier Oil
  • Type: Oil / Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • The FFFA fields are located in the central North Sea. They are aligned from northwest to southeast across Blocks 31/21, 31/26a, 31/27a, 39/1 and 39/2, approximately 295 km to the east of the nearest UK coastline. Angus, the most northerly field, is approximately 23 km from Fergus, the most southerly field.
  • The fields utilised the vessel Uisge Gorm FPSO
  • The Angus field located 209 miles east south east of Aberdeen, in UKCS Blocks 31/26a and 31/21, was originally produced between December 1991 and June 1993 from two subsea wells connected to the Petrojarl FPSO


  • Astano: Fife Platform Hull
  • McNulty Offshore: Fife Platform topsides
  • J P Kenny:
    • Project management for the design, delivery and installation of Fife Choke Base Manifold
    • Subsea engineering design support for Angus
  • Technip: Flora Dev. Well protection and scour remediation


  • 1991 - Approval given for Angus field
  • 1991 - Production started from Angus
  • 1994 - Approval given for Fife field
  • 1996 - Approval given for Fergus field
  • 1998 - Approval given for Flora field
  • 2001 - Approval granted for redevelopment of the Angus field
  • 2012 - Decommissioning Approval granted



  1. UK Oil and Gas Fields by Approval Date
  2. List Of Oil Production Platforms In The UK
  3. UK Oil And Gas Field Approved Decommissioning Programmes
  4. FoundOcean Europe Subsea References
  5. J P Kenny Subsea References
  6. Amerada Hess Continues Its Record Of Innovation On Angus
  7. Reef Subsea secures decommissioning contract in central North Sea

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