Galley Oil Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Talisman
  • Country: UK
  • Location: North Sea
  • Production start: 1998
  • Partners: Talisman - 67.416%, Summit UK Oil Limited - 17.416% and ENI UK Limited - 15.168%
  • Type: Oil
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • The field originally had its own Floating Production Facility, The Northern Producer
  • Produced oil and gas is exported, to the Tartan A platform and from there, oil is piped to the Flotta Terminal, and gas to the St Fergus Terminal.
  • In 2006, Talisman announced that it was to redesign the field as a subsea tie in to the Tartan Oil Field, to reduce costs and extend field life


  • Phase 1
    • Aker McNulty: S/S conversion/FPF
    • Granhearne: Engineering for topsides conversion and front end engineering design work
    • Noble Denton: Marine conversion work
    • Coflexip Stena Offshore/Allseas UK Ltd Installation of sub-sea equipment and pipelines
    • Petrofac: Operations services
    • Jotun: Painting of Semi Sub
    • J P Kenny: Materials selection, detailed design and pipeline specification


  • 1976 - Galley Oil Field Discovered
  • 1997 - Development Consent
  • 1998 - First oil produced
  • 2000 - Talisman Agrees With Texaco to Acquire Tartan & Satellite Fields
  • 2006 - Redevelopment plan announced
  • 2007 - Galley redeveloped as a subsea tie in to Tartan Alpha
  • 2012 - Oil leak from the pipeline connecting the Galley subsea field to the Tartan Alpha Installation


  • Upper Jurassic age sandstone


  1. Jotun FPSO References
  2. J P Kenny Subsea References
  3. FoundOcean Europe Subsea References
  4. Galley, Talisman
  5. Texaco's Galley Field Comes On-stream
  6. Texaco Secures UK Government Approval for Development of North Sea Galley Field
  7. Talisman Agrees With Texaco to Acquire Tartan Fields
  8. Talisman Energy Confirms Duart Field Development and Galley Field Redevelopment in the North Sea
  9. North Sea Oil Sheen Reported
  10. New lease of life for Northern Producer

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