Goldeneye Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Shell
  • Country: UK
  • Location: Central North Sea
  • Production start: 2004
  • Partners:
  • Type: Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • Goldeneye was the first development to bring gas ashore from the Outer Moray Firth area
  • It utilised a single steel unmanned platform
  • Gas from the field reached shore through a 105km pipeline to St Fergus Gas Processing Plants
  • The field is no longer operational
  • Petrofac and Shell have an agreement to re-development the Goldeneye gas field as a potential CO2 storage facility.


  • Kvaerner: Jacket and Piles
  • Saipem: Subsea Pipelines - EPIC


  • 2002 - Project development approved by UK Government
  • 2002 - Centrica acquired Eni's interest in the field
  • 2004 - First Gas Produced
  • 2005 - Talisman acquires Paladin, getting a stake the field
  • 2006 - Endeavour acquires a 7.5% stake from Talisman
  • 2011 - Petrofac signed an agreement with Shell for the re-development of the Goldeneye gas field as a potential CO2 storage facility.



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  3. Kvaerner Platform References
  4. Saipem Europe Pipeline References
  5. Eni increases its interest in the Liverpool Bay fields and disposes of other non core North Sea assets
  6. Talisman to Acquire Paladin Resources Plc for Pounds Sterling 1,218 Million 'C$2,521 Million'
  7. Royal launch for Goldeneye
  8. Talisman Energy Rationalizes North Sea Assets
  9. Petrofac and Shell Agree Partnership for North Sea CCS Project

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