Greater Rochelle Oil And Gas Fields

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Endeavour
  • Country: UK
  • Location: UKCS Blocks 15/26b, 15/26c and 15/27 115 miles northeast of Aberdeen
  • Production start: 2013
  • Partners: Endeavour - 55.6% , Nexen - 44.4%
  • Type: Oil / Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • The Greater Rochelle area is comprised of three blocks in the North Sea - 15/26b, 15/26c and 15/27.
  • The development consists of two two subsea production wells at the East and West Rochelle fields
  • These production wells are linked by a 30 kilometer pipeline to production facilities on the Scott Platform
  • A 38 kilometre Rochelle pipeline system connects East and West Rochelle


  • Technip: - Project management and detailed design, fabrication, installation and pre-commissioning of 30 kilometers of pipe-in-pipe, flexible riser, free issue umbilical, subsea isolation valves and manifolds. It also covers tie-in spools, trenching, backfill and rockdumping work
  • Aker Solutions: One 30 kilometre infield control umbilical and one 650 metre riser umbilical


  • 2006 - Endeavour acquires 55.62% from Talisman
  • 2010 - Further discoveries in West Rochelle
  • 2011 - United Kingdom Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) approved the East Rochelle Field Development Plan
  • 2012 - Technip awarded EPCI lump sum contract
  • 2013 - Production drilling starts
  • 2013 - CNOOC announces first production
  • 2014 - MOL acquires stakes in the fields from Premier Oil
  • 2015 - Endeavour announces it is looking for a buyer



  1. Talisman Energy Rationalizes North Sea Assets
  2. Endeavour Announces Successful Discovery in West Rochelle
  3. Endeavour Announces Approval of the Rochelle Field Development Plan
  4. Technip awarded contract for UK North Sea Development
  5. Aker Solutions awarded umbilical contract by Endeavour Energy UK
  6. Endeavour Announces the Mobilization of the Transocean Prospect to the Rochelle Field
  7. Rochelle - first gas
  8. Endeavour Announces Both Wells on Production at Rochelle Field
  9. MOL extends its upstream portfolio in the Central North Sea
  10. Endeavour Announces Rochelle Field Has Returned to Production
  11. Endeavour Announces Launch of Marketing Process for North Sea Assets

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