Gryphon Oil Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Maersk
  • Country: UK
  • Location: North Sea
  • Production start:
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  • Type: Oil / Gas
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  • The field was developed using the Gryphon FPSO
  • The Tullich field has been developed as a tieback
  • The Maclure Oil Field was developed via a single subsea gas-lifted well tied back to the FPSO


  • Astano: Construction of FPSO hull
  • McNulty Offshore: Construction of topsides


  • 1992 - Field development planned approved
  • 2002 - Development consent given for Tullich
  • 2002 - Maclure Oil Field started production
  • 2005 - Maersk acquires the field from Kerr-McGee
  • 2011 - Field temporarily shutdown after FPSO is damaged in storm
  • 2013 - Production resumes following repairs to the FPSO



  1. UK Oil and Gas Fields by Approval Date
  2. List Of Oil Production Platforms In The UK
  3. List Of Oil and Gas Production Platforms In The UK
  4. The A.P. Moller - Maersk Group acquires UK North Sea oil and gas interests
  5. Maersk Oil’s Gryphon FPSO to be docked for repairs
  6. Maersk Oil UK Gryphon FPSO back in production

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