Heather Oil And Gas Field

Summary Information

  • Operator: EnQuest
  • Country: UK
  • Location: Block 2/5 of the Northern North Sea
  • Production start: 1978
  • Partners: EnQuest 100%
  • Type: Oil
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • The Heather A platform has been in production since 1978.
  • A total of 64 wells have been drilled, the majority initially completed as gas lifted production wells. A total of 27 wells were subsequently converted to water injection.
  • Today there are 15 producing wells and three water injection wells in operation
  • The Broom Oil Field is a tie back to the Heather Platform
  • Oil is transported by the Ninian Crude Oil Pipeline to the Sullom Voe Oil Terminal


  • McDermott: Construction of Platform
  • FoundOcean: Grouting for the platform


  • 1973 - The Heather field was discovered
  • 1978 - Project development approved by UK Government
  • 1978 - First oil produced
  • 1999 - DNO recieved approval from the DTI for field operation
  • 2008 - Lundin acquires DNO's stake in the field


  • The field has a Middle Jurassic Brent reservoir


  1. EnQuest, Heather & Broom
  2. List Of Oil Production Platforms In The UK
  3. FoundOcean Subsea References
  4. Formal Approval of Heather Agreements
  5. Heather Field doubles production
  6. Lundin Petroleum to Acquire Certain Assets of DNO in UK, Norway and Ireland

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