Hudson Oil Field

Summary Information

  • Operator: TAQA
  • Country: UK
  • Location: 210/24a, North Sea
  • Production start:
  • Partners:
  • Type: Oil / Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • The field is located in block 210/24a, approximately 85 kilometres to the north east of the Shetland Islands.
  • The field originally had its own FPSO but is now is produced as a subsea tieback via the Tern Alpha platform, approximately eleven (11) kilometres to the east.
  • The Hudson field comprises seven (7) production wells and two (2) water injection wells.


  • Astano: FPSO construction
  • Bibby Offshore: Well tie in and testing
  • Technip: FSM/cable protection, U3-J-tube ramps & spoolpiece supports
  • Subsea 7: Subsea Manifold


  • 1992 - Development approval awarded
  • 2002 - Dana acquired a 19.5% interest from Eni
  • 2005 - Dana acquired Hess's stake in the field
  • 2007 - Shell and Esso decide to dispose of the field along with a number of others
  • 2008 - TAQA acquired 26% stake in the field from Shell and Esso



  1. Dana, EMS, 2013
  2. Bibby Offshore Subsea References
  3. FoundOcean Europe Subsea References
  4. Shell and Esso to market selected North Sea assets
  5. Eni Divests a Portfolio of Non-Core Assets in the Uk North Sea
  6. TAQA Completes Acquisition Of North Sea Assets From Shell And Esso

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