Islay Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Total
  • Country: UK
  • Location: North Sea
  • Production start: 2012
  • Partners:
  • Type: Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • The Islay Field is located 440 kilometers northeast of Aberdeen in 120 meters of water
  • Islay‚Äôs single well is tied-back to the Alwyn North platform, the central platform for the Greater Alwyn Oil And Gas Fields via existing subsea infrastructure


  • Technip: Installation of a 6-kilometer ETH-PIP, control umbilical, subsea structures and seabed preparation, including detailed design, engineering and project management
  • Dril-Quip: Subsea control system equipment which includes a subsea fiber optic network communication system, two subsea control pods and a HIPPs (High Integrity Pressure Protection) system with its own subsea control pod


  • 2008 - Islay Gas Field discovered
  • 2010 - Project development approved by UK Goverment
  • 2010 - Technip awarded subsea contract
  • 2012 - First gas produced



  1. Technip awarded Subsea contract for Total Islay in the North Sea
  2. Dril-Quip, Inc. Awarded $20 Million Contract for the Supply of Subsea Control Systems
  3. North Sea: Islay Field Comes On Stream

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