K4B And K5A Gas Fields

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Total
  • Country: Netherlands
  • Location: 115 kilometres northwest of Den Helder
  • Production start: 1994
  • Partners:
  • Type: Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:

Description

  • The development consists of the platforms, K5-A - wellhead platform, K5-P - production platform and the K5-D, K5-B, K5-EN-C & K5-PK satellite platforms
  • The K5-CU - satellite platform is located in the ajacent K5b block
  • The K5F development includes two subsea wells and a 10 kilometre long, 20 cm (8 inch) diameter subsea pipeline which is connected to the K6N satellite platform
  • The K4-Z field consists of a 2 well subsea completion, linked to the K5-A platform

Contractors

  • Heerema: K5CU Platform & Jacket
  • HSM Offshore:
    • K4BE Satellite Platform, Jacket, Living Quarters & Process Modules
    • K5PK Jacket
    • K5PA, K5PD and K5PP Jackets
  • Mercon: K5 EN/C Platform construction
  • Seaway Heavy Lifting:
    • K4BE Platform transport & installation
    • K5 EN/C Platform transport & installation
  • FoundOcean: Grouting - K5CU Platform & Jacket & K5A & K5B riser umbilical supports & ramps

History

  • 1974 - The K4-Z field was discovered
  • 1994 - K5 A & D platforms installed, production started
  • 1997 - K5 EN/C Platform installed
  • 2000 - K4BE Platform installed
  • 2003 - K5PK Compression Platform installed
  • 2008 - K05-F - subsea completion installed
  • 2008 - Total acquired Talisman's stake
  • 2013 - First gas from K4-Z field

Geology

Links

  1. Platforms Netherlands Continental Shelf
  2. FoundOcean Europe Subsea References
  3. Seaway Heavy Lifting Oil And Gas References
  4. HSM Offshore Platform References
  5. Saipem Europe Fixed Offshore Production Facilities Project R
  6. KWsubsea Upheaval Buckling And Out Of Straightness Analysis
  7. Total develops a new gas field in block K5
  8. Start-up K5F gas production
  9. Talisman Energy Sells Non-Core Dutch Assets
  10. [ Total E&P Nederland Starts Up Production From The Offshore K4-Z Field]

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