L8 And L5 Offshore Gas Fields

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Wintershall
  • Country: Netherlands
  • Location: North Sea
  • Production start:
  • Partners: Dana
  • Type: Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:

Description

  • The development consists of a number of platforms
    • L8-G, L8-P4 - integrated
    • L8-A, L8-H, L8-P - satellite
    • L8-A-west - subsea completion
  • The L5-B & L5-C platforms are also tied back to the L8-P4
  • The L6-B platform is a remote tie-back to L8-P4
  • Gas is transported by the Netra Nogat Pipeline System

Contractors

  • KWsubsea: L5C Field Development Pipeline
  • VBMS: engineering, installation and burial of L6-B platform umbilical

History

  • 1988 - First platforms installed
  • 1994 - L8-P platform added
  • 2000 - L8-A-west & L8-P4 platforms installed
  • 2003 - L5-B satellite platform added
  • 2006 - L5-C satellite platform added
  • 2010 - Dana Acquire PetroCanada's stake
  • 2014 - L6-B platform tie back completed
  • 2015 - First production from L6-B

Geology

  • The fields are Rotliegendes (dry) gas fields

Links

  1. Platforms Netherlands Continental Shelf
  2. KWsubsea Upheaval Buckling And Out Of Straightness Analysis
  3. Acquisition Of Petro Canada Netherlands B.V.
  4. VBMS successfully completes umbilical installation
  5. First Gas Production From L6-B In The Dutch North Sea

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