Markham Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Centrica
  • Country: UK / Netherlands
  • Location: Block 049/05
  • Production start: 1992
  • Partners: RWE
  • Type: Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • The field has been developed using one manned and one unmanned platform with 4 current production wells.
  • The field straddles the UK / Netherlands median line
  • The Windermere Gas Field is tied back to the ST-1 platform
  • Gas is exported via the West Gas Transport system to the NAM-operated Den Helder plant.


  • Trafalgar House: ST-1 platform fabrication
  • Saipem: Markham J6A platform, transport & installation
  • HSM Offshore: J6A Markham Compression/Riser Platform
  • Seaway Heavy Lifting:
    • Transportation and installation of the Markham Riser Platform
    • Transportation and installation of the ST-1 platform


  • 1987 - Markham Gas Field discovered
  • 1992 - Development granted UK Government approval
  • 1992 - First gas produced
  • 2006 - Venture acquired 37.5% equity
  • 2009 - Centrica became



  1. UK Oil and Gas Fields by Approval Date
  2. List Of Oil and Gas Production Platforms In The UK
  3. Platforms Netherlands Continental Shelf
  4. Saipem Fixed Offshore Production Facilities Project References
  5. HSM Offshore Platform References
  6. Seaway Heavy Lifting Oil And Gas References
  7. CH4 sold to Venture

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