Merganser Gas And Condensate Field

Summary Information

  • Operator: Shell
  • Country: UK
  • Location: North Sea
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  • Type: Oil / Gas
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  • The project involved the drilling of two development wells and the installation of an 8" export line tied into the already existing Shearwater-Elgin Area Line (SEAL) Gas Pipeline some 3.8 km away
  • From here gas from the field is exported to the Bacton terminal


  • FoundOcean: Flowline Protection


  • 1995 - Merganser Gas And Condensate Field discovered
  • 2006 - Project development approved by UK Government
  • 2006 - Production started
  • 2012 - JX Nippon acquires an additional stake from ENI



  1. Merganser: one year on
  2. FoundOcean Subsea References
  3. Major asset acquisition in the UKCS

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