Monan Oil Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: BP
  • Country: UK
  • Location: 150 miles east of Aberdeen
  • Production start: 1998
  • Partners:
  • Type: Oil
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • Monan is a small oil field with gas cap which is located in Block 22/20
  • Monan consists of two horizontal subsea production wells tied back to the ETAP central processing facility on Marnock Oil Field
  • Oil is transported via the Forties Pipeline System


  • Brown and Root: design and Project Management
  • AMEC, Trafalgar House, Consafe and Belleli: Fabrication
  • EMC/Coflexip Stena: Pipelay
  • Coflexip Stena: Subsea Installation
  • Heeremac: Transportation and Installation


  • 1990 - Monan Oil Field discovered
  • 1995 - Contracts awarded for the ETAP development
  • 1996 - Department of Trade and Industry approved the development
  • 1998 - The Monan field starts production
  • 2013 - First oil acquires 12.6%



  1. Total UK, non-operated interests
  2. BP Awards Contracts to Begin Early Work on Central North Sea Fields
  3. £1.6 Billion Central North Sea Oil Development Gets Under Way
  4. ETAP 'Example of Major Benefits from North Sea Investment' - ETAP Fields Start Production
  5. First Oil Completes The Acquisition Of Murphy Mungo Limited

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