North Morecambe Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Centrica
  • Country: UK
  • Location: East Irish Sea
  • Production start: 1994
  • Partners:
  • Type: Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • The field, which is adjacent to the South Morecambe field, also acts as the main transportation hub for the area.
  • It consists of a single normally unmanned small steel platform
  • The Rivers, Millom and Dalton Gas Fields, operated by ConocoPhillips, are tied back to the normally-unmanned North Morecambe platform.
  • Gas from the Rhyl Gas Field is also transported via the North Morecambe platform
  • Gas is exported to the Rampside Gas Terminal


  • Heerema Marine Contractors: North Morecambe platform
  • McDermott-ETPM: Subsea installations
  • Subsea 7: DPPA Platform
  • FoundOcean: Grouting for DPPA Platform


  • 1976 - North Morecambe Gas Field discovered
  • 1992 - Government approval granted
  • 1994 - First gas produced
  • 2013 - First gas from Rhyl



  1. Centrica Asset Book
  2. UK Oil and Gas Fields by Approval Date
  3. List Of Oil and Gas Production Platforms In The UK
  4. FoundOcean Subsea References
  5. Serimax Pipeline References
  6. Centrica Energy delivers first production from Rhyl gas field

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