North West Hutton Oil Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: BP
  • Country: UK
  • Location: 130km north east of the Shetland Islands
  • Production start: 1983
  • Partners: BP - 25.8%, CIECO - 25.8%, Enterprise Oil - 28.4% and Mobil - 20%
  • Type: Oil / Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:

Description

  • The field is located in Block 211/27a, some 130km north east of the Shetland Islands.
  • North West Hutton was discovered by Amoco in 1975 and came on stream in 1983.
  • The field officially ceased production in January 2003

Contractors

  • McDermott: Platform Construction
  • RBC: Construction of North West Hutton Modules
  • FoundOcean: Grouting for platform installation, Span rectification and SSIV,

History

  • 1975 - North West Hutton Oil Field discovered
  • 1979 - Development approval granted
  • 1983 - First production
  • 2003 - Production ceased
  • 2006 - Decommissioning Approved
  • 2006 - BP awarded a contract for offshore removal and onshore recycling and disposal

Geology

Links

  1. UK Oil and Gas Fields by Approval Date
  2. List Of Oil Production Platforms In The UK
  3. UK Oil And Gas Field Approved Decommissioning Programmes
  4. FoundOcean Subsea References
  5. NW Hutton contract awarded by BP
  6. BP Awards Contract for Removal and Disposal of the North West Hutton Installation

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