Rita Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: e.on
  • Country: UK
  • Location: block 44, 80km off the coast of Hull
  • Production start: 2009
  • Partners:
  • Type: Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • The Rita development involves a single bilateral subsea horizontal well, tied back to the ConocoPhillips operated Caister Murdoch System (CMS) subsea infrastructure at Hunter via a circa 14 km long, 8-inch NB carbon steel flowline.
  • The project was the first successful completion of a dual lateral well in a carboniferous reservoir in the UK Continental Shelf.


  • Penspen: Detailed Design
  • KWsubsea: 8" Pipeline (14km)


  • 2008 - Project development approved by UK Government
  • 2009 - First gas produced



  1. E.ON E&P operated fields
  2. Penspen Offshore And Platform References
  3. KWsubsea Upheaval Buckling And Out Of Straightness Analysis

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