Saturn Area Gas Fields

Summary Information

  • Operator: Centrica
  • Country: UK
  • Location: Southern North Sea, blocks 48/10a and 48/10b
  • Production start: 2005
  • Partners:
  • Type: Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • The Saturn Unit lies in Blocks 48/10a and 48/10b of the Southern North Sea and consists of natural gas accumulations Atlas, Hyperion and Rhea.
  • The development concept includes an unmanned six slot minimum facilities platform
  • Mimas And Tethys Gas Fields are tied back to the Saturn Platform
  • A 43 km 14-inch pipeline ties back the Saturn platform to Lincolnshire Offshore Gas Gathering System (Loggs)


  • SLP Engineering Ltd: Saturn Platform and Loggs PR Separator Vessel
  • Seaway Heavy Lifting: T & I - Saturn Platform and Loggs PR Separator Vessel
  • Saipem: Saturn, pipelines EPIC
  • Global Maritime: Warranty surveyor for installation of flowlines


  • 2004 - Development approval granted
  • 2005 - First gas produced



  1. UK Oil and Gas Fields by Approval Date
  2. Seaway Heavy Lifting Oil And Gas References
  3. Global Maritime Pipeline References
  4. Saipem Europe Pipeline References
  5. RWE Dea announce Saturn (Atlas, Hyperion, and Rhea) development go-ahead

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