Sea Lion Oil Field

Summary Information

  • Operator: Premier
  • Country: Falkland Islands
  • Location:
  • Production start:
  • Partners: Premier - 60%, Rockhopper - 40%
  • Type: Oil / Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:

Description

  • The Sea Lion field is located approximately 200 kilometres north of the Falkland Islands.
  • Phased production is planned from a central TLP, with future subsea tiebacks.
  • The TLP will contain drilling, topsides well processing facilities and utilities with oil export being undertaken via a separate Floating Storage and Offloading unit.

Contractors

  • AMEC: Overall management of the FEED and topsides design

History

  • 2010 - Sea Lion Oil Field discovered
  • 2012 - Premier completed the farm-in for 60 per cent of the field
  • 2014 - FEED contracts awarded

Geology

Links

  1. Sea Lion Exploration Well - 14/10-2 Oil Discovery
  2. Proposed acquisition of 60 per cent. of Rockhopper Exploration plc’s (“Rockhopper”) licence interests in the Falkland Islands
  3. Completion of the farm-in for 60 % of Rockhopper Exploration plc’s (“Rockhopper”) licence interests in the Falkland Islands
  4. AMEC awarded FEED contract by Premier Oil for Sea Lion development in deepwater offshore Falklands
  5. Premier Oil 1st Half 2014 Operational Review - Falkland Islands

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