Shamrock And Caravel Offshore Gas Fields

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Shell
  • Country: UK
  • Location: UK Southern North Sea, Blocks 49/20a & 49/20b
  • Production start: 2008
  • Partners: Shell 100%
  • Type: Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • The Caravel Area Cluster which is located in the UK Southern North Sea about 115 km north east of Bacton and 10 km west of the UK-Netherlands border
  • Caravel utilises a small unmanned platform, Caravel QR
  • Shamrock utilises a small unmanned platform, Shamrock QS Platform
  • Gas is processed at Leman Alpha Platform, and then exported to the Bacton Gas Terminal


  • Penspen: Caravel & Shamrock Detailed Design
  • Bibby Offshore: Subsea Construction


  • 2007 - Government approval awarded to the development
  • 2008 - First gas produced



  1. List Of Oil Production Platforms In The UK
  2. List Of Oil and Gas Production Platforms In The UK
  3. UK Oil and Gas Fields by Approval Date
  4. Penspen Offshore And Platform References
  5. Bibby Offshore Subsea References

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