Tambar Oil And Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: BP
  • Country: Norway
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  • Type: Oil / Gas
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  • Tambar is an oil field located southeast of the Ula field in the southern part of the North Sea. The water depth in the area is 68 metres.
  • Its simple development solution consists of a normally unmanned wellhead facility with remote control from and processing on Ula
  • The oil is transported to Ula through a pipeline
  • From there it is transported on the Norpipe Crude Oil Pipeline to Teesside via Ekofisk
  • Gas is injected in the Ula reservoir to improve oil recovery


  • Technip: Engineering, fabrication, installation and pre-commissioning of the flowline, tie-ins and sub sea equipment protection work


  • 1983 - Tambar Oil And Gas Field discovered
  • 2001 - The Tambar oil field started producing


  • The reservoir consists of Upper Jurassic sandstones of the Ula Formation, deposited in a shallow marine environment. The reservoir lies at a depth of 4 100 - 4 200 metres and the reservoir characteristics are generally very good.


  1. NPD, Tambar
  2. BP Norge AS (BP) has received consent to carry out major modifications on the Tambar field.
  3. Technip awarded contract by BP Norge for Tambar production pipeline Phase 2

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