Tweedsmuir Oil And Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Talisman
  • Country: UK
  • Location: central North Sea, Block 21/1aN
  • Production start: 2007
  • Partners: Talisman - 94.43% , First Oil Expro - 5.57%
  • Type: Oil & Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • The Tweedsmuir field was developed using four wells with each field having a horizontal production well and a deviated water injection well
  • It is subsea tieback to the Talisman- operated Piper B facility some 55 kilometres to the north


  • AMEC: detailed engineering, procurement and installation of modifications to the Piper B platform
  • Technip: Project manage, install and pre-commission a 54km 10” lined water injection pipeline, a piggybacked 4” gas lift pipeline and a 6km 10” lined water injection pipeline. Additionally, a primary umbilical (54km) and two in-field umbilicals (5km / 6km) will be installed. The scope of work also includes the installation of spool pieces and two manifolds (175 / 85 tonnes)
  • Saipem: Pipeline installation
  • UniversalPegasus: Detailed engineering design services
  • Aker Solutions: Umbilicals
  • Penspen: Tweedsmuir Development Subsea FEED


  • 1983 - Tweedsmuir was first discovered
  • 2002 - The main reservoir discovered
  • 2004 - Project development approved by UK Government
  • 2005 - AMEC awarded detailed engineering, procurement and installation contract
  • 2005 - Technip awarded subsea contract
  • 2005 - Development drilling began on the project
  • 2007 - First oil produced



  1. Universalpegasus Subsea References
  2. Aker Solutions Umbilical References
  3. Penspen Offshore And Platform References
  4. KWsubsea Upheaval Buckling And Out Of Straightness Analysis
  5. AMEC Wins Talisman Tweedsmuir Contract to Modify Piper `B` Platform
  6. Technip awarded three contracts for subsea developments in the Norht Sea and offshore Ireland
  7. Saipem wins 550 million USD offshore contracts
  8. Talisman Energy Announces First Oil From Tweedsmuir

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