Valiant, Vanguard and Vulcan Gas Fields

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Conocophillips
  • Country: UK
  • Location: Southern North Sea
  • Production start:
  • Partners: BP
  • Type: Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • The V-Fields comprise four separate gas accumulations – North Valiant, South Valiant, Vanguard and Vulcan – in the Southern North Sea.
    • The Vulcan field has 2 unmanned platforms, Vulcan 1&2
    • The Valiant field has three platforms, Valiant North 1 & 2 and Valiant South
    • The Vanguard field has just one platform
  • All of the platforms are normally unmanned
  • Gas is transported on the Lincolnshire Offshore Gas Gathering System (LOGGS) to the Theddlethorpe Gas Processing Plant


  • Saipem: Installation of sealines in Valiant Field
  • Heerema Marine Contractors:
    • Vanguard & Vulcan accommodation
    • North Valiant I & II and Compression


  • 1986 - South Valiant, Vanguard And Vulcan approved
  • 1987 - North Valiant approved
  • 1988 - All of the platforms installed



  1. Fact Sheet – Spring 2013
  2. UK Oil and Gas Fields by Approval Date
  3. List Of Oil and Gas Production Platforms In The UK
  4. Saipem Pipeline References
  5. FoundOcean Subsea References

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