Windermere Gas Field

Summary Information

  • Operator: RWE
  • Country: UK
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  • Type: Oil / Gas
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  • The Windermere development is a gas producing normally unattended installation (NUI) located in SNS Block 49/09b
  • The Windermere platform is a fixed three-legged jacket
  • The platform is tied back via a 7 kilometre long 8-inch pipeline to the Centrica Energy Upstream (Centrica), operated ST-1 platform that is part of the Markham Gas Field complex


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  • 1996 - Development approval granted
  • 1997 - The Windermere platform was installed


  • A thin, basal aeolian sandstone is top-sealed by lacustrine Silverpit Formation, clay stones and sourced by the underlying Westphalian Coal Measures.


  1. RWE Dea UK Environmental Report 2012
  2. UK Oil and Gas Fields by Approval Date
  3. List Of Oil and Gas Production Platforms In The UK

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