Wingate Gas Field

Summary Information

  • Operator: Wintershall
  • Country: UK
  • Location:
  • Production start: 2011
  • Partners:
  • Type: Oil / Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • The field uses a Remote-controlled platform
  • The natural gas extracted from a depth of 3,700 meters will be transported via pipeline to the GDF SUEZ platform D15-A, situated 20 kilometers away in the Dutch North Sea. From this facility it will flow over a distance of about 300 kilometers to the Dutch mainland near Uithuizen.


  • Seaway Heavy Lifting: Installation of Wingate Satellite Platform
  • Acergy: Subsea installation


  • 2004 - Wintershall was allocated the concession block 44/24b as part of the 22nd UK offshore licensing round
  • 2008 - The natural gas field was discovered
  • 2010 - Project development approved by UK Goverment
  • 2011 - First gas produced



  1. Seaway Heavy Lifting Oil And Gas References
  2. Serimax Pipeline References
  3. Natural gas production launched in British North Sea

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