Gas production begins from UK Jasmine field

Posted on 21 November 2013

The Jasmine field in the UK North Sea has started gas production. Jasmine was discovered in 2006 by ConocoPhillips as operator (36.5%), together with its co-venturers Eni (33%) and BG Group (30.5%), and is one of the UK’s largest discoveries in the last 10 years.

The Jasmine facility has the gross capacity to produce 140,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (BOED). In 2014, ConocoPhillips expects net production to be approximately 40,000 BOED.

“The start-up of production from Jasmine marks the delivery of yet another key 2013 milestone for BG Group. In addition to first gas from Jasmine, we have also recently completed our planned maintenance program in the North Sea and now have just one remaining milestone to achieve for the year – the start-up of Itaú Phase 2 in Bolivia, which is due in the coming weeks,” BG Group CEO Chris Finlayson said.

“Jasmine is the largest discovery to come onstream in the North Sea since the giant Buzzard field began production in 2007,” Mr Finlayson said. “BG Group’s involvement in both of these exploration and production successes demonstrates both our world-class exploration performance and our long-term commitment to the North Sea where we believe significant potential remains.”

The Jasmine development comprises a 24-slot wellhead platform with bridge-linked accommodation. The field is a high-pressure, high-temperature (HPHT) gas-condensate reservoir, which is located in Blocks 30/6 and 30/07a of the Central North Sea, approximately 6 miles (9 km) west of the Judy platform.

Leave a Reply

*

FEATURED MICROSITES


Recent Drilling News

  • 21 October 2014

    IADC Cybersecurity Task Group to provide industry guidance to assess risks

    The oil and gas industry is not immune to cybersecurity threats, from computer viruses and malware to targeted attacks. The IADC Advanced Rig Technology (ART) Committee…

  • 21 October 2014

    Check-6 launches RIGOR digital checklist and compliance system

    Check-6 has launched RIGOR, a checklist-based mobile app to help simplify complex procedures and mitigate human error on the rig. Taking lessons from the aviation industry…

  • 21 October 2014

    Video: Next IADC Land Contract update to start in 2016

    The latest version of the IADC Land Contract was released in November 2013. Various incidents, including Macondo, delayed the release. “It’s an industry contract…

  • 21 October 2014

    Moomjian: ‘Honesty is the best policy in doing business’

    With more than 35 years in industry, Cary Moomjian, President of CAM OilServ Advisors, has seen the industry come a long way in terms of compliance and business ethics...

  • 21 October 2014

    Video: Companies prepare for EU Offshore Safety Directive compliance

    Earlier this year, Sir Ian Wood released a report on maximizing recovery from the UK Continental Shelf and recommended a new independent regulator to focus more on licensing…

  • Read more news