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Clair Field, Shetlands

Location

Shetlands

Operator

BP

Discovered

1977

Located

75km west of Shetland

Water depths

150m

Area

220km²

Blocks

206/7a; 206/12; 206/8; 206/13a and 206/9

Wells drilled

Between 1977 and 1990, ten appraisal wells; between 1990 and 1995 a 3D seismic survey wells; from 1997, two wells and an extended well test

Development agreement

1997

Partners

BP; ConocoPhillips; ChevronTexaco; Enterprise; Amerada Hess

Geology

Fractured sandstones

Reservoir

Devonian to Carboniferous

Total volume of hydrocarbons in place

410 million metric tonnes

Gravity

22-23º API

Field segments

9

Maximum oil column

600m

Clair phase 1

Core, Graben and Horst reservoir areas

Estimated oil in place

1.75 billion barrels

Recoverable

250 million barrels

Wells

15 producing wells; 8 water injectors; 1 drill cuttings reinjection well

FEED contractor

Noble Drilling and Mustang Engineering

Jacket

Over the 206/8-10z well

Legs

4

Height

165m

Jacket fabrication

Aker Verdal

Topsides fabrication

Amec

Module fabrication

Leirvik Module Technology

Drill rig fabrication

Heerema Hartlepool

Design life

25 years
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