Barque is a producing conventional gas field located in shallow water in the UK and is operated by Shell U.K. The field is located in block 48/13a ALL and 48/14a REST OF BLOCK, with water depth of 265 feet.
Field participation details
The field is owned by Exxon Mobil and Shell.
Production from Barque
The Barque conventional gas field recovered 97.64% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 1997. The peak production was approximately 0.18 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 217 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2025.
Remaining recoverable reserves
The field is expected to recover 3.8 Mmboe, comprised of 0.01 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 22.71 bcf of natural gas reserves.
About Shell U.K
Shell U.K. Ltd (Shell U.K.) a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, is an oil and gas company that produces and supplies crude oil and natural gas, and petroleum products. The company offers fuels, lubricants, bitumen and chemicals. It operates through upstream, downstream, and projects and technology business. Shell U.K. owns and operates gas pipeline systems and terminals to distribute natural gas liquids. The company’s trading business trades crude oil, refined products, natural gas, electrical power, chemical feedstock and environmental products, such as CO2 allowances. It also operates 33 offshore installations and one Floating Production Storage and Offtake vessel. The company caters its fuel and lubricants to businesses, motorists, aviation and shipping industries. Shell U.K. is headquartered in London, the UK.
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