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November 23, 2021

Bittern Conventional Oil Field, UK

By Carmen

Bittern is a producing conventional oil field located in shallow water in the UK and is operated by Dana Petroleum (E&P). The field is located in block 29/1b ALL and 29/1a BITTERN FIELD AREA, with water depth of 305 feet.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Waldorf Production, Korea National Oil and Tailwind Energy.

Production from Bittern

The Bittern conventional oil field recovered 78.81% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2001. The peak production was approximately 49.92 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 67 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2044. The field currently accounts for approximately 1% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 49.95 Mmboe, comprised of 39.87 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 60.46 bcf of natural gas reserves. Bittern conventional oil field reserves accounts 0.01% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional oil fields globally.

About Dana Petroleum (E&P)

Dana Petroleum (E&P) Limited is engaged in exploration and production of oil and gas.


Information on the field is sourced from GlobalData’s fields database that provides detailed information on all producing, announced and planned oil and gas fields globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.

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