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December 8, 2021

Blythe Conventional Gas Field, UK

By Carmen

Blythe is a conventional gas development located in shallow water in the UK and is operated by IOG North Sea. Discovered in 1966, Blythe lies in block 48/22b ALL and 48/23a ALL, with water depth of around 84 feet.

The project is currently in commissioning stage and is expected to start commercial production in 2021. Final investment decision (FID) of the project was approved in 2019. The Blythe conventional gas development will involve the drilling of approximately one wells and includes wellhead platform.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Independent Oil and Gas and Berkshire Hathaway Energy.

Production from Blythe

Production from the Blythe conventional gas development project is expected to begin in 2021 and is forecast to peak in 2022, to approximately 390 bpd of crude oil and condensate and 37 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, the production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2034.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 6.57 Mmboe, comprised of 0.43 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 36.82 bcf of natural gas reserves.

Contractors involved in the Blythe conventional gas field

Some of the key contractors involved in the Blythe project as follows.

Design/FEED Engineering: Heerema International Group Services, John Wood Group and Subsea 7

Main EPC: HSM Offshore and Subsea 7

EPC Contractors: Heerema International Group Services and Proserv

Other Contractors: Baker Hughes, DORIS Engineering, Fugro, GMC Inspection Services and London Offshore Consultants Group of Companies

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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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