Britannia is a producing conventional gas field located in shallow water in the UK and is operated by Chrysaor Production (UK). The field is located in block 16/26a AREA B – BRITANNIA FIELD AREA, 16/27b BRITANNIA FIELD, 15/30a AREA S – BRITANNIA FIELD, 15/29a ALDER FIELD, 15/29a BRITANNIA UOA, and 16/27c BRITANNIA FIELD (CONTRACT AREA 2) PART B, with water depth of 652 feet.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Harbour Energy, HitecVision and Delek Group.

Production from Britannia

The Britannia conventional gas field recovered 96.22% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2000. The peak production was approximately 37.68 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 694 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2028. The field currently accounts for approximately 1% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 23.49 Mmboe, comprised of 4.54 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 113.73 bcf of natural gas reserves. Britannia conventional gas field reserves accounts 0.01% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional gas fields globally.

About Chrysaor Production (UK)

Chrysaor Production (UK) Ltd (Chrysaor Production UK) is a oil and gas company that offers coal seam and liquefied natural gas exploration and production services. Chrysaor Production UK is headquartered in London, England, the UK.


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