Buchan Redevelopment is a conventional oil development located in shallow water in the UK and is operated by Jersey Oil and Gas. Discovered in 2006, Buchan Redevelopment lies in block 21/1a ALL and 20/5a ALL, with water depth of around 405 feet.

The project is currently in feasibility stage and is expected to start commercial production in 2025. Final investment decision (FID) of the project will be approved in 2022. The development cost is expected to be $1,400 m. The Buchan Redevelopment conventional oil development will involve the drilling of approximately nine wells and includes fixed platform.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Jersey Oil and Gas.

Production from Buchan Redevelopment

Production from the Buchan Redevelopment conventional oil development project is expected to begin in 2025 and is forecast to peak in 2026, to approximately 32,000 bpd of crude oil and condensate and 4 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, the production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2047.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 85.08 Mmboe, comprised of 83.54 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 9.19 bcf of natural gas reserves.

Contractors involved in the Buchan Redevelopment conventional oil field

The key contractors involved in the Buchan Redevelopment project as follows.

Other Contractors: Schlumberger

About Jersey Oil and Gas

Jersey Oil and Gas Plc (Jersey Oil), formerly Trap Oil Group Plc is an upstream oil and gas exploration and production company. The company acquires, explores, develops and produces natural gas properties in the UK continental shelf. Its oil and gas properties include Homer Block, Cortina Block, Niobe Prospect Block, Magnolia Block and Romeo Discovery Block. Jersey Oil also has various licensing agreements with blocks such as Surprise and Nutmeg oil discoveries, Savannah, Bordeaux or Brule and Orchid. The company partners with other oil and gas companies for its exploration activities. Jersey Oil is headquartered in Saint Helier, the UK


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