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November 26, 2021

Catcher Conventional Oil Field, UK

By Carmen

Catcher is a producing conventional oil field located in shallow water in the UK and is operated by Premier Oil UK. The field is located in block 28/9a ALL, 28/9c ALL, and 28/9d ALL, with water depth of 307 feet.

Three expansion projects are associated with the Catcher conventional oil field, namely Catcher North, Catcher Infill Project and Bonneville. The expansion projects are currently in the commissioning and feasibility stage, targeting start-up during 2022 – 2023.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Harbour Energy, Waldorf Production, MOL Hungarian Oil and Gas and ONE-Dyas.

Production from Catcher

The Catcher conventional oil field recovered 38.84% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2019. The peak production was approximately 33.21 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 17 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2036. The field currently accounts for approximately 2% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 55.09 Mmboe, comprised of 50.6 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 26.98 bcf of natural gas reserves. Catcher conventional oil field reserves accounts 0.01% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional oil fields globally.

Contractors involved in the Catcher conventional oil field

The key contractors involved in the Catcher project as follows.

Other Contractors: GMC Inspection Services

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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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