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November 23, 2021

Clair Conventional Oil Field, UK

By Carmen

Clair is a producing conventional oil field located in shallow water in the UK and is operated by BP Exploration Operating. The field is located in block 206/8 ALL, 206/11a ALL, 206/12a ALL, 206/13a ALL, 206/7a ALL, 206/9a ALL, and 206/11b ALL, with water depth of 1,496 feet.

Field participation details

The field is owned by BP, Royal Dutch Shell, Chevron and Harbour Energy.

Production from Clair

The Clair conventional oil field recovered 58.29% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2009. The peak production was approximately 50.92 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 16 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 2% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 115.48 Mmboe, comprised of 112.29 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 19.14 bcf of natural gas reserves. Clair conventional oil field reserves accounts 0.02% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional oil fields globally.

About BP Exploration Operating

BP Exploration Operating Company is the holding entity for several of the exploration and production subsidiaries of BP plc.


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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