Columbus is a producing conventional gas field located in shallow water in the UK and is operated by Serica Energy UK. The field is located in block 23/16f ALL and 23/21a COLUMBUS SUBAREA, with water depth of 283 feet.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Serica Energy, Waldorf Production and Tailwind Energy.

Production from Columbus

The Columbus conventional gas field recovered 0.96% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production expected in 2022. The peak production was approximately 0.71 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate, 33 Mmcfd of natural gas and 0.71 thousand bpd of natural gas liquids. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2059.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 21.53 Mmboe, comprised of 1.87 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate, 106.74 bcf of natural gas reserves and 1.87 Mmbbl of natural gas liquid reserves. Columbus conventional gas field reserves accounts 0.01% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional gas fields globally.


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