Elgin is a producing conventional gas field located in shallow water in the UK and is operated by Total E&P UK. The field is located in block 22/30c ALL, 29/5b ALL, and 22/30b AREA A – ELGIN FIELD, with water depth of 305 feet.
Three expansion projects are associated with the Elgin conventional gas field, namely Elgin Franklin Infill Development, Elgin EIG Infill Development and Elgin EIH Infill Development. The expansion projects are currently in the feasibility and commissioning stage, targeting start-up during 2021 – 2023.
Field participation details
The field is owned by TotalEnergies, Exxon Mobil, Delek Group, Sumitomo, ONE-Dyas, Harbour Energy and Eni.
Production from Elgin
The Elgin conventional gas field recovered 76.30% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2003. The peak production was approximately 105.82 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 332 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2040. The field currently accounts for approximately 3% of the country’s daily output.
Remaining recoverable reserves
The field is expected to recover 149.9 Mmboe, comprised of 78.92 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 425.88 bcf of natural gas reserves. Elgin conventional gas field reserves accounts 0.05% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional gas fields globally.
Contractors involved in the Elgin conventional gas field
Some of the key contractors involved in the Elgin project as follows.
Other Contractors: Det Norske Veritas Holding, Prosafe and Vallourec
About Total E&P UK
Total E&P UK Ltd (Total E&P UK) is a company that explores and produces oil and gas. The company offers natural gas, crude oil, and other oil products. The company is headquartered in Aberdeen, the UK.
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