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.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Eni , TotalEnergies , Neo Energy Group , Sumitomo , ONE-Dyas, Delek Group and Harbour Energy .

Production from Elgin

The Elgin conventional gas field recovered 77.72% 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 2043. The field currently accounts for approximately 3% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 142.39 Mmboe, comprised of 78.57 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 382.92 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: Bilfinger , 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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