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November 23, 2021

Gannet A Conventional Oil Field, UK

By Carmen

Gannet A is a producing conventional oil field located in shallow water in the UK and is operated by Shell U.K. The field is located in block 22/26a ALL, 21/30b ALL, 22/21b ALL, and 21/25b ALL, with water depth of 313 feet.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Exxon Mobil and Royal Dutch Shell.


Production from Gannet A

The Gannet A conventional oil field recovered 96.34% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 1996. The peak production was approximately 28.17 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 57 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2028. The field currently accounts for approximately 1% of the country’s daily output.


Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 6.11 Mmboe, comprised of 4.83 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 7.72 bcf of natural gas reserves.


About Shell U.K

Shell U.K. Ltd (Shell U.K.) a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, is an oil and gas company that produces and supplies crude oil and natural gas, and petroleum products. The company offers fuels, lubricants, bitumen and chemicals. It operates through upstream, downstream, and projects and technology business. Shell U.K. owns and operates gas pipeline systems and terminals to distribute natural gas liquids. The company’s trading business trades crude oil, refined products, natural gas, electrical power, chemical feedstock and environmental products, such as CO2 allowances. It also operates 33 offshore installations and one Floating Production Storage and Offtake vessel. The company caters its fuel and lubricants to businesses, motorists, aviation and shipping industries. Shell U.K. is headquartered in London, the UK.

Methodology

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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