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November 23, 2021updated 28 Apr 2022 5:47am

Murlach Conventional Oil Field, UK

By Carmen

Murlach is a conventional oil development located in shallow water in the UK and is operated by BP Exploration Operating . Murlach lies in block 22/24h ALL and 22/24c ALL, with water depth of around 328 feet.

The project is currently in feed stage and is expected to start commercial production in 2024. Final investment decision (FID) of the project will be approved in 2022. The Murlach conventional oil development will involve the drilling of approximately two wells and includes subsea manifold and subsea trees.

Field participation details

The field is owned by BP and HitecVision.

Production from Murlach

Production from the Murlach conventional oil development project is expected to begin in 2024 and is forecast to peak in 2025, to approximately 7,000 bpd of crude oil and condensate and 4 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, the production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2056.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 16.45 Mmboe, comprised of 15.26 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 7.1 bcf of natural gas reserves.

Contractors involved in the Murlach conventional oil field

Some of the key contractors involved in the Murlach project as follows.

Other Contractors: John Wood Group and TechnipFMC

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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