Bittern is a producing conventional oil field located in shallow water in the UK and is operated by Dana Petroleum (E&P). According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block 29/1b ALL and 29/1a BITTERN FIELD AREA, with water depth of 305 feet. Buy the profile here.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Korea National Oil, Serica Energy and Waldorf Production.

Production from Bittern

The Bittern conventional oil field recovered 97.38% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2001. The peak production was approximately 49.92 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 67.00 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2031. The field currently accounts for approximately 1% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 5.21 Mmboe, comprised of 4.39 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 4.95 bcf of natural gas reserves.

About Dana Petroleum (E&P)

Dana Petroleum (E&P) Limited is engaged in exploration and production of oil and gas.

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