Bressay is a heavy oil development located in shallow water in the UK and is operated by EnQuest. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, Bressay was discovered in 1978, lies in block 3/28a ALL, 3/27b ALL, 3/28b ALL, 9/2a ALL, and 9/3a ALL, with water depth of around 335 feet. Buy the profile here.

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The project is currently in feed stage and is expected to start commercial production in 2027.

Field participation details

The field is owned by EnQuest.

Production from Bressay

Production from the Bressay heavy oil development project is expected to begin in 2027 and is forecast to peak in 2030, Based on economic assumptions, the production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2067.

Contractors involved in the Bressay heavy oil field

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

Design/FEED Engineering: KCA Deutag Alpha and SNC-Lavalin Group

Other Contractors: NOV, EPC Offshore, Det Norske Veritas Holding and Odfjell Drilling

About EnQuest

EnQuest Plc (EnQuest) is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company. The company carries out operational and redevelopment interests in onshore and offshore oil and gas fields in the UK North Sea and Malaysia. Its operated assets include Thistle and Deveron, Heather and Broom, the Dons area, Magnus, the Greater Kittiwake area, Scolty and Crathes, Alma and Galia, Kraken, PM8 and Seligi and PM409 production sharing contracts. The company also owns interest in Alba, a non-operated oil producing field. EnQuest also operates the Ninian Pipeline System, which transports crude oil to Sullom Voe Oil Terminal (SVT) and the Northern Leg Gas Pipeline for transportation of natural gas into the UK National Transmission System. The company has offices in Malaysia and the UAE. EnQuest is headquartered in London, Greater London, the UK.

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This content was updated on 7 February 2024

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