Darwin East is a conventional gas development located in ultra-deepwater in Falkland Islands and is operated by Borders & Southern Petroleum. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, Darwin East was discovered in 2012, lies in block 61/16, 61/17, 61/18, 61/28, 61/20, 61/24, 61/19, 61/23, 61/21, 61/30, 61/25, 61/27, 61/29, 61/22, and 61/26, with water depth of around 9,843 feet. Buy the profile here.

Smarter leaders trust GlobalData


Data Insights Darwin East Upstream Project , Falkland Islands

Buy the Profile

Data Insights

The gold standard of business intelligence.

Find out more

The project is currently in feasibility stage and is expected to start commercial production in 2028.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Borders & Southern Petroleum.

Production from Darwin East

Production from the Darwin East conventional gas development project is expected to begin in 2028 and is forecast to peak in 2030, Based on economic assumptions, the production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2059.

About Borders & Southern Petroleum

Borders & Southern Petroleum Plc (Borders & Southern Petroleum) is an oil and gas company that offers exploration and development of hydrocarbons. The company holds interests in three production licenses in the Falkland Islands located southeast of the Islands. Its production licenses provide rights for surveying, drilling, and production activities. Borders & Southern Petroleum operates seismic surveys and drilled deepwater wells in London. The company also provides gas condensate discovery programs for adjacent tilted fault blocks in Darwin East and Darwin West. Borders & Southern Petroleum is headquartered in London, the UK.

For more details on the Darwin East Conventional Gas Field, buy the profile here.

This content was updated on 14 May 2024

Data Insights


The gold standard of business intelligence.

Blending expert knowledge with cutting-edge technology, GlobalData’s unrivalled proprietary data will enable you to decode what’s happening in your market. You can make better informed decisions and gain a future-proof advantage over your competitors.


GlobalData, the leading provider of industry intelligence, provided the underlying research used to produce this article.

This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Oil & Gas Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of 34,000+ oil and gas fields, 400,000+ exploration blocks, 1,100+ LNG terminals, 3,400+ gas processing plants, 5,000+ storage terminals, and 8,000+ pipelines, 1,400+ refineries and 13,000+ petrochemical plants worldwide.