Forties is a producing conventional oil field located in shallow water in the UK and is operated by Apache North Sea. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block 21/10a ALL, 22/6a BRIMMOND AND FORTIES UNIT, 22/6a REST OF BLOCK EXCLUDING BRIMMOND, and 21/9a FORTIES UNIT AREA, with water depth of 3,411 feet. Buy the profile here.

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An expansion project is associated with the Forties, namely the Forties Development Project Phase 2. This project is currently in the feasibility stage.

Field participation details

The field is owned by APA and Neo Energy Group.

Production from Forties

The Forties conventional oil field recovered 98.86% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 1980. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2030. The field currently accounts for approximately 1% of the country’s daily output.

Contractors involved in the Forties conventional oil field

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

Other Contractors: Expro Group Holdings, Archer, Duxvalves, NHV and Imrandd

About Apache North Sea

Apache North Sea Ltd (ANSL) a subsidiary of Apache Corp, is an oil and gas exploration and production service provider. The company’s service portfolio includes production, exploration, development and exportation. The company also offers natural gas, crude oil, and natural gas liquids and among others. ANSL acquires additional assets from Mobil North Sea Limited and operates its exploration and development facilities in the Beryl, Nevis, Skene, Nevis South, and Buckland fields. The company also holds non-operating interest in the Maclure and Nelson fields and it holds interest in the Forties field. ANSL is headquartered in London, England, UK.

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This content was updated on 7 February 2024

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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.