Franklin is a producing conventional gas field located in shallow water in the UK and is operated by Total E&P UK. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block 29/5b ALL, 29/4d ALL, and 29/5c ALL, with water depth of 991 feet. Buy the profile here.

Two expansion projects are associated with the Franklin conventional gas field, namely the Franklin Infill Development and the Franklin WFF Infill Development. The expansion projects are currently in the approval stage.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Delek Group, Eni, Harbour Energy, Neo Energy Group, ONE-Dyas and TotalEnergies.

Production from Franklin

The Franklin conventional gas field recovered 76.43% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2005. The peak production was approximately 47.68 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 282.00 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2043. The field currently accounts for approximately 5% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 154.18 Mmboe, comprised of 75.82 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 470.14 bcf of natural gas reserves. Franklin conventional gas field reserves accounts 0.05% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional gas fields globally.

Contractors involved in the Franklin conventional gas field

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

Other Contractors: Aramark, Bilfinger, Peterson Control Union, Det Norske Veritas Holding and Apollo Offshore Engineering

About Total E&P UK

Total E&P UK Ltd (Total E&P UK) is a company that explores and produces oil and gas. The company offers natural gas, crude oil, and other oil products. The company is headquartered in Aberdeen, the UK.

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