North Platte is a conventional oil development located in deepwater in the US and is operated by Shell Offshore. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, North Platte was discovered in 2012, lies in block Garden Banks 959, Garden Banks 915, Garden Banks 916, and Garden Banks 958, with water depth of around 4,850 feet. Buy the profile here.

The project is currently in feed stage and is expected to start commercial production in 2026. The North Platte conventional oil development will involve the drilling of approximately eight wells and includes FPU and subsea trees.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Equinor and Shell.

Production from North Platte

Production from the North Platte conventional oil development project is expected to begin in 2026 and is forecast to peak in 2028, to approximately 73,018 bpd of crude oil and condensate and 87 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, the production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2048.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 294.09 Mmboe, comprised of 243.21 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 305.27 bcf of natural gas reserves.

Contractors involved in the North Platte conventional oil field

Some of the key contractors involved in the North Platte project as follows.

Design/FEED Engineering: Worley

Other Contractors: NOV

About Shell Offshore

Shell Offshore Inc (Shell Offshore) an oil and gas company which offers the wholesale distribution of petroleum and petroleum products. The company is headquartered in Houston, Texas, the US.

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