West Brae is a producing heavy oil field located in shallow water in the UK and is operated by Fujairah Oil and Gas UK. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block 16/7a ALL and 16/6a ALL, with water depth of 354 feet. Buy the profile here.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Abu Dhabi National Energy, Centrica, HitecVision, Stadtwerke Munchen and Viaro Energy.

Production from West Brae

The West Brae heavy oil field recovered 85.76% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2001. The peak production was approximately 26.95 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 7.00 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2045.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 18.47 Mmboe, comprised of 16.92 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 9.30 bcf of natural gas reserves. West Brae heavy oil field reserves accounts 0.04% of total remaining reserves of producing heavy oil fields globally.

About Fujairah Oil and Gas UK

Fujairah Oil and Gas UK LLC (Fujairah Oil and Gas) is an oil and gas exploration and production company. Fujairah Oil and Gas is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, the US.

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