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Caister Murdoch Phase 3

Name

Caister Murdoch Phase 3

Operator

Conoco (UK)

Location

UK North Sea

Discovery well

March 2001

Capacity

80 billion standard cubic feet of gas

Location

75 miles (120km) north-east of Theddlethorpe St. Helen, Lincolnshire.

Partners

GDF Britain Limited and Tullow Exploration

Owners - Block 44/22a

Conoco (59.5%), Tullow Exploration (26.4%), GDF (14.1%)

Owners - Block 44/23a

Conoco (30%), Consort Resources (49%), GDF (21%)

Pipelines

11km, 16in interfield pipeline; 185km (115 mile), 26in export pipeline; 185km, 4in line for methanol / corrosion inhibitor

Rig Ensco

80 jack-up

Water depth

131ft (40m)

Well depth

12,000ft

Payzone

739ft (225m) of gross pay, 170ft (52m) net

Total reserves

500 million cubic feet

First gas

Q4 2002

Carbon Dioxide

3%-volume CO2

Original flowrate

620 bcf of gas (5.7 million barrels of condensate)

Peak rate

300MMscfd
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