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Premier Oil Shelley field

Location

Blocks 22/2b and 22/3a, central North Sea

Geology

Paleocene Forties sands

Water depth

95m

First oil

August 2009

No of wells

Two

Capital expenditure

N/A, project acquired close to first production as part of acquisition of previous owner for $505m

Recoverable reserves

About 20Mmbbl

Production

Subsea facilities tied into FPSO

Rate of production

Initially 10,000-12,000 bopd, forecast to peak at 35,000 bopd

Life of field

25 years

Decommissioned

2011

Premier Oil (owner and operator)

Diamond Offshore and Transocean (semi-submersible drill rigs), Technip (pipelines), Sevan Marine (FPSO provider) and Bergen Group (FPSO engineering)
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