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Premier Oil Shelley field


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


Paleocene Forties sands

Water depth


First oil

August 2009

No of wells


Capital expenditure

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

Recoverable reserves

About 20Mmbbl


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



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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