Total has began up manufacturing from the Culzean gasoline condensate subject positioned on Block 22/25a, 230 kilometers off the coast of Aberdeen, within the UK. With a plateau manufacturing of 100,000 barrels of oil equal per day (boe/d), Culzean will account for round 5% of the UK’s gasoline consumption, bringing to 18% the proportion of the nation’s gasoline demand provided by Total.
“The Culzean undertaking is delivered forward of schedule and greater than 10% beneath the preliminary price range, which represents Capex financial savings of greater than 500 million . This has been achieved due to the superb efficiency of the undertaking groups in control of the development and drilling operations,” acknowledged Arnaud Breuillac, President Exploration & Production at Total. “Culzean is an efficient instance of our efforts to improve our portfolio within the North Sea over the past years, notably by bringing Total and Maersk Oil collectively. The Culzean subject is positioned within the Central Graben space, near the Elgin-Franklin fields, additionally operated by Total, thus producing synergies.”
Discovered in 2008 by Maersk Oil, the Culzean subject comprises assets estimated between 250 and 300 million barrels of oil equal. The undertaking contains the drilling of six wells, the development of three bridge-linked platforms and of a Floating Storage and Offloading (FSO) unit. Gas from Culzean is exported through the CATS pipeline and the UK National Grid while condensate is saved within the FSO for offloading by shuttle tanker.
New digital applied sciences utilized on the undertaking, similar to the newest good rooms, will ship larger effectivity throughout operations and create a safer working surroundings.
Total operates Culzean with a 49.99% taking part curiosity, alongside BP (32%) and JX Nippon (18.01%).
Total is current throughout the power worth chain within the UK. It has been current within the nation for over 50 years and employs over 2,000 individuals.
(Source: Total – Image: Culzean subject amenities/Maersk Oil)
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