February 4, 2020

BP has announced encouraging early production from the Alligin field in the west of Shetland region.

Operated by BP (50%) and developed in partnership with Shell (50%), Alligin is part of a series of subsea tieback developments in the North Sea. Located in the Greater Schiehallion Area, it has been developed as a two-well subsea tieback into the existing Schiehallion and Loyal subsea infrastructure and the Glen Lyon FPSO vessel.

Holding 20 million barrels of oil equivalent (boe), BP says project performance has been better than expected, with output reaching 15,000 boe per day at peak since its start-up in late December 2019. Read more…