Tyra field expansion onstream offshore Denmark

Offshore staff

COPENHAGEN, Denmark – Maersk Oil & Gas says production has started from the new unmanned Tyra Southeast-B platform in the Danish North Sea.

The facility, 220 km (67 mi) off Denmark’s west coast, is expected to produce around 20 MMbbl of oil and 170 bcf of gas, with peak production in 2017 of 20,000 boe/d. Bladt Industries built the jackets and topsides at its yard in northern Jutland.

Last December the Ensco 72 began drilling the first well which should deliver 2,600 boe/d. The Danish Underground Consortium (DUC) plans to drill eight to 12 horizontal wells during 2015-2017, each around 6 km (3.7 mi) long.

Maersk estimates the cost of the Tyra Southeast expansion at DKK 4.5 billion ($646 million), including the 4,700-metric ton (5,181-ton) platform, the wells and the subsea pipelines. The investment is the largest made by the DUC, of which Maersk is operator, since the approval of the Phase IV development of the Halfdan field in 2007.

DUC comprises A.P. Møller - Mærsk (31.2%), Shell (36.8%), Nordsøfonden (20%), and Chevron (12.0%).

03/31/2015

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now

Whitepapers

Logistics Risk Management in the Transformer Industry

Transformers often are shipped thousands of miles, involving multiple handoffs,and more than a do...

Secrets of Barco UniSee Mount Revealed

Last year Barco introduced UniSee, a revolutionary large-scale visualization platform designed to...

The Time is Right for Optimum Reliability: Capital-Intensive Industries and Asset Performance Management

Imagine a plant that is no longer at risk of a random shutdown. Imagine not worrying about losing...

Going Digital: The New Normal in Oil & Gas

In this whitepaper you will learn how Keystone Engineering, ONGC, and Saipem are using software t...