Where is the captain oil rig?
Outer Moray Firth
The Captain field is located approximately 145km north-east of Aberdeen, Scotland, in the Outer Moray Firth at a water depth of approximately 105.5m in the UK North Sea.
Where are oil rigs located in Scotland?
Blackbird oil and gas field is located in Block 20/02a, in the UK section of the central North Sea. The field is situated approximately 120km north-east of Aberdeen, Scotland.
How many oil rigs are there in Scotland?
Oil and gas exploration has been a major activity in Scottish offshore waters since the late 1960s. There are 112 active platforms and 14,801 km of pipeline.
Is Scotland still producing oil?
Benefits to the economy More than 44 billion barrels of oil equivalent (boe) have been extracted from the UK Continental Shelf since the 1970s, and industry regulator the Oil and Gas Authority estimates that up to 20 billion boe can still be recovered.
Does the North Sea oil belong to Scotland?
The Continental Shelf Act 1964 and the Continental Shelf (Jurisdiction) Order 1968 defined the UK North Sea maritime area to the north of latitude 55 degrees north as being under the jurisdiction of Scots law meaning that 90% of the UK’s oil resources was considered under Scottish jurisdiction.
Where is the captain oil field located?
The Captain field, located about 90 miles offshore north-east of Aberdeen, produced close to 29,000 barrels of oil per day in 2013 making it the third biggest oil producing field in the UK North Sea. The Captain oil field was discovered in 1977 and developed in three phases between 1995 and 2006.
What is happening to the captain field?
For many years, the Captain field has been under waterflood, meaning a lot of effort has been focused on water production and treatment.
What is the scope of polymer injection at Captain?
The scope includes polymer injection in up to six long-reach horizontal wells, several brownfield work scopes, and the bulk provision of polymer designed for the specific reservoir conditions at Captain. The project has been utilising polymer for 2 years and performance is trending as expected.