BP begins production from Seagull field in North Sea


BP has started production from the Seagull oil and gas field in the UK North Sea, Report informs citing the company.

BP’s partners on the project are Neptune Energy and Japan’s JAPEX.

Seagull has been developed by Neptune Energy as a subsea tieback to the bp-operated central processing facility (CPF) of the Eastern Trough Area Project (ETAP) in the central North Sea, around 140 miles east of Aberdeen.

Seagull is the first tieback to the ETAP hub in 20 years.

The new field is expected to produce around 50,000 barrels of oil equivalent gross per day at peak production.

BP owns 50% share in Seagull, Neptune Energy owns 35% of the project and JAPEX owns 15% share in the project.