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BP receives OGA approval to develop Alligin field

22 October 2018

The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has approved BP’s plans to proceed with the Alligin development. Located 140km west of Shetland in the Greater Schiehallion Area, the development will target 20 million barrels of oil equivalent (boe), and at peak is expected to produce 12,000 boe per day.

Operated by BP (50%) and partner Shell (50%), the project will consist of two wells, which will be tied back into the existing Schiehallion and Loyal subsea infrastructure and the processing and export facilities of the Glen Lyon floating, production storage, offload (FPSO) vessel. It is expected to come on stream in 2020. Read more…


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