The North Sea is one of the most prolific hydrocarbon provinces in the world. Total production to date from the UK Continental Shelf is over 45 billion barrels of oil equivalent.
The UK North Sea is generally divided into three main areas, the Northern North Sea, Central North Sea and Southern North Sea. Finder currently holds 4 seaward production licences in the Central North Sea.
Location and Status
Basin: Ettrick Basin, Outer Moray Firth
Area: 110 km2
Water Depth: ~100 metres
Status: Seaward Production “Innovate” Licence – Phase A
Finder Energy (60%, Permit Administrator)
Dana Petroleum (E&P) Limited (40%)
Surrounded to the west by the giant Buzzard oil field and the east by the Ettrick and Blackbird oil fields, a number of Upper Jurassic prospects have been identified.
Finder is currently reprocessing 3D seismic data covering the licence and is looking to advance our understanding of the prospects. Potential to tie back discoveries to the Buzzard facilities.