GDF Suez Starts Gas Production from Juliet Filed

GDF Suez announced first gas production from the Juliet field, a subsea development on the western flank of the Southern Gas Basin, 39 km East of the Lincolnshire coastline in the United Kingdom.

Initial gas has been produced from the West Well, the first of two wells to be drilled. The second well (Juliet East) is expected to come on-stream in the first quarter of 2014. At plateau, the wells will produce approximately 80 million cubic feet of gas per day (800 million cubic meters per year or 5 million of barrels of oil equivalent (Mboe) per year).

Jean-Marie Dauger, Executive Vice-President of GDF Suez, in charge of Global Gas & LNG Business Line said: “Start of commercial production from Juliet is an important and exciting milestone as GDF SUEZ E&P UK becomes a fully fledged North Sea production operator. Juliet demonstrates our commitment to continuously developing the potential of the United Kingdom Continental Shelf (UKCS) and the value that can be derived in a mature region through the efficient use of existing infrastructure.”

Produced gas is being transported by a 22 km pipeline to the Pickerill A platform and then transported onshore via their existing export pipeline to the Theddlethorpe gas terminal.

The Juliet field was discovered by GDF SUEZ E&P UK in December 2008 by vertical well 47/14b-10 which found a dry gas accumulation. The Juliet reservoir is considered to be fully appraised Rotliegendes Leman Sandstone reservoir with gross associated reserves of 11.6 Mboe. The field lies in Block 47/14b, licence P614. Juliet is a strategic key development in GDF Suez’ core growth areas in the UKCS.

GDF Suez is also operator of the Cygnus field and the UK licence operator of the Orca field in the Southern North Sea, as well as the operator of a number of exploration licences in the area.

LNG World News Staff, January 07, 2014; Image: GDF SUEZ

Share this article

Follow LNG World News

Events>

<< Feb 2018 >>
MTWTFSS
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 1 2 3 4

LNG Pricing, Trading & Risk Management: 3-Day Course

This three-day training program provides a unique opportunity to learn and apply the practical skills, knowledge and tools…

read more >

Asia Pacific Maritime and Offshore Exhibition 2018

7 years in the making, APM is the premier shipbuilding & marine, workboat and offshore exhibition in Asia…

read more >

CWC 2nd Papua New Guinea Petroleum & Energy Summit

The 2nd CWC Papua New Guinea Petroleum and Energy Summit is held under the patronage of the Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea…

read more >

CWC World LNG & Gas Series: 16th Americas Summit

Now in its 16th edition, the CWC World LNG & Gas Series: Americas Summit is the longest running LNG and gas event in the Americas region…

read more >