BP confirmed it has received approval from the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) to proceed with the Alligin development west of Shetland, which will target 20 MMboe, and is … The vessel was constructed at the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast, and handed over to operator BP on 31 December 1997. The project has also seen a complete upgrade of the subsea infrastructure and the start of a major drilling campaign with up to 20 new wells planned. Five wells are planned to be drilled prior to first oil from the new Glen Lyon floating, production, storage and offload (FPSO) vessel at the end of 2016. The Glen Lyon facility will anchor in the deep waters of the Atlantic, west of Shetland, and is expected to produce 400 million barrels of oil over the next two decades. by captmolo. Find Oil Rig jobs in Glen Lyon, PA. Search for full time or part time employment opportunities on Jobs2Careers. The Glen Lyon was constructed by Hyundai in South Korea, and took six months tow to its destination west of Shetland. LONDON -- Amec Foster Wheeler has been awarded three contracts by BP to provide services to the Glen Lyon FPSO vessel as part of the Quad 204 Project, located 175 km west of the Shetland Isles, UK. A North Sea safety chief has revealed plans to assemble a new work group to tackle the thorny subject of offshore lifeboat evacuation training. A state-of-the-art FPSO, (the Glen Lyon), brand-new seabed infrastructure and world-leading subsea technology will play a major part in the redevelopment of these fields, … The first oil has been produced from the redeveloped Schiehallion field, which BP says could unlock 450 million barrels. •Second phase development of Clair field • Two new bridge -linked platforms • Jackets and modules installed • Production expected to start 2017 • Estimated 640m barrels over 40 years • Peak production up to 120,000 barrels/day • 25 new wells planned • New drilling rig ‘Deep Sea Aberdeen’ • New FPSO ‘Glen Lyon’ • Polymer Enhanced Oil Recovery The firm's new floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel, the Glen Lyon, has left Hyundai Heavy Industries' yard in South Korea and started sea trials, ahead of setting sail for the UK sector.At 270m-long and 52m-wide, the unit is one of the largest FPSOs in the North Sea. The increased water production was affecting the composition of the production fluids, and the FPSO processing system was becoming very constrained by the high water volume. The Schiehallion and Loyal fields have produced nearly 400 million barrels of oil since production started in 1998 and an estimated 450 million barrels of resource is still available, more than was originally thought. Glen Lyon FPSO details The new-build Glen Lyon FPSO, which replaced the aged Schiehallion FPSO, was commissioned in the second half of 2017. 21 Apr 2015 'Deepsea Aberdeen' begins drilling contract on Quad 204 field development. BP has developed a strong track record of finding, developing and operating big offshore oil resources west of Shetland - we have and will continue to use the latest technology to maximize recovery from the Schiehallion Area.”. Glen Lyon FPSO Inspection / NDT Services –Structural & Pressure Equipment ... NoMan inspections within Cargo Oil Tanks www.emialliance.com. The contracts are due to start in the first half of 2017. Norway-based companies Aibel and Reach Subsea have signed an agreement for joint projects within subsea oil and gas, rig repairs, and decommissioning of existing offshore structures and installations. Drilling Deep. [1], Well fluid from the production swivels was routed to two parallel oil production trains. The Glen Lyon facility will anchor in the deep waters of the Atlantic, west of Shetland, and is expected to produce 400 million barrels of oil over the next two decades. They can be found from the Caribbean to Norway, although a few are being repurposed into hotel resorts. The Schiehallion field, together with Foinaven, Clair, Lancaster and Solan fields, forms the frontier area generally termed as the West of Shetland. It is currently being cared for bevvy of offshore support vessels. The vessel has a dead-weight of 154,000 tonnes (152,000 long tons; 170,000 short tons), a processing capacity of 200,000 barrels per day (32,000 m3/d), and a storage capacity of 900,000 barrels (140,000 m3). The Glen Lyon FPSO is operated by BP with 36% interest alongside partners Royal Dutch Shell PLC 54% and Siccar Point Energy Ltd. 10%. [1][2] Schiehallion is named after a mountain in the highlands. As a consequence, Production was suspended at the start of 2013 to allow preparation for a £3 billion redevelopment of the greater Schiehallion field area. A state-of-the-art FPSO, (the Glen Lyon), brand-new seabed infrastructure and world-leading subsea technology will play a major part in the redevelopment of these fields, as will the use of a new enhanced oil recovery scheme. BP owns 36.3%, with other interests as follows: Shell 54.03%, OMV 9.67%. The Glen Lyon FPSO servicing the Quad 204 oil field in the North Sea First oil production has been achieved following the £4.4 billion redevelopment of the Schiehallion field west of Shetland. by Handsome_Helicopter 3. oil platform in Black Sea. The oil major has several operated UK North Sea assets, including the Clair and Clair Ridge platforms West of Shetland, along with the Schiehallion and Glen Lyon FPSOs. Brenda Wyllie, West of Shetland and Northern North Sea area manager at the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA), said: “The Oil and Gas Authority is pleased to consent to the development of the Alligin field. List of oil and gas fields of the North Sea, "Experience of a UK Shipyard in the 1990s Offshore Market", https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/extra/ao726ind7u/shipbreaking, "BP looking to maximize production from Shetland area fields", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Schiehallion_oilfield&oldid=973487729, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 17 August 2020, at 13:58. Posts tagged with "Glen Lyon" Tag: Glen Lyon. DSC00326. Our parent business intelligence company. by nexuscoordinators. Shell LNG carrier damaged after collision with oil tanker in Gulf of Oman. ... vessel Glen Lyon to be … Known as Glen Lyon, it will be able to hold 900,000 barrels of oil and compress 220 million cubic feet of gas a day. Nov 14, 2018 - Norway's great commodity. As one of the series of important, higher-margin major projects that are now steadily coming on line for BP, it also underpins our expectation for growing production and cash flows from our Upstream business over the coming few years.”, Mark Thomas, Regional President for BP’s North Sea business, said: “In safely delivering first oil from the Quad 204 project, we have succeeded in one of the largest ever UK mid-life offshore redevelopments. Gas from the First Stage Separator is routed to the high pressure (HP) compression and gas from the Second Stage Separator is routed to the low pressure (LP) compression. Nexus Logistics Solutions Sand... by nexuscoordinators. Oil is routed to one of the Second Stage Separators and separated gas to the low pressure (LP) or high pressure (HP) compression trains. Quad 204 is redevelopment of the 1 billion barrel plus Schiehallion and Loyal fields, which were discovered in 1993 and 1994 respectively, and have already produced 400 MMbo since starting production in 1998. Located 175 km (109 mi) west of the Shetland Isles in about 396 m (1,300 ft) of water, Schiehallion and Loyal were discovered in 1993 and 1994, respectively. These oil rigs are abandoned and left to rot in the sea. [7], The Glen Lyon began producing on 15th May 2017. Quad 204 FPSO Glen Lyon (photo: BP) BP, on behalf of co-venturers Shell and Siccar Point Energy, has announced first oil from the redeveloped Schiehallion Area, following completion of the multi-billion-pound Quad 204 project in the west of Shetland region, offshore UK. Stavangerfjord and Glen Lyon. The contracts are due to start in the first half of 2017. The big jump, which will continue, is from the Glen Lyon FPSO, which is a redevelopment of the Schiehallion area and includes the Loyal field. Train … Production is expected to ramp up through 2017 to a plateau level of 130,000 b/d via the newbuild Glen Lyon floating production, storage and offloading vessel, built at Hyundai Heavy Industries in South Korea, and described as the largest of its type. BP's Glen Lyon floating production, storage and offloading vessel (FPSO) is nearly finished and due to sail away to the North Sea next month, BP has said in posts on social media.. From here oil was then transferred to an Electrostatic Coalescer where further produced water was removed from the oil stream. Deepsea Aberdeen is designed to operate in harsh environments, and can carry out ultra-deepwater drilling in depths up to 3,000m. There are 42 subsea wells in total in five clusters with peak production rates of around 190,000 barrels per day (30,000 m3/d). Oil from the Coalescer was cooled and transferred to the oil storage tanks. The redevelopment seeks to tap a further 450 MMbo and extend field life out to beyond 2035. There were also facilities for importing gas for use as fuel gas after heating and pressure reduction. With further projects beginning production through to the end of the decade, BP expects approximately 800,000 boe/d production from new projects by 2020. Covid-19 Report — Updated twice a week Understanding the Covid-19 outbreak, the economic impact and implications for specific sectors. Schiehallion FPSO, Glen Lyon FPSO Tanker West of Shetland gas pipeline Jul 1998, May 2017 BP In production using Glen Lyon FPSO Solan oil field: 205/26 Solan Platform Storage tank then tanker None Apr 2016 Premier Oil Tormore condensate field 205/5a Total Northern North Sea oil fields. Co-mingled produced water from the Second Stage Separator and Coalescer is pumped back to the inlet of the First Stage Separator. Oil has been produced from offshore locations since the late 1940s. [4] Vapour from both Train A and Train B Second Stage Separators was compressed in the common LP Compressor and mixed with vapour from the First Stage Separators. BP has reached a major milestone with its Quad 204 redevelopment project 175km west of Shetland. There were two further stages of compression in the HP First Stage Gas Compressor and the HP Second Stage Gas Compressor. The Schiehallion FPSO was sold to a third-party and eventually sent to Alang shipbreaking yard in India, which is notorious for the unsafe disposal of vessels and materials related to the oil and gas industry. [1], After more than a decade working in the harsh North Atlantic, the Schiehallion FPSO was in a poor condition, and required significant maintenance and repairs, which could only be performed in the summer season because of the hostile weather in the region. The field is located in blocks 204/20 and 204/25 of the United Kingdom Continental Shelf in a water depth of 350 to 450 metres (1,150 to 1,480 ft). Glen Lyon is being used as part of BP’s multi-billion pound redevelopment of the Schiehalloin and Loyal fields, around 110 miles west of the Shetland islands, known as the Quad 204 project. From here a side stream of gas was taken for fuel gas to the power generators and for use as blanket, purge and pilot gas. Serviced from Aberdeen and Scasta airport. The Glen Lyon FPSO is operated by BP with 36% interest alongside partners Royal Dutch Shell PLC 54% and Siccar Point Energy Ltd. 10%. Scandinavian Oil-Gas Magazine is your premier source for in-depth information on developments within the oil & gas industry in the Northern Seas. Brenda Wyllie, West of Shetland and Northern North Sea area manager at the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA), said: “The Oil and Gas Authority is pleased to consent to the development of the Alligin field. Give us a call today for our current prices on all of our petroleum products at 570-474-6635. All Asia News Australia China India Southeast Asia. The vessel is on the verge of completion at the Hyundai Heavy Industries shipyard in South Korea and will soon embark on sea trials in South Korea in order to test its systems in open water. Offshore staff. The firm, which posted a video of the naming ceremony, held at the end of September, has been constructing the vessel at Hyundai Heavy Industries' yard in Ulsan, South Korea. Ocean Rig Ocean Rig Skyros Ocean Rig Poseidon Ocean Rig Mykonos It will be able to process and export up to 130,000 barrels of oil a day and store up to 800,000 barrels. Due to come onstream in 2016, the redevelopment will extend production from the hub beyond 2035. New projects starting up through 2016 and 2017 are expected to deliver 500,000 boe/d net new production capacity for BP by the end of this year. The Glen Lyon FPSO at night during a close pass of a Seismic Vessel in Exploration operations, with its lights burning brightly in the darkness. by Syriax. At 270m-long and 52m-wide, the unit, which arrived on station in June of last year, with start-up expected this year, is one of the largest FPSOs in the North Sea. The combined development of the Schiehallion and Loyal fields was sanctioned in April 1996 and the oil production started on 29 July 1998. It will then be moved to Schiehallion field. Known as Glen Lyon, it will be able to hold 900,000 barrels of oil and compress 220 million cubic feet of gas a day. Globally, Quad 204 is BP's third of seven major upstream projects due on stream in 2017, following the earlier start-ups of the Trinidad onshore compression project and the Taurus/Libra development in the West Nile Delta project in Egypt. Separated oil from the First Stage Separator was further heated then routed to the horizontal 3-phase Second Stage Separator. As well as the newbuild FPSO, which replaced the Schiehallion FPSO, the Quad 204 project saw a major upgrade and replacement of subsea facilities and a continuous drilling program of up to 20 new wells using Odfjell's Deepsea Aberdeen semisubmersible to enable the full development of the reserves. Bob Dudley, BP Group CEO, says: “The start of production from Quad 204 – one of the largest recent investments in the UK – is an important milestone for BP, marking a return to growth for our North Sea business. Nicolas Torres-December 11, 2014. Some of the exported gas is used as fuel in the Fortum operated Sullom Voe power station. Tags. That water would then have to be separated from the oil, so the production facility on Glen Lyon is designed especially with this consideration. Production is expected to ramp up through 2017 to a plateau level of 130,000 b/d via the newbuild Glen Lyon floating production, storage and offloading vessel, built at Hyundai Heavy Industries in South Korea, and described as the largest of its type. The Deepsea Aberdeen will initially drill two producer wells and one injector well on Loyal, before moving onto Schiehallion to continue drilling activities. Tampnet operate the largest offshore high capacity communication network in the world and serve more than 350 oil & gas platforms, floating production storage and offloading units (FPSOs), vessels and exploration rigs in the Gulf of Mexico, as well as on the Danish, Norwegian, Dutch and the UK continental shelves of the North Sea. NeXus Oilfield Sand Coordinator... by nexuscoordinators. U.S. drillers added three rigs last week. Abandoned Oil Rigs (Oil platforms are closed for many reasons, from explosions, fire damages, oil spills, ravaged by an ocean storm, to lack of producing. [1], The design and construction of the Schiehallion FPSO vessel was contracted to the Atlantic Frontier Alliance, an ad hoc contracting consortium consisting of Harland and Wolff, SBM Offshore, and Brown and Root. Nexus Logistics Logo. The new Glen Lyon FPSO measures 270 metres long by 52 metres wide. Over time, it would be progressively expanded to 51 subsea wells located over five drill centers before production would eventually be suspended in 2013 for the redevelopment. Five wells are planned to be drilled prior to first oil from the new Glen Lyon floating, production, storage and offload (FPSO) vessel at the end of 2016. The vessel is packed with technology to make production cheaper and with the oil price low, that's exactly what the industry is trying to achieve across the board. [5] Produced water from the First Stage Separator flows to hydrocyclones where oil is removed prior to overboard disposal. Through the Quad 204 project, bp and partners expect to unlock a further estimated 450 million barrels of resources, extending the life of the fields out to 2035 and beyond. OE Staff In production using Glen Lyon FPSO Solan oil field: 205/26 Solan Platform Storage tank then tanker None Apr 2016 Premier Oil Tormore condensate field 205/5a Total Northern North Sea oil fields. Glen Lyon is a purpose-built FPSO which is expected to produce 130,000 barrels of oil a day at peak production. The remainder is enriched with liquefied petroleum gas and exported to the Magnus platform for enhanced oil recovery in Magnus field. The project has also seen a complete upgrade of the subsea infrastructure and the start of a major drilling campaign with up to 20 new wells planned. The magazine covers all areas of the offshore industry, from policy to platforms, research to rig retirement. HAMILTON, Bermuda – BP and partners Shell and OMV have awarded Teekay Offshore Partners new three-year shuttle tanker contracts related to the Quad204 project west of Shetland.. We also provide onsite fueling, and a full selection of petroleum products including Heating Oil, Gasoline, Diesel and red-dye Diesel.Button Oil Company has been providing the greater Wilkes-Barre/Scranton area with top quality service and attention only found in a family business. Flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world. Most Popular Today. This involves offtake and transport of produced oil produced from the new Glen Lyon FPSO, probably via two shuttle tankers. Rigs & Vessels Finance ... Tie-back: Alligin is tied back to BP's Glen Lyon FPSO Photo: BP. The Quad 204 project has involved construction of a purpose-built FPSO, the Glen Lyon, which is expected to process 130,000 barrels of oil a day at peak production. Recoverable oil reserves of Schiehallion are estimated to be between 450 and 600 million barrels (72×10^6 and 95×10^6 m3). The rest of the gas is exported through the West of Shetland pipeline to the Sullom Voe Terminal. Emerson has served as the main automation contractor (MAC) for the Glen Lyon, which is expected to produce 130,000 barrels of oil a day at plateau. [5], Oil is exported primarily to the Sullom Voe Terminal by the dynamically positioned shuttle tanker Loch Rannoch delivered in August 1998, and operated by BP Shipping. [2], Oil and gas are produced from subsea wells via manifolds and rigid flowlines to a location underneath the vessel. May 22, 2017. From this point, flexible risers carry the production stream to the Schiehallion FPSO vessel. Finance; Exploration and Production; Home. The Glen Lyon FPSO will be installed in the West of Shetland, replacing the Schiehallion FPSO, as part of a redevelopment of the Schiehallion and Loyal fields. Some of the gas was further compressed in the HP Gas Injection Compressor and injected back into the reservoir via the gas injection well, or export by pipeline. Teekay expects to deploy vessels from its existing tanker fleet. The vessel is on the verge of completion at the Hyundai Heavy Industries shipyard in South Korea and will soon embark on sea trials in South … by captmolo. First oil at Glen Lyon marks the first step in BP's plans to grow its UK North Sea production to 200,000 boe/d by 2020. Gas from the Slug Catcher was also routed to the First Stage Separator but without heating. Next year, BP expects first production at its Clair Ridge project. The Glen Lyon Floating Production Storage and Offloading vessel The vessel was transferred into class shortly after first oil in May 2017. The Schiehallion and adjacent Loyal field were jointly developed by BP on behalf of the Schiehallion field partners; BP, Shell, Amerada Hess, Murphy Oil, Statoil and OMV, and the Loyal field partners; BP and Shell. NeXus Sand Coordinator driving... by nexuscoordinators. Haewene Brim Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) installation under repair Nigg Cromarty Firth Scotland. [4] Fluid was first routed to a horizontal Slug Catcher vessel which allowed slugs of liquid formed in the flowlines to be retained and fed forward at a steady controlled rate. A test separator is also provided for well testing. This involves offtake and transport of produced oil produced from the newGlen Lyon FPSO, probably via two shuttle tankers.. DSC00252. The oil from the Slug Catcher was heated and routed to the horizontal 3-phase (oil, gas and produced water) First Stage Separator. During 1994 and 1995 an appraisal of Schiehallion and Loyal was carried out, culminating in a successful extended well test, which demonstrated well rates of up to 20,000 barrels per day (3,200 m3/d). The vessel is packed with technology to make production cheaper and with the oil price low, that's exactly what the industry is trying to achieve across the board. Wood Group wins $750 million BP contract. Alligin was sanctioned in 2018 and is being developed as a two-well subsea tieback to the Glen Lyon and is expected to come on stream in 2020. Schiehallion field was discovered in 1993 by the semi-submersible drilling vessel Ocean Alliance while drilling the third exploration well in block 204 (well 204-3). See more ideas about Norway, Oil platform, Oil rig. Show off your favorite photos and videos to the world, securely and privately show content to your friends and family, or blog the photos and videos you take with a cameraphone. Get the free report. The project’s performance has been better than expected, however, reaching 15,000 barrels gross of oil equivalent a day at peak since start-up in late December. Tampnet operate the largest offshore high capacity communication network in the world and serve more than 350 oil & gas platforms, floating production storage and offloading units (FPSOs), vessels and exploration rigs in the Gulf of Mexico, as well as on the Danish, Norwegian, Dutch and the UK continental shelves of the North Sea. Deepsea Aberdeen is designed to operate in harsh environments, and can carry out ultra-deepwater drilling in depths up to 3,000m. The contract was placed in June 1995. The higher water cut called for larger and additional separators, as well as more power, which all adds up to more space and a larger FPSO. The rig will initially drill two producer wells and one injector well on Loyal. Quad 204 saw the removal of the old FPSO, construction and installation of the Glen Lyon FPSO and renewal of much of the subsea infrastructure network. The firm also plans to take part in up to five exploration wells over the next 18 months as well as drilling about 50 development wells over the next three to four years. Outline •Quad 204 Introduction The remaining gas was compressed in the HP Third Stage Gas Compressor, after cooling the gas was used for gas lift for the subsea wells. The Schiehallion oilfield is a deepwater offshore oilfield approximately 175 kilometres (110 mi) west of the Shetland Islands in the North Atlantic Ocean. [8], Oil Production Process Flow Diagram, undated. BP has launched a "return to growth" for its North Sea business after marking first oil from the Quad 204 project, west of Shetland on the UK Continental Shelf. [3] The vessel was designed as a simple barge form, with a 245-metre (804 ft) length similar to a Suezmax tanker. − Oil is ~26API; GOR 350 scf/stb; 4cp − Stacked Palaeocene turbidites at ~2000m TVDSS ... Aberdeen rig •6th Gen semi-sub •Long term rig commitment ... Glen Lyon FPSO on station Shut in prep Field shut- in First Oil Start-up. Gas Compression and Dehydration Process Flow Diagram, undated. Aibel and Reach Subsea operate within the same market segments, yet have a different client base. Polymer flood enhanced oil recovery could also be used on the field. Production from the Schiehallion Area was shut-in between 2013 and 2017 to allow for the Quad 204 project – a multi-billion-pound investment by bp and partners to completely redevelop the hub and maximise production from the fields. Glen Lyon FPSO details The new-build Glen Lyon FPSO, which replaced the aged Schiehallion FPSO, was commissioned in the second half of 2017. The first oil has been produced from the redeveloped Schiehallion field, which BP says could unlock 450 million barrels. A seven-year campaign of drilling for oil west of Shetland began yesterday, with BP announcing that the new semi-submersible rig Deepsea Aberdeen had begun operations in the Loyal oil field. Known as Glen Lyon, it will be able to hold 900,000 barrels of oil and compress 220 million cubic feet of gas a day. by Laura … A seven-year campaign of drilling for oil west of Shetland began yesterday, with BP announcing that the new semi-submersible rig Deepsea Aberdeen had begun operations in the Loyal oil field. Gas was cooled in the HP Second Stage Aftercooler and dehydrated by counter current contact with Glycol in the Glycol Contactor. The vessel is on the verge of completion at the Hyundai Heavy Industries shipyard in South Korea and will soon embark on sea trials in South … VIDEO: Watch a drone video of the Glen Lyon. [6], Produced natural gas is partly used to power the vessel. The Quad 204 project has involved construction of a purpose-built FPSO, the Glen Lyon, which is expected to process 130,000 barrels of oil a day at peak production. Glen Lyon is now on location 175 km west of Shetland and 15 km north of the nearby Foinaven field, which is also operated by BP. Brenda Wyllie, West of Shetland and Northern North Sea area manager at the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA), added: “The Oil and Gas Authority is pleased to consent to the development of the Alligin field. Following Foinaven as BP’s second development west of Shetland, Schiehallion was sanctioned in 1996 and began producing oil in 1998 through the original Schiehallion FPSO. It is a 20 million barrels of oil equivalent field, which was originally forecast to produce 12,000 barrels gross of oil equivalent a day at peak. Repair Nigg Cromarty Firth Scotland vessel was constructed at the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast and! 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