Antrim prepares Fyne, Causeway submissions

Antrim Energy is working on a field development plan for the 20 MMbbl Fyne heavy-oil field in the UK central North Sea.

Offshore staff

CALGARY, Alberta -- Antrim Energy is working on a field development plan for the 20 MMbbl Fyne heavy-oil field in the UK central North Sea. The scheme is based on production from three wells, all drilled in 2008.

The company is evaluating various production systems and an export route for the oil. Options include production through existing infrastructure 7-21 km (4.3-13 mi) from Fyne, or deployment of an independent FPSO.

In the far northern sector east of Shetland, Antrim has modified a development plan for the Causeway field submitted to the government late last year. Instead of a direct tieback to Fairfield Energy’s Dunlin platform, Antrim is working on a more economic tie in to existing subsea facilities close to the platform.

These modifications will be included in an updated plan which should be presented to the government towards year-end. The revised document also are to incorporate the results of newly completed geological and geophysical studies and interpretation of 3D seismic over Causeway.

08/12/2009

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