Gross Gas Production

Gross gas production to 2003 in million cubic metres

 

Total to end 1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

Cumulative to end 2003

Alison

347

18

53

55

39

81

593

Alwyn North (1)

27,922

1,608

1,288

832

1,272

1,254

34,176

Amethyst East

10,304

724

612

527

297

392

12,856

Amethyst West

2,644

262

471

643

509

469

4,998

Anglia

3,397

296

383

294

209

225

4,803

Ann

1,878

166

160

85

33

98

2,419

Apollo

0

 

 

 

 

319

319

Audrey

16,662

531

624

523

172

250

18,763

Baird

1,704

311

138

228

214

274

2,869

Bains

0

 

 

 

109

505

614

Barque

9,279

1,327

2,190

1,823

910

1,003

16,532

Barque South

16

0

0

0

0

0

16

Bell

0

344

941

662

673

389

3,009

Bessemer

2,463

692

1,204

391

208

128

5,086

Boulton

925

459

587

299

607

713

3,590

Boyle

0

 

 

 

143

456

599

Brigantine A

0

 

 

637

597

639

1,873

Brigantine B

0

 

 

573

428

166

1,167

Brigantine C

0

 

 

 

344

655

999

Brigantine D

0

 

 

 

0

5

5

Brown

0

 

 

118

39

0

157

Bruce (1)

28,525

5,164

5,678

6,264

6,277

6,195

58,103

Bure

1,878

12

35

21

18

15

1,979

Bure West

20

124

157

128

105

71

605

Caister Bunter

1,546

315

306

375

232

98

2,872

Caister Carboniferous

3,225

390

257

130

112

176

4,290

Callisto

809

104

24

86

95

69

1,186

Callisto North

0

 

16

119

69

40

244

Camelot Central & South

5,213

187

206

150

114

52

5,922

Camelot North

889

1

0

11

0

3

904

Captain (1)

0

 

 

71

72

56

199

Carrack

0

 

 

 

 

75

75

CATS (2)

21,756

13,605

13,618

13,038r

14,253r

14,972

91,242

Clipper

7,576

598

1,101

903

459

409

11,046

Corvette

0

1,782

1,048

517

154

129

3,630

Dalton

0

267

471

32

2

110

882

Davy (3)

2,652

908

881

381

109

66

4,997

Dawn

357

102

29

0

0

0

488

Deben

66

240

93

28

13

11

451

Delilah

42

103

100

87

68

34

434

Dunbar (1)

4,828

1,133

1,216

1,229

1,476

1,243

11,125

Ellon (1)

2,123

162

129

188

116

179

2,897

Europa

0

 

322

451

271

220

1,264

Excalibur

3,199

552

453

427

365

269

5,265

FLAGS (4)

96,271

7,596

10,307

11,651r

10,578r

7,890

144,293

Frigg (5)

72,382

253

367

463

415

457

74,337

Fulmar (6)

12,550

2,104

0

0

0

0

14,654

Galahad

1,778

431

344

337

259

211

3,360

Galleon

5,180

1,168

1,677

1,635

1,311

1,336

12,307

Galley (1)

257

410

460

230

122

-6

1,473

Ganymede

4,842

669

197

384

326

285

6,703

Gawain

2,639

666

694

690

579

345

5,613

Grant (1)

322

672

675

557

563

549

3,338

Guinevere

1,554

232

222

138

154

96

2,396

Hamilton

2,928

1,416

1,685

1,933

1,536

1,833

11,331

Hamilton East

0

 

 

167

503

354

1,024

Hamilton North

1,838

454

543

553

368

566

4,322

Hawksley

0

 

 

 

489

610

1,099

Hewett

114,289

1,133

1,484

1,211

818

593

119,528

Hoton

0

 

 

7

420

370

797

Hyde

1,864

259

219

195

163

152

2,852

Indefatigable (7)

124,339

1,345

1,197

1,310

1,110

769

130,070

Indefatigable South West (7)        

145

74

1,425

Ivanhoe & Rob Roy (1)

1,706

48

15

22

12

-2

1,801

Johnston

2,060

540

667

414

273

387

4,341

Keith (1)

0

 

12

79

50

45

186

Ketch

0

297

1,233

819

549

478

3,376

KX

230

52

46

58

55

50

491

Lancelot

4,114

761

696

495

504

414

6,984

Leman

291,014

3,060

3,957

3,835

3,061

3,009

307,936

Malory

126

668

571

449

361

305

2,480

Markham (8)

4,460

485

463

350

304

207

6,269

Mercury

0

5

402

627

547

333

1,914

Miller (9)

13,631

1,109

624

328r

302r

163

16,157

Millom

0

29

144

1,023

1,048

927

3,171

Minerva

0

 

 

 

 

577

577

Mordred

125

39

43

31

37

26

301

North Morecambe

9,804

848

3,872

3,017

3,128

2,594

23,263

South Morecambe

67,947

9,971

8,436

8,328

7,513

7,526

109,721

Murdoch

6,114

836

1,197

948

641

627

10,363

Murdochk

0

 

 

 

 

1,378

1,378

Neptune

0

17

1,466

2,007

1,685

1,301

6,476

Newsham

289

71

60

44

35

34

533

North Davy

0

 

 

75

437

225

737

Nuggets (1)

0

 

 

134

1,333

1,746

3,213

Orwell

5,171

667

716

507

373

389

7,823

Pickerill

9,427

626

366

351

284

208

11,261

Piper/Tartan (1)

12,289

421

396

353

297

44

13,800

Ravenspurn North

20,724

1,319

1,294

761

497

317

24,912

Ravenspurn South

10,712

1,006

871

725

636

465

14,414

Renee/Rubie (1)

0

1

-10

18

11

2

22

Ross (1)

0

28

89

60

144

126

447

Rough (10)

4,367

0

428

17

0

0

4,812

SAGE (11)

40,151

15,459

16,802

15,350r

15,138

15,707

118,607

Schooner

2,576

1,237

882

917

380r

485

6,477

SEAL (12)

0

 

93

2,207

7,026

7,391

16,717

Sean East

1,606

253

148

124

32

36

2,199

Sean North & South

5,326

312

581

1,120

493r

601

8,433

Sinope

0

75

274

20

0

0

369

Skiff

0

 

146

843

1,254

1,339

3,582

Thames

6,295

92

90

89

67

53

6,686

Trent

706

521

341

228

213

195

2,204

Tristan

879

90

35

38

17

3

1,062

Tyne North

206

255

222

77

28

22

810

Tyne South

1,083

479

360

321

184

153

2,580

Valiant North

3,933

172

274

210

163

167

4,919

Valiant South

6,002

298

538

424

343

238

7,842

Vampire

0

367

727

317

122

81

1,614

Vanguard

2,246

78

166

184

158

107

2,939

Victor

20,997

949

970

775

525

563

24,779

Viking B

78,852

2,465

1,542

1,329

992

872

86,053

Viscount

0

 

 

 

 

12

12

Vixen

0

 

499

1,035

771

558

2,863

Vulcan

12,150

584

952

797

642

497

15,622

Waveney

137

741

594

305

194

117

2,088

Welland North West

4,704

326

212

119

17

0

5,378

Welland South

1,991

155

76

44

17

0

2,283

Wensum

50

2

0

0

0

0

52

West Sole

47,775

1,170

1,050

940

844

765

52,544

Whittle

0

 

 

 

 

397

397

Windermere (13)

717

320

273

196

166

125

1,797

Yare

1,694

21

11

45

31

39

1,841

Others (14)

45,806

3,937

3,763

4,658r

4,718r

4,503

67,385

Fields no longer in production:
Beaufort

0

 

 

1

0

0

1

Camelot North East

498

0

0

0

0

0

498

Cleeton

10,263

5

0

0

0

0

10,268

Esmond

8,866

0

0

0

0

0

8,866

Forbes

1,473

0

0

0

0

0

1,473

Gordon

3,994

0

0

0

0

0

3,994

Total Offshore

1,381,258

104,760

114,663

112,563

109,694

107,919

1,930,858

Total Onshore (15)

2,473

289r

217r

205r

173r

172

3,529

Total Production (16)

1,383,731

105,049

114,880

112,768

109,867

108,091

1,934,387

of which

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

A) Net Production (17)

1,311,577

98,736

108,305

104,472

102,138

101,831

1,827,059

B) Own Use (18)

72,154

6,313

6,575

8,296r

7,729r

6,260r

107,328

Notes:

(1) Gas used offshore or delivered to land via the Frigg pipeline system.
(2) Gas delivered to land via the Central Area Transmission System (CATS) from Andrew, Drake, Egret, Erskine, Everest, Fleming, Hawkins, Heron, Jade, Janice, Joanne, Judy, Lomond, Machar, Madoes, Marnock, Mirren, Monan, Mungo, Seymour and Skua.
(3) From December 1998 to January 2001 includes the Brown field for which separate data are unavailable.
(4) Gas delivered to land via the Far-north Liquids and Associated Gas System (FLAGS) from Brent, Clapham, Cormorant North and South, Kyle, Magnus, Magnus South, Murchison (UK), Pelican, Penguin, Statfjord (UK), Strathspey and Thistle. With effect from 2000 gas previously shown separately as Fulmar is included in the FLAGS figure. Gas used offshore is included in Others (see footnote 15).
(5) UK share only. 
(6) Gas delivered to land via the Fulmar pipeline from Bittern, Clyde, Cook, Curlew, Fulmar, Gannet A - G, Guillemot A, NW and W, Kittiwake, Leven, Mallard, Medwin, Nelson, Orion, Teal and Teal South.  See footnote (4) regarding figures for 2000.  Gas used offshore is included in Others (see footnote 15).
(7) Separate data for Indefatigable South West is only available from October 1995.
(8) UK share only. Exported to Netherlands.
(9) Gas delivered to Boddam power station by dedicated pipeline.
(10) Converted for use as an offshore storage unit from mid-1985.
(11) Gas delivered to land via the Scottish Area Gas Evacuation (SAGE) system from Beinn, Beryl, Brae (Central, East, North, South, West), Braemar, Britannia, Caledonia, Maclure, Ness, Nevis, Scott, Skene, Thelma, Tiffany, Toni and Tullich.
(12) Shearwater - Elgin Area Line (SEAL). Elgin, Franklin, Halley, Scoter, Shearwater.
(13) Exported to Netherlands via Markham.
(14) Associated gas, mainly methane, produced and used mainly on Northern Basin oil production platforms including those in the FLAGS and Fulmar systems.
(15) Excluding colliery methane. 
(16) Gross production, ie includes own use for drilling, production and pumping operations, but excludes gas flared and vented.  Will differ from gross production based on terminal receipts because of more accurate measurements at terminals.
(17) Sales gas reported by terminal operators. Disposals to the National Transmission System together with other direct disposals.
(18) Includes line losses, stock changes and, from 2001, gas used at dry gas terminals.
e      Estimated
p      Provisional
r       Revised

This data was last updated on : September 2003 and is due to be updated on : June 2005

If any errors are found or if you have any comments or other queries please contact:


John Fraser
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