Crude Oil and Natural Gas Liquids Production

Thousand tonnes
CRUDE OIL   1996 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 Total to end 2002
Offshore production: Offshore loaded (1) 27,050 30,312 34,169 37,317 31,268r 29,976 542,310
Terminal receipts: Flotta (2)   10,061 9,564 8,251 6,677 6,464 299,546
  Flotta West (3)   3,753 4,330 4,577 3,723 5,281 21,896
  Forties (4)   38,352 41,565 35,177 32,806 34,059 734,105
  Nigg Bay (5)   365 194 137 62 385 20,983
  Norpipe (6)   7,619 7,819 6,867 5,870 5,989 42,319
  Sullom Voe (7)   28,805 26,658 22,107 25,059 22,603 947,005
Total terminal receipts:   89,527 88,955 90,130 77,116 74,197 74,781 2,065,854
Onshore production: Rail, road, terminals (8)   5,161 4,285 3,247 2,921 2,673 56,661
Other: Extended well tests (9)   - - 202 - - 895
Total crude oil production:  

5,251

124,428 128,584 117,882 108,386r 107,430 2,665,720
Total natural gas liquids production:     8,063 8,515 8,363 8,292 8,514 138,044
Total crude oil and NGL production:     132,491 137,099 126,245 116,678 115,944 2,803,764
(1) Production from: Alba, Angus, Banff, Beryl, Bittern, Blake, Buckland, Captain, Cook, Curlew, Douglas, Fergus, Fife, Flora, Foinaven, Gryphon, Guillemot A, NW and W, Harding, Kittiwake, Kyle, Leadon, Lennox, Maclure, Mallard, Ness, Nevis, Pierce, Ross, Skene, Statfjord (UK), Teal, Teal South, Tullich.
(2) Production from: Chanter, Claymore, Galley, Hamish, Highlander, Iona, Ivanhoe, MacCulloch, Petronella, Piper, Renee, Rob Roy, Rubie, Saltire, Scapa, Tartan.
(3) Production from: Foinaven. Direct disposals from Foinaven are included in the offshore loaded figure.
(4) Production from: Andrew, Arbroath, Arkwright, Balmoral, Beauly, Beinn, Birch, Brae (Central, East, North South and West), Bruce, Brimmond, Britannia, Buchan, Cyrus, Drake, Egret, Elgin, Erskine, Everest, Fleming, Forties, Franklin, Glamis, Hannay, Heron, Keith, Kingfisher, Larch, Lomond, Machar, Madoes, Marnock, Miller, Mirren, Monan, Montrose, Mungo, Nelson, Scott, Shearwater, Skua, Stirling, Telford, Thelma, Tiffany, Toni.
(5) Production from: Beatrice.
(6) Production from: Auk, Clyde, Fulmar, Gannet A- G, Halley, Jade, Janice, Joanne, Judy, Leven, Medwin, Orion. (7) Production from: Alwyn North, Brent, Columba B/D, E, Cormorant (North and South), Deveron, Don, Dunbar, Dunlin, Dunlin South West, Eider, Ellon, Grant, Heather, Hudson, Hutton, Hutton North West, Kestrel, Loyal, Lyell, Magnus, Magnus South, Merlin, Murchison (UK), Ninian, Osprey, Otter, Pelican, Schiehallion, Strathspey, Tern, Thistle. (8) Production from the Hamble and Holybourne terminals, plus other onshore oil fields.
(9) Extended well tests other than from established fields.

Million cubic metres
Gas Production 1996 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 Total to end 2002
Offshore dry gas: 27,050            
Terminal receipts and production from direct export fields: Bacton BP (1)   6,811 5,431 5,885 5,179 4,493 230,178
Bacton Phillips (2)   6,474 7,157 6,655 5,140 3,914 173,912
Bacton Shell (3)   7,442 7,966 9,638 10,660 7,466 301,317
Dimlington (4)   3,565 2,892 4,700 4,367 3,484 59,301
Easington (5)   2,896 2,486 2,412 1,216 2,249 71,239
Markham (6)   514 485 463 350 304 6,062
Morecambe North (7)   1,294 1,144 4,487 3,775 3,922 23,132
Morecambe South (8)   7,993 9,971 8,436 8,224 7,480 102,046
Point Of Ayr (9)   2,298 1,870 2,228 2,539 2,279 13,682
Rough (10)   - - 428 17 - 4,815
Theddlethorpe (11)   10,804 11,349 13,994 11,377 8,577 221,458
Windermere (6)   438 320 273 223 174 1,704
Offshore gas fields' own use (12)   - - - 1,026 897 1,923
Total offshore dry gas gross production: 89,527 50,529 51,071 59,599 54,092 45,239 1,210,769
Offshore associated gas:
Terminal receipts: Bacton SEAL Shell (13)   - - 93 2,207 7,026 9,326
  CATS (14)   10,126 13,605 13,618 13,038 14,213 76,230
  FLAGS (15)   9,307 9,700 10,307 11,651 10,578 151,057
  Frigg (16)   9,838 9,900 10,315 9,713 11,611 191,847
  Miller (17)   1,254 1,109 624 256 233 15,853
  SAGE (18)   10,398 15,459 16,802 15,350 15,138 102,900
  Offshore oil fields' own use   3,719 3,937 3,763 4,730 4,781 63,017
Total offshore associated gas gross production:   44,642 53,710 55,522 56,945 63,581 610,230
Total offshore gross gas production:   95,171 104,781 115,121 111,036 108,819 1,820,999
Onshore production:
  Wytch Farm   156 149 111 115 108 1,945
  Other terminals / fields   179 140 106 91 65 1,892
Total onshore gas gross production:   335 289 217 205 173 3,837
Total gross gas production: 5,251 95,506 105,070 115,338 111,242 108,992 1,824,836
Own use:   6,488 6,344 7,033 6,770 6,854 99,821
Total net gas production:   89,018 98,726 108,305 104,472 102,138 1,725,015
(1) Production from: Baird, Beaufort, Bell, Bessemer, Boyle, Brown, Camelot (Central, South and North) N, Davy, Indefatigable (BP), Indefatigable South West, Leman (BP), North Davy, Trent, Tyne (North and South).
(2) Production from: Bure, Bure West, Dawn, Deben, Delilah, Excalibur, Galahad, Gawain, Guinevere, Hewett, Lancelot, Malory, Mordred, Orwell, Thames, Tristan, Waveney, Welland North West, Welland South, Wensum, Yare.
(3) Production from: Barque, Barque South, Brigantine (A, B, C and D), Clipper, Corvette, Galleon, Indefatigable (Shell), Leman (Shell), Sean, Sean East, Skiff.
(4) Production from: Cleeton, Johnston, Mercury, Neptune, Ravenspurn North, Ravenspurn South. (5) Production from: Amethyst East, Amethyst West, Hoton, Hyde, Newsham, West Sole.
(6) Gas exported to the Netherlands.
(7) Production from:Bains, Dalton, Millom, Morecambe North. (8) Production from: Morecambe South.
(9) Production from: Hamilton East, Hamilton North.
(10) Converted for use as an off-peak storage unit with effect from 1985.
(11) Production from: Alison, Alison KX, Anglia, Ann, Audrey, Bell (Conoco), Boulton, Caister (B and C), Callisto, Callisto North, Europa, Ganymede, Hawksley. Ketch, Murdoch, Pickerill, Saltfleetby, Schooner, Sinope, Valiant North, Valiant South, Vampire, Vanguard, Victor, Viking, Viscount, Vixen, Vulcan.
(12) Prior to 2001, the own use figure is included within the terminal or field production figure. (13) Production from: Elgin, Franklin, Halley, Shearwater.
(14) Production from: Andrew, Drake, Egret, Erskine, Everest, Fleming, Heron, Jade, Janice, Joanne, Judy, Lomond, Machar, Madoes, Marnock, Miiren, Monan, Mungo, Skua.
(15) Production from: Bittern, Brent, Clyde, Cook, Cormorant (North and South), Curlew, Fulmar, Gannet (A, B, C, D, E, F and G), Guillemot A, Guillemot North West, Guillemot West, Kittiwake, Kyle, Leven, Magnus, Magnus South, Mallard, Medwin, Murchison (UK), Nelson, Orion, Pelican, Statfjord (UK), Strathspey, Teal, Teal South, Thistle.
(16) Production from: Alwyn North, Bruce, Captain, Dunbar, Ellon, Frigg (UK), Galley, Grant, Ivanhoe/Rob Roy, Keith, NUGGETS, Piper/Tartan, Renee/Rubie, Ross.
(17) Gas delivered direct to Boddam (Peterhead) power station by dedicated pipeline.
(18) Production from: Beinn, Beryl, Brae Area, Britannia, Maclure, Ness, Nevis, Scott, Skene, Thelma, Toni, Tullich.

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