Oct 10 - Commencement of Production at British North Sea Burghley Oil Field

Source Company Web Site
Company Idemitsu 
Tags Upstream Activities
Date October 25, 2010

Idemitsu Petroleum UK Ltd., the 100% subsidiary of  Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Kazuhisa Nakano), announced today that it has commenced the commercial production from the Burghley oil field offshore UK Continental Shelf on October 19, 2010.

The Burghley oil field is located in the licence P240 at approx. 240km off shore due north east of City of Aberdeen in United Kingdom. The oil field connects to the Balmoral field which is 10km away from the Burghley field.

The production rate of Burghley field is expected to reach up to 15,000 barrel per day (Idemitsu´s portion is about 6,100 barrel per day).

Oil Field Name   Burghley oil field  
Location   Approx. 10km east of Balmoral oil field production facilities  
Water Depth  Approx. 135m 
Rights Ownership in Mining Lot P240  Idemitsu Petrolem UK Ltd    41.10% 
Talisman North Sea Limited (operator)  29.90% 
Talisman Energy Beta Limited   7.08% 
ENI ULX Limited    21.92% 
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