Tern (Shell)
Offshore oil field in production.
Block and licence number: 210/25a, P.296
Map reference: Plate 6
Grid reference: 0° 55 E 61° 16 N
Licensees and company interest in block (%) at end of 2000:
Shell UK Ltd 50.00
Esso Exploration & Production UK Ltd 50.00
Date of discovery: May 1975
Production start: June 1989
Operator’s estimate of:  
Recoverable reserves originally present : Oil: (million tonnes) 40.31
NGLs: (million tonnes) 0.33
Gas: (billion cubic metres) 0.02
First year of peak production: 1993
Peak production (million tonnes per year): 4.81
Water depth: 167m
Gravity: 34°API
Sulphur content: 0.4%
Transport system: Oil piped via North Cormorant and Cormorant Alpha to Sullom Voe.
Extension into other UK blocks: None
Remarks: Gas used for power generation.

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