This may not be construed as a news item or advice of any sort. ... vessel Glen Lyon to be capable of meeting the demands of the project. BP has produced first oil from the Alligin field west of Shetland, ahead of schedule and under budget. Following 16 years of production, it is currently being redeveloped in a joint venture by OMV, BP and Shell. Their latest ventures - the Clair Ridge platform and Glen Lyon floating platorm - are expected to produce a billion barrels of oil over 40 years. The fields are expected to produce a combined total of 30,000boed during peak production. BP believes the Schiehallion field west of Shetland could now yield 450 million barrels of oil. While Glen Lyon was enjoying its prosperity, a bitter conflict between the northeast coal companies and the mineworkers’ union was playing itself out. Quad 204, Schiehallion Field: Exploitation of a deeper reservoir fairway. The vessel is 270 meters long and 52 metres wide, has a storage capacity of 1.06 million barrels of oil and can produce 130,000 barrels of oil and 2.2 million m2 gas per day. BP has invested more than £4bn in this development. The Glen Lyon production ship was towed from South Korea by three ocean-going tugs. Glen Lyon is now on location 175 km west of Shetland and 15 km north of the nearby Foinaven field, which is also operated by BP. The Quad 204 Project located West of the Shetland Islands was the first project of its kind to invest record breaking capital to “suspend” an oil-field, remove the Schieahllion FPSO, invest billions of dollars in new Subsea Infrastructure and billions more in new topsides facilities (The Glen Lyon FPSO) in … The new Glen Lyon FPSO measures 270 metres long by 52 metres wide. Alligin forms part of the Greater Schiehallion Area and has been developed as a two-well subsea tieback into the existing Schiehallion and Loyal subsea infrastructure and the Glen Lyon floating, production, storage, offload (FPSO) vessel. Deepsea Aberdeen will be used to drill the planned additional 20 wells in addition to the original 29 wells. Details: Harsh water new-build FPSO. The Glen Lyon and the Schiehallion field. BP owns 36.3%, with other interests as follows: Shell 54.03%, OMV 9.67%. In 2011 the Schiehallion partnership sanctioned field redevelopment as part of BP’s Quad 204 project. BP announced that the new Glen Lyon floating production storage and offload (FPSO) vessel has started sea trials in preparation for work on the Quad204 development in the west of Shetland UK North Sea. The ship was built in South Korea and is anchored to the seabed at the Schiehallion and Loyal oil fields in the North Sea in waters 1,300ft deep. image caption The Glen Lyon is the biggest oil production ship in the world for harsh waters A gas plant on a floating production vessel in the North Sea was shut down following a leak. Within seven years it had produced a billion barrels of Brent Crude. It replaces the Schiehallion FPSO, which started production in … It is a 20 million boe field, which was originally forecast to … Ironically Glen Lyon was growing and prospering while insurmountable labor-management problems in the anthracite fields were propelling the mining industry into a steep decline. Glen Lyon replaces the original Schiehallion FPSO with a vessel of superior design, sea-keeping and long-term processing capabilities. Much of the subsea infrastructure has also been replaced. The field resumed production in May 2017 and will continue to … Glen Lyon is the name of the FPSO (Floating Production, Storage and Offloading), which will produce oil in the Schiehallion field. Project management, engineering, procurement and construction services for the subsea pipelines connecting the Alligin field to Glen Lyon will be delivered by Subsea 7, from its Aberdeen base. It will, when complete, boost the UK’s oil and gas production. The Glen Lyon FPSO servicing the Quad 204 oil field in the North Sea First oil production has been achieved following the £4.4 billion redevelopment of the Schiehallion field west of Shetland. In 2008 construction started on the purpose-built FPSO vessel that would produce gas from subsea wells. Tie-back: Alligin is tied back to BP's Glen Lyon FPSO Photo: BP. BP’s Glen Lyon FPSO is built to tackle harsh water conditions and features topsides that weigh approximately 21,000t. The tug master of the tug boats was responsible for the safe navigation of the Glen Lyon. Glen Lyon FPSO details. 3 April … British oil giant BP has, through social media, revealed a photograph of its new Floating Production Storage Offloading (FPSO) vessel. The relatively small Alligin reservoir forms part of the Greater Schiehallion Area and has been developed as a two-well subsea tieback into the existing Schiehallion and Loyal subsea infrastructure and the Glen Lyon floating, production, storage, offload (FPSO) vessel. Now the Glen Lyon floating production storage and offload (FPSO) vessel is preparing for work in the North Sea after leaving its South Korean yard. It will be needed. The Glen Lyon, due onstream in 2016, will have 320,000 b/d liquids capacity. Alligin oil field development details. Schiehallion FPSO, Glen Lyon FPSO Tanker West of Shetland gas pipeline Jul 1998, May 2017 BP In production using Glen Lyon FPSO Solan oil field: 205/26 Solan Platform Storage tank then tanker None Apr 2016 Premier Oil Tormore condensate field 205/5a Total Northern North Sea oil fields. The Alligin oil field development plan includes the drilling of one production well and one water injection well both of which will be tied-back to the Glen Lyon floating, production, storage, and offloading (FPSO) vessel located in the Schiehallion and Loyal fields. It is currently being cared for bevvy of offshore support vessels. For more information, please visit here. Like the Glen Lyon, the Skarv is a harsh water vessel and it operates in water depths of 350-450 metres. Production:Claimed to be the world’s largest harsh environment FPSO, Glen Lyon measures 270 m long by 52 m wide and weighs around 100,000 metric tons. The Schiehallion field was discovered in 1993. IT is the length of 30 buses and cost more than £3 billion. Feb 4th, 2020 Alligin is a two-well subsea tieback tieback into the Schiehallion and Loyal subsea infrastructure and the FPSO Glen Lyon. The company received approval to develop the Alligin field in October 2018. Watch the time-lapse video of how the Glen Lyon Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel was built. BP owns 36.3% interest, along with Schiehallion co-venturers Shell (54.03%) and OMV 9.67%. BP cheers first oil from West of Shetland development Field performance better than expected, producing at a peak of 15,000 boepd . BP HAS said it is encouraged by the early production from the Alligin oil field to the west of Shetland. The new FPSO vessel, which is scheduled to be installed in 2016, measures 270 metres long by 52 metres wide. The Quad 204 Project located West of the Shetland Islands was the first project of its kind to invest record breaking capital to “suspend” an oil-field, remove the Schieahllion FPSO, invest billions of dollars in new Subsea Infrastructure and billions more in new topsides facilies (The Glen Lyon … Schiehallion oil field and Loyal oil field 204/20 204/25 Schiehallion FPSO, Glen Lyon FPSO Tanker West of Shetland gas pipeline Jul 1998, May 2017 BP In production using Glen Lyon FPSO Solan oil field: 205/26 Solan Platform Storage tank then tanker None Apr 2016 Premier Oil Tormore condensate field … Some 380,000 b/d of water injection capacity will be installed to sweep the field and maintain pressure, with the vessel having a capacity to produce 130,000 bo/d. Offshore activities are expected to get underway in 2019. Glen Lyon can process and export up to 130,000 b/d and store up to 800,000 bbl of oil. The 270 metres long, 52 meters wide FPSO, to be named Glen Lyon, is currently under construction at a Hyundai Heavy Industry shipyard in South Korea. Mary Ward, BP DEVEX, 9th May 2017 back online through new Glen Lyon FPSO production redevelopment drilling programme, which commenced effective whilst being results to date of the four T28/T25 wells will shared in New FPSO, Glen Lyon: biggest in N hemi-sphere The new Glen Lyon FPSO has been officially named in Ulsan, Korea, in a ceremony attended by BP and partners. Disclaimer: This video is intended for informational purpose only. Water depth: 400 metres. The Glen Lyon FPSO is operated by BP with 36% interest alongside partners Royal Dutch Shell PLC 54% and Siccar Point Energy Ltd. 10%. It will be able to process and export up to 130,000 barrels of oil a day and store up to 800,000 barrels. Start-up imminent for Glen Lyon FPSO BP is preparing the newbuild Glen Lyon FPSO for first oil at the Quad 204 project west of Shetland. It is built to process and store oil and gas from the redeveloped Schiehallion and Loyal fields in the UK North Sea. View all projects Contact The Glen Lyon was towed to its final mooring destination in the Schiehallion oil field by three tug boats. The Glen Lyon is a 100,000 tonne 880ft long floating production, storage and offloading vessel (FPSO). The world’s largest harsh water oil vessel, the Glen Lyon, has begun flowing oil from the Schiehallion field in the West of the Shetland islands Jillian Ambrose 22 May 2017 • 2:44pm Paul Goodfellow, Shell UK’s Upstream director, said: “The departure of Glen Lyon marks a key milestone in this important project. The Skarv field was discovered in 1998 in the northern part of the Norwegian Sea, approximately 50km south of the Arctic Circle. The purpose built Glen Lyon FPSO has now replaced the old FPSO. Forties was the largest field in the North Sea and produced its first oil in 1975.