Access to Upstream oil and gas infrastructure

High level capacity and facilities information on Shell operated oil and gas infrastructure in the UK Continental Shelf for Prospective users.

For general enquiries regarding access to upstream infrastructure operated by Shell, please contact shell’s upstream ICOP champion, Lynsey Tinios on +44 (0) 20 7934 2226.

Central and Northern North Sea

Brent

The Brent field is located 186km (115 miles) east of Lerwick, Scotland in a depth of 142m water and has four platforms - Alpha, Bravo, Charlie and Delta.

Curlew

Curlew is a Floating Production Storage and Offtake vessel (FPSO) and the wells are owned and operated by Shell. 

Goldeneye

Goldeneye is a Normally Unattended Installation (NUI). It is controlled from the Installation Control Centre (ICC) and a Field Response Team (FRT) which are based at St Fergus Gas Plant.

Gannet

The Gannet Complex comprises of a fixed drilling and production platform for Gannet A, B, C, D, E, F and G fields. 

Nelson

The Nelson installation comprises of a single, manned drilling and production platform and a subsea satellite tied back to the platform.

Pierce

The purpose of the FPSO is the extraction, processing, storage and offloading of crude oil from the Pierce North and South fields. 

Shearwater

Shearwater is a normally manned integrated Process, Utilities and Quarters (PUQ) platform which is bridge linked to a Wellhead (WH) Platform.

Other assets include:

Armada

Armada comprises gas condensate fields, extending more than 31 square kilometres and spanning five exploration blocks.

Everest

The Everest field is located in the central North Sea. First production began in 1993. Gas produced is exported via the CATS pipeline to the CATS terminal at Teesside and produced liquids are exported via the Forties Pipeline System to the Kinneil processing plant, Firth of Forth.

Lomond

The Lomond field is located in the central North Sea. First production began in 1993. Gas produced is exported via the CATS pipeline to the CATS terminal at Teesside and produced liquids are exported via the Forties Pipeline System to the Kinneil processing plant, Firth of Forth.

Jackdaw

The Jackdaw discovery is one of the largest undeveloped gas discoveries in the UK Continental Shelf. Discovered in 2005, the field was appraised between 2007 and 2012. Results from the exploration and appraisal programme are being used to evaluate potential development concepts.

Southern North Sea

Bacton

The Bacton gas terminal is located on the Norfolk coast, 32km (19 miles) north of Great Yarmouth. The site is four terminals within one. 

Clipper

- including Barque, Carrack, Galleon, Skiff and Sole Pit. Clipper is in the Southern part of the UK sector of the North Sea in the Sole Pit field.

Leman Alpha

- including Brigantine, Caravel, Corvette and Shamrock. The Leman Alpha installation is in the Southern part of the UK sector of the North Sea, 69km (43 miles) North east of Lowestoft, 50km (31 miles) from Bacton and 48km (29 miles).

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SEGAL system

The SEGAL system is made up of two wet gas transportation pipelines, the St. Fergus gas terminal, Fife NGL terminal and Braefoot Baytanker loading facility.

Published key terms

Data published in accordance with the Code of Practice on Access to Upstream Oil and Gas Infrastructure on the UK Continental Shelf (ICOP) and the Gas Act (1995).

Contracting and procurement

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