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Key data

The Murchison Platform is located offshore on the United Kingdom Continental Shelf, Northern North Sea, in Block 211/19. The platform has topside modules for drilling, production & accommodation, supported on 8-legged jackets of steel construction.

The Murchison platform, is located on a field straddling UK / Norwegian waters. Oil is exported onshore to Sullom Voe, Shetland. Gas export / import is available via the FLAGS line (Far North Liquids and Gas System).

Below are some key facts related to the installation.

 
   
    Murchison Platform
 
Region:
East Shetland Basin, Northern North Sea
 
Block:
UKCS 211/19A & Norwegian Block 33/19b
 
Equity:
CNR International (77.8%) Wintershall (22.2%)
 
Location:
550km (330miles) NE of Aberdeen
 
Water depth:
156m (512ft)
 
Field discovered:
1975
 
First oil:
1980
 
Platform Description:
Drilling, production & accommodation (263 beds)
 
Installed:
1979
 
Jacket:
8 legged steel jacket & topsides modules - 27,600 tonnes (total weight)
 
Topsides:
16 modules, 24,500 tonnes
 
Total Height:
254m (833ft) from seabed to top of flare stack

 

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