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Key data

The Ninian Northern Platform (NNP) is located offshore on the United Kingdom Continental Shelf, Northern North Sea, in Block 3/3. The platform has topside modules for drilling, production & accommodation, supported by an 8-leg steel jacket.

Crude oil is exported to Ninian Central Platform (NCP) via a 24 pipeline and co-mingled with NCP for exporting to Sullom Voe Terminal, Shetland. Fuel gas is imported from the Brent Alpha Platform and Strathspey field through NCP.

Below are some key facts related to the installation.

 
   
    Ninian Northern Platform
 
Region:
East Shetland Basin, Northern North Sea
 
Block:
UKCS 3/3
 
Equity:
CNR International (87.06%) JX Nippon (12.94%)
 
Location:
386km (240miles) North-North-East of Aberdeen
161km (100miles) North-East of Shetland Islands
 
Water depth:
141m (463ft)
 
Field discovered:
1974
 
Installed:
1978
 
First Oil:
1980
 
Platform Description:
Drilling, production & accommodation (148 beds)
 
Jacket:
8 legged steel jacket - 15,560 tonnes
 
Topsides:
10 modules - 12,453 tonnes
 
Total Height:
Approximately 235m from the seabed to the top of the drilling derrick

 

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