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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1144/PGC8.36
EISBN: 9781786203151
... and Production UK Ltd, or Arco British Ltd. Shell UK Ltd, Esso Exploration and Production UK Ltd, and Arco British Ltd are thanked for permission to publish this paper. Abstract Abstract The Shearwater Field, located in Block 22/30b in the UK Central Graben, remains one of the best-known fields in the UK...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Memoirs
Published: 30 October 2020
DOI: 10.1144/M52-2019-28
EISBN: 9781786205070
...Abstract Abstract The Shearwater Field is a high-pressure–high-temperature (HPHT) gas condensate field located 180 km east of Aberdeen in UKCS Blocks 22/30b and 22/30e within the East Central Graben. Shell UK Limited operates the field on behalf of co-venturers Esso Exploration and Production...
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Journal Article
Published: 07 February 2020
Petroleum Geoscience (2021) 27 (1): petgeo2019-081.
...Daniel Atkin; Manuel Vieira; Ben Taylor Abstract X-ray fluorescence (XRF) data from a series of high-pressure–high-temperature (HPHT) wells drilled in the Shearwater Field, UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) are presented. These data comprise a total of 789 samples across a series of eight study wells...
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Series: Society of Exploration Geophysicists Distinguished Instructor Series
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1190/1.9781560803126.appendixC
EISBN: 9781560803126
...) Shearwater field in the U.K. Central North Sea. Geomechanical modeling and conversion of model results to synthetic seismic time shifts allow quantitative comparison of models with real 4D seismic time shifts. Drilling in and around heavily depleted reservoirs is very challenging, and matching...
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Journal Article
Journal: The Leading Edge
Published: 01 May 2007
The Leading Edge (2007) 26 (5): 636–642.
...Rob Staples; Joel Ita; Rhian Burrell; Rebecca Nash Abstract Dedicated 4D seismic data have been used to investigate horizontal and vertical compartmentalization in the high pressure, high temperature (HPHT) Shearwater Field in the U.K. Central North Sea. Geomechanical modeling and conversion...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Petroleum Geology Conference Series
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1144/0060663
EISBN: 9781862394124
...Abstract Abstract Development of the Shearwater Field, a deep gas-condensate accumulation in the HPHT region of the UKCS’ began in 1997 with the initiation of development drilling and construction of topside facilities. It formed part of the major development of the Central North Sea HPHT gas...
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Cross section across the <span class="search-highlight">Shearwater</span> <span class="search-highlight">field</span> illustrating how late-stage (Ceno...
Published: 01 March 2022
Figure 28. Cross section across the Shearwater field illustrating how late-stage (Cenozoic) halokinesis has led to refolding of the field-defining normal fault, rotation of the main field with consequent steep dips, and the creation of a hanging-wall anticline devoid of reservoir section
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Map showing the location of the <span class="search-highlight">Shearwater</span> <span class="search-highlight">Field</span> and associated study wells...
Published: 07 February 2020
Fig. 1. Map showing the location of the Shearwater Field and associated study wells subjected to chemical stratigraphic analysis in Block 22/30b.
Series: Geological Society, London, Memoirs
Published: 30 October 2020
DOI: 10.1144/M52-2018-63
EISBN: 9781786205070
...Abstract Abstract The Shearwater Field is located 242 km east of Aberdeen in the Central North Sea (CNS) and has three satellite fields, Starling, Scoter and Merganser. Acting as the hub for the gas-condensate-producing normal-pressure–normal-temperature (NPNT) satellites, Shearwater, which...
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Depth-structure map showing drainage polygons for the Elgin, Franklin, and ...
Published: 01 November 2004
Figure 18 Depth-structure map showing drainage polygons for the Elgin, Franklin, and Shearwater fields. Depths of 5600 m (18,500 ft) correspond to approximately 200°C. Note that relative to Shearwater, the traps at Franklin and Elgin are charged by a higher percentage of hydrocarbons from highly
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Map showing locations referred to in the text. Filled circles, exploration ...
Published: 01 December 2011
Fig. 1. Map showing locations referred to in the text. Filled circles, exploration wells referred to in the text; open circles, hydrocarbon fields. El, Elgin Field; Fr, Franklin Field; Sh, Shearwater Field; ECG, East Central Graben; FMH, Forties Montrose High; JH, Josephine High; WCG, West
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Chemical stratigraphic correlation of wells located across the main Shearwa...
Published: 07 February 2020
Fig. 11. Chemical stratigraphic correlation of wells located across the main Shearwater Field structure. Wells included lie on a broadly NW–SE transect across the structural crest of the field (see Fig. 1 for the well locations). Chemozones presented are derived from the criteria proposed
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( a ) Seismic line from a 3D dataset shot over the Elgin and <span class="search-highlight">Shearwater</span> Fie...
Published: 01 December 2001
Fig. 9 ( a ) Seismic line from a 3D dataset shot over the Elgin and Shearwater Fields. ( b ) Faults have an overall NW–SE strike, but are commonly also arcuate in planform. Fault block rotation occurred during the Kimmeridgian and Volgian (marked X). Some thickening of the Bathonian section
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Wireline logs through the Fulmar sandstone gas reservoir at <span class="search-highlight">Shearwater</span> fiel...
Published: 01 August 2010
Figure 20 Wireline logs through the Fulmar sandstone gas reservoir at Shearwater field (United Kingdom central North Sea, 22/30b) reveal a decrease in porosity with depth. Upper shoreface sands dominate the upper Fulmar, whereas the lower Fulmar is composed of lower shoreface, bioturbated sands
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Summarized preliminary results for chemical stratigraphy pilot studies carr...
Published: 07 February 2020
Fig. 3. Summarized preliminary results for chemical stratigraphy pilot studies carried out in the Shearwater Field area. The preliminary correlations of identified chemozones are presented for the mudstone framework ( a ) and the sandstone framework ( b ), the latter of which is tentative. Key
Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1144/SP403.15
EISBN: 9781862396791
... and local infrastructure. Merganser is located 240 km east of Aberdeen in the East Central Graben and is produced via the Scoter Field subsea facilities to the Shearwater platform 11 km due south. Water depth at the manifold centre is around 270 ft. The Machar to ETAP CPF oil export line passes SE–NW past...
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Journal Article
Journal: The Leading Edge
Published: 01 May 2007
The Leading Edge (2007) 26 (5): 655–662.
... to maximize reserves and to minimize wellbore stability problems caused by reservoir compaction. Hatchell et al. (2003) showed that the nearby producing Shearwater Field created geomechanical effects throughout much of the subsurface in and around the reservoir, whereby the compaction of the reservoir...
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Series: GCSSEPM
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.5724/gcs.04.24.0315
EISBN: 978-0-9836096-6-7
...-salt fault development—The Shearwater area, central North Sea Location and local geological setting The Shearwater gas condensate field is located in the ‘High Pressure, High Temperature’ province of the central North Sea, and lies approximately equidistantly between the Forties-Montrose...
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Journal: The Leading Edge
Published: 01 April 2022
The Leading Edge (2022) 41 (4): 239–246.
... on infill wells confirm the increase in mud weight needed to drill through the chalk sections of the overburden after production started. The data evaluation performed by Jones et al. (2017) over neighboring Shearwater Field suggests that the chalk facies overpressure existed prior to production from...
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Map of average time shifts (ms) between 17 000 and 21 000 ft subsea at Shea...
Published: 01 May 2007
Figure 9. Map of average time shifts (ms) between 17 000 and 21 000 ft subsea at Shearwater (2002-2004). The large signals to the west of Shearwater occur close to the Elgin Field (Hawkins et al.). The area of poor coverage around the platform and a second area of poor illumination are shown