Exploration & Production

Erskine Field restarts production as Forties Pipeline System reopens

The Erskine Field in the UK North Sea has restarted production following repairs on the Forties Pipeline System.
By Staff reporter 4 January 2018 0 28952

The Erskine Field in the UK North Sea has restarted production following repairs on the Forties Pipeline System, Serica Energy said in a note on Wednesday.

Erskine was shut down on 11 December. “Production has gradually been restarted at increasing rates in the last few days,” Serica said, adding that the field produces around 2,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day.