Locations & licenses

West of Shetlands, Breagh, Clipper South

  • West of Shetlands

    The West of Shetlands give INEOS a unique wet gas infrastructure position and exploration opportunities. This provides near and long-term potential.

    There are currently four producing gas fields Laggan, Tormore, Edradour, and Glenlivet. The gas is transported to the Shetland Gas plant via a 143km long subsea tie-back, the longest subsea tie-back in the UK.

    Key characteristics

    • Operator – Total
      INEOS share: 20%
      600m water depth
      Production start in 2016


  • Breagh

    The Breagh field is one of the largest natural gas fields developed in the entire southern British North Sea. First gas was achieved in October 2013 –  only just over two years after approval by the British authorities.

    The field is located in the UK sector of the Southern North Sea, about 65 kilometers off the coast of northeast England.

    Key characteristics

    • Operator – INEOS (70% share)
      Partner - Oranje Nassau Energy (ONE)
      Water depth of 62 meters
      20’’ pipeline constructed to link field with the Teeside Gas Processing Plant

  • Clipper South

    INEOS Oil & Gas UK operate the unmanned Clipper south field located about 100 kilometers east of the Lincolnshire coast. The wells are controlled the Lincolnshire Offshore Gas Gathering System platform.

    In 2013 the first Clipper South well came on stream at initial rates of 1.2 million cubic meters per day. The gas is located in a tight Permian age Rotliegend reservoir which contains approximately 13.4 billion normal cubic meters of gas in place.

    Key characteristics

    • Operator – INEOS (75% share)
      Partner Spirit Energy: 25%
      Platform is a single wellhead steel structure incl. 40-person quarters for well intervention support
      4 horizontal wells drilled with 4-8 hydraulic fracs per well