In January 2019, CNOOC Limited announced the largest UK North Sea gas discovery in ten years (according to Wood Mackenzie) on the Glengorm prospect, which is located in the West Central Graben region. Energean holds 25%, while CNOOC holds 50% and Total 25%.
The discovery is close to existing infrastructure and offers tie-back possibilities, such as the Elgin-Franklin platform and the Culzean platform, amongst others.
HP/HT –reservoir pressure is ~13,000 psi and TD temperature is 183°C.
Two firm appraisal wells to be drilled in 2020-21.