Hurricane plans a phased development of the Lancaster field. Lancaster is now proceeding towards its first phase of development, an Early Production System (EPS) consisting of two wells tied back to the Aoka Mizu floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel.

Lancaster Early Production System (EPS) development schematic

Further Information

  1. Provide long-term production data to enhance understanding of reservoir characteristics and associated full field development scenarios
  2. Commence development of the resources in a phased manner with regard to managing uncertainties over reservoir characteristics and associated development risks
  3. Deliver an acceptable return on investment
Ownership Hurricane Energy: 100%
Target first oil H1 2019
Wells 205/21a-6 (1km horizontal) – drilled Q2 2014
205/21a-7Z (1km horizontal) – drilled Q4 2016
Quadrant 205
Water depth c150m
Block 205/21a
Infrastructure summary 1 FPSO
3x4 leg mooring system with buoy
2 flowlines
1 umbilical
2 horizontal Xmas trees
1 manifold

Final investment decision was taken on the Lancaster EPS project in 2017. Well completions and the installation of subsea and mooring systems took place during the summer of 2018. Hurricane is targeting first oil in H1 2019 and updates will be provided to the market in due course.