Nobel Upstream to Acquire 7.59% Stake in North Sea Maclure Field

UK-based exploration and production company Nobel Upstream has signed an agreement to acquire a 7.59 percent non-operated interest in the Maclure oil and gas field from Shell.

Located in the UK North Sea, the Maclure field was discovered in 1991 and put into production in 2002. The field currently produces 8,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day and is operated by Maersk which owns a 38.19 percent stake. TAQA and Apache hold 37.04 and 17.18 percent interests, respectively. Completion of the transaction remains subject to necessary approvals.

Jeremy Huck, CEO of Nobel Upstream, commented in a company statement:

“We are very pleased to announce this acquisition and look forward to working with the other stakeholders and, in particular, Maersk who has demonstrated excellent operational management of this asset. This acquisition is a perfect fit with our growth strategy and an important addition to our existing portfolio in Azerbaijan and North America. We see further potential in the field and consider it a best-in-class North Sea opportunity.”

Have a news tip? Share it with Rigzone!


Click on the button below to add a comment.
Post a Comment
Generated by readers, the comments included herein do not reflect the views and opinions of Rigzone. All comments are subject to editorial review. Off-topic, inappropriate or insulting comments will be removed.


Our Privacy Pledge

More from this Author
Rigzone Staff
e-mail us at
 -  Inpex Hits Gas Offshore Japan (Oct 28)
 -  NNPC, Nigeria Police Pledge Collaborat... (Oct 28)
 -  TGS Expects E&P Spend to Dip by up to ... (Oct 28)
 -  Roxi Hits Oil in Kazakhstan's Deep Wel... (Oct 28)
 -  Aker Solutions to Buy Brazilian C.S.E (Oct 21)

Most Popular Articles

From the Career Center
Jobs that may interest you
Landman - Permian Basin
Expertise: Landman
Location: Midland, TX
SXL - Senior Counsel, Corporate Finance & Securities
Expertise: Accounting|Legal
Location: Newtown Square, PA
Operations Supervisor - Hobbs, NM Job
Expertise: Asset Management|Operations Management|Refinery / Plant Operations Supervisor
Location: Hobbs, NM
search for more jobs

Brent Crude Oil : $49.71/BBL 1.50%
Light Crude Oil : $48.7/BBL 2.05%
Natural Gas : $3.11/MMBtu 12.68%
Updated in last 24 hours