Ag/B4 Field Development [56,101 bytes]
Wintershall AG, Kassel, plans to undertake the first offshore field development in the German sector of the North Sea.
The A6/B4 gas find will be developed with a small platform tied back to the existing F-3 platform in the Dutch sector, from where gas will be exported through the Nogat pipeline to Den Helder, the Netherlands.
Wintershall said the development would be the first on Germany's continental shelf area. More than 10 years ago, the Mittelplate oil field was developed in tidal waters by RWE-DEA AG with an artificial island.
Wintershall submitted a development plan to the High Authorities for Mining at the ...