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BP Harding  9/23b
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No: 2051   Contributor: Gordon   Companies: BP   Year: 2010   Country: United Kingdom
BP Harding 9/23b

The Harding field itself is located 200 miles north-east of Aberdeen in the BP-operated block 9/23b, in 110m of water. Discovered in February 1987 in acreage licensed to Britoil in the ninth licensing round, the oil lies in Eocene deposits at a depth of approximately 1,850m beneath the seabed.

The gravity base tank that is beneath the surface was built at Hunterston

More information on the Harding Platform at
Picture added on 23 February 2010 at 08:17
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It is in the middle of a drilling programme which Oddfjell took over from KCA-Deutag in December

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