Vega Oil Field (Sicily)

Vega Oil Field (Sicily)

Vega field is located in the Sicilian Channel, 20 km south of Pozzallo (RG). In production since 1987, the field is operated by Edison with a 60% working interest (Eni is the partner with 40%). The Vega cluster consists of Vega A, the field currently in production.

Vega A was developed with 24 wells, a platform located in 130 metres of water designed to process 60.000 barrels of oil per day and a floating storage and offloading tanker (Leonis) with a capacity of 110,000 tons to temporary store production. The crude oil is transported from the Leonis to refineries by tankers shuttles.

How Vega oil offshore platform works

Vega oil field is located in the Sicilian Channel, 20 km south of Pozzallo (Italy). In production since 1987, Vega platform was developed with 24 wells, and located in 130 metres of water.

Main features

Sicily channel, 20 Km south of Pozzallo (RG
TYPE OF FACILITY

Offshore

DETAILS

Average expected production: about 2700 barrels/day

Operating since: 1987

Current situation: in production

Number of platforms: Vega A

Number of wells: 24 (17 are in production)

Depth in the water: 122 m

Ownership: Edison (60%, operator) and ENI (40%)

Treatment and gas storage: Vega A, gas storage on FSO Leonis