The Oil and Gas Authority welcomes the announcement by Equinor and partners of the start-up of production at the Mariner Field.

OGA Operations Director, Gunther Newcombe, said: “We’re very pleased to see Mariner begin production. This was a significant investment which has helped secure hundreds of jobs and will deliver decades of productive life; benefiting the UK economy. Credit to Equinor for overcoming the project’s technical challenges to create value from this huge industrial project, including implementing innovative digital solutions and using seismic imaging to improve well planning.”