- Discovered in 2007 and located 70km north-east of Aberdeen
- Operated by Nexen (36.54%)
- Co-venturers are Maersk Oil UK (31.56%), Suncor Energy (26.69%) and Edinburgh Oil & Gas (5.21%)
- Initial gross plateau production estimated at 70,000 boepd
Golden Eagle is just one of several Maersk Oil projects that should help it grow production towards a target of 400,000 boepd by 2020, provided investments give a 10% return.
Located 70 kilometers northeast of Aberdeen, there are currently two Golden Eagle wells with potential to produce about 18,000 boepd. It is expected to reach its peak production of about 70,000 boepd in 2015, with Maersk Oil’s share expected to be about 20,000.