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First hydrocarbons from Columbus Field

25th November 2021

Tailwind is pleased to announce that first hydrocarbon production from the Columbus field was achieved on 24th November.

Columbus is located in blocks 23/16f and 23/21a in the UK Central North Sea and has been developed via a single well, subsea tie back into the Shell operated Arran pipeline with processing and export via Shearwater.

Tailwind holds 25% equity in the field which it acquired through its corporate purchase of EOG resources that completed in November 2018. Columbus is operated by Serica Energy plc on behalf of the Joint Venture, which includes Waldorf Production UK Ltd and Tailwind Energy Ltd. Further details of Columbus can be found on Serica’s website.