Oil platform
We have a highly successful team with over 19 years' experience in the oil and gas business. Originally operating in the UK, we are now a $3 billion company with exploration and production operations in the UK, Egypt, Norway, the Netherlands and Africa. Our ambition is to be a leading oil and gas company in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.


In business since 1994


A $3 billion international oil and gas exploration and production company


Average daily production of 50,000 barrels of oil and gas per day


Interests in 48 producing fields


47 operated licenses


Equity in 118 non-operated fields / discoveries
  • 19 exploration and appraisal wells, and 22 production wells in 2012
  • revenues increased by 0.4% to £1.09 billion in 2012
    (£1.08 billion in 2011)
  • operating in seven countries (UK, Norway, Egypt, the Netherlands, Mauritania, Guinea, Cameroon)

Employee meetingHeadquartered in Aberdeen, UK

  • investing around $1 billion a year
  • we aim to significantly grow production

Team meeting580 employees worldwide

  • 70% of operations are currently in the North Sea
  • 28 operated and 47 non-operated licenses in the North Sea
  • operating nine offshore production and exploration licenses and has interests in 17 non-operated production and exploration licenses in the Netherlands
  • operates 5 of its 28 exploration licences in Norway

East Zeit platformDana’s portfolio in Egypt includes 21 fields currently producing around 10,000 barrels of oil per day

  • a 23% interest in one of the largest exploration licences in West Africa
  • drilled 41 exploration, appraisal, production and development wells in 2012
  • plan to drill 47 wells in 2012 – exploration, appraisal, production and development
  • as 77% equity holder, Dana will operate a new build Floating Production Storage and Offloading vessel (FPSO) on the Western Isles Development Project in the UK sector

Hanze platformthe Dana-operated Hanze platform in the Dutch sector achieved 11 years with zero Lost Time Incidents (LTIs)

  • acquired by the Korea National Oil Corporation (KNOC) in 2010
  • Dana accounts for 25% of KNOC’s overall production
  • reserves of 217 million barrels at the end of 2012
  • $1.6 bn investment in Western Isles Development project