Top 10 best oil & gas field names

What's in a name?

Often oil and gas fields are named after fish, birds, people, places, planets or gods. Others have more quirky names and some have an interesting story behind the name. We give a quick run down of some of our favourites from around the world.


For our video on the 1st April, we take a light-hearted look at some of the best names of oil and gas fields around the world.


There are many to choose from but we only show our suggestion for the best 10. Comment and let us know what you think! What did we miss? Which is your favourite? What stories do you have about naming conventions?



All the information from this video came from TROVE databases. With global offshore coverage, TROVE is the go-to database for technical subsurface data!

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