endobj 0000140874 00000 n The new laterals were installed, and are owned and operated by Enbridge Offshore (Gas Gathering) LLC. <<8dbd7960dfe8d3439ab368c0a2dfae73>]>> 0000076555 00000 n 22 0 obj<>stream 0000074668 00000 n The first production SPAR was the Keer-McGee’s Neptune, anchored in 1,930 ft (590 m) in the Gulf of Mexico; however, SPAR (such as Brent SPAR) were previously used only as FSOs. 0000074607 00000 n Fieldwood is focused on the exploration and development of offshore oil and gas assets in the Shallow and Deepwater Gulf of Mexico and the Gulf Coast region. • Water depths here range from 4,200 to 6,500 feet. ^. Drilled by the Stena Drillmax drillship, the well encountered approximately 400ft of the net pay in the Upper Wilcox and Lower Wilcox formations. 0 ��,L{A��_���C�@��i+��T�>��C�޴e�z��ߦ�#q�c(��n��뒃[.D;�ᢻn�R�M�afƵ���� 6���� ��0NU�X�l���~�I0�dƵ���{���E�D4. Maxus (U.S.) Exploration Co., the U.S.-based operating subsidiary of Argentina’s state-owned YPF SA, is selling nonoperated deepwater Gulf of Mexico assets through a sealed-bid offering handled by EnergyNet. We hold non-operating interests in two other fields – Atlantis (44 per cent interest) and Mad Dog (23.9 per cent interest). Neptune field consists of Atwater Blocks 573, 574, 575, 617, and 618, about 120 miles off Louisiana. 0000134331 00000 n 0000002271 00000 n An initial appraisal well (Neptune-2) was drilled in 1997. Presented by Kerr-McGee Oil Industries, this 1950s industrial film tells the “story of oil taken from under the sea.” After chronicling the Creole discovery off the coast of Louisiana, narrator Dan Donaldson describes in detail how Kerr-McGee developed and executed a strategy to find and drill into underwater salt domes in the Gulf of Mexico. 0000006526 00000 n 0000141867 00000 n Fieldwood has operations in the United States and manages a development project in Mexico. Neptune platform in Gulf for Oryx completes Aker's floater line-up. Talos Energy strikes Gulf of Mexico deals with BP, ExxonMobil 9/19/2019 HOUSTON - Talos Energy has entered into two separate agreements … The Neptune field is located in the deepwater GoM approximately 120 miles from the coast of Louisiana. Map of Offshore Oil Rigs in the Gulf of Mexico. The Neptune SeaStar monocolumn for BHP Billiton Petroleum Inc. tension-leg platform (TLP) hull was launched on May 19,2007. • Perform Field Leadership activities including coaching of platform leadership. It reached its location at Green Canyon Block 613 after a 5-day sail. 0000139198 00000 n A 3D rendering depicts the Anchor FPU that is planned for the Chevron-operated Anchor Field in the Gulf of Mexico. BHP Billiton and partners are developing the Neptune oil and gas field in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. These have a 36in (914mm) diameter and a 1.36in (34mm) wall thickness. 0000073862 00000 n Drilling and completion operations were executed using the ultra-deepwater Development Driller 1 semi-submersible drilling rig. Flowlines and umbilicals are pulled in through three sets of blister tubes located on the side of the spar hull. 0000068767 00000 n 0000002195 00000 n 0000040911 00000 n xref The tendons are anchored by six piles with a diameter of 96in and a 414ft pile length. Swordfish (VK 962) is a small oil and gas field located in the Viosca Knoll protraction area in the Gulf of Mexico. Shenzi-3, drilled by GlobalSantaFe’s drillship CR Luigs in May 2004, encountered hydrocarbons in lower Miocene-aged reservoirs with approxima… Fieldwood Energy is a premier independent E&P company in the Gulf of Mexico. Neptune was discovered in 1995 and marked the first discovery in the Western Atwater Foldbelt. 0000062061 00000 n In 2004, BHP Billiton signed a two-year contract with the drilling contractor GlobalSantaFe for the use of this rig in the GoM. But the field that currently flows into Prince continues to have strong performance, and shows signs of producing beyond 2021. }�����?_�'��?cj!�g�g�׿1���`EX�gU��` �N3]F��2��^��,+?y�Q�=p�4 �,�YR�n67%u��X3�qFo(�,+?�n[�huQ��(�`X��+Ȯ36-U?^�JE�d��:�d�F��:h��:� �>��:���َ7y����Z�����"�rd��g��l�ې�{�.ꠕ�@�ВԛˆlNBC;ad5�*u��t�LW��{�.ꠕt�Lg4b�y7I�d��:�d��&����(ka�i�$�&4��AKq�T���>�kj\XS��`ԉRM�8�^�Nd�C�n8p����*t����%�fXL/��B��ÏEK-w8�c�͏Z�bEgY�A��t"\@ [�ah���G�E�cEI�1k���(X��͝:U*��7 �m:@�2qh�j���[K�� ENI’s Devil Tower located in 5,610 ft (1,710 m) of water, in the Gulf of Mexico, was the world’s deepest SPAR until 2010. We currently operate nine deep water production hubs, numerous subsea production systems, and one of the largest contracted drilling rig fleets in the Gulf of Mexico. They were assembled by Heerema Marine Contractors, which also installed the tendons and the platform using the Thialf. %%EOF The design has three deck levels. The field was discovered in…, Rhum gas / condensate field is located in block 3/29a in the UK northern North Sea, approximately 44km north of…, Tommeliten Alpha is a gas and condensate field located at a water depth of 75m, approximately 25km south-west of the…, Get important industry news and analysis sent to your inbox – sign up to our e-Newsletter here, "The Neptune facility has a design capacity to produce up to 50,000 barrels of oil and 50 million cubic feet of gas a day.". 0000135182 00000 n Since […] They are connected by Vetco connectors. The tendon segments are in lengths of 289ft (88m) and were supplied by Europipe. 0000075153 00000 n 20 51 0000011258 00000 n Location of deepwater Horizon oil spill of 2010. Bulleit Oil and Gas Field, Gulf of Mexico, Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline laying work in German waters completes, Santos awarded offshore exploration licence in Australia, Iran begins drilling at next phase of South Pars oil field, Reliance and BP produce first gas from KG D6 block offshore India. BHP Billiton is designated operator with a 35% share, its partners being Marathon Oil (30%), Woodside Energy (20%) and Repsol subsidiary Maxus Exploration (15%). Many production platforms in the Gulf of Mexico are approaching the end of their service life. This is supported by a mono-column steel hull, weighing 5,900t, with a column height of 128ft (39m) and a diameter of 79ft (23m). Recoverable reserves at the Neptune field are estimated to range between 100 and 150 million barrels of oil equivalent. Anadarko estimates at least 140 MED MER bo equivalent reserves in Tanzanite. HOUSTON, Oct 6 (Reuters) - BHP Group Ltd BHP.AX evacuated workers as it shut in production on the Neptune platform in the U.S.-regulated northern Gulf of Mexico, a company spokeswoman said. 0000141126 00000 n We are also part owner of one producing project in the Gulf of Mexico operated by another oil and gas company. The offer includes interest in 18 wells operated by a subsidiary of BHP Billiton Ltd. (NYSE: BHP). Then, in March 2008, BHP Billiton said that during a routine inspection immediately prior to start-up of the TLP it had discovered ‘structural anomalies’ in its hull, delaying start-up further. A Look at the Ultra-Deepwater Petroleum System in the Neptune Field Area, Gulf of Mexico August 2004 Conference: 32nd IGC (International Geological Congress), Florence, Italy 2004 0000001857 00000 n Production was due to have started by the end of December 2008 but was first deferred to the first quarter. Theoffshore fieldwas appraised by three appraisal wells drilled in Keathley Canyon 785 and 829, which encountered approximately 375ft of high-quality oil pay in th… The topsides were fabricated by Gulf Island fabricators in Houma, Louisiana, while the hull was manufactured by Signal International in Orange, Texas. Recoverable reserves at the Neptune field are estimated to … These included Neptune-3, drilled in 2002, which encountered 120ft of net pay; Neptune-5, drilled in 2003, which found 500ft of net pay; and Neptune-7, drilled in 2004, which intersected 114ft of net pay. Ballymore is located in the Mississippi Canyon area of the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, approximately three miles from Chevron’s Blind Faith platform, in water depth of 6,536 feet. Project Description: Oryx’s Neptune development featured the first spar production platform. 0000062340 00000 n Field development includes six subsea wells tied back to the TLP; the mini-platform does not have facilities for dry trees. 0000068145 00000 n Infrastructure cost will total about $850 million. The field was discovered in 2001 when oil and gas was encountered in multiple pay zones. 0000138966 00000 n The Neptune field comprises five blocks: Atwater Valley 573, 574, 575, 617 and 618, where water depths range from 4,200 to 6,500 feet (1,275 to 2,000 metres). 0000001616 00000 n 0000064145 00000 n 6 m 3 /d) of natural gas. The company also operates two deepwater production platforms offshore the Gulf of Mexico, Thunder Hawk and the Neptune Spar. 0000068535 00000 n It has been developed as a three-well subsea tie-back to the Neptune (VK 826) spar. %PDF-1.5 %���� Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is the 100% owner and operator in the field. The helideck is able to accommodate an S-92 helicopter. • Coordinate broad HSE program objectives for the Gulf of Mexico Production Unit and Neptune platform. The Neptune field has been developed by a standalone Tension Leg Platform (TLP) located in approximately 4,250ft of water. 0000142586 00000 n Gulf of Mexico We operate two fields in the US waters of Gulf of Mexico – Shenzi (44 per cent interest) and Neptune (35 per cent interest). It is linked to the seabed by six tendons (three by two). There are permanent quarters for 26 people and temporary quarters for a further 24. 0000064513 00000 n Shenzi-1, which was drilled in 2002, encountered a gross hydrocarbon column of 142m (465ft) with a net pay of 42.5m (140ft). The oil and gas is exported by the Caesar and Cleopatra trunk lines, in which BHP Billiton holds a 25% and 22% interest respectively. The oil export line is 20in-diameter and runs 23 miles, while the gas line is a 12.7in-diameter, also with a length of 23 miles. First production was achieved in October 2005. 0000074953 00000 n endstream endobj 21 0 obj<> endobj 23 0 obj<> endobj 24 0 obj<>/Font<>/ProcSet[/PDF/Text]/ExtGState<>/Shading<>/Pattern<>/Properties<>>> endobj 25 0 obj<> endobj 26 0 obj<> endobj 27 0 obj[/ICCBased 57 0 R] endobj 28 0 obj<>stream 0000139905 00000 n The Buckskin oil field was discovered by Repsol with the drilling of the Keathley Canyon 872 #1 well to a depth of 29,404ft in 2009. The field comprises Atwater Blocks 573, 574, 575, 617, and 618. 0000077171 00000 n 0000139714 00000 n ... of water, and designed for a 20-year lifespan. Produced water is estimated at 30,000 barrels a day. The Neptune Field is located in the Gulf of Mexico in Atwater blocks 573, 574, 575, 617, and 618, approximately 120 miles from the coast of Louisiana in water depths ranging from 4,200ft to 6,500ft. 0000074228 00000 n 0000015803 00000 n The deck has a length of 121ft (36.3m) by 110ft (33m). "�l�p7j�[�.��O��N�.�]�������b���_��g2 Ҫ`Y�K! Atwater blocks 573, 574, 575, 617, and 618, Between 100 and 150 million barrels of oil equivalent, BHP Billiton (35%)Marathon Oil (30%)Woodside Energy (20%)Maxus Exploration (15%). The field extends onto six lease blocks and we estimate that it contains nearly five billion barrels of oil in place. 0000137851 00000 n What does the UK energy white paper mean for the North Sea. • The Neptune field is located in the deepwater, central Gulf of Mexico approximately 120 miles from the Louisiana coast. Since our inception in 1977, LLOG has successfully drilled 78 wells and managed 21 development projects in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. Dedicated to the energy sector, Semco Maritime is an international... Rockbestos-Surprenant Cable Corporation (R-SCC) specializes in the supply of specialty... Qattameya (also known as Kattameya) gas field is located at a water depth of 108m in the North Damietta offshore…, Meliwis gas field is located in the Madura Offshore PSC situated in East Java, Indonesia. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. The Neptune oil field, ultra-deep water Gulf of Mexico, was discovered in 1995 with the first well identifying oil in Lower to Middle Miocene turbidite sands. 0000019994 00000 n 0000141969 00000 n 0000002120 00000 n In 1996, Kerr-McGee pioneered the use of spar technology in deepwater field development at its Neptune field, in the Gulf of Mexico, in 1,930 feet. The field has production capacity around 100,000 barrels per day (16,000 m 3 /d) of oil and 60 million cubic feet per day (1.7 × 10. Installed in 1997, Neptune is a classic spar located in the Gulf of Mexico (Viosca Knoll block 826), in approximately 1,930 feet of seawater. 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Drilled by the Stena Drillmax drillship, the well encountered approximately 400ft of the net pay in the Upper Wilcox and Lower Wilcox formations. 0 ��,L{A��_���C�@��i+��T�>��C�޴e�z��ߦ�#q�c(��n��뒃[.D;�ᢻn�R�M�afƵ���� 6���� ��0NU�X�l���~�I0�dƵ���{���E�D4. Maxus (U.S.) Exploration Co., the U.S.-based operating subsidiary of Argentina’s state-owned YPF SA, is selling nonoperated deepwater Gulf of Mexico assets through a sealed-bid offering handled by EnergyNet. We hold non-operating interests in two other fields – Atlantis (44 per cent interest) and Mad Dog (23.9 per cent interest). Neptune field consists of Atwater Blocks 573, 574, 575, 617, and 618, about 120 miles off Louisiana. 0000134331 00000 n 0000002271 00000 n An initial appraisal well (Neptune-2) was drilled in 1997. Presented by Kerr-McGee Oil Industries, this 1950s industrial film tells the “story of oil taken from under the sea.” After chronicling the Creole discovery off the coast of Louisiana, narrator Dan Donaldson describes in detail how Kerr-McGee developed and executed a strategy to find and drill into underwater salt domes in the Gulf of Mexico. 0000006526 00000 n 0000141867 00000 n Fieldwood has operations in the United States and manages a development project in Mexico. Neptune platform in Gulf for Oryx completes Aker's floater line-up. Talos Energy strikes Gulf of Mexico deals with BP, ExxonMobil 9/19/2019 HOUSTON - Talos Energy has entered into two separate agreements … The Neptune field is located in the deepwater GoM approximately 120 miles from the coast of Louisiana. Map of Offshore Oil Rigs in the Gulf of Mexico. The Neptune SeaStar monocolumn for BHP Billiton Petroleum Inc. tension-leg platform (TLP) hull was launched on May 19,2007. • Perform Field Leadership activities including coaching of platform leadership. It reached its location at Green Canyon Block 613 after a 5-day sail. 0000139198 00000 n A 3D rendering depicts the Anchor FPU that is planned for the Chevron-operated Anchor Field in the Gulf of Mexico. BHP Billiton and partners are developing the Neptune oil and gas field in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. These have a 36in (914mm) diameter and a 1.36in (34mm) wall thickness. 0000073862 00000 n Drilling and completion operations were executed using the ultra-deepwater Development Driller 1 semi-submersible drilling rig. Flowlines and umbilicals are pulled in through three sets of blister tubes located on the side of the spar hull. 0000068767 00000 n 0000002195 00000 n 0000040911 00000 n xref The tendons are anchored by six piles with a diameter of 96in and a 414ft pile length. Swordfish (VK 962) is a small oil and gas field located in the Viosca Knoll protraction area in the Gulf of Mexico. Shenzi-3, drilled by GlobalSantaFe’s drillship CR Luigs in May 2004, encountered hydrocarbons in lower Miocene-aged reservoirs with approxima… Fieldwood Energy is a premier independent E&P company in the Gulf of Mexico. Neptune was discovered in 1995 and marked the first discovery in the Western Atwater Foldbelt. 0000062061 00000 n In 2004, BHP Billiton signed a two-year contract with the drilling contractor GlobalSantaFe for the use of this rig in the GoM. But the field that currently flows into Prince continues to have strong performance, and shows signs of producing beyond 2021. }�����?_�'��?cj!�g�g�׿1���`EX�gU��` �N3]F��2��^��,+?y�Q�=p�4 �,�YR�n67%u��X3�qFo(�,+?�n[�huQ��(�`X��+Ȯ36-U?^�JE�d��:�d�F��:h��:� �>��:���َ7y����Z�����"�rd��g��l�ې�{�.ꠕ�@�ВԛˆlNBC;ad5�*u��t�LW��{�.ꠕt�Lg4b�y7I�d��:�d��&����(ka�i�$�&4��AKq�T���>�kj\XS��`ԉRM�8�^�Nd�C�n8p����*t����%�fXL/��B��ÏEK-w8�c�͏Z�bEgY�A��t"\@ [�ah���G�E�cEI�1k���(X��͝:U*��7 �m:@�2qh�j���[K�� ENI’s Devil Tower located in 5,610 ft (1,710 m) of water, in the Gulf of Mexico, was the world’s deepest SPAR until 2010. We currently operate nine deep water production hubs, numerous subsea production systems, and one of the largest contracted drilling rig fleets in the Gulf of Mexico. They were assembled by Heerema Marine Contractors, which also installed the tendons and the platform using the Thialf. %%EOF The design has three deck levels. The field was discovered in…, Rhum gas / condensate field is located in block 3/29a in the UK northern North Sea, approximately 44km north of…, Tommeliten Alpha is a gas and condensate field located at a water depth of 75m, approximately 25km south-west of the…, Get important industry news and analysis sent to your inbox – sign up to our e-Newsletter here, "The Neptune facility has a design capacity to produce up to 50,000 barrels of oil and 50 million cubic feet of gas a day.". 0000135182 00000 n Since […] They are connected by Vetco connectors. The tendon segments are in lengths of 289ft (88m) and were supplied by Europipe. 0000075153 00000 n 20 51 0000011258 00000 n Location of deepwater Horizon oil spill of 2010. Bulleit Oil and Gas Field, Gulf of Mexico, Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline laying work in German waters completes, Santos awarded offshore exploration licence in Australia, Iran begins drilling at next phase of South Pars oil field, Reliance and BP produce first gas from KG D6 block offshore India. BHP Billiton is designated operator with a 35% share, its partners being Marathon Oil (30%), Woodside Energy (20%) and Repsol subsidiary Maxus Exploration (15%). Many production platforms in the Gulf of Mexico are approaching the end of their service life. This is supported by a mono-column steel hull, weighing 5,900t, with a column height of 128ft (39m) and a diameter of 79ft (23m). Recoverable reserves at the Neptune field are estimated to range between 100 and 150 million barrels of oil equivalent. Anadarko estimates at least 140 MED MER bo equivalent reserves in Tanzanite. HOUSTON, Oct 6 (Reuters) - BHP Group Ltd BHP.AX evacuated workers as it shut in production on the Neptune platform in the U.S.-regulated northern Gulf of Mexico, a company spokeswoman said. 0000141126 00000 n We are also part owner of one producing project in the Gulf of Mexico operated by another oil and gas company. The offer includes interest in 18 wells operated by a subsidiary of BHP Billiton Ltd. (NYSE: BHP). Then, in March 2008, BHP Billiton said that during a routine inspection immediately prior to start-up of the TLP it had discovered ‘structural anomalies’ in its hull, delaying start-up further. A Look at the Ultra-Deepwater Petroleum System in the Neptune Field Area, Gulf of Mexico August 2004 Conference: 32nd IGC (International Geological Congress), Florence, Italy 2004 0000001857 00000 n Production was due to have started by the end of December 2008 but was first deferred to the first quarter. Theoffshore fieldwas appraised by three appraisal wells drilled in Keathley Canyon 785 and 829, which encountered approximately 375ft of high-quality oil pay in th… The topsides were fabricated by Gulf Island fabricators in Houma, Louisiana, while the hull was manufactured by Signal International in Orange, Texas. Recoverable reserves at the Neptune field are estimated to … These included Neptune-3, drilled in 2002, which encountered 120ft of net pay; Neptune-5, drilled in 2003, which found 500ft of net pay; and Neptune-7, drilled in 2004, which intersected 114ft of net pay. Ballymore is located in the Mississippi Canyon area of the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, approximately three miles from Chevron’s Blind Faith platform, in water depth of 6,536 feet. Project Description: Oryx’s Neptune development featured the first spar production platform. 0000062340 00000 n Field development includes six subsea wells tied back to the TLP; the mini-platform does not have facilities for dry trees. 0000068145 00000 n Infrastructure cost will total about $850 million. The field was discovered in 2001 when oil and gas was encountered in multiple pay zones. 0000138966 00000 n The Neptune field comprises five blocks: Atwater Valley 573, 574, 575, 617 and 618, where water depths range from 4,200 to 6,500 feet (1,275 to 2,000 metres). 0000001616 00000 n 0000064145 00000 n 6 m 3 /d) of natural gas. The company also operates two deepwater production platforms offshore the Gulf of Mexico, Thunder Hawk and the Neptune Spar. 0000068535 00000 n It has been developed as a three-well subsea tie-back to the Neptune (VK 826) spar. %PDF-1.5 %���� Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is the 100% owner and operator in the field. The helideck is able to accommodate an S-92 helicopter. • Coordinate broad HSE program objectives for the Gulf of Mexico Production Unit and Neptune platform. The Neptune field has been developed by a standalone Tension Leg Platform (TLP) located in approximately 4,250ft of water. 0000142586 00000 n Gulf of Mexico We operate two fields in the US waters of Gulf of Mexico – Shenzi (44 per cent interest) and Neptune (35 per cent interest). It is linked to the seabed by six tendons (three by two). There are permanent quarters for 26 people and temporary quarters for a further 24. 0000064513 00000 n Shenzi-1, which was drilled in 2002, encountered a gross hydrocarbon column of 142m (465ft) with a net pay of 42.5m (140ft). The oil and gas is exported by the Caesar and Cleopatra trunk lines, in which BHP Billiton holds a 25% and 22% interest respectively. The oil export line is 20in-diameter and runs 23 miles, while the gas line is a 12.7in-diameter, also with a length of 23 miles. First production was achieved in October 2005. 0000074953 00000 n endstream endobj 21 0 obj<> endobj 23 0 obj<> endobj 24 0 obj<>/Font<>/ProcSet[/PDF/Text]/ExtGState<>/Shading<>/Pattern<>/Properties<>>> endobj 25 0 obj<> endobj 26 0 obj<> endobj 27 0 obj[/ICCBased 57 0 R] endobj 28 0 obj<>stream 0000139905 00000 n The Buckskin oil field was discovered by Repsol with the drilling of the Keathley Canyon 872 #1 well to a depth of 29,404ft in 2009. The field comprises Atwater Blocks 573, 574, 575, 617, and 618. 0000077171 00000 n 0000139714 00000 n ... of water, and designed for a 20-year lifespan. Produced water is estimated at 30,000 barrels a day. The Neptune Field is located in the Gulf of Mexico in Atwater blocks 573, 574, 575, 617, and 618, approximately 120 miles from the coast of Louisiana in water depths ranging from 4,200ft to 6,500ft. 0000074228 00000 n 0000015803 00000 n The deck has a length of 121ft (36.3m) by 110ft (33m). "�l�p7j�[�.��O��N�.�]�������b���_��g2 Ҫ`Y�K! Atwater blocks 573, 574, 575, 617, and 618, Between 100 and 150 million barrels of oil equivalent, BHP Billiton (35%)Marathon Oil (30%)Woodside Energy (20%)Maxus Exploration (15%). The field extends onto six lease blocks and we estimate that it contains nearly five billion barrels of oil in place. 0000137851 00000 n What does the UK energy white paper mean for the North Sea. • The Neptune field is located in the deepwater, central Gulf of Mexico approximately 120 miles from the Louisiana coast. Since our inception in 1977, LLOG has successfully drilled 78 wells and managed 21 development projects in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. Dedicated to the energy sector, Semco Maritime is an international... Rockbestos-Surprenant Cable Corporation (R-SCC) specializes in the supply of specialty... Qattameya (also known as Kattameya) gas field is located at a water depth of 108m in the North Damietta offshore…, Meliwis gas field is located in the Madura Offshore PSC situated in East Java, Indonesia. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. The Neptune oil field, ultra-deep water Gulf of Mexico, was discovered in 1995 with the first well identifying oil in Lower to Middle Miocene turbidite sands. 0000019994 00000 n 0000141969 00000 n 0000002120 00000 n In 1996, Kerr-McGee pioneered the use of spar technology in deepwater field development at its Neptune field, in the Gulf of Mexico, in 1,930 feet. The field has production capacity around 100,000 barrels per day (16,000 m 3 /d) of oil and 60 million cubic feet per day (1.7 × 10. Installed in 1997, Neptune is a classic spar located in the Gulf of Mexico (Viosca Knoll block 826), in approximately 1,930 feet of seawater. 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Gross costs for the development were originally estimated at approximately $850m but the total cost is now widely reported to be $1.2bn. OilPatch Technologies (OPT’s) is extremely proud to have been selected by Oryx to provide the engineering, procurement, construction and installation for this first of its kind riser system. The Neptune facility has a design capacity to produce up to 50,000 barrels of oil and 50 million cubic feet of gas a day. The design of the hull and topsides was carried out by SBM Atlantia, which procured and project managed the project. x�b```a``Mb`c`0�� Ā B�@Q� ��p8�4/a`8�(�� ��#C�lL.��+��^u��)"cc�Ԣ�l{���)��7���` ��F30H400)�J�"$` �J�2h2h10DE �� �T���5�C ��;�Q��c�O�3�0F2H3�fX�������[�F)fC.oK��Gs��3�b:���0�!�Q���J� H�: 0000002305 00000 n Neptune is the first stand-alone deepwater production platform in the Gulf of Mexico operated by BHP Billiton. Overview of the Gulf of Mexico. ���� � 0000069285 00000 n 0000142262 00000 n 0000075513 00000 n Follow-up appraisal wells across the Neptune structure were highly successful and proved the existence of a significant 0000142147 00000 n 0000064737 00000 n 0000101247 00000 n There are three pontoons. Oil is transported to Ship Shoal 332B via the Caesar pipeline, while natural gas is transported via the Cleopatra pipeline. The field comprises Atwater Blocks … This single-column TLP is of an Atlantia Seastar design. HOUSTON, July 7 -- BHP Billiton Ltd. and its partners in the Neptune oil and gas development in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico reported the start of production. In order to delineate the field, the operator subsequently drilled four more appraisal wells with two sidetracks. 0000076041 00000 n startxref (Source: Wood) “The delivery of new technology capable of handling pressures of 20,000 psi also enabled access to other high-pressure resource opportunities across the Gulf to … 0000064663 00000 n H��Wˎ�����E�Wk�|0|Z�,lt�a� ����*�F��U�GRΥ�c"�YA������?zN~}�0b�B��y����������_8��p�('�S�H�O�,L�TJI�s$K������[����b%�����*)_�oq�1M��/֒��ۣ����©��(��b� �:��w�$�`�H�?����ó&�F�tl�O����I�-y��TH��L�T�$�:.D�y�0*̢�Jem��:�^�Y��L�. This was followed by Shenzi-2 in 2003, which encountered a 381m (1,250ft) gross hydrocarbon column and 152m (500ft) of net oil pay in lower Miocene sandstones. 0000001678 00000 n Today, Noble has interest in eight producing fields in the Gulf of Mexico. With the start-up of production on Oryx's Neptune spar platform, Aker Maritime now has the full range of its deepwater floating production concepts in action - semisubmersibles, tension-leg platforms, production ships and spars. Further development wells are expected to be drilled after interpretation of new seismic data, which will be obtained in the second half of 2008. 0000178668 00000 n Field: Gulf of Mexico. is located in the Gulf of Mexico, 75 mi offshore in 314-ft water in Eugene Island block 346. 0000065098 00000 n If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it. The Neptune field, located approximately 120 miles from the coast of Louisiana in water depths ranging from 4,200 feet to 6,500 feet, has estimated recoverable reserves in the range of … 0000000016 00000 n BHP Billiton announced today that its Neptune Tension Leg Platform (TLP) in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, which began production on July … The Neptune Field is located in the Gulf of Mexico in Atwater blocks 573, 574, 575, 617, and 618, approximately 120 miles from the coast of Louisiana in water depths ranging from 4,200ft to 6,500ft. trailer The assets are located in the Neptune Field, about 130 miles offshore Louisiana and roughly … The initial Ballymore well reached total measured depth of 29,194 feet and encountered more than 670 feet net oil pay with excellent reservoir and fluid characteristics. 20 0 obj<> endobj 0000140874 00000 n The new laterals were installed, and are owned and operated by Enbridge Offshore (Gas Gathering) LLC. <<8dbd7960dfe8d3439ab368c0a2dfae73>]>> 0000076555 00000 n 22 0 obj<>stream 0000074668 00000 n The first production SPAR was the Keer-McGee’s Neptune, anchored in 1,930 ft (590 m) in the Gulf of Mexico; however, SPAR (such as Brent SPAR) were previously used only as FSOs. 0000074607 00000 n Fieldwood is focused on the exploration and development of offshore oil and gas assets in the Shallow and Deepwater Gulf of Mexico and the Gulf Coast region. • Water depths here range from 4,200 to 6,500 feet. ^. Drilled by the Stena Drillmax drillship, the well encountered approximately 400ft of the net pay in the Upper Wilcox and Lower Wilcox formations. 0 ��,L{A��_���C�@��i+��T�>��C�޴e�z��ߦ�#q�c(��n��뒃[.D;�ᢻn�R�M�afƵ���� 6���� ��0NU�X�l���~�I0�dƵ���{���E�D4. Maxus (U.S.) Exploration Co., the U.S.-based operating subsidiary of Argentina’s state-owned YPF SA, is selling nonoperated deepwater Gulf of Mexico assets through a sealed-bid offering handled by EnergyNet. We hold non-operating interests in two other fields – Atlantis (44 per cent interest) and Mad Dog (23.9 per cent interest). Neptune field consists of Atwater Blocks 573, 574, 575, 617, and 618, about 120 miles off Louisiana. 0000134331 00000 n 0000002271 00000 n An initial appraisal well (Neptune-2) was drilled in 1997. Presented by Kerr-McGee Oil Industries, this 1950s industrial film tells the “story of oil taken from under the sea.” After chronicling the Creole discovery off the coast of Louisiana, narrator Dan Donaldson describes in detail how Kerr-McGee developed and executed a strategy to find and drill into underwater salt domes in the Gulf of Mexico. 0000006526 00000 n 0000141867 00000 n Fieldwood has operations in the United States and manages a development project in Mexico. Neptune platform in Gulf for Oryx completes Aker's floater line-up. Talos Energy strikes Gulf of Mexico deals with BP, ExxonMobil 9/19/2019 HOUSTON - Talos Energy has entered into two separate agreements … The Neptune field is located in the deepwater GoM approximately 120 miles from the coast of Louisiana. Map of Offshore Oil Rigs in the Gulf of Mexico. The Neptune SeaStar monocolumn for BHP Billiton Petroleum Inc. tension-leg platform (TLP) hull was launched on May 19,2007. • Perform Field Leadership activities including coaching of platform leadership. It reached its location at Green Canyon Block 613 after a 5-day sail. 0000139198 00000 n A 3D rendering depicts the Anchor FPU that is planned for the Chevron-operated Anchor Field in the Gulf of Mexico. BHP Billiton and partners are developing the Neptune oil and gas field in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. These have a 36in (914mm) diameter and a 1.36in (34mm) wall thickness. 0000073862 00000 n Drilling and completion operations were executed using the ultra-deepwater Development Driller 1 semi-submersible drilling rig. Flowlines and umbilicals are pulled in through three sets of blister tubes located on the side of the spar hull. 0000068767 00000 n 0000002195 00000 n 0000040911 00000 n xref The tendons are anchored by six piles with a diameter of 96in and a 414ft pile length. Swordfish (VK 962) is a small oil and gas field located in the Viosca Knoll protraction area in the Gulf of Mexico. Shenzi-3, drilled by GlobalSantaFe’s drillship CR Luigs in May 2004, encountered hydrocarbons in lower Miocene-aged reservoirs with approxima… Fieldwood Energy is a premier independent E&P company in the Gulf of Mexico. Neptune was discovered in 1995 and marked the first discovery in the Western Atwater Foldbelt. 0000062061 00000 n In 2004, BHP Billiton signed a two-year contract with the drilling contractor GlobalSantaFe for the use of this rig in the GoM. But the field that currently flows into Prince continues to have strong performance, and shows signs of producing beyond 2021. }�����?_�'��?cj!�g�g�׿1���`EX�gU��` �N3]F��2��^��,+?y�Q�=p�4 �,�YR�n67%u��X3�qFo(�,+?�n[�huQ��(�`X��+Ȯ36-U?^�JE�d��:�d�F��:h��:� �>��:���َ7y����Z�����"�rd��g��l�ې�{�.ꠕ�@�ВԛˆlNBC;ad5�*u��t�LW��{�.ꠕt�Lg4b�y7I�d��:�d��&����(ka�i�$�&4��AKq�T���>�kj\XS��`ԉRM�8�^�Nd�C�n8p����*t����%�fXL/��B��ÏEK-w8�c�͏Z�bEgY�A��t"\@ [�ah���G�E�cEI�1k���(X��͝:U*��7 �m:@�2qh�j���[K�� ENI’s Devil Tower located in 5,610 ft (1,710 m) of water, in the Gulf of Mexico, was the world’s deepest SPAR until 2010. We currently operate nine deep water production hubs, numerous subsea production systems, and one of the largest contracted drilling rig fleets in the Gulf of Mexico. They were assembled by Heerema Marine Contractors, which also installed the tendons and the platform using the Thialf. %%EOF The design has three deck levels. The field was discovered in…, Rhum gas / condensate field is located in block 3/29a in the UK northern North Sea, approximately 44km north of…, Tommeliten Alpha is a gas and condensate field located at a water depth of 75m, approximately 25km south-west of the…, Get important industry news and analysis sent to your inbox – sign up to our e-Newsletter here, "The Neptune facility has a design capacity to produce up to 50,000 barrels of oil and 50 million cubic feet of gas a day.". 0000135182 00000 n Since […] They are connected by Vetco connectors. The tendon segments are in lengths of 289ft (88m) and were supplied by Europipe. 0000075153 00000 n 20 51 0000011258 00000 n Location of deepwater Horizon oil spill of 2010. Bulleit Oil and Gas Field, Gulf of Mexico, Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline laying work in German waters completes, Santos awarded offshore exploration licence in Australia, Iran begins drilling at next phase of South Pars oil field, Reliance and BP produce first gas from KG D6 block offshore India. BHP Billiton is designated operator with a 35% share, its partners being Marathon Oil (30%), Woodside Energy (20%) and Repsol subsidiary Maxus Exploration (15%). Many production platforms in the Gulf of Mexico are approaching the end of their service life. This is supported by a mono-column steel hull, weighing 5,900t, with a column height of 128ft (39m) and a diameter of 79ft (23m). Recoverable reserves at the Neptune field are estimated to range between 100 and 150 million barrels of oil equivalent. Anadarko estimates at least 140 MED MER bo equivalent reserves in Tanzanite. HOUSTON, Oct 6 (Reuters) - BHP Group Ltd BHP.AX evacuated workers as it shut in production on the Neptune platform in the U.S.-regulated northern Gulf of Mexico, a company spokeswoman said. 0000141126 00000 n We are also part owner of one producing project in the Gulf of Mexico operated by another oil and gas company. The offer includes interest in 18 wells operated by a subsidiary of BHP Billiton Ltd. (NYSE: BHP). Then, in March 2008, BHP Billiton said that during a routine inspection immediately prior to start-up of the TLP it had discovered ‘structural anomalies’ in its hull, delaying start-up further. A Look at the Ultra-Deepwater Petroleum System in the Neptune Field Area, Gulf of Mexico August 2004 Conference: 32nd IGC (International Geological Congress), Florence, Italy 2004 0000001857 00000 n Production was due to have started by the end of December 2008 but was first deferred to the first quarter. Theoffshore fieldwas appraised by three appraisal wells drilled in Keathley Canyon 785 and 829, which encountered approximately 375ft of high-quality oil pay in th… The topsides were fabricated by Gulf Island fabricators in Houma, Louisiana, while the hull was manufactured by Signal International in Orange, Texas. Recoverable reserves at the Neptune field are estimated to … These included Neptune-3, drilled in 2002, which encountered 120ft of net pay; Neptune-5, drilled in 2003, which found 500ft of net pay; and Neptune-7, drilled in 2004, which intersected 114ft of net pay. Ballymore is located in the Mississippi Canyon area of the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, approximately three miles from Chevron’s Blind Faith platform, in water depth of 6,536 feet. Project Description: Oryx’s Neptune development featured the first spar production platform. 0000062340 00000 n Field development includes six subsea wells tied back to the TLP; the mini-platform does not have facilities for dry trees. 0000068145 00000 n Infrastructure cost will total about $850 million. The field was discovered in 2001 when oil and gas was encountered in multiple pay zones. 0000138966 00000 n The Neptune field comprises five blocks: Atwater Valley 573, 574, 575, 617 and 618, where water depths range from 4,200 to 6,500 feet (1,275 to 2,000 metres). 0000001616 00000 n 0000064145 00000 n 6 m 3 /d) of natural gas. The company also operates two deepwater production platforms offshore the Gulf of Mexico, Thunder Hawk and the Neptune Spar. 0000068535 00000 n It has been developed as a three-well subsea tie-back to the Neptune (VK 826) spar. %PDF-1.5 %���� Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is the 100% owner and operator in the field. The helideck is able to accommodate an S-92 helicopter. • Coordinate broad HSE program objectives for the Gulf of Mexico Production Unit and Neptune platform. The Neptune field has been developed by a standalone Tension Leg Platform (TLP) located in approximately 4,250ft of water. 0000142586 00000 n Gulf of Mexico We operate two fields in the US waters of Gulf of Mexico – Shenzi (44 per cent interest) and Neptune (35 per cent interest). It is linked to the seabed by six tendons (three by two). There are permanent quarters for 26 people and temporary quarters for a further 24. 0000064513 00000 n Shenzi-1, which was drilled in 2002, encountered a gross hydrocarbon column of 142m (465ft) with a net pay of 42.5m (140ft). The oil and gas is exported by the Caesar and Cleopatra trunk lines, in which BHP Billiton holds a 25% and 22% interest respectively. The oil export line is 20in-diameter and runs 23 miles, while the gas line is a 12.7in-diameter, also with a length of 23 miles. First production was achieved in October 2005. 0000074953 00000 n endstream endobj 21 0 obj<> endobj 23 0 obj<> endobj 24 0 obj<>/Font<>/ProcSet[/PDF/Text]/ExtGState<>/Shading<>/Pattern<>/Properties<>>> endobj 25 0 obj<> endobj 26 0 obj<> endobj 27 0 obj[/ICCBased 57 0 R] endobj 28 0 obj<>stream 0000139905 00000 n The Buckskin oil field was discovered by Repsol with the drilling of the Keathley Canyon 872 #1 well to a depth of 29,404ft in 2009. The field comprises Atwater Blocks 573, 574, 575, 617, and 618. 0000077171 00000 n 0000139714 00000 n ... of water, and designed for a 20-year lifespan. Produced water is estimated at 30,000 barrels a day. The Neptune Field is located in the Gulf of Mexico in Atwater blocks 573, 574, 575, 617, and 618, approximately 120 miles from the coast of Louisiana in water depths ranging from 4,200ft to 6,500ft. 0000074228 00000 n 0000015803 00000 n The deck has a length of 121ft (36.3m) by 110ft (33m). "�l�p7j�[�.��O��N�.�]�������b���_��g2 Ҫ`Y�K! Atwater blocks 573, 574, 575, 617, and 618, Between 100 and 150 million barrels of oil equivalent, BHP Billiton (35%)Marathon Oil (30%)Woodside Energy (20%)Maxus Exploration (15%). The field extends onto six lease blocks and we estimate that it contains nearly five billion barrels of oil in place. 0000137851 00000 n What does the UK energy white paper mean for the North Sea. • The Neptune field is located in the deepwater, central Gulf of Mexico approximately 120 miles from the Louisiana coast. Since our inception in 1977, LLOG has successfully drilled 78 wells and managed 21 development projects in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. Dedicated to the energy sector, Semco Maritime is an international... Rockbestos-Surprenant Cable Corporation (R-SCC) specializes in the supply of specialty... Qattameya (also known as Kattameya) gas field is located at a water depth of 108m in the North Damietta offshore…, Meliwis gas field is located in the Madura Offshore PSC situated in East Java, Indonesia. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. The Neptune oil field, ultra-deep water Gulf of Mexico, was discovered in 1995 with the first well identifying oil in Lower to Middle Miocene turbidite sands. 0000019994 00000 n 0000141969 00000 n 0000002120 00000 n In 1996, Kerr-McGee pioneered the use of spar technology in deepwater field development at its Neptune field, in the Gulf of Mexico, in 1,930 feet. The field has production capacity around 100,000 barrels per day (16,000 m 3 /d) of oil and 60 million cubic feet per day (1.7 × 10. Installed in 1997, Neptune is a classic spar located in the Gulf of Mexico (Viosca Knoll block 826), in approximately 1,930 feet of seawater. 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