Angostura Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: BHP Billiton
  • Country: Trinidad And Tobago
  • Location:
  • Production start: 2005
  • Partners:
  • Type: Oil & Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • Located offshore Trinidad & Tobago, in approximately 30 meters (100 feet) of water
  • The facilities consist of a number of offshore wellhead platforms and a central processing platform connected by intra-field pipelines
  • The first development phase, which started in January 2005, produces oil from Kairi and Canteen with the associated gas re-injected.
  • The second phase consists in producing the gas principally from Aripo.


  • McDermott: Construction of Platform
  • Tofco: Gas Bridge and Flare
  • Stolt Offshore: Installation of an offshore platform and installation of pipelines
  • Bluewater: Design and supply the SPM system, consisting of a square, turret catenary anchor leg mooring (CALM) buoy, the pipeline end manifold (PLEM), submarine and floating hoses
  • ICON Engineering: FEED study and cost estimates for three wellhead platform topsides
  • EMAS AMC: Project management, fabrication, construction and installation of 12-inch flowline along with a complete subsea package comprised of control umbilicals and detailed engineering, construction and installation of the pipeline end manifold (PLEM) and inline sled (ILS) for the Angostura phase 3 field development


  • 2001 - First discovery
  • 2003 - Stolt Offshore awarded contract for installation of an offshore platform and installation of pipelines
  • 2005 - Phase 1 of the field productions starts
  • 2009 - Technip awarded second phase umbilical and flowline contract
  • 2011 - Phase 2 of the field productions starts
  • 2015 - Phase 3 contracts awarded



  1. International Protective Coatings Platform References
  2. Tofco Platform References
  3. Bluewater Calm Buoy Mooring References
  4. Icon Engineering Platform References
  5. Elf announces offshore gas discovery on Trinidad and Tobago 2C Block
  6. Trinidad and Tobago: Start-up of production from Phase 2 of the Greater Angostura gas field
  7. Technip awarded a contract for the Angostura gas project in the Caribbean Sea
  8. Stolt Offshore S.A. Awarded Contracts in Trinidad
  9. BHP Billiton awards SPM buoy system contract to Bluewater
  10. EMAS AMC awarded Angostura project offshore Trinidad and Tobago

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