Appaloosa Oil Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: ENI
  • Country: USA
  • Location: Mississippi Canyon Blocks 459, 460, 503 and 504
  • Production start: 2011
  • Partners:
  • Type: Oil / Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • Appaloosa production is through a subsea development and a twenty-mile long flow line tied back to the Corral Platform


  • Technip:
    • Project Management and surveys
    • Engineering, fabrication and installation of a 21-mile long (34-kilometer) production flowline(1), a riser(2) and subsea equipment,
    • Installation of free issued umbilical(3) and flying leads,
    • Pre-commissioning and dewatering of the flowline.
  • Manatee: Subsea control system, umbilicals, subsea operating procedures, and created the B-MAP interactive manual.


  • 2007 - Appaloosa Oil Field discovered
  • 2008 - Appaloosa development project sanctioned
  • 2009 - Technip awarded a subsea contract
  • 2011 - First oil produced



  1. Gulf Of Mexico Deepwater Natural Gas And Oil Qualified Fields
  2. Manatee Offshore References
  3. Eni sanctions two new projects in the Greater Longhorn Area
  4. Technip awarded a subsea contract for the Appaloosa development in the Gulf of Mexico
  5. Eni: first oil production from the Appaloosa field in the Gulf of Mexico

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