Auger Oil And Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Shell
  • Country: USA
  • Location: Garden Banks Blocks 427, 426, 470 and 471, Gulf of Mexico
  • Production start: 1994
  • Partners:
  • Type: Oil & Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:

Description

  • The field utilises a Tension Leg Platform installed in 2,860 feet of water
  • The TLP is used as a process hub for a number of fields
  • The Llano Oil And Gas Field, Ozona Oil Field, Serrano Gas Field, Oregano Oil Field and the Habanero Field are subsea tie backs
    • Habanero consists of two 10" x 6" pipe-in-pipe flowlines connecting two subsea wells in 2,000 feet of water to the TLP
    • Llano consists of two 12" x 8" pipe-in-pipe flowlines connecting two subsea wells in 2,700 feet of water to the TLP, and one intra-field 12" x 8" pipe-in-pipe flowline between the two subsea wells
  • The Cardamom Oil And Gas Field is being developed as a subsea tie back
  • Oil is transported via the Auger Crude Oil Pipeline and gas on the Garden Banks Gas Pipeline

Contractors

  • McDermott: Installation of pipe-in-pipe subsea flowlines for the Habanero and the Llano projects

History

  • 1984 - Auger Oil And Gas Field discovered
  • 1985 - Project development approved by US Government
  • 1994 - The Auger Spar was installed and production commenced
  • 1996 - Serrano field discovered
  • 2001 - First production at Serrano & Oregano
  • 2003 - McDermott Awarded Contracts for Habanero and Llano Projects
  • 2003 - Production begins at Habanero
  • 2012 - Shell acquired 11.25% stake of Habanero from Callon

Geology

Links

  1. Gulf Of Mexico Permanent Deepwater Structures
  2. Gulf Of Mexico Deepwater Natural Gas And Oil Qualified Fields
  3. McDermott Subsea References
  4. InterMoor Awarded Lateral Mooring System Wire Replacement for Shell
  5. Habanero Subsea Development Begins Production
  6. Callon Petroleum Company Announces Closing Of Deepwater Habanero Interest Sale

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