Brutus Oil And Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Shell
  • Country: USA
  • Location: Green Canyon Blocks 157, 158, 201 & 202, Gulf of Mexico
  • Production start: 2001
  • Partners:
  • Type: Oil & Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • The Brutus development, encompasses two OCS leases in the Green Canyon area, 165 miles southwest of New Orleans.
  • A tension leg platform (TLP) is installed in a water depth of 2,985 feet at Green Canyon Block 158
  • Gas is transported via the Nemo and Manta Ray Gas Pipeline System
  • Oil is transported via the Amberjack Oil Pipeline


  • DSME: Construction of the Brutus TLP
  • J. Ray McDermott:
    • Fabrication of the five modules which form the deck: process, drilling, power, quarters, and wellbay
    • Installation of oil and natural gas pipelines


  • 1989 - Brutus Oil And Gas Field discovered
  • 1999 - Mcdermott awarded modules contract
  • 2001 - The Brutus TLP was installed and production started



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  3. International Protective Coatings Platform References
  4. Fiberbond Offshore Platform References
  5. Shell Awards Brutus Project to J. Ray McDermott
  6. J. Ray McDermott Completes Pipeline Installation for Shell's Brutus Project in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico
  7. Enterprise Acquires Interests in Natural Gas Pipelines

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