Canyon Express Project Gas Fields

Summary Information

  • Operator: ATP
  • Country: USA
  • Location: Eastern Gulf of Mexico
  • Production start: 2002
  • Partners:
  • Type: Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • The development includes 3 fields, the Aconcagua, in Mississippi Canyon Block 305, Camden Hills in Mississippi Canyon Block 348 and King's Peak in DC 133.
  • When launched, Canyon Express held the world record water depth for production at 7,210 feet (2,198 meters)
  • A central platform processes gas from two 12-inch diameter flow lines that bring gas from the production fields


  • Williams: Provision of the production platform
  • Aker Solutions: 111 km of Umbilicals
  • Saipem: Subsea pipelines


  • 1999 - Camden Hills discovered
  • 2000 - William signs contract to supply platform
  • 2002 - First gas produced
  • 2006 - Marubeni acquired Pioneer's Stake
  • 2007 - ATP acquired further shares in the project



  1. Gulf Of Mexico Discoveries In Water Depths Greater Than 5000
  2. Gulf Of Mexico Deepwater Natural Gas And Oil Qualified Fields
  3. Saipem Pipeline References
  4. Aker Solutions Umbilical References
  5. FoundOcean North And South America Subsea References
  6. Williams to Provide Services for Canyon Express Producers
  7. Pioneer Announces First Production from Canyon Express
  8. Pioneer Closes Sale of Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Assets
  9. ATP Acquires Majority Interest at Canyon Express Hub
  10. ATP Announces Acquisition of Proved Reserves, Record 2006 Production and an Operations and Development Update

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