Cottonwood Oil And Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Petrobras
  • Country: USA
  • Location: Gulf of Mexico
  • Production start: 2007
  • Partners:
  • Type: Oil & Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • The Cottonwood field is located in Garden Banks quadrant block 244, in the American sector of the Gulf of Mexico, in a water depth of 670 meters. This is Petrobras’s first field to use submarine equipment and systems capable of operating under high pressure.
  • The field’s two submarine completion wells are interconnected to a third-party fixed production platform, located 27 km away, via two production pipelines and a chemical product control and injection umbilical cable.


  • Oceaneering: Manfacture and installation of a 17.5 mile, steel tube umbilical
  • McDermott: Transportation and installation of Dual 6-inch flowlines (16.7 miles each) PLET, anodes


  • 2001 - Cottonwood Oil And Gas Field discovered
  • 2007 - Production starts



  1. Gulf Of Mexico Deepwater Natural Gas And Oil Qualified Fields
  2. McDermott Subsea References
  3. The Cottonwood Field starts producing in the US
  4. Oceaneering Delivers and Installs Petrobras’ Cottonwood Umbilical

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