Devils Tower Oil And Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: ENI
  • Country: USA
  • Location: Mississippi Canyon Blocks 728, 771, 772 & 773, Gulf of Mexico
  • Production start: 2004
  • Partners:
  • Type: Oil & Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:

Description

  • Devils Tower has the world’s deepest dry-tree spar in 5,610 feet of water on Mississippi Canyon Block 773
  • The design of the Devils Tower facility, consists of hull, mooring system, topsides and production facilities
  • The hull, is 586 feet in length, 94 feet in diameter and weighed over 11,000 tons at the time of installation whilst the topside weighs over 9,300 tons
  • The Spar acts as a central hub for a number of satellite fields, including Triton Goldfinger Gas Field, Bass Lite Gas Field
  • Gas is transported via the Canyon Chief Natural Gas Pipeline to the Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line (TRANSCO)

Contractors

  • J. Ray McDermott: Design, engineering, procurement, fabrication, installation and commissioning of the offshore production facility
  • Coflexip Stena Offshore: Design, procurement, installation and commissioning of two 18" export pipelines, totalling 160 miles (260km)
  • FMC Technologies: Surface wellhead and tree systems
  • Emerson: Spar - Engineering, Control System, Safety system

History

  • 1999 - Devils Tower Oil And Gas Field discovered
  • 2001 - Development of Devils Tower Field sanctioned
  • 2002 - Dominion Announces Successful Devils Tower Development Drilling Program
  • 2004 - Devils Tower Spar installed & production started
  • 2005 - Production starts at the satellite Triton Goldfinger Gas Field
  • 2006 - Marubeni acquired Pioneer's Stake
  • 2007 - Eni completes the acquisition of Devils Tower Oil And Gas Field
  • 2008 - Production starts at the satellite Bass Lite Gas Field

Geology

Links

  1. Gulf Of Mexico Discoveries In Water Depths Greater Than 5000
  2. Gulf Of Mexico Permanent Deepwater Structures
  3. Gulf Of Mexico Deepwater Natural Gas And Oil Qualified Fields
  4. McDermott Platform References
  5. Serimax Pipeline References
  6. Pioneer Sanctions Development of Devils Tower Field, Updates Deepwater Activity
  7. Coflexip Stena Offshore Wins Large EPCI Pipeline Contract for the Devils Tower Deepwater Export Lines in the Gulf of Mexico
  8. FMC Technologies Unit Chosen to Provide Surface Wellhead Solutions for Devils Tower Spar and Medusa Spar Deepwater Projects in Gulf of Mexico
  9. J. Ray McDermott Completes Devils Tower Spar Project
  10. Dominion E&P Announces Successful Devils Tower Development Drilling Program And Triton Satellite Discovery
  11. Dominion E&P Announces First Production At Triton/Goldfinger
  12. Pioneer Closes Sale of Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Assets
  13. Eni completes the acquisition of Dominion's assets in the Gulf of Mexico
  14. Mariner Energy Achieves First Production at Bass Lite Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Project

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