Escravos Oil And Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Chevron
  • Country: Nigeria
  • Location: OML 49, 161 km Southwest of Lagos
  • Production start:
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  • Type: Oil / Gas
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  • Escravos facilities gather gas from two Chevron-operated shallow ater offshore fields, Okan and Mefa.
  • Prior to the associated gas development project, this gas was simply flared
  • The gas is compressed and piped onshore to a liquids extraction plant which removes LPG and condensate
  • Associated gas from the plant is to feed the Escravos Gtl Plant
  • The field utilises an FSO for the LPG


  • HHI: Manufacture of a production/processing facility for the onshore gas plant & a drilling and production facility for an offshore drilling site
  • KYE Engineering: Platform fabrication
  • Foster Wheeler: Design verification
  • McDermott-ETPM: Pipelines for Escravos Project
  • Acergy: Procurement and installation of over 130 km of pipelines, the fabrication and installation of 15 risers and 3 subsea tie-ins and the installation of over 40 crossings
  • Sofec: FSO External Turret
  • Saipem: Escravos Gas Project Phase 1 Development - T&I


  • 1963 - The Okan field is discovered
  • 1997 - First LPG produced
  • 1997 - Chevron Approves Major Expansion Of Huge Escravos Gas Project
  • 2005 - Hyundai Heavy wins gas processing plant contract
  • 2009 - Acergy awarded engineering, procurement, fabrication, transportation, installation, tie-in and commissioning contract



  1. Sofec FPSO References
  2. International Protective Coatings Fixed Platform References
  3. Saipem Fixed Offshore Production Facilities Project References
  4. NNPC/Chevron Begins Export Of Nigeria's LPG
  5. Chevron Approves Major Expansion Of Huge Escravos Gas Project In Nigeria
  6. HHI wins a $620 million order for a gas facility project in Nigeria
  7. Foster Wheeler Awarded Engineering Services Contract For HHI/CNL Escravos Gas Project – Phase 3
  8. Acergy S.A. awarded $500 million contract offshore Nigeria

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