Heidelberg Oil Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Anadarko
  • Country: USA
  • Location: Green Canyon Block 860, approximately 200 miles southwest of New Orleans, Gulf of Mexico
  • Production start:
  • Partners: Anadarko - 44.25%, Eni - 12.5%, Apache - 12.5%, Statoil - 12%, Cobalt - 9.375% and ExxonMobil - 9.375%
  • Type: Oil & Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • Heidelberg is located in approximately 5,000 feet of water in Green Canyon block 859 in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico
  • The Heidelberg spar will have a capacity of more than 80,000 barrels of oil and 2.3 million cubic meters of natural gas per day
  • The Heidelberg lateral pipeline will be 20 inches in diameter and approximately 34 miles in length
  • Gas is to be transported on the Discovery Gas Pipeline System


  • Enbridge: build, own and operate a crude oil pipeline
  • Technip: Engineering, construction and transport of a 23,000-ton Truss Spar hull
  • Subsea 7: Engineering, fabrication, and installation of risers, pipelines, and flowlines
  • First Subsea: Supply of the subsea mooring connectors


  • 2009 - Heidelberg Oil Field discovered
  • 2012 - Successful appraisal wells drilled
  • 2012 - Enbridge awarded crude pipeline contract
  • 2013 - First Subsea Awarded Spar Mooring Connector Contract
  • 2014 - Freeport-McMoRan acquires a stake from Apache



  1. Gulf Of Mexico Deepwater Natural Gas And Oil Qualified Fields
  2. Serimax Pipeline References
  3. Anadarko Announces Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Discovery
  4. Enbridge Selected to Provide Crude Oil Pipeline for Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Development
  5. Eni announces the successful appraisal of the Heidelberg discovery in the deepwater US Gulf of Mexico
  6. Subsea 7 S.A. awarded contract offshore Gulf of Mexico
  7. Technip to start construction work for the Heidelberg Spar
  8. First Subsea Awarded Heidelberg Spar Mooring Connector Contract
  9. Apache To Sell Lucius And Heidelberg Gulf Of Mexico Developments For $1.4 Billion
  10. Apache Completes Sale of Lucius and Heidelberg Gulf of Mexico Developments

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