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Summary Information

  • Operator: Anadarko
  • Country: USA
  • Location: Keathley Canyon Blocks 874 & 875, Gulf of Mexico
  • Production start: 2015
  • Partners: Anadarko - 35%, Plains Exploration - 23.3%, Exxon Mobil - 15%, Apache - 11.7%, Petrobras - 9.6% and Eni - 5.4%
  • Type: Oil / Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • The field is located in approximately 7,100 feet (2,165 meters) of water
  • There are 6 subsea wells tied back to the truss spar floating production facility which has a capacity of more than 80,000 barrels of oil per day (BOPD) and 450 million cubic feet of natural gas per day.
  • The platform will act as a hub for satellite fields including Hadrian South Gas Field
  • The oil is to be transported via the Sekco Oil Pipeline to the Poseidon Oil Pipeline and thence to shore
  • Associated gas is transported on the Discovery Gas Pipeline System


  • Technip:
    • Engineering, construction and transport of the 23,000 ton Truss Spar hull
    • Installation of a flexible flowline, multiple flexible gas lift jumpers; main gas lift and infield umbilicals; subsea distribution units; electrical, fiber optic and hydraulic flying leads, design and fabrication of the flexible flowline end termination, fabrication and installation of rigid jumpers, burial of flowlines, flooding and hydro-testing of the flowline system.
  • Mustang: Topsides detailed engineering, procurement support and equipment inspection for the truss spar floating production facility
  • FMC Technologies: Supply of five subsea production trees and two manifolds
  • Aker Solutions: Project management, design, engineering, and manufacturing of two electro/hydraulic dynamic production umbilicals, two gas lift dynamic umbilicals, three electro/hydraulic infield umbilicals and one gas lift infield umbilical, including all associated ancillary equipment required for installation and interface with the existing development
  • First Subsea: Lucius Spar Mooring Connector


  • 2010 - Lucius Oil Field discovered
  • 2011 - Finalization of a unitization agreement enables development to proceed
  • 2011 - Technip awarded spar contract
  • 2011 - Mustang Awarded topsides contract
  • 2011 - Anadarko sanctions the project
  • 2012 - Technip awarded subsea contract
  • 2014 - Freeport-McMoRan acquires a stake from Apache
  • 2015 - First production



  1. Gulf Of Mexico Deepwater Natural Gas And Oil Qualified Fields
  2. First Subsea Awarded Lucius Spar Mooring Connector Contract
  3. Anadarko Announces Lucius Unitization
  4. Technip receives a Letter of Intent for the Lucius development project in the Gulf of Mexico
  5. Mustang Awarded Topsides Engineering for Anadarko’s Lucius Deepwater Spar Production Facility
  6. FMC Technologies Awarded Subsea Systems Contract From Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
  7. Umbilicals contract to Aker Solutions
  8. Anadarko Sanctions Lucius Project
  9. New Long-Term Gathering, Processing, Transportation Agreements for Lucius, Hadrian South Fields Signed in Support of New Project
  10. Technip awarded subsea contract for the Lucius field in the Gulf of Mexico
  11. Apache To Sell Lucius And Heidelberg Gulf Of Mexico Developments For $1.4 Billion
  12. Apache Completes Sale of Lucius and Heidelberg Gulf of Mexico Developments
  13. Eni announces the production start-up at Lucius oil field in Gulf of Mexico deepwater

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