Okume Oil Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Hess
  • Country: Equatorial Guinea
  • Location: Northern Block G, offshore
  • Production start: 2006
  • Partners:
  • Type: Oil / Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • The Okume Complex is comprised of the Okume, Oveng, Ebano and Elon fields which have been developed using a combination of two tension leg platforms and four fixed platforms.
  • Production from the fields is gathered at a central processing facility (CPF) located at the shallow water Elon field. From there, a fifteen mile subsea pipeline connects the CPF to the Sendje Ceiba floating production, storage and offloading vessel (FPSO) for storage and offloading of crude production
  • Hess Corporation decided to tie-in the wells to the Sendje Ceiba FPSO located at the Ceiba Oil Field
  • The Akom field is a single well subsea tie-back system to the existing tension leg platform


  • Samsung: Fabrication of the Hulls and Topsides for both the TLPs
  • Stolt Offshore: Installation of flexible risers and 116 kms of rigid pipelines between the Okume/Ebano and Oveng Tension Leg Platforms, Elon Satellite Platforms and the Sendje Ceiba FPSO
  • Modec: Tension Leg Platforms (TLP)
  • Wood Group Mustang: FEED and detailed design for the production facilities
  • Universalpegasus: Akom FEED
  • Kavin Engineering: Methanol Injection System & Chemical Injection System for the TLP
  • Heerema Marine Contractors: Okume Complex CPF Installation


  • 2001 - Amerada Hess Confirms Okume Discovery Offshore Equatorial Guinea With Okume-2 And Okume-3 Appraisal Wells
  • 2002 - Akom field discovered
  • 2004 - Approval of the Plan of Development by the Republic of Equatorial Guinea
  • 2005 - Stolt Offshore awarded subsea contract
  • 2006 - Oil Production starts



  1. Samsung Platform References
  2. Universalpegasus Subsea References
  3. Kavin Engineering Oil And Gas Processing References
  4. Equatorial Guinea, Oil Production
  5. International Protective Coatings Platform References
  6. Stolt Offshore S.A. Awarded $50 million Contract in Equatorial Guinea
  7. Amerada Hess Confirms Okume Discovery Offshore Equatorial Guinea With Okume-2 And Okume-3 Appraisal Wells
  8. Hess Corporation Announces First Oil Production From Okume Complex Offshore Equatorial Guinea
  9. Successful Completion and Delivery of the Third and Fourth MODEC TLPs
  10. Amerada Hess Announces Akom Oil Discovery Offshore Equatorial Guinea
  11. Wood Group Mustang Performing Front-End Engineering for Hess' Stampede Tension Leg Platform (TLP)

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