Pompano Oil And Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Stone Energy
  • Country: USA
  • Location: VK 989, Gulf of Mexico
  • Production start: 1994
  • Partners: Stone Energy - 100%
  • Type: Oil & Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • The Pompano Field is eight miles long, located within water depths ranging from 1,100 feet to 2,200 feet.
  • The field utilises a fixed platform in shallow water at the northern end of the field. The Pompano platform is a four leg, twelve pile fixed structure situated in 1,300 feet of water.
  • A subsea tieback system, along with extended reach wells, was utilized to access the resources in the southern portion of the field.
  • Pompano currently has 23 producing wells.
  • Pompano production capacity is 60,000 barrels of oil per day, 135 million cubic feet of gas per day.
  • The Pompano Oil Pipeline connects to the Delta Crude Oil Pipeline
  • Pompano acts as a production hub for a number of satellite fields, including the Mica Field (Mississippi Canyon Blocks 167 & 211) and Pompano I (Mississippi Canyon Block 29)


  • McDermott: Engineering, procurement, construction, installation of 38,000-ST jacket, 5,200-ST deck, 4,700-ST process module, pipelines, umbilicals and manifolds
  • Heerema Marine Contractors: Installation


  • Technip:
    • Detailed engineering, procurement, fabrication, assembly and testing of a 5-inch production static riser
    • Installation of the pipe as a tieback to the Pompano platform


  • 1985 - Pompano Oil And Gas Field discovered
  • 1990 - Mica field discovered
  • 1994 - First oil was produced from the Pompano field
  • 2001 - Mica field entered production
  • 2011 - Stone Energy agrees to acquire BP's 75% stake
  • 2012 - A further 25% is acquired from Anadarko
  • 2015 - Technip awarded Amethyst contract



  1. Gulf Of Mexico Permanent Deepwater Structures
  2. Gulf Of Mexico Deepwater Natural Gas And Oil Qualified Fields
  3. McDermott Platform References
  4. Foundocean North And South America Subsea References
  5. BP Agrees to Sell Pompano and Mica Assets to Stone Energy Offshore
  6. Stone Energy Corporation Announces Definitive Agreement with Anadarko for Acquisition of Pompano Field Working Interest
  7. Technip awarded two subsea contracts in the Gulf of Mexico by Stone Energy Corporation

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