Popeye Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Shell
  • Country: USA
  • Location: Green Canyon 72, 73, 116 & 117, Gulf of Mexico
  • Production start: 1996
  • Partners:
  • Type: Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • The Popeye field is in 2,000 feet of water in Green Canyon in the Gulf of Mexico, about 140 miles south of New Orleans
  • Gas is transported through the 24-mile flowline to the Cougar Platform


  • Nexans: Popeye C/H Umbilical


  • 1985 - Popeye Gas Field discovered
  • 1996 - First gas produced



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