Stampede TLP Oil And Gas Fields Development

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Hess
  • Country: USA
  • Location: Green Canyon blocks 511, 512, and 468, G of Mexico
  • Production start: Expected 2018
  • Partners: Hess (20%), Nexen (20%), Unocal (Chevron) (20%), BHP (20%), Statoil (20%)
  • Type: Oil / Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • This Stampede TLP development is a joining of the Pony and Knotty Head discoveries and will be located approximately 170 miles southeast of New Orleans in the Green Canyon Block 468 in a water depth of 3,350 feet
  • The Stampede field has total estimated recoverable resources in excess of 300 million barrels of oil equivalent
  • The TLP, with dry topsides weight of 11,500 tons, is being designed to produce 80,000 BPD oil, 60,000 BPD water and 120 MMSCFD gas at capacity.
  • The Stampede lateral, at 16 miles in length and 18 inches in diameter, will connect the development to existing infrastructure
  • Gas is transported on the Discovery Gas Pipeline System


  • MODEC: Engineering and Management Services for the Stampede tension leg platform
  • Wood Group Mustang: Front-End Engineering
  • Proserv: Provision of a 12-well subsea control system along with associated topside and subsea interface equipment
  • Subsea 7: Installation of flowlines, steel catenary risers, umbilicals, jumpers and associated subsea architecture
  • Oceaneering: Supply of umbilicals and umbilical distribution hardware


  • 2005 - BHP Billiton Announces Knotty Head Discovery
  • 2006 - Stampede discovered
  • 2007 - First Pony appraisal well drilled
  • 2008 - Pony #2 appraisal well drilled
  • 2013 - Modec awarded TLP contract
  • 2014 - Final investment decision taken
  • 2015 - Enbridge selected for pipeline


  • Oil saturated sandstone in Miocene age reservoirs


  1. Gulf Of Mexico Deepwater Natural Gas And Oil Qualified Fields
  2. Hess Corporation Announces Results of Pony #2 Well
  3. BHP Billiton Announces Knotty Head Discovery In Gulf Of Mexico
  4. Hess Announces Successful Pony Deepwater Sidetrack Well
  5. MODEC Awarded HESS Stampede TLP ECM Contract
  6. Wood Group Mustang Performing Front-End Engineering for Hess' Stampede Tension Leg Platform (TLP)
  7. Chevron Sanctions Stampede Project in the Deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico
  8. Proserv secures significant contract with Hess Corporation
  9. Subsea 7 S.A. awarded an installation contract in the US Gulf of Mexico
  10. Enbridge Selected to Provide Crude Oil Pipeline for Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Development
  11. Oceaneering Announces Hess Stampede Project Umbilicals and Distribution Hardware Contract Award

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