Swordfish Oil And Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Noble
  • Country: USA
  • Location: Viosca Knoll Blocks 917 , 961 & 962, Gulf of Mexico
  • Production start: 2006
  • Partners:
  • Type: Oil / Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:

Description

  • The Swordfish development, located in the Gulf of Mexico in approximately 5,000 feet of water, is a multi-well tie back to a floating production spar

Contractors

  • Oceaneering: High-pressure, steel tube umbilical totaling 14.5 miles
  • Technip: Rigid oil and gas pipelines connecting the Swordfish field to the Neptune spar production platform

History

  • 2001 - Swordfish discovered
  • 2004 - Oceaneering awarded umbilical contract
  • 2004 - Technip awarded pipelines contract
  • 2004 - Noble Energy acquires BP's 50% stake, becoming a 60% shareholder in the project
  • 2006 - Production started

Geology

Links

  1. Gulf Of Mexico Deepwater Natural Gas And Oil Qualified Fields
  2. Oceaneering Announces Swordfish Umbilical Contract
  3. Noble Energy Increases Stake in Swordfish Development in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico
  4. Technip awarded installatin of Swordfish pipelines in the Gulf of Mexico

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