Ursa Oil And Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Shell
  • Country: USA
  • Location: Block MC 809, Gulf of Mexico
  • Production start:
  • Partners:
  • Type: Oil / Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • Ursa lies in 3,950 feet of water adjacent to the Mars field and covers six blocks centred around Mississippi Canyon block 809
  • The development includes the Crosby Field (Mississippi Canyon Blocks 898, 899, 941 & 942)
  • Oil is transported via the Mars Crude Oil Pipeline


  • Belleli: Construction of the TLP
  • Manatee: Design & installation of tubing head spool trees & jumpers, and road transportation analysis for Crosby Field
  • Nexans: Crosby E/H Umbilical
  • Penspen: Ursa Pipeline Expansion Project, providing production operators for the startup and commissioning team


  • 1991 - Ursa Oil And Gas Field discovered
  • 1998 - Ursa TLP installed
  • 2001 - Crosby field came on stream



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