The project is located in the Gulf of Mexico’s deep Norphlet geologic trend, where Shell is currently the first to achieve commercial discoveries.
The Appomattox project will consist of a semi-submersible, four-column production host platform, a subsea system featuring six drill centers, 15 producing wells, and five water injection wells.
- July 1, 2015 - Shell takes final investment decision for the Appomattox deep-water development in Gulf of Mexico
|Location:||Gulf of Mexico; 80 miles (129 kilometers) from the nearest shoreline in Louisiana in the Mississippi Canyon and Desoto Canyon areas|
|Depth:||Water depth ~7,200 feet (2,195 meters)|
|Interests:||Shell 79% owner and operator, Nexen Petroleum Offshore USA Inc. 21%|
|Fields:||Appomattox and Vicksburg|
|Production:||Peak annual production of 175,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d)|