appomattox highers

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.

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)

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