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Glider, Gulf of Mexico

Name

Glider

Operator

Shell

Location

Gulf of Mexico

Block

Green Canyon Block 248

Water

3,400ft

Equity

Shell Expro 75%, Newfield 25%

Development costs

$150 million, excluding lease costs

Discovery

1996

Measured depth

16,000ft

Rig

Diamond Offshore's Ocean Worker

Appraisal drilling

1997 and 2002

Tiebacks

Brutus Tension Leg Platform (TLP)

Block

Green Canyon Block 158

Water depth

2,985ft

Flowline

6in

Insulation

Buried and insulated line

Vessel

Skandi Navica

PLEM weight

Up to 50kips (22.8Te)

Dimensions

24ft by 10ft by 8ft

Length

32,000ft

FMC

Subsea hardware

W Industries

Subsea controls

Nexans

Umbilicals

Bredero Shaw

Pipeline insulation

Bay

Mechanical topside modification

MMR Group

Instrument / electrical topside modification
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