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Manatee Field, Gulf of Mexico

Area

Gulf of Mexico

Location

160 miles southwest of New Orleans

Block

Green Canyon Block 155

Operator

Shell Exploration and Production Company (52%) and Devon Energy (48%)

Leases

OCS Lease Sale 157

Date

April 1996

Cost

$1,324,800

Development type

Subsea production system

Water depth

1,940ft of water

Wells

2

Tieback

5 miles

Destination

Shell's Angus subsea manifold

Location

Green Canyon 113

Tieback

17 miles

Destination

Shell's Bullwinkle platform

Location

Green Canyon 65

Reserves

12 million barrels of oil equivalent

Peak production rates

25,000 barrels of oil per day

Discovery well

April 1998

Rig

Diamond's Ocean Concord

Type

Semi-submersible rig

Target

Turbidite sands

Depths

16,800ft to 17,100ft subsea

Thickness

100ft in two reservoirs

Reserve type

Oil

API gravity

33º

Sulphur content

1.12% wt

Processing platform

Bullwinkle

Type

Fixed platform

Jacket

One-piece

Fabrication

Gulf Marine Fabricators

Transport

Heerema Marine Contractors

Module design

Petro-Marine Engineering

Total height

1,736ft

Well slots

60 well slots

Total weight

77,000t

Jacket weight

49,375t

Deck weight (initial)

2,033t

Piles

10,500t

Conductors

12,760t

Initial capacity

59,000 barrels of oil per day and 100 million cubic feet of gas per day
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