Shenandoah is a conventional oil development located in ultra-deepwater in the US and is operated by BOE Exploration & Prodction. Discovered in 2009, Shenandoah lies in block Walker Ridge 51, Walker Ridge 52, and Walker Ridge 53, with water depth of around 5,900 feet.

The project is currently in construction stage and is expected to start commercial production in 2024. Final investment decision (FID) of the project was approved in 2021. The Shenandoah conventional oil development will involve the drilling of approximately eight wells and includes semi-submersible and subsea trees.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Navitas Petroleum, Beacon Offshore Energy Operating, BOE II Shen and BOE II Exploration.

Production from Shenandoah

Production from the Shenandoah conventional oil development project is expected to begin in 2024 and is forecast to peak in 2024, to approximately 66 bpd of crude oil and condensate and 30 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, the production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2045.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 20.71 Mmboe, comprised of 0.27 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 122.62 bcf of natural gas reserves.

Contractors involved in the Shenandoah conventional oil field

Some of the key contractors involved in the Shenandoah project as follows.

Design/FEED Engineering: John Wood Group, SBM Offshore, TechnipFMC and Wood Group Mustang

Main EPC: Hyundai Heavy Industries Holdings and Subsea 7

Other Contractors: TDI-Brooks International, TechnipFMC, The Williams Companies, Transocean and Vallourec


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