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December 1, 2021updated 27 Apr 2022 12:16pm

Shenzi Conventional Oil Field, US

By Carmen

Shenzi is a producing conventional oil field located in deepwater in the US and is operated by BHP Billiton Petroleum (GOM). The field is located in block Green Canyon 653, Green Canyon 609, Green Canyon 610, and Green Canyon 654, with water depth of 4,400 feet.

Two expansion projects are associated with the Shenzi conventional oil field, namely Shenzi SSMPP and Shenzi Growth Opportunities. The expansion projects are currently in the construction and feasibility stage, targeting start-up during 2022 – 2026.

Field participation details

The field is owned by BHP and Repsol.

Production from Shenzi

The Shenzi conventional oil field recovered 79.90% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2010. The peak production was approximately 97.78 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 37 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2034.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 89.95 Mmboe, comprised of 85.04 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 29.48 bcf of natural gas reserves. Shenzi conventional oil field reserves accounts 0.02% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional oil fields globally.

Contractors involved in the Shenzi conventional oil field

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

Main EPC: Schlumberger

EPC Contractors: McDermott International

Other Contractors: McDermott International


Information on the field is sourced from GlobalData’s fields database that provides detailed information on all producing, announced and planned oil and gas fields globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.

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