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BBLT, Block 14

Project Type

Compliant Piled Tower (CPT)

Location

Deepwater block 14, Angola

Water Depth

1,280ft

Total Height

1,680ft (512m) from sea floor to top of derrick

Project Phases

2

Operator

Cabinda Gulf Oil Co. Ltd. (Chevron) 31%

Partners

Agip Angola 20%, Sonangol 20%, Total Angola 20% and Petrogal Exploration 9%

Location

Benguela and Belize fields

Wells

30

Well Slots

40

Location

Lobito and Tomboco fields

Combined Production

200,0100b/d by 2008

Main EPIC Contract

Daewoo ($820m)

Topsides

Daewoo at Okpo, South Korea

Operating Weight

43,500t

Accommodation

157 berths

Contractor

Delta Engineering at Channelview, Texas

Other Engineering

Drilling template, piles, flare boom and helideck

Weight

1,600t+

Tower Base Section and Template

26,000t

Contractor

Kiewit Offshore

Top Section

8,000t

Contractor

Gulf Marine Fabricators

Foundation Piles

12

Weight

11,000t

Fabricated

Ingleside, Texas

Contractors

Subsea 7 ($270m) and Vecto Gray ($125m)

Drilling Rig

KCA / Deutag and National Oilwell Varco ($120m)

Drilling Depth

30,000ft

Hook Load

1.3mmlb

Draw Works

4,600hp

Top Drive

60,000lbft torque

Mud Pumps

3 x 2,200hp pumps rated to 7,500psi

Total Mud Volume

4,625bbl

Installation Vessel

Thialf

Maximum Lift

10,470t
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