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Blind Faith Subsea Development

Location

Mississippi Canyon 695, 696, Gulf of Mexico

Water Depth

7000ft

Estimated Investment

$900m

Discovery

June 2001

Reservoir

Miocene

Rig

Diamond Offshore's <i>Ocean Confidence</i>

Appraisal Well

2004

Total Reserves

100 million barrels of oil equivalent

Development

Subsea tied back to a deep draught floater

Trees

3 x type-EHXT – HC

Downhole Pressures

Up to 15,000psi

Manifold

4-slot 15,000 manifold

Secured

Suction piles

Subsea Umbilicals

3 x 8,000ft-long umbilicals

Drill Centre

Canyon Block 696

Water

6,950ft of water

Floating Production

Deep Draft Semisubmersible (DDS)

Seabed Platform Umbilical

9,500m advanced dynamic steel tube

Operator

Chevron – 62.5&#37;<br />Kerr-McGee – 37.5&#37;

Export

Williams Energy

Initial Production

30,000bpd and 30mmcf/d

Platform Production Capacity

45,000bpd and 45mmcf/d

Topsides Upgrade

60,000bpd and 150mmcf/d
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