Jubilee field subsea system ordered

Guntis Moritis
OGJ Production Editor

HOUSTON, June 17 -- The Jubilee integrated project team placed an order with FMC Technologies Inc. for designing and manufacturing a subsea production system for the Jubilee deepwater development in 4,000-5,100 ft of water off Ghana.

The Jubilee integrated project team consists of Kosmos Energy Inc. (technical operator), Anadarko Petroleum Corp., and Tullow Oil & Gas PLC (unit operator).

The Jubilee discovery well, Mahogany-1, found 312 ft of net pay in Cretaceous sandstone.

Appraisal wells Mahogany-2 and Mahogany-3 on the West Cape Three Points block and wells Hyedua-1 and Hyedua-2 on the adjacent Deepwater Tano block delineated the discovery.

Kosmos says drillstem tests of the Mahogany-2 and Hyedua-2 wells indicated individual wells could produce more than 20,000 bo/d.

Kosmos and its partners plan a fast-track development of Jubilee, targeting first production for 2010 with the first phase tapping about 300 million bbl of oil (OGJ Online, June 12, 2009).

FMC will supply 19 enhanced horizontal subsea trees, 5 production manifolds, 3 injection manifolds, a pair of riser bases, and associated control systems, with subsea equipment deliveries scheduled to begin in 3 months.

FMC expects to realize $210 million from the order.

Production will flow to a leased turret-moored floating production, storage, and offloading vessel, owned and operated by Modec Inc. The lease is for 7 years with 13 1-year options.

Facilities on the FPSO are designed to handle 120,000 bo/d oil and 160 MMcfd of gas, as well as to inject 230,000 bw/d. The FPSO, currently being converted from a very large crude carrier, will have 1.6 million bbl of storage capacity.

Operator Kosmos holds a 30.875% in the West Cape Three Points block. Other interest owners include Anadarko 30.875%, Tullow 22.896%, Ghana National Petroleum Corp. 10%, EO Group 3.5%, and Sabre Oil & Gas Ltd. 1.854%.

Tullow is the operator of the Deepwater Tano block and holds a 49.95% interest. Other interest owners are Kosmos 18%, Anadarko 18%, Ghana National Petroleum Corp. 10%, and Sabre Oil & Gas Ltd. 4.05%.

Contact Guntis Moritis at guntism@ogjonline.com.

Related Articles

ENOC trims Turkmen plan in Dragon takeover

07/16/2015 Emirates National Oil Co. Ltd. (ENOC), Dubai, will lower target oil production from the Cheleken area offshore Turkmenistan after acquiring full co...

CAPP: Canada needs global LNG markets for gas production growth

07/16/2015 Canada needs to connect to global LNG markets to avoid a decade of decline in natural gas production, according to the Canadian Association of Petr...

Group starts radio frequency pilot for oil sands at Dover in Alberta

07/15/2015 The first radio frequency pilot for oil recovery within an in situ reservoir is under way in the Dover area north of Fort McMurray, Alta. In a test...

Rosneft, Statoil drill two horizontal wells in pilot at North Komsomolskoye

07/14/2015 OAO Rosneft and Statoil ASA have jointly drilled two horizontal exploitation wells in the PK1 layer of North Komsomolskoye field, Rosneft reported.

EIA: US shale oil production to fall 91,000 b/d in August

07/13/2015 Crude oil production in August from seven major US shale plays is expected to decline 91,000 b/d to 5.36 million b/d, according to the US Energy In...

EIA’s estimates for state crude oil production to be helped by direct survey

07/13/2015 Understanding how crude oil production in US key states has been affected by recent changes in crude oil prices and drilling activity is of great i...

Cidade de Marica FPSO arrives in Brazil for module integration

07/13/2015 Petroleo Brasilierio SA (Petrobras) reported that the Cidade de Marica floating production, storage, and offloading vessel is berthed at Brasa ship...

BLM proposes updates to its oil, gas measurement requirements

07/13/2015 The US Bureau of Land Management proposed regulations to ensure more accurate measurement, accountability, and royalty payments for oil and gas pro...

BHI: US oil rig count rises for first time in 30 weeks

07/13/2015 A sudden 12-unit jump in oil-directed rigs during the abbreviated week ended July 2 represented their first rise since Dec. 5, 2014, and helped lif...
White Papers

2015 Global Engineering Information Management Solutions Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership Award

The Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Awards recognise companies in a variety of regional and global...
Sponsored by

Three Tips to Improve Safety in the Oil Field

Working oil fields will always be tough work with inherent risks. There’s no getting around that. Ther...
Sponsored by

Pipeline Integrity: Best Practices to Prevent, Detect, and Mitigate Commodity Releases

Commodity releases can have catastrophic consequences, so ensuring pipeline integrity is crucial for p...
Sponsored by

AVEVA’s Digital Asset Approach - Defining a new era of collaboration in capital projects and asset operations

There is constant, intensive change in the capital projects and asset life cycle management. New chall...
Sponsored by

Transforming the Oil and Gas Industry with EPPM

With budgets in the billions, timelines spanning years, and life cycles extending over decades, oil an...
Sponsored by

Asset Decommissioning in Oil & Gas: Transforming Business

Asset intensive organizations like Oil and Gas have their own industry specific challenges when it com...
Sponsored by

Squeezing the Green: How to Cut Petroleum Downstream Costs and Optimize Processing Efficiencies with Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Solutions

As the downstream petroleum industry grapples with change in every sector and at every level, includin...
Sponsored by

7 Steps to Improve Oil & Gas Asset Decommissioning

Global competition and volatile markets are creating a challenging business climate for project based ...
Sponsored by
Available Webcasts

On Demand

OGJ's Midyear Forecast 2015

Fri, Jul 10, 2015

This webcast is to be presented by OGJ Editor Bob Tippee and Senior Economic Editor Conglin Xu.  They will summarize the Midyear Forecast projections in key categories, note important changes from January’s forecasts, and examine reasons for the adjustments.

register:WEBCAST


Predictive Analytics in your digital oilfield - Optimize Production Yield and Reduce Operational Costs

Tue, Jul 7, 2015

Putting predictive analytics to work in your oilfield can help you anticipate failures, plan and schedule work in advance, eliminate emergency work and catastrophic failures, and at the same time you can optimize working capital and improve resource utilization.  When you apply analytic capabilities to critical production assets it is possible to reduce non-productive time and increase your yield.

Learn how IBM's analytics capabilities can be applied to critical production assets with the goal of reducing non-productive time, increasing yield and reducing operations costs.

register:WEBCAST


Cognitive Solutions for Upstream Oil and Gas

Fri, Jun 12, 2015

The oil & gas sector is under pressure on all sides. Reserves are limited and it’s becoming increasingly expensive to find and extract new resources. Margins are already being squeezed in an industry where one wrong decision can cost millions. Analyzing data used in energy exploration can save millions of dollars as we develop ways to predict where and how to extract the world’s massive energy reserves.

This session with IBM Subject Matter Experts will discuss how IBM Cognitive Solutions contribute to the oil and gas industry using predictive analytics and cognitive computing, as well as real time streaming for exploration and drilling.

register:WEBCAST


The Alternative Fuel Movement: Four Need-to-Know Excise Tax Complexities

Thu, Jun 4, 2015

Discussion on how to approach, and ultimately embrace, the alternative fuel market by pulling back the veil on excise tax complexities. Taxes may be an aggravating part of daily operations, but their accuracy is crucial in your path towards business success.

register:WEBCAST


Emerson Micro Motion Videos

Careers at TOTAL

Careers at TOTAL - Videos

More than 600 job openings are now online, watch videos and learn more!

 

Click Here to Watch

Other Oil & Gas Industry Jobs

Search More Job Listings >>
Stay Connected