Shell orders Appomattox umbilicals from Oceaneering

Offshore staff

HOUSTON Oceaneering International Inc. has secured a contract from Shell Offshore Inc. to supply umbilicals for the deepwater Appomattox field development in the Mississippi Canyon area of the US Gulf of Mexico.

The order is for electro-hydraulic steel tube control umbilicals, totaling approximately 60 km (37 mi) in length. Product manufacturing is planned to be performed at the company’s umbilical facility in Panama City, Florida, beginning in 4Q 2015 and completed in 3Q 2017.

Appomattox is 80 mi (129 km) offshore Louisiana, in approximately 7,200 ft (2,195 m) of water.


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