Galveston Block A244 Offshore Oil Pipelines

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Galveston Block A244 Offshore Oil Pipelines is an oil pipeline in the United States. It consists of the Gunnison Pipeline and Boomvang and Nansen Joint Oil (BANJO) pipeline system.[1]

Location

The pipelines run from oil fields in the Gulf of Mexico, 150 miles south of Houston, to the Hoover Offshore Oil Pipeline System (HOOPS).

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Project Details

  • Operator: Williams Companies[1]
  • Current capacity: 84,000 barrels per day (BANJO), 70,000 barrels per day (Gunnison)
  • Proposed capacity:
  • Length: 57 miles (BANJO), 96 miles (Gunnison)
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 2001 (BANJO), 2003 (Gunnison)

Background

Galveston A244 is a shallow-water junction oil platform. It receives oil from the Garden Banks block 668 via the 96-mile, 84,000 bpd Gunnison pipeline, and from the Boomvang and Nansen Oil & Gas Fields via the 57-mile long Boomvang and Nansen Joint Oil (BANJO) system, which has 70,000 bpd capacity. Oil is delivered from the platform onshore via ExxonMobil’s Hoover Offshore Oil Pipeline System (HOOPS). It is owned by Williams Companies.[1][2][3]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Galveston Block A244 Offshore Oil Pipelines, A Barrel Full, accessed September 2017
  2. "Williams Commissions New Deepwater Pipeline," Williams, December 17, 2003
  3. "Boomvang, Nansen partners award pipeline contract," Oil & Gas Journal, 10/10/2000

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