Project: Buckskin

The project spans two large hydrocarbon features across six lease blocks and includes drilling and completing a series of development wells.

Deepwater Unity in Keathley Canyon

The Buckskin field comprises 5-1/2 deepwater blocks unified into a single unit, spanning 43 square miles within Keathley Canyon in waters 6,800 feet deep, approximately 300 miles directly south of Lafayette, Louisiana.

  • Client: LLOG
  • Location: KC 785, 829
  • Water depth: 7,100'
  • Overview: Subsea Tieback to Lucius Platform, 13.5k rated, 2ea 8" Flowlines, 1 Infield Umbilical with Riser Base Gas Lift
  • Oil throughput capacity: 30,000 BOPD
  • Flowline size: 8"
  • Length: ~38,000'
Production was achieved with 75% less investment than the initial development plan

Buckskin project featured in Offshore Magazine, June 25, 2019

Strategically Driven Results

Proven solutions and known technologies are utilized to overcome challenges and drive success.


The use of a multi-well subsea tieback approach and the application contributed to the project's cost efficiency.

On Budget

Through continuous improvement initiatives, the project team was able to drive down costs by 60%.


The selection of standardized components eliminate the need to reinvent the wheel. 

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Recognized Among the Top Five Projects of 2019

Offshore Magazine annually evaluates offshore projects worldwide based on innovation, technology, challenges addressed, safety, environmental protection, and project execution.

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