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Chevron shuts some oil production in Gulf of Mexico after pipeline outage - Ms Sieving

Gasoil News - Published on Mon, 18 Mar 2019

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Reuters citing, a Chevron spokeswoman Ms Jan Sieving, saying that Chevron shut several of its oil production facilities in the Gulf of Mexico after the roughly 350,000 barrels per day (bpd) Amberjack pipeline system was shut down by the operator, Shell Pipeline Company. Chevron's Jack/St. Malo, Tahiti, Big Foot and Genesis facilities in the Gulf Of Mexico have been shut It was not immediately clear why the pipeline system had been shut. Amberjack Pipeline Co is a joint venture between Shell Midstream Partners and Chevron Pipe Line Company.

In November 2018, Amberjack received the first crude oil barrels of throughput from the Chevron-operated Big Foot platform, which is designed for a capacity of 75,000 barrels of oil per day.

The Jack/St. Malo fields produced 116,000 bpd of liquids in 2017, according to Chevron's website.

Amberjack provides connectivity from the Gulf of Mexico's oilfields to refiners along the Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast.

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Posted By : Rabi Wangkhem on Mon, 18 Mar 2019
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