But it was initially shaping up to be costly. Appomattox is a town in Appomattox County, Virginia, United States. Sanctioned in July 2015, Appomattox is 80 mi (129 km) offshore Louisiana, in approximately 7,200 ft (2,195 m) of water. The start of production at Appomattox is only just the beginning of further maximising the flow of resources in the prolific Norphlet surrounding Appomattox. The future of the Shell project, Appomattox, seemed to depend on it. The Appomattox FPS was delivered to the project site in August 2018. Appomattox is part of the Lynchburg Metropolitan Statistical Area. Image via Shell). Appomattox, which is located in U.S. waters, was completed ahead of its expected startup in the third quarter of 2019 and at around 40% below its initial planned cost in 2015, Shell said. Shell’s global deep-water business has a strong funnel of development and exploration opportunities in Brazil, the US, Mexico, Nigeria, Malaysia, Mauritania, and the Western Black Sea. Find 17 listings related to Shell in Appomattox on YP.com. Appomattox currently has an expected production of 175,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d) and is located approximately 80 miles south east of Louisiana in approximately 2,200 metres of water. The massive Appomattox oil platform will set sail in May from a dock in Ingleside en route to the eastern Gulf of Mexico as Royal Dutch Shell aims to … It will also be one of the first offshore platforms to have a combined-cycle power generation facility. Map of Offshore Oil Rigs in the Gulf of Mexico. Appomattox will be the biggest floating platform to be operated by Shell in the Gulf of Mexico. The Appomattox floating system is located approximately 129km south-east of Louisiana in the Gulf of Mexico Norphlet formation, in water depths of approximately 2,255m. The biggest offshore project for Shell in the Gulf of Mexico, and one of the region's deepest, Appomattox would be designed to produce 175,000 barrels of oil and gas equivalent a day, drilling in waters 2,200 metres deep (7,400 feet). Location of deepwater Horizon oil spill of 2010. Taken together, Shell has been able to bring break-even prices on the Appomattox project down to levels that are much more competitive in the current market. The town was named for the Appomattox River. The Appomattox development is located some 80 mi (129 km) offshore Louisiana, in approximately 7,400 ft (2,195 m) of water. (The Shell Appomattox platform located in the Gulf of Mexico. Offshore staff. HOUSTON– Shell has reported that the Appomattox semisubmersible production platform has departed Ingleside, Texas, and is on its way to its final location in the Gulf of Mexico.. The Appomattox platform, Royal Dutch Shell's floating production system, was designed to bring in oil discovered in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico Norphlet formation. It is the county seat of Appomattox County. See reviews, photos, directions, phone numbers and more for Shell locations in Appomattox, VA. The population was 1,761 at the 2000 census. Royal Dutch Shell has, through its subsidiary Shell Offshore, started production at the Appomattox floating production system in the Gulf of Mexico.