Hess awards Pony topsides FEED contract

Hess Corp. has awarded Mustang Engineering a contract for the front-end engineering design (FEED) of the topsides facilities for the Pony deepwater development in the Gulf of Mexico.

Offshore staff

HOUSTON -- Hess Corp. has awarded Mustang Engineering a contract for the front-end engineering design (FEED) of the topsides facilities for the Pony deepwater development in the Gulf of Mexico. The FEED study is expected to be completed by year-end.

The Pony development plan calls for subsea wells tied back to a floating processing facility. Mustang and Hess have been studying various field development configurations over the past year.

The Hess-operated Pony field is in the Green Canyon area in 3,500 ft (1,067 m) of water.

10/14/2008

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