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    Williams commissions new platform

    News // July 19, 2002
    A unit of Williams has announced that it has commissioned a new production handling platform in federal waters approximately 60 miles south of Mobile Bay, Ala. Gas production from approximately 35,000 acres of federal leases is dedicated to the platform.

    Construction of Williams' Canyon Station - a fixed-leg platform in 300ft of water in East Main Pass Block 261 - was completed on schedule at the end of June. The jacket was installed in October 2001, followed by the deck and all of the topsides equipmentin May 2002.

    The facility will treat, process and handle natural gas and gas liquids from 10 subsea deepwater wells 55 miles away in the Camden Hills, Kings Peak and Aconcagua fields in 5,000 to 7,200 feet of water.

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