Williams has acquired and placed into service the Norphlet deepwater gas gathering system. Williams reported Wednesday afternoon that it has acquired and placed into service the 16-inch Norphlet deepwater gathering pipeline system constructed by Shell Offshore Inc. and CNOOC Petroleum Offshore U.S.A. Inc. According to a written statement from Williams, the Norphlet system extends 54 miles (87 kilometers) from the Shell-operated Appomattox Floating Production System (FPS) in 7,400 feet (2,256 meters) of water to the Transco Main Pass 261A junction platform. The Transco platform is located approximately 60 miles (97 kilometers) south of Mobile, Ala., and first gas delivery occurred on June 22, 2019, added Williams. “We are excited to participate in this Jurassic development with Shell and CNOOC,” Williams President and CEO Alan Armstrong said on his company’s behalf. “Shell has exhibited a tremendous history of successful large-scale developments across the Gulf of Mexico and early indications here […]