Tenneco Rig

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Located roughly 26 miles SSE of Pensacola Pass the Tenneco Rig Site consist of two 500 ton structures donated to Escambia County by the Tenneco Oil Company. The Tenneco Rig is a retired oil rig jacket deployed in 1982 as a part of the “Rigs to Reefs” program and this was the first site to use a complete platform to form an artificial reef.  Depths range 90ft to 175ft. 

Tenneco Rig

Max Depth: 175 ft

Top of Wreck:90 ft

Distance from Pass: 26 NM

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