Found in July 1999, Thunder Horse is right now one of the biggest deepwater creating fields in the Gulf of Mexico. It comprises of two neighboring fields ('north' and 'south') being grown together, with stores in the Upper Miocene turbidite sandstones. The wells required to get to the supply are the absolute most profound in the Gulf.
The Thunder Horse improvement comprises of a semi-submersible "Production, Drilling, Quarters" (commonly referred to as the "PDQ") office, with the ability to deliver 250,000 b/d of oil, and 200 mmscfd of gas. The prepared oil and gas is then transported to shore through outsider worked framework on the Proteus and Endymion (oil), and Okeanos and Destin (gas) pipeline frameworks.
First oil was accomplished in June 2008 and increase to office limit was effectively accomplished inside the main year of activity. In 2017 BP begun up the Thunder Horse South Expansion venture 11 months in front of timetable and $150 million under spending plan. The task is normal to support generation at the office by an expected 50,000 gross barrels of oil proportionate every day. BP works the advancement (75% enthusiasm), with co-proprietor ExxonMobil owning the equalization.
Over the past 10 years, BP has invested more than $90 billion in the U.S. – more than any other energy company. BP is a leading producer of oil and gas and produces enough energy annually to light nearly the entire country for a year. Employing about 14,000 people across the country, BP supports more than 130,000 additional jobs through all of its business activities.
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