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BP Submits Worst Case Scenario Contingency Plan For New Well
2011-10-13 04:59:28

BP has established contingency plans to fight a massive oil spill twice the size of last year´s Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, BBC News reports. The oil giant submitted its "worst-case scenario" Oil Pollution Emergency Plan to the British government, from which it is seeking approval to begin drilling a new exploratory well 80 miles northwest of the Shetland islands early next year. BP has been exploring those deep waters for some forty years, and has been...

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2009-09-02 15:50:00

Petroleum firm BP announced Wednesday that it has made a "giant" discovery in the Gulf of Mexico. "BP announced today a giant oil discovery at its Tiber Prospect (well) in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico," the firm said in a statement. "The Tiber well was drilled to a total depth of approximately 35,055 feet making it one of the deepest wells ever drilled by the oil and gas industry." The well is located in Keathley Canyon block 102, about 250 miles south east of Houston. "Tiber represents BP's...

2009-09-02 12:09:13

British energy giant BP said it had discovered a major, deep water oil pocket under the Gulf of Mexico, 250 miles east of Houston. BP called it a giant discovery. While the find requires further assessment, the new drill site support(s) the continuing growth of our deep water Gulf of Mexico business into the second half of the next decade, Andy Inglis, BP's chief executive officer of exploration and production, said. BP shares rose 2.85 percent after the announcement was made, The Times of...

2008-12-18 08:00:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- BP today announced that it has successfully started production from the third and fourth wells at the Thunder Horse field with production now in excess of 200,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boed), signalling the completion of commissioning and commencement of full operation. BP plans to start-up additional production from the Thunder Horse North field in the first half of 2009. "The strong ramp-up of production from Thunder Horse is an important...

2008-10-15 06:00:21

BP America has announced an oil discovery at its Freedom Prospect in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. The well, located in Mississippi Canyon Block 948, approximately 70 miles southeast of the Louisiana Coast, is in about 6,100 feet of water. The Freedom well was drilled to a total depth of approximately 29,280 feet and encountered greater than 550 net feet of hydrocarbon-bearing sands in Middle and Lower Miocene reservoirs. Appraisal will be required to determine the size and commerciality of...

2008-10-14 09:00:38

HOUSTON, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BP America Inc. announced today an oil discovery at its Freedom Prospect in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. The well, located in Mississippi Canyon Block 948, approximately 70 miles southeast of the Louisiana Coast, is in about 6,100 feet (1,860 meters) of water. The Freedom well was drilled to a total depth of approximately 29,280 feet (8,927 meters) and encountered greater than 550 net feet of hydrocarbon-bearing sands in Middle and Lower Miocene...

2008-06-19 09:01:00

Vancouver-based Portrush Petroleum has placed its Scanio-Shelton Well-10 on its Mission River lease on production at a daily rate of 560,000 cubic feet of gas and 20 barrels of oil and condensate. Portrush said that current production from the field is 1.6 million cubic feet of gas and 50 barrels of condensate per day. Preparations are being finalized for the Mission River summer drilling program. Wells drilled to the Vicksburg formation will be drilled to approximately 8,700 feet. It is...


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