BP Starts Production at Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Project

The successful startup of BP’s Manuel subsea development in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico comes as the company continues its ‘resilient hydrocarbons’ pursuit.

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The Manuel development is tied into the BP-operated Na Kika platform in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. (Source: BP)

BP has cranked up production from the Manuel subsea development in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico (GoM), pushing the company closer to its goal of adding 900,000 boe/d of production from new projects this year.

Located in Mississippi Canyon Block 520, the two-well development is tied into the BP-operated Na Kika platform in 6,625 ft of water via a single riser and flowline.

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Velda Addison

Velda Addison is the senior editor of digital media for Hart Energy’s editorial team. She covers energy with a focus on renewables.