Argos is set to become BP’s fifth operated platform in the GoM and the first new platform since Thunder Horse began production in 2008, the company said.
The heavy oil field in the Campos basin was shut in April 2020 due to a rupture of a riser at the Peregrino A platform during a test.
Uganda, a landlocked east African nation, needs the pipeline to transport the crude to international markets.
The agreements are awarded on behalf of Equinor-operated licenses on the NCS and onshore plants in Norway, and on behalf of Gassco as the operator for the Kollsnes and Kårstø gas processing plants.
Tullow Oil Plc has begun a multiyear, multiwell drilling campaign offshore Ghana on April 6 with the commencement of drilling of the first well at the Jubilee Field yesterday.
The Gumusut-Kakap and Geronggong-Jagus East fields straddle the two countries’ maritime boundary.
The Petrobras-operated Tupi produced 920,000 bbl/d of crude in January, according to Brazil’s oil regulator, though only a small portion goes to Pre-Salt Petroleum.
STRYDE CEO Mike Popham shares details about the company’s progress since being spun out of bp as well as its new nodal technology, 2021 plans and emerging trends.
Santos said the approval would also kickstart a $600 million investment to extend the life of the Darwin LNG plant by 20 years.