BP Platform ‘Atlantis’ Begins Gas Exports

Thursday, December 20, 2007
BP Plc and BHP Billion Ltd. have started oil and gas exports from the Atlantis platform in the Gulf of Mexico. Atlantis, located about 150 miles south of New Orleans in 7,070-ft. of water, is designed to produce 200,000 barrels of oil and 180 million cubic feet of natural gas per day. The Atlantis started production in October and is expected to reach its capacity by the end of 2008.

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New Offshore Gangway Launched at ONS

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STX to Slash Jobs, Sell Yard

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