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BP is one of the leading producers and suppliers of oil in the United States where projects, such as Thunder Horse and Atlantis, are among the world’s largest and deepest. We also have a growing portfolio of domestic shale oil production which we market to international customers
Alaskan North Slope
Galeota Mix
Mars
Poseidon Streams
Southern Green Canyon
Thunder Horse
Alaskan North Slope
North Slope, Alaska

Alaskan North Slope is a medium sour blend consisting of crude from the Prudhoe Bay Unit Area which is operated by BP. Main Prudhoe bay field is surrounded by a number of satellites that lie within the Prudhoe Bay Unit Area. Production began in1977 and current output is approximated at 460KBD.

 

Crude is transported through the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) to Valdez port in the South of Alaska. It is then exported to US ports or international markets via tanker ships. 

Location Alaska
Load terminal

Valdez Marine Terminal

Vessel size limitation: 270,000 dwt

Parcel sizes Up to 1,800,000 barrels
Galeota Mix

Galeota is a blend made of the crude oil from the TSP block, mixed with the condensate from bpTT’s assets. Galeota is a light sweet crude.

 

It is available for export at the Galeota Terminal facility operated by bpTT in Galeota Point, Southeast of Trinidad and Tobago.

Location  Trinidad and Tobago
Load terminal

Galeota Point

Parcel sizes 380,000 barrels
Mars

Mars is the largest development in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, consisting of a massive oil and associated-gas field and three satellite fields. Liquid production in 2019 is estimated at 140kbd. Mars is a heavy sour grade crude and it is the USGC.

 

It is transported from the Mars TLP (Tension Leg Platform) to Clovelly, Louisiana via the Mars pipeline system (part-owned by BP).

Location  Gulf of Mexico
Load terminal

Clovelly

Parcel sizes Various
More information on the Mars pipeline.
Poseidon Streams
Poseidon is a medium sour crude from Gulf of Mexico which is transported via the Poseidon pipeline. It is available for export from Houma, Louisiana.
Location  Gulf of Mexico
Load terminal

Houma

Parcel sizes Various
Southern Green Canyon
Mad Dog platform
Southern Green Canyon is a blend of production from Holstein, Atlantis and Mad Dog fields. It is a medium sour crude.
Location  Gulf of Mexico
Load terminal

Texas

Parcel sizes Various
Thunder Horse
Thunder Horse platform at night

Thunder Horse is one of the largest oil fields found to date in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. It is operated by BP and it consists of two main developments, Thunder Horse North and Thunder Horse South. New wells came online in 2018 as a result of the Thunder Horse South expansion to boost production. Thunder Horse Northwest expansion is on the way.

 

Thunder Horse is a light sour crude.

 

Crude is exported into Louisiana Offshore Oil port (LOOP) terminal in Clovelly, Louisiana which has access to over 50% of US refineries.

Location  Gulf of Mexico
Load terminal

Louisiana Offshore Oil Port

Parcel sizes Various
More information on the Northwest Expansion project.
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