Release date: 15 November 2019
BP Trinidad & Tobago (BPTT) today announced that it
has made a gas discovery with the Ginger exploration well, offshore
Trinidad. The well is expected to be completed by the end of November
2019. The results of the Ginger well will continue to be evaluated following
the completion of drilling operations, but initial results are promising.
The Ginger exploration well was drilled into two
untested fault blocks east of the Cashima Field in water depths less than 300 feet,
approximately 50 miles off the south-east coast of Trinidad. The well was
drilled using a jackup rig and has penetrated hydrocarbon-bearing reservoirs in
“This is positive news for both BPTT and the industry, as these
discoveries continue BPTT’s exploration success on the Trinidad shelf following
the Savannah and Macadamia commercial discoveries,” said Claire Fitzpatrick,
Regional President for BPTT. “We are continuing to see the benefits of the
significant investment we have made in seismic processing and Ocean Bottom
Seismic acquisition. The Columbus Basin is a maturing province and the Ginger
discovery demonstrates that with the right technology we can continue to
uncover further resource potential in the basin. This demonstrates our
ongoing commitment to the development of our Trinidad and Tobago operations and
the wider industry.”
BP Trinidad and Tobago has a 100 percent working
interest in Ginger.
Note to editors:
BPTT operates off Trinidad’s east coast. BPTT has 15 offshore platforms
and two onshore processing facilities. BPTT is 70 per cent owned by BP and 30
per cent owned by Repsol.
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