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BP operates four platforms within the Gulf of Mexico – Atlantis, Mad Dog, Na Kika and Thunder Horse
Map showing the Gulf of Mexico platforms

Map showing the Gulf of Mexico platforms

Atlantis
Mad Dog
Na Kika
Thunder Horse
Atlantis

Atlantis

Atlantis platform at sunset

Operating in more than 7,000 feet of water and located approximately 150 miles south of New Orleans, Atlantis’ production capacity is approximately 200,000 barrels of oil and 180 million cubic feet of gas per day.

 

The Atlantis North project includes the drilling and completion new wells and the addition of subsea infrastructure to tieback to BP’s existing Atlantis platform. It will utilize available production capacity at the Atlantis hub.

Atlantis platform infographic

Atlantis platform infographic

Mad Dog

Mad Dog

Mad Dog platform with support vessel sailing away

In 2016 BP sanctioned the Mad Dog 2 project in the Gulf of Mexico, highlighting its long–term commitment to the region despite the current low oil price environment.

 

Mad Dog 2 will include a new floating production platform with the capacity to produce up to 140,000 gross barrels of crude oil per day from up to 14 production wells. Oil production is expected to begin in late 2021.

Mad Dog platform infographic

Mad Dog Platform infographic

Na Kika

Na Kika

Na Kika platform

Servicing multiple fields, Na Kika is located 140 miles southeast of New Orleans in 6,340 feet of water. It is designed to process up to 130,000 barrels of oil and 550 million cubic feet of natural gas per day.

 

The Na Kika Phase 3 project includes the drilling and completion of two new wells and subsea infrastructure to tieback to the existing Na Kika platform.

Na Kika platform infographic

Na Kika platform infographic

Thunder Horse

Thunder Horse

Thunder Horse platform

Located 150 miles southeast of New Orleans and in 6,050 feet of water, Thunder Horse is designed to process up to 250,000 barrels of oil and 200 million cubic feet of natural gas per day.

Thunder Horse platform infographic

Thunder Horse platform infographic