bp starts oil production on the Argos platform

Inspenet, April 22, 2023

Energy company bp has successfully started oil production on its new Argos offshore platform, delivering more oil at a critical time and strengthening its position as a leading producer in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.

With a gross production capacity of up to 140,000 barrels of oil per day, Argos is BP’s fifth platform in the Gulf of Mexico and the first new production facility operated by BP in the region since 2008.

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bp starts oil production on the Argos platform

Argos Platform will increase BP’s oil production

The semi-submersible platform will ultimately increase BP’s gross operating production in the Gulf of Mexico by an estimated 20%. bp expects to safely and consistently increase production at Argos through 2023.

Argos is bp’s most advanced digital platform, operating in the Gulf of Mexico, and features bp’s proprietary LoSal® Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) and Dynamic Digital Twin technologies. Argos has an injection capacity of more than 140,000 barrels per day of low salinity water to help increase oil recovery in the Mad Dog field.

The platform also features Dynamic Digital Twin, bp’s patent-pending software that links complex data from Argos with 3D digital models of those systems, allowing remote operators wearing virtual reality headsets to access data in real time. to improve decision making, efficiency and safety.

This initiative reflects bp’s strategy of investing in high-quality oil and gas projects, helping to deliver the energy the world needs today while also investing in energy for tomorrow.

Source and Photo : https://petroleumag.com/bp-inicia-produccion-en-la-plataforma-argos/

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