Houston-based oil and fuel firm Talos Energy has produced first oil and related fuel from the Bulleit subject situated within the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.
The Bulleit subject is situated in Green Canyon 21, which is operated by Talos Energy with a 50 per cent curiosity.
Talos’ companions are EnVen Energy Ventures and Otto Energy holding 33.three per cent and 16.7 per cent working pursuits, respectively.
Otto Energy mentioned in an replace on Monday, the effectively produced the primary oil on 15 October 2020 from the MP reservoir interval and delivered first gross sales to the pipeline that afternoon.
The mission has been developed by way of a 10-mile subsea tieback to the Talos-operated GC 18 Whistler platform the place manufacturing is being processed after which delivered into regional oil and fuel gross sales pipelines.
According to Talos Energy’s replace from 7 October, there have been quite a few weather-related delays, together with Hurricane Delta, in the course of the completion and hook-up operations of the Bulleit effectively.
Otto additionally added that Talos has a deliberate effectively manufacturing ramp-up technique the place manufacturing will slowly be elevated in 1000 bopd increments till the effectively reaches a steady-state manufacturing price.
Otto’s CEO and Managing Director, Mike Utsler, commented: “The improvement and startup of the Bulleit subject is a big milestone for Otto Energy and its shareholders.
“The subject and its manufacturing kind an essential element of our sturdy base enterprise in each the offshore and onshore Gulf of Mexico, the place we now produce oil and fuel from three glorious fields”.
Talos confirmed the Bulleit effectively as business discovery in June 2019. The effectively was spud in May 2019 and drilled utilizing the Noble Don Taylor drillship.
Drilling operations have been concluded in August. The effectively encountered roughly 140 ft of internet true vertical depth (TVD) oil pay within the shallow goal, the DTR-10 Sand, and roughly 110 ft of internet TVD oil pay within the deeper MP Sand.
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