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Thunder Horse Field, Gulf of Mexico

Location

Mississippi Canyon 778/822, 150 miles SE of New Orleans

Operator

BP (75%)

Partner

ExxonMobil (25%)

Water depth

6,050ft (at PDQ location)

Design life

25 years

Annualized average throughput - oil

250,000b/d

Annualized average throughput - gas

200mmcf/d

Produced water peak

140,000b/d

Water injection (max)

300,000b/d

Topsides layout

3 production / utilities modules

Topside modules lift weight

21,000t

Main power generation capability

90MW

Derrick

2,000,000lb maximum with auxiliary hoisting capability

Quarters

229 persons

Hull weight

75,000t

Hull displacement

129,000t

Mooring

16 x 5¾in wire rope and chain with suction pile

Main deck

112m x 136m

Normal draft

30m

Pontoon height

11.5m

Deck freeboard

17.5m

Discovery announced

15 July 1999

First oil

2005

Rescheduled oil and gas production

18 December 2008
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