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December 1, 2021updated 27 Apr 2022 12:54pm

Mad Dog Conventional Oil Field, US

By Carmen

Mad Dog is a producing conventional oil field located in ultra-deepwater in the US and is operated by BP Exploration & Production. The field is located in block Green Canyon 781, Green Canyon 738, Green Canyon 782, Green Canyon 825, and Green Canyon 826, with water depth of 6,736 feet.

Five expansion projects are associated with the Mad Dog conventional oil field, namely Mad Dog North West Water Injection, Mad Dog South West Expansion, Mad Dog Shallow, Mad Dog Opportunities and Mad Dog A Spar. The expansion projects are currently in the feed, feasibility and construction stage.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Chevron, BHP and BP.

Production from Mad Dog

The Mad Dog conventional oil field recovered 76.30% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2009. The peak production was approximately 64.49 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 18 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2036.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 89.36 Mmboe, comprised of 85.85 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 21.07 bcf of natural gas reserves. Mad Dog conventional oil field reserves accounts 0.02% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional oil fields globally.

Contractors involved in the Mad Dog conventional oil field

Some of the key contractors involved in the Mad Dog project as follows.

Other Contractors: General Electric and Valaris

About BP Exploration & Production

BP Exploration & Production Inc is a company engaged in oil and gas exploration & production.


Information on the field is sourced from GlobalData’s fields database that provides detailed information on all producing, announced and planned oil and gas fields globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.

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