Mad Dog is a producing conventional oil field located in ultra-deepwater in the US and is operated by BP Exploration & Production. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, 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. Buy the profile here.

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

Field participation details

The field is owned by BP, Chevron and Woodside Energy Group.

Production from Mad Dog

The Mad Dog conventional oil field recovered 78.63% 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 18.00 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2035.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 84.46 Mmboe, comprised of 81.17 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 19.71 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: Valaris, CGG, Worley, General Electric and Edison Chouest Offshore

About BP Exploration & Production

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

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