Thunder Horse South Expansion Phase 2 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 Mississippi Canyon 821, Mississippi Canyon 778, and Mississippi Canyon 822, with water depth of 6,446 feet.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Exxon Mobil and BP.

Production from Thunder Horse South Expansion Phase 2

The Thunder Horse South Expansion Phase 2 conventional oil field recovered 10.96% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production expected in 2022. The peak production was approximately 27.77 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 127 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2055.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 110.56 Mmboe, comprised of 76.99 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 201.41 bcf of natural gas reserves. Thunder Horse South Expansion Phase 2 conventional oil field reserves accounts 0.02% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional oil fields globally.

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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