BMT to provide multiple marine monitoring systems for BP’s Mad Dog Phase 2 floating production facility in the Gulf of Mexico

BMT to provide multiple marine monitoring systems for BP’s Mad Dog Phase 2 floating production facility in the Gulf of Mexico

Teddington, Middlesex, U.K., 20-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Mad Dog Field is one of BP’s largest discoveries in the Gulf of Mexico. BMT will provide multiple marine monitoring systems for BP’s new semi-submersible floating production facility in Phase 2. 

The Mad Dog Field is one of BP’s largest discoveries in the Gulf of Mexico to date with the capacity to produce up to 140,000 gross barrels of crude oil per day from up to 14 production wells. BMT was awarded a contract to provide multiple marine monitoring systems for the Phase 2 semi-submersible floating production facility. These systems will play an important role in ensuring the day to day operations of the facility are conducted safely.

BMT will install two types of monitoring systems, its Integrated Marine Monitoring System (IMMS) and its Independent Remote Monitoring System (IRMS). The BMT IMMS comprises several sub systems relating to environmental monitoring and facility response.  Its purpose is to provide key data in real time to the offshore operators and to collect detailed data sets to support long term integrity monitoring of the asset. 

BMT’s IRMS will allow BP to maintain remote communications with its floating asset and receive key environmental and performance data in real time, providing additional monitoring capability particularly during periods of evacuation due to hurricanes.  The IRMS will continuously transmit data and imagery back to stakeholders on shore during the passage of a hurricane to help BP perform crucial asset monitoring during unmanned operations.

BP have announced that the new floating production unit for the Mad Dog 2 project in the deep water Gulf of Mexico will be named Argos. The platform will be BP’s fifth operated platform in the Gulf of Mexico and it will help extend the life of the super-giant Mad Dog oil field beyond 2050.

***

This article is part of #BestOfBMT (2018) campaign featuring the most interesting projects BMT was involved in throughout the year.

SOURCE: BMT Group Ltd

CONTACT

Comments are closed.