LONDON – BP Trinidad and Tobago has sanctioned the offshore Juniper gas project.
Development calls for a normally unmanned platform with subsea infrastructure, a first for BP offshoreTrinidad and Tobago. Fabrication is expected to start in the fall.
The Juniper complex will receive gas from theCorallita and Lantana 50 mi (80 km) off the southeast coast of Trinidad in water depths of 360 ft (110 m). BP plans five subsea wells with a production capacity of around 590 MMcf/d (17 MMcm/d).
Gas will be sent to the Mahogany B hub via a new 10-km (6.2-mi) flowline.
Drilling is due to start in 2015 followed by first gas in 2017.