HOUSTON – BP has contracted AMEC to provide front-end engineering design (FEED) services for the topsides facilities for the Mad Dog Phase 2 deepwater project in the Gulf of Mexico. The contract value was not disclosed.
The new facility will be of one of the largest floating production systems to be installed in the Gulf of Mexico. The facility will produce oil and gas from the Phase 2 development area within the existing Mad Dog field in the Green Canyon region, about 200 mi (320 km) south of New Orleans.
Mad Dog is a partnership between BP (operator, 60.5%), BHP Billiton (23.9%), and Chevron (15.6%).