By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, July 19 -- The Marco Polo tension leg platform (TLP), operated by Anadarko Petroleum Corp. and owned jointly by GulfTerra Energy Partners LP and Cal Dive International Inc., has begun processing first oil and natural gas production from Anadarko's Marco Polo field in Green Canyon Block 608.
Anadarko has tied back six production risers to the TLP and completed three of six predrilled development wells. The field is expected to reach a peak production of 50,000 boe/d when all six are online.
The TLP, in 4,300 ft of water, will serve as a hub capable of processing as much as 120,000 b/d of oil and 300 MMcfd of natural gas.