By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Feb. 21 -- Kerr-McGee Corp. started production Feb. 16 from Ticonderoga oil and gas field on Green Canyon Block 768 in 5,250 ft of water in the Gulf of Mexico.
Ticonderoga has reached peak production rates of 20,000 b/d of oil and 15 MMcfd of gas.
Two Ticonderoga subsea wells are tied back to Kerr-McGee's 100%-owned Constitution spar on Green Canyon Block 680 in nearly 5,000 ft of water 190 miles south of New Orleans. Kerr-McGee operates Ticonderoga with a 50% interest. Noble Energy Inc. owns the rest.
Constitution field is expected to go on stream during the second quarter. The Constitution truss spar currently has the capacity to process 70,000 b/d of oil and 200 MMcfd of gas.