Pioneering deepwater gulf pipeline system integrates five segments

05/12/2003
Richard J. BlackLawson L. FreemanJaime A. CalderonBP America Inc., HoustonConstruction on the groundbreaking Mardi Gras transportation system in deepwater Gulf of Mexico by BP America Inc. and partners is well under way.Upon completion, the Mardi Gras system will be the largest-capacity deepwater pipeline system ever built, capable of transporting more than 1 million b/d of oil and 1.5 bcfd of gas. The large-diameter pipelines of the $1-billion system will extend 485 miles across the central and western gulf in water as deep as 7,300 ft (see Fig. 1 in Part 1; OGJ, May 5, 2003, p. 84).Part 1 of this two-part series on the project set out several of its most important "firsts"; this conclus...
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