ATP Oil & Gas Corporation announced first oil production at its Mississippi Canyon 941 #3 well in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. The initial rate and associated pressures exceeded original expectations and the well established a rate in excess of 7,000 Boe per day.
The Mississippi Canyon 941 #3 well is located on the Mirage Field and is the second well brought on production at the Telemark Hub location utilizing the ATP Titan floating drilling and production platform. As per BOEM guidelines with initial production the MC 941#3 will be renamed the MC 941 A-1. When drilled, the A-1 well encountered four Miocene sands totaling 266 feet of pay. The A-1 well is completed at a measured depth of 16,300 feet in two of the discovered sands. Plans are to commingle production from the two completed sands.
ATP operates the deepwater Telemark Hub in approximately 4,000 feet of water with a 100% working interest and holds a 100% ownership in ATP Titan LLC which owns the ATP Titan and associated pipelines and infrastructure.
About ATP Oil & Gas Corporation
ATP Oil & Gas is focused on development and production of oil and natural gas in the Gulf of Mexico and the North Sea. The company trades publicly as ATPG on the NASDAQ Global Select Market.
Source: Atp Oil & Gas, October 12, 2010: