BP AMOCO FIND
|Thursday, May 11, 2000
BP Amoco has announced a major natural gas discovery offshore Trinidad. The discovery is estimated at approximately 2 trillion cubic feet of natural gas. This is BP Amoco's third major gas find offshore Trinidad in the past three years. The discovery is located approximately 135 miles east of Galeota Point in approximately 730 feet of water. The well was drilled by Diamond Offshore's semisubmersible, Ocean America to a depth of 11,680 feet encountering net pay with a thickness of 300 feet. The Ocean America is a fourth generation semisubmersible built in 1988.