COVINGTON, La.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–LLOG Exploration Company, L.L.C. (“LLOG”), along with its Gulf of Mexico joint venture partner, Blackstone Energy Partners, and its co-owners, the entities managed by Ridgewood Energy (which includes Riverstone designated ILX affiliates), Red Willow Offshore, LLC, Calypso Exploration, LLC, Deep Gulf Energy II, LLC, Houston Energy, and American Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: AMID) announced that the LLOG operated Delta House floating production system (FPS) at Mississippi Canyon 254 achieved its nameplate oil capacity of 80,000 barrels of oil per day. LLOG recently brought the ninth well on production several weeks ahead of schedule and two additional wells will be brought on production to the FPS in 2016. The FPS nameplate capacity includes 50% redundancy of key rotating equipment. The FPS is designed for peaking capacity of 100,000 barrels of oil per day and 240 million cubic feet of gas per day with no redundancy of key rotating equipment.
The Delta House FPS was built, installed, and put on line in three years. First production was achieved in April of 2015. The Delta House project was recently named one of the Top 5 Projects in the world according to Offshore Magazine. “The startup and ramp up of the Delta House FPS has gone exceptionally well.” says Scott Gutterman, President and CEO of LLOG Exploration. “The FPS uptime has averaged in excess of 99% since production was initiated which we believe is best in class for similarly sized facilities.”
LLOG is the largest privately owned oil producer in the U.S. and one of the largest private producers in the Gulf of Mexico. LLOG’s corporate headquarters is in Covington, Louisiana and LLOG has an office in Houston, Texas. Company website: www.llog.com.