Business Strategy BP Trinidad and Tobago Begins Gas Production at Cassia C Unit
BP Trinidad and Tobago has successfully begun gas production at its Cassia C platform which is expected to produce about 200-300 million standard cubic feet of gas daily. The project will enable the firm to produce low pressure gas resources from the Greater Cassia Area.
London/UK – BP Trinidad and Tobago (BPTT) has recently confirmed that its Cassia C development has safely delivered first gas. Cassia C is BPTT’s first offshore compression platform and its biggest offshore facility. It will enable BPTT to access and produce low pressure gas resources from the Greater Cassia Area. The platform, BPTT’s 16th offshore facility, is connected to the existing Cassia hub which lies approximately 35 miles off Trinidad’s southeast coast.
Cassia C is expected to produce, at peak, about 200-300 million standard cubic feet a day of gas. Production will go towards meeting BPTT’s gas supply commitments and will be important to sustaining T&T’s LNG and petrochemical industries.
David Campbell, BPTT president said: “First gas from Cassia C is an important milestone for BP in Trinidad and Tobago. This first offshore compression facility will allow us to unlock new resources and bring much-needed gas to market.”
The Cassia C platform’s jacket – its legs and supporting frame - was built at Tofco (Trinidad Offshore Fabricators) and installed in 2020. Its topside structure was built in the Mc Dermott fabrication yard, Altamira, Mexico and was installed in 2021.
The Cassia C project is an important step in BPTT’s Area Development Plan, which outlines the direction and pace of the company’s activities to develop hydrocarbon resources in its licensed marine acreage in Trinidad and Tobago. The plan includes a combination of exploration, development projects and activities focused on maximizing production from BPTT’s acreage.