The Mad Dog oil platform is located in 4,500 feet of water 190 miles south of New Orleans. The Mad Dog oil field was discovered in May of 1998 and became operational in 2005. Mad Dog has the capacity to produce up to 80,000 barrels of oil and 40 million cubic feet of natural gas per day. It is owned by BHP Billiton, Chevron Corporation and BP, who is also the operator.
Date: February 13, 2014