Oil and gas giant BP has successfully started up production from its Thunder Horse South Expansion Phase 2 project.
A video shows the damage caused by Hurricane Ida on the US Gulf Coast.
Tropical Storm Cristobal brought heavy rain to southern Mexico, and with a forecast that has it re-entering the Gulf of Mexico on Friday, oil-platform workers are already being evacuated.
French subsea firm TechnipFMC has announced the award of a multi-million deal for the Thunder Horse project, just hours after BP revealed further expansion of the oil field.
BP has approved another expansion to one of the largest oil fields in the US Gulf of Mexico.
BP has announced a £1billion expansion of its Atlantis development in the Gulf of Mexico amid the discovery of huge additional oil reserves.
BP has announced the start-up of its Thunder Horse Northwest Expansion in the Gulf of Mexico, four months ahead of schedule.
BP halted production at its Thunder Horse rig in the Gulf of Mexico due to a power outage earlier this week, a news report said.
Oil major BP said it has started up a major water injection project at its Thunder Horse platform as it looks to extend the production life of one of the biggest deepwater fields in the Gulf of Mexico.