Chevron Corp. has started oil production at its Blind Faith field in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. Initial production is 30,000bpd and 30MMcfd of natural gas. Daily production is expected to ramp up to 65,000bpd of oil and 55MMcfd of gas in 3 months. Blind Faith, Chevron’s deepest offshore production, is in 6500ft of water and 160mi SE of New Orleans, USA. It has subsea systems in 7000ft of water in Mississippi Canyon Blocks 695 and 696.