OFFSHORE DRILLING: BP starts operations at deepwater Gulf project Nathanial Gronewold, E&E reporter Published: Tuesday, February 25, 2014 HOUSTON -- Another major offshore oil and gas project in the Gulf of Mexico has come online. Please subscribe to EnergyWire to read the full story. Username: Password: Forgot your access codes? Recover them. Not a subscriber? Sign up for a trial. Ready to subscribe? Click here.