BP has started development drilling at its deep-water Platina field off Angola, a project that is running many years behind the initial schedule.

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The UK supermajor is drilling ahead with the Valaris-owned drillship DS-12 on its operated Block 18, according to the country’s regulator, the Angola Oil, Gas & Biofuels Agency (ANPG).