Exploratory Drilling Scheduled Green Canyon Block 895 by Beacon Offshore

Drilling Activity Details


United States

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#1 OCS G35879
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Drilling Activity Summary


IHS Markit reported that Beacon Offshore Energy has scheduled the first exploratory test on one of the company’s several new prospects in the Green Canyon area. The Highgarden prospect venture, #1 OCS G35879, will be drilled in the southern portion of Green Canyon Block 895. According to the prospect’s exploration plan, as many of four tests are planned for the tract: the Highgarden exploratory test is in 5,500 ft of water. In 2013, Cobalt International Energy drilled a wildcat on adjacent Block 896. The #1 (BP) OCS G31765 was drilled to 36,552 ft with no other details available. Cobalt’s venture was abandoned, and the lease expired.