Murphy Achieves First Oil in Deepwater Gulf of Mexico

The U.S. independent has started production from the Khaleesi-Mormont and Samurai fields.

Hart Energy Staff

Murphy Oil Corp. announced April 12 that it achieved first oil from the Khaleesi, Mormont and Samurai field development project in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, as production has begun flowing through the Murphy-operated King’s Quay floating production system.

The mega project is comprised of the Khaleesi-Mormont fields in Green Canyon blocks 389 and 478, respectively, and the Samurai field, located in Green Canyon Block 432. According to Murphy, two wells are already online and completion operations are ongoing for the remaining five wells and is expected to take between 40 and 45 days.

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