Prospect, Field, Block Well Ft. of net pay/production Operator Depth (ft) Completion date
Green Canyon Block 21 1 OCS G35385 235 ft of Pliocene pay Talos Energy LLC Drilling: n/a
Water: 1,300
June 2019
Alaminos Canyon Block 380 1 OCS G32954 400 net ft of oil pay Shell Oil Co. Drilling: n/a
Water: 6,500
June 2019
Samurai, Green Canyon Block 432 2OCS G32504 150 ft of net pay (two Miocene zones) Murphy Oil Corp. Drilling:
32,000
Sept. 2018
Mississippi Canyon Block 612 1 (BP) OCS G33166 800 ft of net pay (Norphlet) Shell Oil Co. Drilling
29,600
Water:
7,300
May 2018
South March Island Block 71 1-F OCS G34266
2-F OCS G34266
4 Mbbl of oil/d (combined from Pliocene sands) Byron Energy Ltd. n/a Apr. 2018

Ballymore, MIssissippi Canyon Block 607

1(ST) OCS G3451 607 ft of net pay (Miocene) Chevron Corp.

Drilling: 29,194
Water 6,600

Mar. 2018
South Marsh Island Block 71 3-F OCSG34266 211 net ft of oil pay Byron Energy Ltd.

Drilling: 8,615
Water:
n/a

Apr. 2018
Whale, Alamonos Canyon Block 772 1(BP) OCS G35153 1,400 net ft of oil-bearing pay Shell Oil Co.

Drilling: 22,948
Water:
n/a

June 2017
Pompano platform, Mississippi Canyon Block 28 4 OCS G09771 153 ft of net oil pay Stone Energy Corp.

Drilling:
12,176
Water:
n/a

Dec. 2017
Tornado, Green Canyon Block 281 2SS (ST) OCSG3342
12.35 Mboe/d (83% oil)
Talos Energy LLC

Drilling:
21,057 (tvd)
Water:
2,750

Dec. 2017
Ship Shoal Block 300 5-B (ST) OCS G07760 173 ft of hydorcarbon pay with peak flow of 1.1 Mboe/d W&T Offshore

Drilling:
5,772
Water:
n/a

Nov. 2017
Tornado, Green Canyon Block 281 2SS (ST) OCS G33242 297 net ft of oil pay Talos Energy LLC n/a Oct. 2017

Data source: IHS Markit. Compiled by Larry Prado