|Prospect, Field, Block||Well||Ft. of net pay/production||Operator||Depth (ft)||Completion date|
|Alaminos Canyon Block 380||1 OCS G32954||400 net ft of oil pay||Shell Oil Co.||Drilling: n/a
|Samurai, Green Canyon Block 432||2OCS G32504||150 ft of net pay (two Miocene zones)||Murphy Oil Corp.||Drilling
|Mississippi Canyon Block 612||1 (BP) OCS G33166||800 ft of net pay (Norphlet)||Shell Oil Co.||Drilling
|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.||
|South Marsh Island Block 71||3-F OCSG34266||211 net ft of oil pay||Byron Energy Ltd.||
|Whale, Alamonos Canyon Block 772||1(BP) OCS G35153||1,400 net ft of oil-bearing pay||Shell Oil Co.||Water:
|Pompano platform, Mississippi Canyon Block 28||4 OCS G09771||153 ft of net oil pay||Stone Energy Corp.||Water:
|Tornado, Green Canyon Block 281||2SS (ST) OCSG3342||
12.35 Mboe/d (83% oil)
|Talos Energy LLC||Water:
|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||Water:
|Tornado, Green Canyon Block 281||2SS (ST) OCS G33242||297 net ft of oil pay||Talos Energy LLC||n/a||Oct. 2017|
|Rampart Deep, Mississippi Canyon Block 117||1 OCS G32299||130 ft of liquids-rich pay||Deep Gulf Energy Co.||Water: 2,700
Data source: IHS Markit. Compiled by Larry Prado
Norwegian Equinor ASA, Brazilian Enauta Participacoes SA, Compania Espanola de Petroleos S.A.U. and Petroleos de Portugal Petrogal SA, controlled by Galp Energia SGPS SA, are joining the bidders.
The memorandum of understanding (MoU), signed late Oct. 14, will be later signed as a definitive deal after Exxon Mobil studies the blocks of the company, one of the sources told Reuters.
The shale producer expects production from continuing operations to be 1.1 million to 1.12 million barrels of oil equivalent per day.