energyme.com :: news + energy + technology
     
  The Tuesday Letter
Subscribe
Submit Articles
Feedback
Search
Advertise
Events
Product Reviews
Monthly Edition
Energy Archive
 
     
  RSS feeds RSS Feeds  
  Track the latest news
from energyme.com
 
     
  Press Releases  
  Send press releases to the editor  
     
   
     
     
     
   
     
     
 

ENERGY NEWS

 
     
 

Hess deepwater discovery in Gulf of Mexico

Posted: 13 July 2006

Hess Corporation reported drilling results for its Pony Prospect, on Green Canyon Block 468, in the Gulf of Mexico.

The well was drilled to a total depth of 32,448 feet and encountered 475 feet of oil saturated sandstones in Miocene age reservoirs, based on wireline log evaluation.

Hess will next drill an appraisal sidetrack well approximately 4,000 feet to the northeast. Whole rock cores and wireline logs will be obtained from the sidetrack well.

This information will be used to refine estimates of net pay.

Results to date have been consistent with pre-drill expectations.

Total hydrocarbon resource on the Hess acreage is estimated to be in the range of 100 - 600 million barrels of oil equivalent.

Hess Corporation has a 100 per cent working interest in this well.

 

 
     

Supported by:

SABIC

Beach Petroleum

Horizon Oil