Table 3.

Fields and Discoveries in the Subsalt Province, Northern Deep-Water Gulf of Mexico

Field NumberField NameLocation AbbreviationDiscovery YearWater Depth (ft [m])OperatorStatusOnstreamProduction TypeAge of ReservoirTrap Type(s)
150TelemarkAT 6320004385 (1336)BennuDevelopment2010MinDOCe.–m. MioceneThree-way closure against base of salt
151North PlatteGB 95920124871 (1485)CobaltAppraisall. Paleocene–e. EoceneFour-way closure (contractional fold)
152BorisGC 28220012393 (729)ERTProducing2003SSe. PlioceneThree-way closure against base of salt
153StampedeGC 46820053440 (1048)HessDevelopmentProjected 2018TLPm. MioceneFour-way closure (extensional fold–turtle)
154TahitiGC 64020024017 (1224)ChevronProducing2009SPARe.–m. MioceneThree-way closure against base of salt
155Holstein DeepGC 64320063830 (1167)Plains E&PProducing2016FPSe. MioceneThree-way closure against base of salt
156Genghis KhanGC 65220054300 (1311)BHP BillitonProducing2007SSe.–m. MioceneThree-way closure against base of salt
157West Tonga–CaesarGC 72620074700 (1432)AnadarkoProducing2012SSm. MioceneThree-way closure against base of salt
158AnchorGC 80720145183 (1580)ChevronAppraisall. Paleocene–e. EoceneThree-way closure against base of salt
159HeidelbergGC 90320095000 (1524)AnadarkoProducing2016m. MioceneThree-way closure against base of salt
160GuadalupeKC 1020143992 (1217)ChevronAppraisall. Paleocene–e. EoceneFour-way closure (contractional fold)
161GilaKC 9320134900 (1493)BPAppraisall. Paleocene–e. EoceneFour-way closure (contractional fold)
162TiberKC 10220094155 (1266)BPAppraisall. Paleocene–e. EoceneFour-way closure (contractional fold)
163KaskidaKC 29220065860 (1786)BPAppraisalFPSl. Paleocene–e. EoceneThree-way closure against base of salt
164LeonKC 64220146117 (1864)RepsolAppraisall. Paleocene–e. EoceneFour-way closure (contractional fold)
165MoccasinKC 73620116739 (2054)ChevronAppraisall. Paleocene–e. EoceneFour-way closure (contractional fold)
166SicilyKC 81420156716 (2047)ChevronAppraisall. Paleocene–e. EoceneFour-way closure (contractional fold)
167BuckskinKC 87220096920 (2109)ChevronAppraisall. Paleocene–e. EoceneFour-way closure (contractional fold)
168LuciusKC 87520097100 (2164)AnadarkoProducing2015SPARl. Miocene–e. PlioceneThree-way closure against salt keel
169Hadrian–Hadrian SouthKC 91920097425 (2263)ExxonMobilProducing2015SSl. Miocene–e. PlioceneThree-way closure against salt keel
170Mica–MickeyMC 21119904314 (1315)ExxonMobilProducing2001SSl. MioceneFour-way closure (fault bounded)
171Raton–Raton South–GeminiMC 248–29220063400 (1036)NobleProducing2008SSl. MioceneStratigraphic
172Tubular BellsMC 72520034300 (1311)HessProducing2014FPSm. MioceneThree-way closure against base of salt
173Thunder HawkMC 73420045724 (1745)MurphyProducing2009Semim. MioceneThree-way closure against base of salt
174West BoreasMC 76220043112 (948)ShellProducing2014SSl. MioceneThree-way closure against base of salt
175KingMC 76419972940 (896)ShellProducing2000SSl. MioceneThree-way closure against base of salt
176PrincessMC 76520003650 (1112)ShellProducing2002SSl. MioceneThree-way closure against base of salt
177KodiakMC 77120085000 (1524)Deep Gulf Energy IIProducing2016SSm. MioceneFour-way closure (extensional fold–turtle)
178Thunder Horse NorthMC 77620005640 (1719)BPProducing2009SSm. MioceneThree-way closure against base of salt
179Thunder HorseMC 77819996103 (1860)BPProducing2008Semim. MioceneFour-way closure (extensional fold–turtle)
180DeimosMC 80620023000 (914)ShellProducing2005SSm.–l. MioceneThree-way closure against fault
181MarsMC 80719892990 (911)ShellProducing1996TLPl. MioceneThree-way closure against base of salt
182UrsaMC 81019913800 (1158)ShellProducing1999TLPl. MioceneThree-way closure against base of salt
183CrosbyMC 89919974400 (1341)ShellProducing2001SSl. MioceneThree-way closure against base of salt
184MirageMC 94119913914 (1193)BennuProducing2010MinDOCm. MioceneThree-way closure against base of salt
185MorgusMC 94219993937 (1200)BennuProducing2012SSm. MioceneThree-way closure against base of salt
186GunflintMC 94820086100 (1859)NobleAppraisal2016SSm. MioceneFour-way closure (extensional fold–turtle)
187VitoMC 98420094038 (1231)ShellAppraisale. MioceneFour-way closure (extensional fold–turtle)
188Power NapMC 98620154200 (1280)ShellAppraisale. MioceneThree-way closure against base of salt
189PhobosSE 3920138500 (2591)AnadarkoAppraisall. Paleocene–e. EoceneFour-way closure (contractional fold)
190Big FootWR 2920055330 (1624)ChevronProducing2015TLPl. Paleocene–e. Eocene-m. MioceneThree-way closure against base of salt
191ShenandoahWR 5220095750 (1753)AnadarkoAppraisall. Paleocene–e. EoceneFour-way closure against salt keel
192YucatanWR 9520155945 (1812)ChevronAppraisall. Paleocene–e. EoceneThree-way closure against salt weld
193CoronadoWR 9820085722 (1744)ChevronAppraisall. Paleocene–e. EoceneThree-way closure against base of salt
194YetiWR 16020155924 (1806)StatoilAppraisalm. MioceneThree-way closure against base of salt
195StonesWR 50820059576 (2919)ShellProducing2016FPSl. Paleocene–e. EoceneFour-way closure (contractional fold)
196TuckerWR 54320066778 (2066)StatoilAppraisall. Paleocene–e. EoceneThree-way closure against fault–salt
197JuliaWR 62720077087 (2157)ExxonMobilAppraisal2016SS, FPSl. Paleocene–e. EoceneFour-way closure (contractional fold)
198St. MaloWR 67820036900 (2103)ChevronProducing2014FPSl. Paleocene–e. EoceneFour-way closure (contractional fold)
199JackWR 75920047000 (2134)ChevronProducing2014FPSl. Paleocene–e. EoceneFour-way closure (contractional fold)
200LoganWR 96920117750 (2362)StatoilAppraisall. Paleocene–e. EoceneFour-way closure (contractional fold)
  • Locations of fields are shown in Figures 5, 10, and 11.

  • Location abbreviations: AT = Atwater Valley; GB = Garden Banks; GC = Green Canyon; KC = Keathley Canyon; MC = Mississippi Canyon; SE = Sigsbee Escarpment; WR = Walker Ridge. Production type abbreviations: FPS = floating production storage; MinDOC = Minimum Deep-Water Operating Concept; Semi = semisubmersible; SS = subsea tieback; TLP = tension leg platform. Age of reservoir abbreviations: e. = early; l. = late; m. = middle.