Table 1.

Fields and Discoveries in Water Depths Greater Than 7000 ft (2134 m), Northern Deep-Water Gulf of Mexico

Field Number in Figure 5AField NameLocation AbbreviationDiscovery YearWater Depth (ft [m])Operator
216Maximino DLMexico20149984 (3043)Pemex
203TobagoAC 85920049636 (2937)Shell
195StonesWR 50820059576 (2919)Shell
215MaximinoMexico20129574 (2918)Pemex
217SupremusMexico20139426 (2873)Pemex
201SilvertipAC 81520049356 (2852)Shell
219CratosMexico20159213 (2808)Pemex
224AtlasLL 5020039000 (2743)Anadarko
226CheyenneLL 39920048987 (2739)Anadarko
213ChinookWR 46920038826 (2690)Petrobras
223Atlas NWLL 520048810 (2685)Anadarko
221JubileeAT 34920038800 (2682)Anadarko
225Jubilee ExtensionLL 30920058774 (2674)Anadarko
189PhobosSE 3920138500 (2591)Anadarko
214ExploratusMexico20148488 (2587)Pemex
220VortexAT 26120028340 (2542)Anadarko
222Mondo NW ExtensionLL 120058340 (2542)Anadarko
218TrionMexico20128304 (2531)Pemex
212CascadeWR 20620028203 (2500)Petrobras
10SpidermanDC 62120038100 (2469)Anadarko
202Great WhiteAC 85720028009 (2441)Shell
211QMC 96120057925 (2415)Statoil
204MerganserAT 3720027900 (2408)Anadarko
9San JacintoDC 61820047850 (2393)ENI
136CallistoMC 87620017800 (2377)Anadarko
200LoganWR 96920117750 (2362)Statoil
119Na Kika–CoulombMC 65719887600 (2316)Shell
114RydbergMC 52520147479 (2279)Shell
8VicksburgDC 35320077457 (2273)Shell
122TroubadourMC 69920137438 (2267)Noble
169Hadrian–Hadrian SouthKC 91920097425 (2263)ExxonMobil
101AppomattoxMC 39220107290 (2222)Shell
99Camden HillsMC 34819997213 (2198)ATP
121Big BendMC 69820127200 (2194)Noble
168LuciusKC 87520097100 (2164)Anadarko
197JuliaWR 62720077087 (2159)ExxonMobil
98AconcaguaMC 30519997039 (2145)ATP
112Na Kika–FourierMC 5221989 7000 (2134)BP
118Na Kika–East AnsteyMC 60719987000 (2134)BP
199JackWR 75920047000 (2134)Chevron
  • Locations of fields are shown in Figures 5, 10, and 11.

  • Abbreviations: AC = Alaminos Canyon; AT = Atwater Valley; DC = DeSoto Canyon; KC = Keathley Canyon; LL = Lloyd Ridge; MC = Mississippi Canyon; SE = Sigsbee Escarpment; WR = Walker Ridge.