Table 2.

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

Field NumberField NameLocation AbbreviationDiscovery YearWater Depth (ft [m])OperatorStatusOnstreamProduction TypeAge of ReservoirTrap Type(s)
1MadisonAC 2419984854 (1479)ExxonMobilProducing2002SSl. PlioceneThree-way closure against salt flank
2HooverAC 2519974806 (1465)ExxonMobilProducing2000SPARl. PlioceneFour-way closure (compactional drape)
3Diana SouthAC 6519964679 (1426)ExxonMobilAbandoned, 20152000SSl. PlioceneThree-way closure against salt flank
4Dalmatian NorthDC 420085876 (1791)MurphyProducing2014SSm. MioceneStratigraphic
5DalmatianDC 4820085876 (1791)MurphyProducing2014SSm. MioceneStratigraphic
6Dalmatian SouthDC 13420126394 (1949)Murphy2016SSl. MioceneStratigraphic
7ShilohDC 26920037509 (2289)ShellAppraisalProjected 2020SSL. JurassicThree-way closure against salt flank
8VicksburgDC 35320077457 (2273)ShellAppraisalProjected 2020SSL. JurassicThree-way closure against salt flank
9San JacintoDC 61820047850 (2393)ENIAbandoned, 20112007SSl. MioceneFour-way closure (compactional drape)
10SpidermanDC 62120038100 (2469)AnadarkoAbandoned, 20152007SSl. MioceneFour-way closure (compactional drape)
11Lost ArkEB 42120012740 (1749)NobleAbandoned, 20092002SSl. PlioceneThree-way closure against fault–stratigraphic
12SW HorseshoeEB 43020002285 (696)WalterProducing2005SSl. PlioceneThree-way closure against fault
13BalboaEB 59720013373 (1028)ApacheProducing2010SSl. PlioceneTwo-way closure between faults–onlap
14North BoomvangEB 59920013153 (961)AnadarkoProducing2007SSl. Pliocene–e. PleistoceneThree-way closure against fault
15NansenEB 60219993686 (1123)AnadarkoProducing2002SPARl. Pliocene–e. PleistoceneThree-way closure against fault
16TomahawkEB 62320033514 (1071)MarubeniProducing2004SSm. MioceneThree-way fault closure against fault–stratigraphic
17BoomvangEB 64319973539 (1079)AnadarkoProducing2002SPARl. Pliocene–e. PleistoceneFaulted high over salt ridge
18Navajo–NorthwestEB 64620014114 (1254)AnadarkoProducing2002SSl. Pliocene–e. PleistoceneThree-way closure against fault
19DianaEB 94519904670 (1423)ExxonMobilAbandoned, 20152000SSl. PlioceneThree-way closure against salt flank–stratigraphic
20MarshallEB 94919984376 (1334)ExxonMobilProducing2001SSe. PlioceneThree-way closure against salt flank–stratigraphic
21RockefellerEB 99219964872 (1424)ExxonMobilAbandoned 20152009SSe. PlioceneFour-way closure (compactional drape)
22Ewing Bank 878EW 87820001523 (464)WalterProducing2001SSe. PlioceneThree-way closure against fault
23Morpeth–KlamathEW 92119921747 (532)ENIProducing1998TLPl. Miocene–e. PlioceneThree-way closure against fault–stratigraphic
24PrinceEW 95819941502 (457)EnvenProducing2001SSe. PlioceneStratigraphic
25ArnoldEW 96319961752 (534)MarathonProducing1998SSe. PleistoceneThree-way closure against fault
26Black WidowEW 96619981840 (560)ApacheProducing2000SSe. PleistoceneThree-way closure fault–dip
27Manta RayEW 100620031854 (565)WalterAbandoned, 20031999SSe. PleistoceneThree-way closure against salt flank
28NorthwesternGB 20019981750 (533)HessProducing2000SSl. Pliocene–e. PleistoceneThree-way closure against salt flank
29CottonwoodGB 24420012000 (610)PetrobrasProducing2007SSe. PlioceneThree-way closure against fault
30Power PlayGB 258–30220062310 (704)W&TProducing2008SSl. PlioceneThree-way closure against salt–fault
31BaldpateGB 26019911650 (502)HessProducing1998FPe. Pliocene–e. PleistoceneThree-way closure against salt
32PyreneesGB 29320092100 (640)W&TAbandoned, 20152012SSe. PlioceneThree-way closure against salt
33SargentGB 33920082240 (683)Deep Gulf EnergyProducing2010SSl. PleistoceneStratigraphic
34HabaneroGB 34119992001 (610)ShellProducing2003SSe. PlioceneThree-way closure against salt
35LlanoGB 38619892294 (699)ShellProducing2004SSl. Miocene–e. PlioceneThree-way closure against salt
36AugerGB 42619872863 (873)ShellProducing1994TLPe. Pliocene–e. PleistoceneThree-way closure against fault–stratigraphic
37CardamomGB 42719952873 (876)ShellProducing2014SSl. Pliocene–e. PleistoceneThree-way closure against fault–stratigraphic
38Geauxpher–NoonanGB 462–50620082820 (859)ERTProducing2009SSe. PleistoceneThree-way closure against fault
39BushwoodGB 46320092700 (823)ApacheAppraisalProjected 2017e. PleistoceneThree-way closure against fault
40DannyGB 50620072700 (823)ERTProducing2010SSe. PlioceneThree-way closure against fault
41Ozona DeepGB 51520013280 (999)MarathonDevelopmentProjected 2017SSl. MioceneThree-way closure against salt flank
42SerranoGB 51619963400 (1036)ShellAbandoned, 20042001SSe. Pliocene–e. PleistoceneStratigraphic
43OreganoGB 55919993400 (1036)ShellProducing2001SSe. Pliocene–e. PleistoceneThree-way closure against fault–stratigraphic
44MacaroniGB 60219953700 (1128)ShellProducing1999SSe. Pliocene–e. PleistoceneThree-way closure against fault–stratigraphic
45WinterGB 60520093400 (1036)W&TAppraisall. PleistoceneStratigraphic
46Dawson DeepGB 62520042900 (884)AnadarkoProducing2006SSl. Pliocene–e. PleistoceneFaulted closure against salt overhang
47DurangoGB 66720013150 (960)AnadarkoProducing2004SSe. PleistoceneThree-way closure against salt flank–fault–stratigraphic
48GunnisonGB 66820003131 (954)AnadarkoProducing2003SPARe. PleistoceneThree-way closure against salt flank–fault–stratigraphic
49DawsonGB 66920013000 (914)AnadarkoProducing2004SSe. PleistoceneThree-way closure against salt flank–fault–stratigraphic
50MagnoliaGB 78319994700 (1432)ConocoPhillipsProducing2004TLPe. PleistoceneThree-way closure against fault–stratigraphic
51KatmaiGC 4020142100 (640)NobleAppraisale.–m. MioceneFour-way closure against faults
52RockyGC 11019871785 (544)MarubeniProducing1995SSl. Pliocene?Three-way closure against salt flank
53AngusGC 11319972000 (610)MarubeniProducing1999SSe. PleistoceneThree-way closure against salt flank
54PopeyeGC 11619852067 (630)ShellProducing1996SSe. PleistoceneThree-way closure against fault
55ManateeGC 15519981940 (591)MarubeniProducing2002SSl. PlioceneThree-way closure against salt–stratigraphic
56Brutus–RuGC 15819892985 (910)ShellProducing2001TLPl. Pliocene–e. PleistoceneThree-way closure against salt–fault–stratigraphic
57JollietGC 18419811750 (533)MC OffshoreProducing1989TLPPleistoceneThree-way closure against fault
58LorienGC 19920032179 (664)NobleProducing2006SSl. MioceneStratigraphic
59GenesisGC 20519882628 (801)ChevronProducing1999FPSe. PleistoceneThree-way closure against salt–stratigraphic
60PhoenixGC 23619981969 (600)Helix (ERT)Producing2010FPUe. PlioceneThree-way closure against salt flank
61AspenGC 24320013063 (934)WalterProducing2002SSl. MioceneThree-way closure against salt weld
62DroshkyGC 24420072900 (884)MarathonProducing2010SSl. MioceneThree-way structural-stratigraphic against salt
63Troika–WasatchGC 24419942679 (816)MarathonProducing1997SSe. PlioceneThree-way closure against salt flank
64GliderGC 24819963300 (1006)ShellProducing2004SSPlioceneThree-way pinchout against salt–stratigraphic faults
65AlleghenyGC 25419923225 (983)ENIProducing1999TLPe. PlioceneThree-way closure against fault–weld
66Allegheny SouthGC 29820053280 (999)ENIProducing2005SSl. Pliocene–e. PleistoceneThree-way closure against salt–stratigraphic
67ClipperGC 30020053452 (1052)BennuProducing2013SSe. PleistoceneThree-way closure against salt–stratigraphic
68Front RunnerGC 33820003500 (1067)MurphyProducing2004SPARPlioceneThree-way closure against salt–stratigraphic
69Front Runner SouthGC 33920013500 (1067)MurphyProducing2005SSPlioceneThree-way closure against fault–stratigraphic
70QuatrainGC 38220023500 (1067)MurphyProducing2005SSPlioceneThree-way closure against fault–stratigraphic
71PegasusGC 38520053491 (1064)ENIProducing2008SSe. PleistoceneThree-way closure against fault–stratigraphic
72SamuraiGC 43220093400 (1036)MurphyAppraisale.–m. MioceneFour-way closure (faulted)
73CondorGC 44820083266 (995)Deep Gulf EnergyProducing2011SSe. PleistoceneThree-way closure against salt–faults
74King KongGC 47219893799 (1158)ENIAbandoned, 20052002SSe. PlioceneThree-way closure against fault
75Wide BerthGC 49020093700 (1128)ApacheProducing2012e. PleistoceneTwo-way fault–stratigraphic–dip
76Ness DeepGC 50720013950 (1204)HessAppraisalSSl. MioceneThree-way closure against salt weld
77YosemiteGC 51620014452 (1357)ENIAbandoned, 20122002SSl. PlioceneThree-way closure against fault–stratigraphic
78K2 North–K2GC 518–56220044000 (1219)AnadarkoProducing2006SSe.–m. MioceneThree-way closure against salt–stratigraphic
79Marco PoloGC 60820004300 (1311)AnadarkoProducing2004TLPPlioceneThree-way closure against fault–salt flank
80HolsteinGC 64419994292 (1308)Plains E&PProducing2004SPARl. Pliocene to e. PleistoceneThree-way closure against faults–stratigraphic
81Daniel BooneGC 64620044230 (1289)W&TAbandoned, 20152009SSPlioceneThree-way closure against fault–salt flank
82ConstitutionGC 68020035100 (1554)AnadarkoProducing2006SPARe. Pliocene–l. PlioceneThree-way closure against salt–fault
83TiconderogaGC 76820045250 (1600)AnadarkoProducing2006SSe. Pliocene-l. PlioceneThree-way closure against salt–fault
84Pompano IIMC 2819861864 (568)StoneProducing1996SSl. Miocene–PlioceneThree-way closure against fault and stratigraphic traps
85Cardona–Cardona SouthMC 2920142135 (651)StoneProducing2014SSl. MioceneThree-way closure against salt flank
86Mississippi Canyon 72MC 7220082013 (613)LLOGProducing2009SSl. MioceneStratigraphic
87OtisMC 7920143950 (1204)LLOGProducing2016SSl. MioceneStratigraphic
88King–King WestMC 8419935386 (1642)BPProducing2002SSl. MioceneThree-way closure against fault
89Horn MountainMC 12619995400 (1646)Plains E&PProducing2002SPARl. MioceneThree-way closure against fault
90Mississippi Canyon 161MC 16120052924 (800)StoneProducing2008SSe. PlioceneThree-way closure against fault
91MandyMC 19920102096 (639)LLOGProducing2012SSe. PlioceneFour-way closure against fault
92King’s Peak 1MC 21719926541 (1994)BPProducing2002SSl. MioceneStratigraphic
93MatterhornMC 24319912862 (872)W&TProducing2003TLPe. PlioceneThree-way closure along salt flank
94RigelMC 25219995200 (1585)ENIAbandoned, 20112006SSl. MioceneStratigraphic
95NeidermeyerMC 25320133400 (1036)LLOGProducing2015SSm. MioceneFour-way closure (extensional–turtle)
96Seventeen HandsMC 29920005400 (1646)ENIAbandoned, 20112006SSl. MioceneStratigraphic
97MarmalardMC 30020125781 (1762)LLOGProducing2015SSm. MioceneThree-way closure against fault
98AconcaguaMC 30519997039 (2145)ATPAbandoned, 20132002SSl. MioceneThree-way closure against fault
99Camden HillsMC 34819997213 (2198)ATPAbandoned, 20102002SSl. MioceneStratigraphic
100Na Kika–KeplerMC 38319875800 (1768)BPProducing2004SSl. MioceneStratigraphic
101AppomattoxMC 39220107290 (2222)ShellAppraisalProjected 2020SSL. JurassicThree-way closure against fault
102La FemmeMC 42720045800 (1768)LLOGAppraisall. MioceneStratigraphic
103Na Kika–ArielMC 42919956200 (1890)BPProducing2004SSl. MioceneStratigraphic
104Son of Bluto IIMC 43120125013 (1528)LLOGProducing2015SSl. MioceneStratigraphic
105AppaloosaMC 45920082500 (762)ENIProducing2011SSl. PlioceneThree-way closure against salt flank
106ZiaMC 49619971800 (549)MarubeniProducing2003SSl. MioceneThree-way closure against fault–stratigraphic
107LonghornMC 502–54620062461 (750)ENIProducing2009SSe. PlioceneFour-way closure against fault
108Who DatMC 50320073099 (944)LLOGProducing2011FPSl. Miocene–e. PlioceneThree-way closure against salt flank
109WrigleyMC 50620053700 (1128)W&TProducing2007SSl. MioceneStratigraphic
110Santiago-Santa CruzMC 519–56320116500 (1981)NobleProducing2012SSm. MioceneThree-way closure against fault
111Na Kika–HerschelMC 52019976800 (2073)BPProducing2004SSl. MioceneThree-way closure against fault
112Na Kika–FourierMC 52219897000 (2134)BPProducing2004SSl. MioceneStratigraphic
113RydbergMC 52520147479 (2279)ShellAppraisalProjected 2020SSL. JurassicThree-way closure against fault
114Medusa NorthMC 53820032185 (666)MurphyProducing2005SSe. PlioceneThree-way closure against salt flank
115IsabelaMC 56220076500 (1981)BPProducing2012SSm. MioceneFour-way closure against fault
116MedusaMC 58219992125 (648)MurphyProducing2002SPARe. PlioceneThree-way closure against salt flank
117UlyssesMC 58320022487 (758)ENIProducing2005SSe. PlioceneStratigraphic
118Na Kika–East AnsteyMC 60719987000 (2134)BPAbandoned, 20102004SSl. MioceneThree-way closure against salt flank
119Na Kika–CoulombMC 65719887600 (2316)ShellProducing2004SSm. MioceneThree-way closure against salt flank
120Blind FaithMC 69620016900 (2103)ChevronProducing2008Semim. MioceneFour-way closure (extensional–turtle)
121Big BendMC 69820127200 (2194)NobleProducing2015SSm. MioceneThree-way closure against salt flank
122TroubadourMC 69920137438 (2267)NobleAppraisalProjected 2017l. MioceneStratigraphic
123Biddy BallMC 70519991000 (305)LLOGProducingRestart—2015SSl. PleistoceneThree-way closure against fault
124Valley ForgeMC 70720041538 (469)LLOGProducing2008SSe. PlioceneThree-way closure against salt flank
125Pluto–BS&TMC 71819952748 (837)MarinerAbandoned, 20081999SSm. MioceneThree-way closure against fault
126MensaMC 73119865300 (1615)ShellProducing2000SSl. MioceneFour-way closure (faulted)
127GooseMC 75120031548 (472)LLOGProducingRestart—2015SSe. PlioceneThree-way closure against salt flank
128Anduin WestMC 75420082696 (822)ATPAbandoned, 20122010SSl. MioceneThree-way closure against fault
129AnduinMC 75520052400 (731)ATPAbandoned, 20132007SSl. MioceneThree-way closure against fault
130GoldfingerMC 77120045423 (1653)ENIProducing2005SSl. MioceneStratigraphic
131TritonMC 77220025610 (1710)ENIProducing2005SSl. Miocene–e. PlioceneThree-way closure against fault
132Devils TowerMC 77319995607 (1709)ENIProducing2004SPARl. Miocene–e. PlioceneThree-way closure against salt flank
133DantzlerMC 78220136613 (2016)NobleProducing2015SSl. MioceneThree-way closure against salt flank
134GladdenMC 80020083116 (950)LLOGProducing2011SSe. PlioceneThree-way closure against salt flank
135Mississippi Canyon 837MC 83720011520 (463)WalterProducing2003SSe. PleistoceneThree-way closure against fault
136CallistoMC 87620017800 (2377)AnadarkoAbandoned, 20152007SSl. MioceneThree-way closure against fault
137EuropaMC 93519943900 (1189)ShellProducing2000SSl. Miocene–e. PlioceneThree-way closure against salt flank
138Tahoe–SE TahoeVK 783–82719841500 (457)W&TProducing1994SSm. MioceneThree-way closure against fault
139PetroniusVK 78619951754 (535)ChevronProducing2000CTm. MioceneThree-way closure against fault
140Neptune–ThorVK 82619841866 (569)AnadarkoProducing1997SPARm. MioceneThree-way closure against fault
141PerseusVK 83020033376 (1029)ChevronProducing2005DTm. MioceneStratigraphic
142EinsetVK 87319983500 (1067)ShellProducing2002SSl. MioceneStratigraphic
143NileVK 91419973534 (1077)BPProducing2001SSm. MioceneStratigraphic
144DoradoVK 91520024023 (1226)BPProducing2009SSm. MioceneFour-way closure over salt (compactional drape)
145MarlinVK 91519933384 (1031)Plains E&PProducing1999TLPm. MioceneFour-way closure over salt (compactional drape)
146South DoradoVK 91520033494 (1065)BPProducing2004SSm. MioceneFour-way closure over salt (compactional drape)
147Ram–PowellVK 95619853214 (980)ShellProducing1997TLPm. MioceneStratigraphic
148SwordfishVK 96120014677 (1425)NobleProducing2005SSm. MioceneStratigraphic
149FastballVK 100319993000 (914)W&TAbandoned, 20142009SSm. MioceneThree-way closure against fault–stratigraphic
  • Locations of fields are shown in Figures 5, 10, and 11.

  • Location abbreviations: AC = Alaminos Canyon; DC = DeSoto Canyon; EB = East Breaks; EW = Ewing Bank; GB = Garden Banks; GC = Green Canyon; MC = Mississippi Canyon; VK = Viosca Knoll. Production type abbreviations: CT = compliant tower; DT = dry tree; FP = floating production; FPS = floating production storage; FPU = floating production unit; Semi = semisubmersible; SS = subsea tieback; TLP = tension leg platform. Age of reservoir abbreviations: e. = early; l./L. = late/Late; m. = middle.