Anadarko Petroleum released two new discoveries in the Gulf of Mexico

AnadarkoThe American oil and gas company Anadarko Petroleum released two new discoveries at Warrior and Phobos wells in the Gulf of Mexico. The company completed drilling in the both wells, but now start the assessment and estimation of the reserves in the both fields, as well as the quality of the raw material. One of the discoveries was at Warrior well, which is operated by Anadarko Petroleum (65%) in partnership with shareholders Ecopetrol (20%) and MCX Exploration (15%), with reserves of 64.00 m of net oil pay in multiple high-quality Miocene-aged reservoirs. The second discovery is at Phobos well, which contains 27.50 m of net high-quality oil pay in Pliocene-aged reservoirs.

Meanwhile, the American oil and gas company Anadarko Petroleum completed the acquisition of Lucius development in Gulf of Mexico by Freeport-McMoran Oil & Gas for 2 billion USD. With the acquisition the Anadarko Petroleum receives 49% from the development.

Anadarko Petroleum is an American petroleum and natural gas exploration and production company headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas. As of December 31, 2015, the company had approximately 2.06 billion barrels of oil equivalent of proved reserves, 52% of which were liquids and 48% of which were natural gas. In the fourth quarter of 2015, the company produced 0.836 million barrels of oil equivalent per day.