Chevron asserts oil discovery at Ballymore in deepwater Gulf of Mexico

Chevron Corporation declared a remarkable oil discovery at the Ballymore prospect in the deepwater U.S Gulf of Mexico. Ballymore is situated in the Mississippi Canyon area of the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, approximately three miles from Chevron’s Blind Faith platform, in water depth of 6,536 feet.

Jeff Shellebarger, President of Chevron North America Exploration and Production stated “This discovery is an important addition to our portfolio, especially with its combination of size, quality and proximity to existing infrastructure.”

The former Ballymore well reached total measured depth of 29,194 feet and encountered more than 670 feet net oil pay with excellent reservoir and fluid characteristics.

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