Hess announced a substantial discovery at its Sicily prospect (Chevron 75% and operator, Hess 25%). The well, located at Keathley Canyon 814 was spud on 6 January 2015 in 2,059 metres (6,758 feet) of water. The target was a 4-way trap, Lower Tertiary, Wilcox sand. This is the largest discovery in US GoM so far this year with a pre-drill estimate of 300 - 400 mmboe. We considered multiple scenarios with PV10s ranging between US$330 million to US$1.8 billion.
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Inform | Jun 2015
Chevron's success in the Lower Tertiary continues with the Sicily discovery
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