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Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Upstream: 2014 in review

Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Upstream: 2014 in review

Report summary

The precipitous drop in oil prices over the second half of the year overshadowed production growing for the first time since 2009. Exploration remained robust with 12 announced discoveries totalling over 1.1 bnboe with a 48% success rate. Capital investment was dominated by Majors but Independents like Anadarko and Hess also invested heavily. M&A was subdued, decommissioning picked up pace, and bidding at the lease sales was measured.  

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  • Executive Summary
  • Exploration
    • Limited appraisal success
  • Capital investment
    • Investments translating into production
  • M&A
  • Abandonment and Decommissioning
  • Leasing
  • The year ahead

In this report there are 7 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive Summary
  • Exploration
    • 2014 Exploration results
    • Exploration wells completed and discoveries
    • Volumes discovered (WM estimate) and success rate
    • Announced discoveries
    • Success by operator
  • Capital investment
    • Capex by company
    • Development drilling capex as portion of total capex and annual daily production
  • M&A
  • Abandonment and Decommissioning
  • Leasing
  • The year ahead
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