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October 26, 2012
05:49 EDTSTOStatoil reports Q3 equity production 1.81M BOE/D
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April 9, 2015
10:02 EDTSTOStatoil makes oil discovery in Gulf of Mexico
Statoil (STO) announced that it has made an oil discovery in its Miocene Yeti prospect located in the Gulf of Mexico. The Yeti discovery expands the proven sub-salt Miocene play further South and West of Big Foot," said Jez Averty, Statoil's senior vice president, exploration for North America. "We are analyzing data to determine the size of the discovery in order to consider future appraisal options." The Yeti discovery was made in Walker Ridge block 160, which is located approximately 15 km (9 miles) south of the Big Foot field, and 11 km from the Cascade field. All of the blocks making up Yeti were accessed by the current owners in recent years. Yeti was drilled with the Maersk Developer drilling rig, a sixth generation semi-submersible. Statoil reports that its drilling efficiency with Yeti was among the best of any well drilled in Walker Ridge, achieving a drilling performance level of approximately 120 meters per day. The rig has moved on and is currently drilling Statoil's Thorvald prospect in the Mississippi Canyon block 814. Statoil is the operator of Yeti, and its partners are Anadarko (APC) and Samson (SSN).

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