Colombia’s largest integrated oil & gas company Ecopetrol, announced today that an oil discovery has been made at the Dalmatian South prospect, located in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, 113 km offshore Louisiana.
The Dalmatian South prospect is located within the DeSoto Canyon protraction area in a water depth of 6,394 ft (1,949 meters). The presence of oil was confirmed by wireline logs after drilling the DC 134 #1 well and a planned sidetrack.
Ecopetrol America has a 30% interest in the Dalmatian South Prospect and Murphy Exploration & Production Company is the operator.
The Dalmatian South discovery is Ecopetrol America’s second discovery in 2012 and third to date in the Gulf of Mexico, one of the regions with the highest oil hydrocarbon potential in the world. Geological and geophysical studies will continue
November 2, 2012