Chinook is a producing conventional oil field located in ultra-deepwater in the US and is operated by Murphy Exploration & Production. The field is located in block Walker Ridge 469, Walker Ridge 425, and Main Pass 279, with water depth of 8,850 feet.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Murphy Oil and Petroleo Brasileiro.

Production from Chinook

The Chinook conventional oil field recovered 58.19% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2014. The peak production was approximately 19.17 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 3 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2046.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 30.19 Mmboe, comprised of 30.03 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 0.99 bcf of natural gas reserves. Chinook conventional oil field reserves accounts 0.01% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional oil fields globally.

About Murphy Exploration & Production

Murphy Exploration & Production Company is engaged in in crude oil and natural gas exploration and production. it operates as subsidiary of Murphy Oil Corporation.


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