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November 23, 2021

Khaleesi Conventional Oil Field, US

By Carmen

Khaleesi is a conventional oil development located in deepwater in the US and is operated by Murphy Exploration & Production. Discovered in 2017, Khaleesi lies in block Green Canyon 389, Green Canyon 390, Green Canyon 434, and Green Canyon 345, with water depth of around 3,606 feet.

The project is currently in construction stage and is expected to start commercial production in 2022. Final investment decision (FID) of the project was approved in 2019. The Khaleesi conventional oil development will involve the drilling of approximately four wells and includes FPU and subsea trees.

Field participation details

The field is owned by HEDV Khaleesi, Ridgewood Energy, ILX Prospect Khaleesi, CL&F Resources, Red Willow Production and Murphy Oil.

Production from Khaleesi

Production from the Khaleesi conventional oil development project is expected to begin in 2022 and is forecast to peak in 2023, to approximately 27,803 bpd of crude oil and condensate, 35 Mmcfd of natural gas and 3,368 bpd of natural gas liquids. Based on economic assumptions, the production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2054.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 125.49 Mmboe, comprised of 90.22 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate, 109.51 bcf of natural gas reserves and 17.03 Mmbbl of natural gas liquid reserves.

Contractors involved in the Khaleesi conventional oil field

Some of the key contractors involved in the Khaleesi project as follows.

Main EPC: Subsea 7

EPC Contractors: Audubon Engineering and Hyundai Heavy Industries Holdings

Other Contractors: Aker Solutions, Corinth Pipeworks, Gate, Oceaneering International and Subsea 7

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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.


Information on the field is sourced from GlobalData’s fields database that provides detailed information on all producing, announced and planned oil and gas fields globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.

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