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December 3, 2021

Mississippi Canyon 208 Conventional Oil Field, US

By Carmen

Mississippi Canyon 208 is a producing conventional oil field located in deepwater in the US and is operated by Murphy Exploration & Production. The field is located in block Mississippi Canyon 208, with water depth of 4,924 feet.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Talos Energy, Ridgewood Energy, Red Willow Production, Calypso Exploration, Crux1 and Murphy Oil.

Production from Mississippi Canyon 208

The Mississippi Canyon 208 conventional oil field recovered 44.82% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2016. The peak production was approximately 9.49 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 25 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2042.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 25.93 Mmboe, comprised of 18.88 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 42.33 bcf of natural gas reserves. Mississippi Canyon 208 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.


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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