Samurai is a producing conventional oil field located in deepwater in the US and is operated by Murphy Exploration & Production. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block Green Canyon 432, Green Canyon 476, Green Canyon 388, Green Canyon 475, and Green Canyon 431, with water depth of 3,569 feet. Buy the profile here.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Murphy Oil and Ridgewood Samurai.

Production from Samurai

The Samurai conventional oil field recovered 1.13% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production expected in 2023. The peak production was approximately 27.25 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 34.00 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2054.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 101.93 Mmboe, comprised of 84.57 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 104.12 bcf of natural gas reserves. Samurai conventional oil field reserves accounts 0.02% 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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