South Santa Cruz is a producing conventional oil field located in ultra-deepwater in the US and is operated by Kosmos Energy Gulf of Mexico Operations. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block Mississippi Canyon 563, with water depth of 6,552 feet. Buy the profile here.

Field participation details

The field is owned by He&D Offshore, Houston Energy, Kosmos Energy, Red Willow Production, Ridgewood Energy and Talos Energy.

Production from South Santa Cruz

The South Santa Cruz conventional oil field recovered 44.01% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2018. The peak production was approximately 3.23 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 2.00 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2035.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 6.75 Mmboe, comprised of 6.28 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 2.77 bcf of natural gas reserves.

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