West Delta 30 is a producing heavy oil field located in shallow water in the US and is operated by Cox Operating. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block West Delta 27, West Delta 21, West Delta 30, West Delta 31, West Delta 28 (G36946), West Delta 21 (G01447), West Delta 28 (00384), and West Delta 28, with water depth of 104 feet. Buy the profile here.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Cox Operating.

Production from West Delta 30

The West Delta 30 heavy oil field recovered 99.02% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 1972. The peak production was approximately 35.57 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 77.00 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2029.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 4.10 Mmboe, comprised of 3.13 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 5.80 bcf of natural gas reserves. West Delta 30 heavy oil field reserves accounts 0.01% of total remaining reserves of producing heavy oil fields globally.

About Cox Operating

Cox Operating LLC (COX) is an independent oil and gas company. The company owns and operates assets in the Gulf of Mexico. It provides acquisition and revitalization of mature oil and gas fields in both the OCS and the shallow waters off the coast of Louisiana. COX operates more than 200 producing wells over 25 fields. The company also provides ongoing development program to identify opportunities in existing wells also to new plays and prospects. COX is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, the US.

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