Tubular Bells is a producing conventional oil field located in deepwater in the US and is operated by Hess. The field is located in block Mississippi Canyon 725, Mississippi Canyon 726, Mississippi Canyon 683, Mississippi Canyon 724, and Mississippi Canyon 682, with water depth of 4,652 feet.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Hess and Chevron.

Production from Tubular Bells

The Tubular Bells conventional oil field recovered 36.03% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2015. The peak production was approximately 25.92 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 57 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 116.56 Mmboe, comprised of 66.23 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 301.93 bcf of natural gas reserves. Tubular Bells conventional oil field reserves accounts 0.03% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional oil fields globally.

About Hess

Hess Corp (Hess) is a global independent energy company, which carries out the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas. It offers fee-based services including gathering, processing of natural gas and the fractionation of natural gas liquids, transportation of crude oil by rail car, terminaling and loading crude oil and natural gas liquids. Hess also carries out the storage and terminaling of propane, essentially in the Bakken shale play of North Dakota. Besides strategically positioned integrated assets in the core of the Bakken shale in the US, the company has operations in Denmark, the Malaysia/Thailand Joint Development Area (JDA) and Malaysia. Hess is headquartered in New York, the US.


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