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Chevron announces deepwater GOM discovery

Posted on 05 February 2009

More tests are being conducted on data gathered from the discovery well, and additional work at the prospect, located in Keathley Canyon Block 872, will be needed to determine the extent and commercial viability of the discovery.

“This is a very significant discovery in the lower tertiary trend… Continuing our success at the Jack well, Buckskin reinforces the trend’s potential to provide the US with important new energy supplies,” said George Kirkland, Chevron executive vice president, Global Upstream and Gas.

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