Statoil discovered oil at the Yeti prospect in the US Gulf of Mexico’s Walker Ridge Block 160, 15 km south of the Big Foot field. The well was drilled by the semisubmersible rig Maersk Developer. The company is in the process of determining the size of the discovery. Statoil (50%) is the operator with Anadarko(37.5%) and Samson (12.5%).


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