Chevron discovered oil at the Anchor prospect in the US Gulf of Mexico (GOM), 140 km offshore Louisiana. Drilled to a total depth of 33,794 ft in 5,183 ft of water, Well No. 2 in Green Canyon Block 807 encountered oil pay in multiple Lower Tertiary Wilcox Sands intervals. Anchor is Chevron’s second deepwater discovery in the GOM in less than a year. Chevron (55%) is the operator with partners Cobalt International Energy (20%), Samson Offshore Anchor (12.5%), and Venari Resources (12.5%).
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