New techniques for exploring the ultra-deep

Journal Article

Industry estimates of the hydrocarbon reserve potential for the U.S. sector of the deepwater Gulf of Mexico exceed 20 billion boe. However, the ultra-deep waters of the Gulf remain largely a geological and economic mystery. In order to successfully explore the hydrocarbon reserves of the area, new technologies are being developed to overcome ultra-deepwater exploration obstacles.

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Anderson, RN; Boulanger, A; Bell, R; Pratson, L

Published Date

  • 1996

Published In

  • Petroleum Engineer International

Volume / Issue

  • 69 / 10

Start / End Page

  • 3pp -