Gulf of Mexico

BHP Billiton Petroleum (GOM) Inc. will plug the Double Mountain exploratory well in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico after finding noncommercial amounts of hydrocarbons.

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Apr. 22
– BHP Billiton Petroleum (GOM) Inc. will plug the Double Mountain exploratory well in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico after finding noncommercial amounts of hydrocarbons.

The well went to a TD of 33,815 ft in 3,751 ft of water on Green Canyon Block 555 and reached the targeted Lower Miocene objective, said 30% interest owner Noble Energy Inc. BHP Billiton has 70% interest.

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