Murphy discovers oil in De Soto gas area

Murphy Oil Corp. said its DC4 well in De Soto Canyon Block 4 cut 156 ft of oil pay in three zones enroute to a total depth of 13,195 ft.

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, May 5
-- Murphy Oil Corp. said its DC4 well in De Soto Canyon Block 4 cut 156 ft of oil pay in three zones enroute to a total depth of 13,195 ft.

The well offsets Murphy’s 2009 gas discovery at Dalmation. Dalmation, with a bottomhole location in Block 48, found 120 ft measured depth of gas pay in nearly 5,900 ft of water.

Murphy is Block 4 operator with 64.2% working interest.

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