ELP makes discovery on GoM shelf

Energy Partners has made a discovery in the Bay Marchand field on the Gulf of Mexico shelf. Drilling of a third well in the program has begun.

Offshore staff

NEW ORLEANS -- Energy Partners has made a discovery in the Bay Marchand field on the Gulf of Mexico shelf. Drilling of a third well in the program has begun.

The moderate risk, moderate potential South Timbalier 23 (ST 23) #CC-15st exploratory well was drilled to a total depth of 10,076 ft (3,071 m) and encountered four hydrocarbon bearing sands.

The discovery well is expected to be online in the second quarter.

04/02/2008

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