Murphy, Partners Expect to Rev Up T-Bird

Murphy Oil Corp. announced a discovery at the Thunder Bird prospect located in Mississippi Canyon Block 819.

The development options for the discovery have not been finalized, but the oil found at Thunder Bird will likely be produced as a subsea tie-back to a facility nearby.

Murphy owns a 37.5% working interest in the field and serves as operator. Its partners include Dominion Exploration & Production, Inc. (25%), Hydro Gulf of Mexico, L.L.C. (25%), and Marubeni Offshore Production (USA) Inc. (12.5%).

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