Murphy Makes Discovery at Dalmatian North

Murphy has made a discovery at its Dalmatian North prospect in the Gulf of Mexico. The well was drilled to a total depth of 13,195 feet and encountered 156 feet of oil pay in three zones. Located in DeSoto Canyon Block 4, the well was drilled by Diamond Offshore's Ocean Confidence in approximately 5,820 feet of water. Murphy Oil is the operator of the block, with a 64.2% working interest. Other partners include Newfield (23.3%) and Mariner Energy (12.5%).

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