Baldpate, located in the Gulf of Mexico 110 miles off the Louisiana coast in the Garden Banks area, was discovered in 1991 and achieved first oil through the world's first free-standing compliant tower platform in 1998.
Stampede, located in the Gulf of Mexico 115 miles south of Fourchon, Louisiana, in the deepwater Green Canyon area, was discovered in 2005. Stampede is one of the largest undeveloped fields in the Gulf of Mexico. First production was achieved in January 2018.
Llano, located in the Gulf of Mexico approximately 150 miles off the Louisiana coast in the Garden Banks area, was discovered in 1997 and achieved first oil in 2004.
Tubular Bells, located in the Gulf of Mexico 135 miles southeast of New Orleans in the deepwater Mississippi Canyon area, was discovered in 2003 and achieved first oil in 2014.
In 2016, Hess acquired a one-third non-operated interest in the Block 42 contract area, which is located offshore Suriname along the northeast margin of South America.
Deepwater Block 59, which is to the north and contiguous to Block 42, was awarded to Hess and co-venture partners ExxonMobil and Equinor in 2017.
Penn State, located in the Gulf of Mexico 125 miles off the Louisiana coast, is a subsea tieback to Baldpate in the Garden Banks area. Penn State was discovered in 1995 and achieved first oil in 1999.
The Kaieteur block is located approximately 155 miles offshore Guyana, adjacent to the Stabroek Block. The Kaieteur Block is approximately 3.3 million acres.
The Stabroek Block, located approximately 120 miles offshore Guyana, is 6.6 million acres. Gross discovered recoverable resources for the Stabroek Block are currently estimated at approximately 9 billion barrels of oil equivalent with multi-billion barrels of additional exploration potential on the block. The Liza Phase 1 development delivered first production in December 2019, less than five years after discovery. Liza Phase 2, sanctioned in May 2019, is on track for start-up in early 2022. A third phase of development, at the Payara Field was sanctioned in September 2020. First oil is expected in 2024.
Esox, located in the Gulf of Mexico approximately 6 miles east of the Hess-operated Tubular Bells production facilities, was discovered in 2019 and achieved first oil in 2020. The Esox-1 well was drilled in 4,609 feet of water and encountered approximately 191 net feet of high quality oil bearing Miocene reservoirs.
Hess pursues an exploration program that delivers value and long-term growth through a balanced global portfolio.
Block A-18 in the Malaysia-Thailand Joint Development Area (JDA) is located in the Gulf of Thailand about 93 miles from Kota Bharu, Malaysia and 161 miles from Songkhla, Thailand. Gas was discovered in 1971 and production began in 2005.
Hess is a partner in the Waha Concessions in Libya with 13 producing fields in the hydrocarbon-rich Sirte Basin. Five large oil fields were discovered between 1958 and 1961 and production started in 1962. Production has been interrupted in recent years due to civil unrest, but resumed in 2017.
Hess discovered oil in North Dakota in 1951 and today is one of the largest producers in the Bakken with a premier acreage position in the core of the play. Our competitively advantaged infrastructure provides transport/market optionality. We have a proven track record of applying Lean and innovation to enhance returns.
North Malay Basin project consists of 10 discovered gas fields located 186 miles offshore Peninsular Malaysia. Phase 1 of full field development achieved first gas in 2017, Phase 2 achieved first gas in 2019, and Phase 3 first gas is expected in 2022. Phase 4A was sanctioned in 2020.
Conger, located in the Gulf of Mexico 125 miles off the Louisiana coast, is a subsalt, high-pressure, high-yield gas/condensate field in the Garden Banks area. Discovered in 1997, it achieved first oil in
Hess is committed to a long-term strategy of growing its reserves and production. We had 1.4 billion boe of proven reserves at the end of 2014.