McMoRan Exploration Updates Gulf of Mexico Exploration and Development Activities
McMoRan Exploration Co. (NYSE: MMR) updated its ultra-deep exploration
and development activities in the shallow waters of the Gulf of Mexico
(GOM) Shelf and onshore in the Gulf Coast area, including in progress
flow testing operations at Davy Jones No. 1, positive drilling results
onshore at Lineham Creek, new logging results from Blackbeard West No. 2
and in progress operations at Lomond North.
McMoRan today provided an update on the Davy Jones No. 1
production test currently in progress on South Marsh Island Block 230.
As previously reported in October 2012, McMoRan replaced heavy drilling
mud in the hole with clear completion fluid, which was required to
suppress flow in the well while the final steps were completed. On