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Upstream - Exploration

Gulf of Mexico

Anadarko operates the largest number of floating facilities in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico with additional exploration prospects, discoveries, large-scale developments and hub-and-spoke opportunities.

~160ThousandBarrels per Day

Anadarko Production in the Gulf

Anadarko is among the largest independent leaseholders and producers in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, with more than 1.9 million gross acres,10 operated floating facilities and production of approximately 160,000 BOE/d.

Lucius & Heidelberg

Anadarko’s newest spar facilities, Lucius and Heidelberg, began production in January 2015 and January 2016, respectively – both achieving first oil just three years after sanction. A testament to the company’s safety-first culture, crews working on the spars completed them without a lost-time incident.

Anadarko Operated Facilities:

  • Heidelberg (2016)
  • Lucius (2015)
  • Constitution (2006) – expanded to host Caesar/Tonga (2012)
  • Marco Polo (2005)
  • Red Hawk – successfully decommissioned (2014)
  • Gunnison (2004) 
  • Nansen (2002)
  • Boomvang (2002)
  • Holstein (acquired in 2016)
  • Horn Mountatin (acquired in 2016)
  • Marlin (acquired in 2016)

Live Safe LogoAt work or away from the job site, Anadarko's Gulf of Mexico operations team views safety as a top priority. Anadarko employees and contractors promote a culture of safety by following the LiveSAFE program.


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“As an industry leader in deepwater exploration and project management, the Gulf of Mexico has been an important part of Anadarko’s portfolio for many years, and with our 10 floating operated facilities, and our significant inventory of high-margin development opportunities and exploration prospects, we are ideally positioned to continue our hub-and-spoke value-creation model.”

— Danny Brown
Executive Vice President, International & Deepwater Operations

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Public health and employee safety are our top priorities in planning for every scenario.

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Safety Performance

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