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Estimated Oil and Gas Reserves,
Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, December 31, 2015
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Estimated Oil and Gas Reserves,
Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, December 31, 2015

BOEM 2016-082

Zipped File Names

Excel File Name

Table Name

Table Description


Tables-2015-xlsx Public.xlsx

2015-TABLE 1,

Estimated oil and gas reserves by area, December 31, 2015.

2015-TABLE 2,

Description of deposit-size classes.

2015-TABLE 3,

Field and reserves distribution by water depth.

2015-T4-TOP 50,

Fields by rank order, based on Original BOE reserves, top 50 fields.

2015-T4 - ALL,

Fields by rank order, based on Original BOE reserves, 1,312 fields.

2015-TABLE 5,

Summary and comparison of oil and gas reserves as of December 31, 2014 and December 31, 2015.

2015-TABLE 6,

Oil and gas reserves and cumulative production at end of year, 1975-2015.


Reserve History for Fields.

Fig 01 - 2015 Reserves Pie, Public.xlsx

BOEM GOM Production and Reserves.

Fig 04 - 06 - 2015 Field Size Distributions, Public.xlsx

Field-size Distribution of All Fields; of Oil Fields; of Gas Fields.

Fig 07 -2015 Cum vs Rank Order field size, Public.xlsx

Cumulative percent total reserves versus rank order of field size.

Fig 08 -2015 Largest 20 fields, Public.xlsx

Largest 20 fields, with associated water depths, ranked by Reserves and compared to Original Reserves.

Fig 09 - 11 - 2015 Reservoir Size Distributions, Public.xlsx

Reservoir-size distributions, combination reservoirs; oil reservoirs; gas reservoirs.

Fig 12 - 14 - 2015 Discovery Patterns, Public.xlsx

Exploratory and Development Wells drilled by water depth and by year. Original Reserves by water depth and reservoir discovery year.

Fig 15 - 2015 Annual Production, Public.xlsx

Annual oil and gas production.


Access database of reserve history for fields by field and year.


2015 - FLDMoPro.accdb

Access database of field monthly production