Main Offshore Fields
Notable offshore fields today are found in the North Sea, the Gulf of Mexico (mostly offshore Texas and Louisiana, but also Mississippi and Alabama), California (in the Santa Barbara basin), the Caspian Sea (notably some major fields offshore Azerbaijan) the Campos and Santos Basins off the coasts of Brazil, Newfoundland and Nova Scotia (Atlantic Canada), several fields off West Africa most notably west of Nigeria and Angola, as well as offshore fields in South East Asia and Sakhalin, Russia. Also major offshore oil fields are located in the Persian Gulf such as Safaniya, Manifa, and Marjan which belong to Saudi Arabia and are developed by Saudi Aramco.
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