Application by Hess Corporation (Bureau of Ocean Energy Management)

Hess Corporation (through the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management) has filed notice of a proposed project which requires review by the MS Department of Marine Resources to ensure compliance with the state’s approved Coastal Program under the Coastal Zone Management Act.

The applicant is requesting approval of their Initial Development Operations Coordination Document which proposes the drilling, completion, testing and installation of subsea wellhead for one (1) proposed surface location E on Lease OCS-G-35295 and passing through Lease OCS-G-36704 with a bottom hole in Lease OCS-G-36876 and proposes one (1) mirrored well (Location Alt E) to be drilled only in the event of a failure. View the complete Public Information copy of their plan at the links below.

Any person wishing to make comments or objections to the proposed activity must submit those comments in writing to Brett James by mail at the Department of Marine Resources at 1141 Bayview Avenue, Biloxi, Mississippi 39530, by email at, or by using the form below before 1:00 p.m. on the day February 6, 2023. 

Comment Submission Form

You should receive an acknowledgement of your comment from Brett James by email. If you do not receive this acknowledgement, please contact