March 19, 2013 / 8:30 PM / 4 years ago

Anadarko makes large oil find in Gulf of Mexico

March 19 (Reuters) - U.S. oil and gas company Anadarko Petroleum Corp said on Tuesday it has discovered a large amount of oil at its Shenandoah-2 well in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.

"The successful Shenandoah-2 well marks one of Anadarko's largest oil discoveries in the Gulf of Mexico," Bob Daniels, Anadarko's head of exploration, said in a statement.

Shares of Houston-based Anadarko rose 1.4 percent to $84.50 in post-market trading.

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