The South Santa Cruz Field is a Miocene discovery made by DGE III in 2015 in Mississippi Canyon Block 563. The well was completed and brought on line in 2017 with plans to drill a second well to an adjacent fault block. South Santa Cruz is developed with Barataria and tied back to the Blind Faith FPS.
- Location: Mississippi Canyon 563
- Operator: DGE III
- Water Depth: 6552′
- Working Interest: 40.50% (DGE III)