Hydrocarbon Discovery Reported in Suriname Block 52 by Petronas

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Petronas has announced a hydrocarbon discovery in offshore Suriname’s Block 52 at exploration well #1-Sloanea. The Suriname-Guyana Basin exploration well was drilled to a total depth of 4,780 m and encountered several hydrocarbon-bearing sandstone formations with good reservoir qualities in Campanian. Further evaluation is planned to determine the full extent of the discovery. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia-based Petronas is the operator of Block 52 and holds 50% participating interest with Exxon Mobil holding the remaining 50%.