Offshore Suriname Appraisal Well by Apache Hits 30-m Pay Zone

Drilling Activity Details



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#1-Sapakara South
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Drilling Activity Summary


Apache Corp. announced an oil discovery at appraisal well #1-Sapakara South in Block 58, offshore Suriname. The venture encountered a 30-m pay zone in a good quality Campano-Maastrichtian reservoir and is on the eastern edge of the Sapakara area. Area water depth is approximately 850 m and is southeast of the #1-Sapakara West. Additional drilling and testing is planned. After completion operations are finished, the drillship will move to drill #1-Bonboni in Block 58. Houston-based Apache holds 50% interest along with partner TotalEnergies.