Apache Corp. and partner Total said April 2 the Sapakara West-1 well offshore Suriname has made a significant oil discovery, building on the success of their Maka Central-1 find.

Drilled to a depth of about 6,300 m by the Noble Sam Croft drillship, the well hit hydrocarbons in multiple stacked Cretaceous-aged Campanian and Santonian targets.

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