Apache fails at Kolibrie off Suriname

April 21, 2017

Apache Corp. failed to hit commercial hydrocarbons at its Kolibrie-1 well, offshore Suriname. 

Kolibrie is in Block 53, about 80mi off Suriname. Block 53 covers an area of some 3509sq km, and it in 500-1800m water depth. 

Apache told OE in a statement that the company completed drilling operations of the Kolibrie-1 well, and that the well was deemed noncommercial. 

The Noble Bob Douglas drillship has been released from the location, Apache said.

According to partner Cepsa, the well was spud in March.



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