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APA-Total JV Finds Oil In Krabdagu Well Off Suriname

Jun 21, 2022

Houston-based APA Corporation on Tuesday announced its joint venture with France's TotalEnergies has made an oil discovery at the Krabdagu exploration well off the coast of Suriname.APA has a 50% working interest in Block 58 where the oil discovery was made…

TotalEnergies Makes 'Significant' Oil and Gas Find Offshore Suriname

Feb 21, 2022

TotalEnergies said Monday it has made a significant new oil and associated gas discovery at the Krabdagu-1 well offshore Suriname. Made in the central area of offshore Block 58, the discovery follows previous discoveries at Maka, Sapakara, Kwaskwasi and Keskesi…

Suriname: TotalEnergies Extends Maersk Valiant Drillship Contract

Jan 14, 2022

French oil company TotalEnergies has exercised an option to have Maersk Drilling's drillship Maersk Valiant drill one more well in Block 58 off the coast of Suriname.The contract extension is planned to last 100 days, with work beginning in March 2022…

Tullow Leaves Suriname

Nov 18, 2021

Suriname has been described as the next big thing in the offshore oil and gas exploration world, as its proximity to Guyana where ExxonMobil has discovered around 10 billion barrels of oil so far has led oil companies, including ExxonMobil,…

Suriname: TotalEnergies, APA Hit Sub-commercial Oil Volumes at Bonboni Well, SPS-1 Flow Test Successful

Nov 17, 2021

TotalEnergies' Bonboni-1 offshore exploration well in the northern portion of Block 58, offshore Suriname has encountered sub-commercial oil volumes and will be plugged and abandoned. Meanwhile, TotalEnergies, with partners APA Corporation,…

TotalEnergies' Appraisal Well Offshore Suriname Fails to Deliver

Sep 29, 2021

TotalEnergies' Keskesi South-1 appraisal well in the Block 58 offshore Suriname has encountered non-commercial quantities of hydrocarbons and the well has been plugged and abandoned.The news was shared on Wednesday by APA Corporation, TotalEnergies' 50 percent partner in the offshore block…

TotalEnergies, Apache Find More Oil Offshore Suriname

Jul 29, 2021

Oil and gas firms TotalEnergies and Apache Corporation have discovered more oil off the coast of Suriname.The duo has hit oil at the Sapakara South-1 offshore well at Block 58, where they've previously made Maka Central, Sapakara West, Kwaskwasi…

Suriname, the Next Offshore Oil Hot Spot?

Jul 12, 2021

Offshore drilling in Guyana, mainly by ExxonMobil, has in the past years unearthed more than 9 billion barrels of oil equivalent, making Guyana a place to be when it comes to deepwater exploration, and as of December 2019, production, with multiple FPSOs planned for deployment in the coming years…

Suriname: Total Extends Maersk Drilling Rig Charter

May 12, 2021

French oil firm Total has extended the contract with the Danish drilling contractor Maersk Drilling for the use of the Maersk Developer offshore drilling rig in Suriname.Total, via its Suriname subsidiary Total E&P Suriname, has exercised an…

Apache, Total Halt Suriname Offshore Drilling due to Pressure

Mar 10, 2021

Oil and gas companies Apache and Total have been forced to stop drilling operations at an offshore well in Suriname due to 'substantial pressure increases.'As announced on January 14, the Keskesi East-1 well discovered oil, volatile oil, and…

Drilling Deals Confirmed for Two Maersk Rigs in Suriname

Jan 18, 2021

Following a conditional letter of the award signed with the French oil giant Total last November for the supply of two offshore drilling rigs in Suriname, Danish offshore drilling firm Maersk Drilling said Monday Total has firmed up the contracts…

Total, Apache Make Another Oil Find Offshore Suriname

Jan 14, 2021

French oil giant Total and its partner Apache said Thursday they'd made a new significant oil and gas discovery at the Keskesi East-1 well, in Block 58 off the coast of Suriname. This follows previous offshore discoveries in the Block at Maka Central…

Total to Charter Two Maersk Offshore Drilling Rigs for Suriname Operations

Nov 24, 2020

French oil major Total has awarded a conditional letter of award to Danish offshore drilling firm Maersk Drilling for the supply of two deepwater rigs, Mærsk Developer and Maersk Valiant, for an exploration and appraisal project in Suriname’s Block 58…

Noble Energy Drops Colombia Offshore Drilling Plan. Might Drill in 2021

Nov 20, 2020

Oil company Noble Energy, now owned by Chevron, has decided not to drill the previously planned offshore well in Colombia this year.The company had signed a drilling contract in January with the Danish offshore drilling company Maersk Drilling for the use of the Maersk Valiant drillship in Colombia…

Maersk Drilling Upgrades Maersk Valiant Drillship

Jul 17, 2020

Danish offshore drilling company Maersk Drilling has recently upgraded its 2014-built Maersk Valiant ultra-deepwater drillship.While the Maersk Valiant was recently stacked offshore Port Fourchon the Managed Pressure Drilling  (MPD) system was…

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