Oil Discovery in the Sapakara South-1 well on Block 58
TotalEnergies and Apache Corporation have encountered oil in the Sapakara South-1 well on Block 58 off the coast of Suriname. This announcement follows previous discoveries at Maka Central, Sapakara West, Kwaskwasi and Keskesi.
Located 4 kilometers south-east of the Sapakara West-1 discovery, Sapakara South-1 was drilled in a water depth of about 850 meters. Sapakara South encountered 30 meters net pay of oil, in a good quality Campano-Maastrichtian reservoir.
The drilling operations will continue with the Maersk Valiant drillship. TotalEnergies is the operator, holding a 50% working interest and Apache holding a 50% working interest. Upon completion of the Sapakara South -1 well, the rig will move to drill the Bonboni – 1 well in Block 58.
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