Drill campaign at Zanderij-1 offshore Suriname planned for third quarter

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Planning is underway for an exploration campaign to be conducted at the Zanderij-1 prospect located at Block 42 offshore Suriname. The well, targeting both Campanian and Santonian aged reservoirs, will be spudded around the third quarter of this year.

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“We see the acreage as a potential play extension from the Stabroek Block with similar play types and trap styles,” said President and Chief Operating Officer of Hess Corporation, Greg Hill.

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Hess, Chevron and Block 42 operator Shell each have one-third interests in the block.

OilNOW understands the Maersk Voyager will carry out the one-well programme.

Kawa-1 points to hydrocarbon potential in Guyana-Suriname shallow water acreage – IHS Markit

Block 42 ranges in water depth between approximately 2,000 and 2,500 meters and covers an area of over 6,000 square kilometres gross.


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