Suriname has named Chevron, TotalEnergies and Qatar Petroleum (QP) as submitting the best bids for blocks under the 2020-21 bid round.
Apache and Total have halted drilling on the Keskesi East-1 discovery well off Suriname due to “substantial pressure increases”.
ExxonMobil’s Bulletwood-1 well offshore Guyana found reservoirs but no commercial hydrocarbons.
An Aberdeen-based drilling contractor has launched a petition urging the UK Government to give oil workers returning from overseas a full quarantine exemption.
The Guyana-Suriname basin is helping drive a “surge” of oil rig demand in South America, bucking the global trend of depressed activity, according to new analysis.
IHS Markit expects companies to drill 38 high impact wells this year.
French energy giant Total has confirmed the award to Maersk Drilling of contracts worth $100 million for its exploration and appraisal campaign in Suriname's Block 58.
Total and Apache have announced a fourth discovery at Block 58, offshore Suriname.
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Fugro has clinched a contract with Malaysian oil firm Petronas for positioning services for an exploration programme in the Guyana-Suriname Basin.
Petronas has made a first discovery offshore Suriname, in Block 52, at the Sloanea-1 exploration well.
Total has picked Maersk Drilling to supply two rigs for an exploration and appraisal project off Suriname as part of a deal worth around $100 million.
Oil companies are on track to discover 10 billion barrels this year, despite the coronavirus pandemic temporarily halting exploration activity this spring, according to Rystad Energy.
North Sea oil firm Apache was in the black in the third quarter of 2020 as its cost-saving initiatives outstripped expectations.
Total remains committed to developing hydrocarbon resources, but the cost must be sufficiently low to survive in a world of lower prices, the company’s chairman and CEO Patrick Pouyanné has said.
Shell has struck a deal to farm into Kosmos Energy’s portfolio offshore Sao Tome & Principe, Suriname, Namibia and South Africa.
Stena Drilling has been awarded a new contract for work in the Suriname-Guyana basin with Tullow Oil.
Maersk Drillng has won a £16.6m ($20.4m) contract with Petronas off Suriname.
Total and Apache have made a second discovery offshore Suriname, at Block 58’s Sapakara West-1 well.
Kosmos Energy has set out plans to reduce planned capital expenditure in 2020 to under $250 million.
Kosmos Energy has reported a net loss of $36 million for the fourth quarter of 2019, although free cash flow reached $139mn for the period.
Apache and Total have announced a “significant oil discovery” off the South American nation of Suriname.
Total announced its entry into Suriname with a 50% interest in a block held by Apache off the Southern American nation’s coast.
US oil firm Kosmos Energy said today that it would redrill a well off Suriname after encountering "shallow bore hole stability issues" with its first effort.
Tullow Oil said today that it remains "fully committed" to Suriname after a wildcat well off the country came up dry.