APA Corporation Provides an Activity Update for Suriname Block 53
HOUSTON, June 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- APA Corporation (Nasdaq: APA) today provided results from recent drilling operations on Suriname Block 53. APA Suriname, the operator, holds a 45% working interest in the block, with Petronas holding a 30% working interest and CEPSA holding a 25% working interest.
APA has completed operations on the Rasper well in the northwestern area of the block. The well encountered water bearing reservoirs in the Campanian and Santonian intervals, evaluation of the open hole well logs, and formation and reservoir fluid samples is ongoing.
The Noble Gerry de Souza drillship will be mobilizing to the next exploration prospect, Baja, in the southwestern corner of Block 53. Baja lies approximately 11 kilometers northeast of the recently announced Block 58 discovery at Krabdagu and will test Maastrichtian and Campanian targets.
APA Corporation owns consolidated subsidiaries that explore for and produce oil and natural gas in the United States, Egypt and the United Kingdom and that explore for oil and natural gas offshore Suriname. APA posts announcements, operational updates, investor information and press releases on its website, www.apacorp.com. Additional details regarding Suriname, ESG performance and other investor-related topics are posted at investor.apacorp.com.
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