Suriname Farm-In Opportunities Blocks B & C

Staatsolie is seeking Joint Venture partners for exploration and subsequent production of Block B and Block C.The Flyer gives more information on these Blocks.

Virtual Data Room Extended

The Virtual Data Room (VDR) for the farm out opportunity in Block B and in Block C have been extended until 30 March 2017 and is accessible via The deadline to accept offers is due on 28 April 2017.

3D Seismic Survey Block 58 finished

The 3D seismic survey in Block 58 was successfully completed on 29 September 2016. The survey covered an area of approximately 6,100km2 and was conducted by the Polarcus Alima.

Virtual Data Room Accessible

The Virtual Data Room (VDR) for the farm out opportunity in Block B and in Block C is accessible from 3 October – 30 December 2016 via Those who want to visit the VDR need to sign a confidentiality agreement before receiving the log-in instructions from Lynx Information System.

DRADEM Scientific Cruise

From July 5th until July 20th 2016 the DRADEM scientific cruise, part of a larger scientific research program, was successfully executed with the research vessel Pourquoi pas?. IFREMER, INSTITUT FRANCAIS DE RECHERCHE POUR L’EXPLOITATION DE LA MER, conducted this rock dredging project along the northern slope of the Demerara Plateau in order to identify the rocks that form the basement of the Demerara Plateau in the exclusive economic zone of Suriname.

Dropcore Survey Offshore Suriname

Tullow Suriname B.V. will conduct a Dropcore Survey by gathering seabed sediment samples in Blocks 54 and 47,offshore Suriname. The survey vessel RV Proteus (TDI Brooks), currently en route to Paramaribo, will carry out the operations starting in the last week of September 2016 and is expected to last between 7 to 10 days.

Farm-in Opportunity

Staatsolie invites Oil & Gas Companies to farm- in into Block B (2,846 km2) and Block C ( 3,189 km2) in the transition zone, Offshore Suriname. The blocks are located in water depths up to 30m. In addition, a virtual data room will be accessible from 30 September 2016.

“Open Door Invitation for Onshore & Offshore Suriname” suspended until 15 September 2017

The “Open Door Invitation for Onshore & Offshore Suriname” , which started on 15 September 2015, is suspended until 15 September 2017. This project has been very successful, as a total of six (6) proposals were received from O&G Companies. The proposals have been evaluated and PSC negotiations have started with the selected O &G Companies for Block 59 and Block 60.

Staatsolie received new offer under Open Door Invitation

Today September 2nd, 2016 Staatsolie received a proposal from a O&GC for an area/ block offshore Suriname they are interested in exploring. Other O&GCs are made aware of this proposal and have the opportunity to submit an application for the same acreage until 7 September 2016, 12:00 Local Suriname Time.

New Data Package available

A new Data Package is available as of August 29, 2016. This Data Package includes 2 wells, 6361 km 2D and 3800km2 of 3D seismic data.
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