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THREE60 Energy supports PETRONAS with offshore Suriname discovery

THREE60 Energy Group | September 6th, 2021

In December 2020, THREE60 Energy was contracted by PETRONAS Suriname Exploration & Production B.V (PSEPBV) to collect and evaluate targeted seabed core samples to assess the presence and nature of petroleum seepage in Block 48, offshore Suriname.

THREE60 Energy represented PETRONAS Suriname during geophysical and coring operations, from December 2020 to February 2021.

The partnership saw the company deliver guidance spanning core selection, geochemical analysis, as well as data integration and interpretation services.

The Suriname Block 48 surface geochemistry programme provided valuable information to assist PETRONAS Suriname to conduct a comprehensive petroleum charge risk assessment.

Brian Pye, Technical Services Director at THREE60 Energy, commented:

“Thanks to over 20 oil discoveries since 2015, the Suriname-Guyana Basin has emerged as a region with significant potential. These discoveries are estimated to account for 10+ Bbbl of oil resources and more than 30 Tcf of gas. PETRONAS has proven to be a major operator in the region having already generated impressive results from the Sloanea-1 exploration well located in Block 52, which we also assisted with as our consultant represented PSEPBV onboard the geophysical survey vessel during the geophysical site investigation.

“THREE60 Energy is proud to support this exciting project through our geophysical, data integration and interpretation and risk analysis expertise. We look forward to building on our relationship with PETRONAS and continuing to support exploration activity in the Guyana-Suriname Basin.”

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