The survey is anticipated to start in December 2020 with a project duration of approximately 80 days.
The 3D seismic survey covers surface area of 6200 km2 in Suriname’s Block 52 and will be carried out by the Geo Caribbean vessel.
The well was drilled about 75 km north of the Gjøa field in the North Sea and 60 km northwest of Florø.
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Under the terms of the agreement, Shell will acquire Kosmos’ participating interest in blocks offshore São Tomé & Príncipe, Suriname, Namibia, and South Africa.
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