Apache, Total Make New Major Oil Discovery Offshore Suriname

French Total and Apache Corp have made a new, major oil discovery in the offshore Block 58 in Suriname, the two companies said. “We are thrilled with the results from the Kwaskwasi-1 exploration well. This is the best well we’ve drilled in the basin to date, with the highest net pay in the best quality reservoirs,” Apache chief executive John J. Christmann said. “While we have a lot more work to do, a discovery of this quality and magnitude merits a pace of evaluation that enables the option of accelerated first production.”…