On 13 July 2017, Staatsolie Maatschappij Suriname N.V. concluded production-sharing contracts for two offshore blocks. For Block 59, an agreement was signed with a consortium consisting of the oil companies ExxonMobil, Hess Corporation and Statoil. With Statoil a contract was signed for Block 60. Read the press release here.
This morning, at the signing of the production sharing contracts for offshore blocks 59 and 60. From left: Marny Daal-Vogelland (Manager Petroleum Contracts of Staatsolie), Regillio Dodson (Minister of Natural Resources), Rudolf Elias (Managing Director of Staatsolie), Erik Oswald, Exploration Vice President Americas of ExxonMobil, Timothy Chisholm, Vice President Exploration Atlantic Margins of Hess Corporation, Martijn Smit, Statoil's Country Representative Suriname. The signing ceremony took place at the head office of Staatsolie.