Who are we

We are Staatsolie Maatschappij Suriname N.V., a vertically integrated state-owned company founded in 1980. We explore, drill, produce, refine, market, sell and transport petroleum and products refined from it. We also generate electricity. With the production and supply of energy, we meet the growing energy needs of our society.

Join our investment opportunities
Suriname's offshore potential is attracting more attention from the industry. Over the years, renowned IOCs have partnered with us to unlock the huge hydrocarbon potential of the Guiana basin. We welcome all interested parties to join us.
Staatsolie signs offshore production sharing contract with Chevron
Staatsolie Maatschappij Suriname N.V. and partner Chevron Exploration Suriname Limited have signed a production sharing contract on 13 October 2021 for offshore-block 5.
APA Corporation Announces Keskesi South-1 Appraisal Well Results
Apache Corporation announced in its press release the results of the Keskesi South-1 appraisal well. Non-commercial quantities of hydrocarbons were encountered.
Third Semi-annual Interest Payment Staatsolie Bonds as of 23 September 2021
The third semi-annual interest our 2020-2025 and 2020-2027 bonds will be made payable as of Thursday 23 September 2021.
Request for Expressions of Interest Shore Bases
The Government of Suriname (GoS) seeks to test the appetite of the international and domestic markets for developing shore bases in Suriname.

Our Business

We are involved in exploration, drilling, production, refining, marketing, sales, and transport of crude and refined products, and the generation of electricity. Our core activities are grouped in an Upstream and a Downstream asset, strongly supported by a variety of corporate services. They all play a part in realizing our vision.


Our core upstream activities are exploration, drilling, crude production, and crude treatment and pipeline operations.


Our core downstream activities involves refining of crude oil, sales, bunkering, electricity generation and retail of high-end products. 

Products & Services

Through our subsidiary GOw2, we provide Suriname with our high-end products diesel and gasoline. Also, we provide excellent bunkering services.  

Social Impact

Being responsible for people and the environment is one of our core values. We support the advancement of the Surinamese people by contributing to a wide range of social projects. We strive to minimize negative impacts upon the environment. 

Investment Opportunities

We welcome partners in our quest to explore our offshore hydrocarbon potential. Our Production Sharing Contracts are world-class and fair towards all parties. Join us.

Why Invest in Suriname?

With an estimated resource potential of 13.6 billion barrels (P50), the United States Geological Survey (USGS 2012) ranks the Guiana Basin 2nd in the world for prospectivity among the world's unexplored basins and 12th for oil among all the world's basins - explored and unexplored.