Demerara Bid Round 2022/2023

Staatsolie Hydrocarbon Institute (SHI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Staatsolie Maatschappij Suriname N.V., is pleased to announce the launch of a competitive bid round of six new blocks in the currently sparsely explored Demerara acreage of Suriname. The blocks are located east to the current offshore discoveries and have a water depth varying from 400 to 3500 meters. The data room containing data and information on the open acreage opens on 28 November 2022 and will close to new bidders on 28 April 2023, with bids to be submitted by 31 May 2023.

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Demerara Bid Round 2022/2023

Read all the information in the Executive Summary. For more information on the round along with any queries, contact Mike Lakin at Envoi Limited which has been appointed as the DBR advisor and should be the first point of contact.
T: +44 (0)20 8566 1310
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Executive Summary

Bidder Registration

The following links will open the bid registration required to be submitted by all interested parties (as defined in the Instruction to Bidders) for qualification as either operator or non-operator. This is required in addition to the confidentiality agreement.

Instruction to Bidders

Please read the instructions.

Bidder Registration Form

Download the form. After completion send to and copy

Confidentiality Agreement Registration

The Confidentiality Agremeement should be emailed together with the Bid Registration Form to and copy

Data Packages

Companies which are authorised as bidders having signed the Registration Confidentiality Agreement will be provided free remote online access to all the data included in the DBR Data Packages, including a defined period of access to the Kingdom Workstation project seismic.

Interested parties may, however, wish to purchase one of more of the available DBR data packages available, which are summarised below and in the accompanying map, in order to be able for format, manipulate the data including the seismic in-house.

The links below provide access to forms required for interested parties wishing to acquire one or more of the various data packages. The data sets and corresponding values are included in the Data Package Lease Request Form. The Data Package Confidentility Agreement differs from the Registration Confidentility Agreement.

Data Package Lease Request Form

Confidentiality Agreement Data Package