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OTC 2020 cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic

OTC is one of the largest trade shows in the United States, drawing more than 59,000 visitors in 2019. Originally scheduled for May, conference leaders had previously announced in mid-March that it was postponing the show to Q3 2020, saying at the time that it was hoping to reschedule the conference in either August or September.

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Apache, Total make significant oil discovery at Sapakara West-1 offshore Suriname

The discovery is the second for Apache and Total in Block 58, following Maka Central-1 in January. The Noble Sam Croft drilled the well to a depth of approximately 20,700 ft and successfully tested for the presence of hydrocarbons in multiple stacked targets in the upper Cretaceous-aged Campanian and Santonian intervals.

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