Block SS-11


About the Exploration

In March 2014, Santos was awarded a 45% interest and operatorship in Block SS-11 PSC (in joint operation with KrisEnergy [45%] and Bangladesh Petroleum Exploration & Production Company Limited ('BAPEX') [10%]).

Block SS-11 covers an area of 4,475 sq km in the Bay of Bengal over the Bengal Fan. The majority of the block lies in shallow waters up to 200 metres with the furthest southwest portion extending into water depths up to 1,500 metres. Block SS-11 is adjacent to the Bangladesh/Myanmar maritime boundary and is north of the recently developed multi-tcf Shwe gas field.