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2008-09-29 09:00:49

Petrobras has discovered oil in the 1-BRSA-658-SPS well, south of the Santos Basin, Brazil, in sandy reservoirs above the salt layer. This discovery reportedly confirms the light oil potential in the shallow water portion of the basin. The well that found the oil is located in block S-M-1289, of concession BM-S-40, in which Petrobras holds a 100% interest. This block is located some 200km off the coast of the state of Sao Paulo, at a depth of 274m. It is also 9.3km away from the discovery...

2008-09-29 09:00:49

Petrobras announces discovering new oil field in Brazil RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- Brazil's state-owned oil and gas giant Petrobras announced on Friday the discovery of a light oil field in Santos Basin in southeast Brazil. According to the company, the oil field is located in sandy reservoirs above the salt layer, and confirms that the good light oil reserves lie in the shallow water portion of the basin. It was the second discovery of oil above the salt layer in this...

2008-09-26 12:00:31

Petrobras has completed the drilling of the Jupiter well in the BM-S-24 block in the Santos Basin offshore Brazil, confirming the existence of a large natural gas and light oil field in the pre-salt layer. The consortium, responsible for the exploration of this block , consists of Petrobras (80%) and Galp Energia (20%). The drilling confirmed the discovery that was announced on January 21, 2008. The final depth that was reached was 5,773m from the surface of the sea. The well, the...

2008-09-26 09:00:35

Brazilian company Petrobras confirms gas, light oil discoveries RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Brazilian state-owned oil and gas company Petrobras on Thursday confirmed the existence of a large natural gas and light oil field in southeastern Brazil after its initial discovery earlier this year. Petrobras announced in January that it had discovered the oil field, known as Jupiter, some 290 km off the coast of Rio de Janeiro. The field, located 5,773 meters below the Atlantic...

2008-08-27 09:01:20

Petrobras charters platform ship from Japanese company RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 26 (Xinhua) -- Brazil's state-owned oil and gas giant Petrobras signed an agreement Tuesday to charter a platform ship from Japane's Mitsui Ocean Development & Engineering Co., or Modec. According to the agreement, the Tokyo-based provider of floating production systems will deliver the floating production and storage facility at the end of 2010. The ship will operate in Brazil's Tupi mega field for 15...

2008-08-13 18:00:39

Brazil's Petrobras to drill 11 wells in deep-water fields next year RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- Brazilian state-owned oil and gas company Petrobras will drill 11 wells in deep-water fields in the pre-salt layer in 2009, the company said Tuesday. Jose Luiz Marcusso, Petrobras' general manager for the Santos Basin area, said output from the pre-salt layer oil fields can make Brazil one of the largest oil producers in the world. So far, Petrobras has drilled 15 wells in the...


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