Latest Santos Basin Stories

2011-02-15 15:15:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ION Geophysical Corporation (NYSE: IO) today announced that its GX Technology (GXT) Imaging Solutions group has established a new seismic data processing center in Rio de Janeiro.

2010-05-03 16:30:00

RIO DE JANEIRO, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Petrobras will participate, from May 3 to 6, in Houston, Texas, in the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), the world's main offshore oil industry event.

2010-04-29 10:45:00

RIO DE JANEIRO, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Task Assignment Notice, April 29 2010 On May 4, at 2 PM (4 PM Brasilia standard time), during the Offshore Technology Conference (to be held in Houston, United States), Petrobras' president and CEO, Jose Sergio Gabrielli and the CEO of Petrobras America, Orlando Azevedo, will grant a press conference.

2010-01-11 05:00:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ION Geophysical Corporation (NYSE: IO) today announced that it has successfully acquired an additional 28,000 km of regional seismic data covering Brazil's southern Santos, Pelotas, and northeastern Equatorial basins.

2009-05-21 13:45:00

RIO DE JANEIRO, May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Petrobras' (NYSE: PBR) president and CEO Jose Sergio Gabrielli de Azevedo will receive the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce Person of the Year Award 2009 today (05/21) during a ceremony held in New York City, USA. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090518/SPTU002LOGO ) Granted annually, the award pays tribute to two personalities (a Brazilian and an American) who have helped draw Brazil and the United States closer in...

2009-04-30 18:45:00

RIO DE JANEIRO, April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Petrobras will celebrate tomorrow (May 1st) the extraction of the first oil from the Pre-Salt Pole of the Santos Basin and the start of development of the Tupi field with two ceremonies, one aboard the platform-ship FPSO BW Cidade de Sao Vicente, scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m.

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.

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.

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.

2008-09-25 03:00:27

By Watkins, Eric Oil discoveries in the presalt layer off Brazil, triggered by last year'sTupi find, are likely to be contiguous, according to a Brazilian oil company expert.

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  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
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The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.