Petrobras makes new Espirito Santo basin discovery

Offshore staff

RIO DE JANEIRO – Petrobras says it has a new Espirito Santo basin discovery in well 1-BRSA-926D-ESS. The well is in 1,900 m of water in block ES-M-525 of the EM-ES-23 concession 115 km off the state of Espirito Santo.

Wireline logging and fluid sampling from 4,200 m indicated a vertical thickness of 125 m for the pay.

Petrobras is the operator with 65%, Shell Brasil Petróleo Ltda has 20%, and Inpex Petróleo Santos Ltda, 15%.

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Petrobras reports a new oil find on the BM-ES-23 concession.


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