Third successful oil well drilled offshore Brazil in deepwater block BM-S-8

Offshore staff

RIO DE JANEIRO – Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. has a third presalt oil find in block BM-S-8 of deepwater Santos basin.

Well 4-SPS-86B (4-BRSA-971-SPS), now referred to as Carcará, found 31º API oil at a drill depth of 5,750 m (18,865 ft) in 2,027 m (6,650 ft) water depth 232 km (144 mi) offshore São Paulo state. Drilling continues to look for the lower reservoir limit and to investigate other zones of interest.

Petrobras is the operator of the consortium (66%) in partnership with Petrogal Brasil (14%), Barra Energia do Brasil Petróleo e Gás Ltda. (10%), and Queiroz Galvão Exploração e Produção S.A. (10%).

3/20/2012

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now

Whitepapers

Logistics Risk Management in the Transformer Industry

Transformers often are shipped thousands of miles, involving multiple handoffs,and more than a do...

Secrets of Barco UniSee Mount Revealed

Last year Barco introduced UniSee, a revolutionary large-scale visualization platform designed to...

The Time is Right for Optimum Reliability: Capital-Intensive Industries and Asset Performance Management

Imagine a plant that is no longer at risk of a random shutdown. Imagine not worrying about losing...

Going Digital: The New Normal in Oil & Gas

In this whitepaper you will learn how Keystone Engineering, ONGC, and Saipem are using software t...