Petrobras has another ultra-deepwater oil discovery offshore in Sergipe-Alagoas basin

Offshore staff

RIO DE JANEIRO – Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras) has made a new light hydrocarbon discovery in ultra-deepwater Sergipe-Alagoas basin in area BM-SEAL-10 of block SEAL-M-424.

The 1-BRSA-1108-SES (1-SES-172) well was drilled to TD of 5,347 m (17,538 ft.) in 2,583 m (8,472 ft.) water depth 85 km (53 mi) off Aracaju, Sergipe.

Informally knows as Muriú, the well was confirmed by log data analysis taken in Calumbi formation reservoirs with a thickness of 67 m (220 ft.).

Petrobras plans added logging operations (records of features of a formation) and to gather rock and fluid data with the aim of preparing the assessment strategy of the new discovery, as well as to characterize the conditions of the reservoirs found. The next step will be to submit the Discovery Assessment Plan to the National Petroleum Agency (ANP).

Muriú follows reports in Oct. of another Sergipe-Alaboas basin discovery at SEAL-M-426.



Petrobras' Muriú discovery in Sergipe-Alagoas basin offshore Brazil

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


Maximizing Operational Excellence

In a recent survey conducted by PennEnergy Research, 70% of surveyed energy industry professional...

Leveraging the Power of Information in the Energy Industry

Information Governance is about more than compliance. It’s about using your information to drive ...

Reduce Engineering Project Complexity

Engineering document management presents unique and complex challenges. A solution based in Enter...

Revolutionizing Asset Management in the Electric Power Industry

With the arrival of the Industrial Internet of Things, data is growing and becoming more accessib...