Petrobras confirms oil production in ultra-deepwater Sergipe basin

Offshore staff

RIO DE JANEIRO – Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras (NYSE:PBR) – has confirmed an extension to an ultra-deepwater discovery offshore in the Sergipe basin.

The extension well, 3-SES-175D (3-BRSA-1180-D-SES), informally known as Muriú 1, is in the BM-SEAL-10 concession area, blocks SEAL-M-347 and SEAL-M-424.

It reached TD of 5,627 m (18,457 ft) and confirms a 24-m (79-ft) thick reservoir. The well is 83 km (52 mi) from the city of Aracaju, 4.4 km (2.7 mi) from the discovery well, and at a water depth of 2,432 m (7,977 ft).

Petrobras holds 100% of the BM-SEAL-10 concession.

8/20/2013

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