Aruanã, Oliva oil discoveries offshore Campos basin are commercial

Offshore staff

RIO DE JANEIRO – Petrobras has declared commercial the Aruanã and Oliva areas in concession BM-C-36, block C-M-401, in the post-salt of Campos basin.

In the proposal sent to the National Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels Agency (ANP), Petrobras suggests that the Aruanã accumulation be named Tartaruga Verde field and the Oliva accumulation Tartaruga Mestiça.

Aruanã is estimated to hold 230 MMboe and Oliva to hold 121 MMboe.

The Tartaruga Verde accumulation is 127 km (79 mi) from the city of Macaé, off the coast of Rio de Janeiro state. It is in 976 m (3,201 ft) of water at a depth of 2,993 m (9,817 ft).

Tartaruga Mestiça is 0.5 km (3/10 mi) northeast of Tartaruga Verde in 934 m (3,064 ft) of water and at a depth of 2,870 m (9,416 ft).

Both contain 27º API oil in Albian-age carbonate reservoirs.


Aruanã and Oliva

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