Petrobras finds new reservoir at Farfan in deepwater Sergipe basin

Offshore staff

RIO DE JANEIROPetrobras has confirmed an extension of a light oil and gas discovery in the ultra-deepwater Sergipe basin’s Farfan area.

Drilling also revealed the presence of a new, shallower, 68-m (223-ft) thick light oil-bearing reservoir.

Well 3-SES-186 is 103 km (64 mi) from Aracaju and 10 km (6.2 mi) from the discovery well in a water depth of 2,467 m (8,094 ft). Drilling will continue until the well reaches TD of 6,060 m (19,882 ft).

The accumulation is part of the Sergipe-Alagoas basin ultra-deepwater exploratory project, as provided for in the 2014-2018 Business and Management Plan.

Petrobras, in partnership with IBV-BRASIL, will proceed with activities outlined in the Discovery Evaluation Plan, as approved by Brazil’s National Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels Agency (ANP).

02/03/2015

Farfan area in the ultra-deepwater Sergipe basin
(Image courtesy Petrobras)

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...