Brazil: Campos find has oil in two formations

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, July 25
-- OGX Petroleo e Gas Participacoes SA, Rio de Janeiro, said it discovered hydrocarbons in the Santonian and Albian sections of the 1-OGX-52-RJS well on the BM-C-41 block in the southern Campos basin off Brazil.

The OGX-52 well, known as Tambora, is in 130 m of water 93 km off Rio de Janeiro state. OGX has 100% working interest in the block.

The Tambora discovery, near Waimea, tested a 174-m hydrocarbon column with 96 m of net pay Albian calcarenites in a deeper position independent of the prior discovery. It also found a 12-m hydrocarbon column with 5 m of net pay in Santonian sandstones.

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