Brazil: Santos basin Santonian discovery reported

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, July 1
-- OGX Petroleo e Gas Participacoes SA, Rio de Janeiro, identified the presence of hydrocarbons in the conventional Santonian section of the 1-OGX-47-RJS well on the BM-S-59 block in the Santos basin off Brazil.

A hydrocarbon column of 131 m has about 51 m of net pay. OGX has 100% interest in the block, in 185 m of water 110 km off Rio de Janeiro state.

This discovery, named Maceio, is 2.9 km from the Natal accumulation discovered at the OGX-11 well.



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