Sunday, February 5, 2023
New Wave Media

August 8, 2013

Petrobas Finds Oil Again Offshore Brazil

Santos Basin pre-salt
: Map courtesy of Petrobas

Santos Basin pre-salt
: Map courtesy of Petrobas

The well, informally known as Iguaçu Mirim, is located 303 km off the coast of the state of São Paulo, and oil was struck at a water depth of 2,158 m.

The exact location is 34 km south of the discovery well (1-SPS-50 - Carioca) and 9 km south of the Iguaçu well (see map).

This new discovery was confirmed through oil samples of approximately 20° API, taken via cable test from pre-salt carbonate reservoirs starting at a depth of 4,850 meters.

The consortium of BM-S-9 is operated by Petrobras (45%) in partnership with BG E&P Brasil (30%) and Repsol Sinopec Brasil (25%). The deadline for the 'Declaration of Commerciality' is December 31, 2013.

 

S??o Paulooil samplesPetrobras
Subsea vehicles are the workhorses of subsea exploration, and in this edition MTR explores the technologies and technique that are helping to deliver increased presence and improved quality and speed of data delivery from the world’s waterways.
Read the Magazine Sponsored by

A New Uncrewed Platform for Offshore Wind

Marine Technology Magazine Cover Jan 2023 -

Marine Technology Reporter is the world's largest audited subsea industry publication serving the offshore energy, subsea defense and scientific communities.

Subscribe
Marine Technology ENews subscription

Marine Technology ENews is the subsea industry's largest circulation and most authoritative ENews Service, delivered to your Email three times per week

Subscribe for MTR E-news