Petrobras proves oil, gas extension in Moita Bonita

Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) has proved the extension of the gas and light oil discovery made in 2012 on the BM-SEAL-10 concession block of the Sergipe-Alagoas basin offshore Brazil (OGJ Online, Dec. 5, 2012).

Moita Bonita 3 (3-BRSA-1244-SES/3-SES-182) was the second extension well drilled in the area. It lies 82 km off the coast of Sergipe, 5 km from discovery well Moita Bonita 1-BRSA-1088-SES (1-SES-168) in 2,790 m of water.

Petrobras says drilling confirmed the presence of 40-m thick reservoirs with good permeability and porosity conditions, consistent with the project’s expectations. A formation test subsequently conducted proved the presence of 41° gravity oil and good reservoir productivity.

Petrobras, operator of BM-SEAL-10 with 100% interest, confirms it will proceed with activities planned for the area.

Related Articles

Daybreak advances Kentucky, California operations

10/13/2014

Daybreak Oil & Gas Inc., Spokane, Wash., has advanced its operations in Kentucky and California.

Eni signs two more PSCs for blocks off Vietnam

10/13/2014

Italy’s Eni SPA has signed two production-sharing contracts for exploration of blocks 116 and 124 off the coast of Vietnam.

Lundin spuds Gobi-1 exploration well in Natuna Sea

10/13/2014 Lundin Petroleum AB has spudded the Gobi-1 wildcat oil exploration well to test the hydrocarbon potential of Oligocene and Early Miocene stacked fl...

GWPC report examines changes in states' water protection rules

10/13/2014 Regulatory agencies in 27 US states that produce 98% of the nation's oil and gas have significantly increased exploration and production oversight ...

Careers at TOTAL

Careers at TOTAL - Videos

More than 600 job openings are now online, watch videos and learn more!

 

Click Here to Watch

Other Oil & Gas Industry Jobs

Search More Job Listings >>
Stay Connected