PERU OFFSHORE-2: Peru offers deepwater blocks south of Talara area

Peru has launched a bid round that includes offshore blocks Z6 and Z7 along the northwestern coast.The blocks are bounded on the north by Block Z2B (operated by Petro-Tech Peruana SA) and open Block Z4, on the east by onshore Blocks XVII (under an agreement with Perez Companc), and on the south by the Pacific Ocean. Click here to enlarge imageThe total area is 1.2 million ha. The blocks are geologically located partly over the Talara basin and partly over the South Lancones-Sechura basins (Fig. 1). The blocks offer indications of geological models of sedimentary clastics deposits of transgressive/regressive systems environment in the three basins, making it plausible to find reservoirs o...

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