Petrobras tallies discoveries in Espirito Santo, Amazon basins
Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) has made separate oil and gas discoveries in the Espirito Santo and Amazon basins.
In Espirito Santo, an onshore oil accumulation was found 711 m beneath the surface while drilling wildcat well 1-BRSA-1302-ES, known as Guayacan, to a depth of 1,312 m. The well, drilled 120 km from the city of Vitoria, comprises the Tabebuia discovery evaluation plan.
Petrobras operates exploratory block ES-T-495 with 100% interest.
In the Amazon, an oil and gas accumulation was found while drilling well 1-BRSA-1293-AM, known as Jusante do Aneba, to a depth of 2,040 m. Initial tests confirmed the presence of light oil of 47° gravity and gas in sandstone at depths of 1,350-1,900 m.
Petrobras operates Block PM-T-84 with 60% interest in partnership with Petrogal Brazil, which holds the remaining 40%.