BRAZIL'S MANY SEDIMENTARY BASINS OFFER ATTRACTIVE EXPLORATION TARGETS

Ian Davison University of London Egham, Surrey Brazil is the fifth largest country in the world, and its sedimentary basins occupy about 4.6 million sq km, half the area of the U.S. Brazil has outstanding potential for giant hydrocarbon discoveries, such as recently discovered Marlim field. Marlim is probably the largest oil field found in the western world in the last 7 years, with 15 billion bbl in place. Brazil produces about 650,000 b/d of oil and 630 MMcfd of gas. This is 60% of the

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