Brazil: OGX makes find in Campos basin

OGX Petroleo e Gas Participacoes SA, Rio de Janeiro, reported the presence of hydrocarbons in the 1-OGX-25-RJS well in the Campos basin off Brazil.

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Dec. 9
-- OGX Petroleo e Gas Participacoes SA, Rio de Janeiro, reported the presence of hydrocarbons in the 1-OGX-25-RJS well in the Campos basin off Brazil.

The well encountered a 125-m hydrocarbon column with 116 m of net pay in Albian-Cenomanian carbonate reservoirs.

The well, on the Waikiki prospect in 105 m of water 94 km off Rio de Janeiro State, is the first on the BM-C-39 block north of other recent OGX discoveries. Drilling continued toward an estimated 3,000 m total depth.

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