Petrobras strikes again in Santos basin

Petrobras has a new oil discovery in the Santos basin, according to partner BG Group.

Offshore staff

RIO DE JANEIRO – Petrobras has a new oil discovery in the Santos basin, according to partner BG Group.

The 4-BRSA-818 (4-RJS-668) well on the Macunaíma structure was drilled in a water depth of 2,134 m, 244 km off the coast of Rio de Janeiro state, in block BM-S-10. It flowed 26 º API oil.

Evaluation will continue, in line with the National Petroleum Agency (ANP)-approved appraisal plan.

02/16/2011

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