Petrobras discovers gas in offshore deepwater Espírito Santo basin

Petrobras and its partners have a new postsalt gas discovery in the offshore Espírito Santo basin.

Tanganika structure in the Malombe Discovery Evaluation Plan
Tanganika structure in the Malombe Discovery Evaluation Plan

Offshore staff

RIO DE JANEIROPetrobras and its partners have a new postsalt gas discovery in the offshore Espírito Santo basin.

Well 3-BRSA-1259-ESS was drilled in 1,043 m (3,422 ft) of water on the Tanganika structure in the Malombe Discovery Evaluation Plan (PAD), 72 km (44.7 mi) off the coast ofEspírito Santo state.

Petrobras says logging confirmed gas in reservoirs at a subsurface depth of around 2,880 m (9,446 ft). The well has since reached TD of 2,996 m (9,829 ft).

The company and partners Repsol Sinopec (11.11%) will proceed with a formation test.

10/06/2014

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