Petrobras confirms offshore gas, condensate find at Jupiter

Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. says preliminary drilling results of well 3-BRSA-967A-RJS (3-RJS-683A), informally known as Jupiter Nordeste, confirm the presence of natural gas and condensate.

Jupiter discovery extension by Petrobras
Jupiter discovery extension by Petrobras

Offshore staff

RIO DE JANEIRO –Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. says preliminary drilling results of well 3-BRSA-967A-RJS (3-RJS-683A), informally known as Jupiter Nordeste, confirm the presence of natural gas and condensate.

The well, 7.5 km (4.6 mi) from the Jupiter discovery well (1-BRSA-559A) in the offshore Santos basin in 2,151 m (7,057 ft) water depth, continues drilling below 5,438 m (17,841 ft). It reports an oil column of 176 m (577 ft).

Petrobras is the operator (80%) of block BM-S-24, in partnership with Petrogal Brasil (20%), and plans to continue the appraisal under the plan approved by the National Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels Agency.

10/10/2012

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