Fourth well confirms Tupi estimates

Well 3-BRSA-755A-RJS (3-RJS-662A) in the Santos basin has encountered a 250-m (820-ft) layer of light oil-bearing carbonate reservoirs, according to operator Petrobras.

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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Well 3-BRSA-755A-RJS (3-RJS-662A) in the Santos basin has encountered a 250-m (820-ft) layer of light oil-bearing carbonate reservoirs, according to operator Petrobras.

According to the company, this fourth well in the Tupi evaluation plan area reinforces estimates of 5 to 8 Bbbl of recoverable light oil and natural gas in the Santos basin’s pre-salt reservoirs.

In the coming weeks, Petrobras will formation test the well to assess reservoir productivity.

11/13/2009

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