Santos basin well proves oil, natural gas

Well 4-SPS-66C (4-BRSA-723C), know as Abaré Oeste, has proved oil and natural gas, according to operator Petrobras.

Offshore staff

RIO DE JANEIRO-- Well 4-SPS-66C (4-BRSA-723C), know as Abaré Oeste, has proved oil and natural gas, according to operator Petrobras. The well is in the 1-SPS-50 (Carioca) evaluation area in the Santos basin pre-salt BM-S-9 concession in 2,163 m (7,096 ft) of water. This is the fourth well drilled in block BM-S-9, which is composed of two evaluation areas: Guará, which consists of well 1-BRSA-594-SPS (1-SPS-55), and Carioca, which consists of well 1-BRSA-491-SPS (1-SPS-50).

The discovery proved via oil, natural gas, and carbon gas content sampling via a cable test, the company reports.

09/15/2009 

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