Petrobras confirms deepwater gas and oil extension in Moita Bonita

Petrobras has proven another extension of a gas and oil discovery in the deepwater Moita Bonita area of the Sergipe-Alagoas basin offshore Brazil.

Well 3-SES-192 in the BM-SEAL-4 concession of the deepwater Moita Bonita area
Well 3-SES-192 in the BM-SEAL-4 concession of the deepwater Moita Bonita area

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RIO DE JANEIRO –Petrobras has proven another extension of a gas and oil discovery in the deepwater Moita Bonita area of the Sergipe-Alagoas basin offshore Brazil.

Well 3-SES-192 (3-BRSA-1367-SES) was drilled in the BM-SEAL-4 concession in a water depth of 2,629 m (8,625 ft), 80 km (50 mi) from the city of Aracaju.

It confirmed the extension of the gas accumulation discovered, with a total thickness of 39 m (128 ft), in a reservoir located at a depth of 5,227 m (17,149 ft). This well also showed an oil discovery in a deeper reservoir, with a total thickness of 24 m (79 ft).

This is the fifthextension well in the Moita Bonita area, whose discovery was reported in August 2012. 

Petrobras is the consortium operator (75%), in partnership with ONGC (25%), and will continue the operational activities to evaluate the well, including conducting a formation test.

04/19/2019

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