Offshore Brazil Oil Discovery in Buzios Field

Drilling Activity Details



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Shore Type
Well Name
#9-9-BUZ-39DA-RJS Poco
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Drilling Activity Summary


Petrobras has confirmed a pre-salt oil discovery in the southeastern part of Buzios Field. The #9-9-BUZ-39DA-RJS Poco is in the southeastern part of the field in the Santos Basin pre-salt region. Area water depth is 2,108 m. It was drilled to 5,400 m and it hit a 208-m reservoir, with confirmation of the same quality as the oil produced in Buzios Field. Additional completion information is not currently available. Rio de Janeiro-based Petrobras is the operator (90%) of the consortium in the field, in partnership with Chinese National Oil Corp. that holds 5% and China Southern Petroleum Exploration and Development Corp. with 5%.