Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras) reported Thursday the discovery of a new oil and gas accumulation in the Amazon Basin, Block AM-T-84 in Brazil.
The discovery was made while drilling well 1-BRSA-1293-AM (ANP nomenclature), informally known as Jusante do Aneba. Well drilling reached the total depth of 6,693 feet ( 2,040 meters).
Preliminary well tests have confirmed the presence of light oil (API 47 degree) and gas in arenaceous reservoirs, extending from 4,429 feet (1,350 meters) to 6,233 feet (1,900 meters) deep.
Separately, Petrobras also announced Thursday the discovery of an onshore oil accumulation in Espirito Santo Basin in Brazil.
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