Petrobras has informed the National Petroleum Agency (NPA) that it has completed the drilling of two new wells in the pre-salt layer off the coast of Espirito Santo and proved an expressive discovery of light oil (30 degrees API) in the area called Parque das Baleias. The recoverable volume of the discoveries, made in pre-salt reservoirs located underneath the Baleia Franca, Baleia Azul, and Jubarte heavy oil fields, is estimated between 1.5 and 2 billion barrels of oil equivalent (boe)
The 6-BFR-1-ESS and 6-BAZ-1DB-ESS wells were drilled nearly 80 kilometers off the coast and five and six kilometers to the north and to the south, respectively, of discovery well 1-ESS-103A, located in the pre-salt section under the Jubarte heavy oil field, which has been producing, at a high flow, since last September.
In these two wells, the reservoirs were discovered under a layer of up to 700 meters of salt and at depths
So far, six wells have been drilled in the Espírito Santo pre-salt layer, all of which successfully. With the new
The excellent results achieved by these two drillings, the excellent Long Duration Test (LDT) responses
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