Drill-Stem Test at OGX's Natal Well Confirms O&G Presence
OGX has concluded a drill-stem test in well 1-OGX-11D-SPS on the Natal field in the BM-S-59 block in the shallow waters of the Santos Basin, offshore Brazil.
The drill-stem test confirmed the presence of gas and the existence of condensate of about 47 degree API that should be responsible for more than 20% of the hydrocarbon volume of this structure, stated the operator.
Test results indicate a production capacity of 1 MMcm/d and 1,200 barrels per day of condensate in a vertical well, which could reach up to 5 MMcm/d of natural gas and 6,000 barrels of condensate through a horizontal well.
Natal is located in a water depth of 591 feet (180 meters). OGX wholly owns and operates the block.SubseaIQ provides focused, in-depth coverage of offshore field development activities around the world, with daily updates on hundreds of offshore fields and facilities. Click here to sign up for the free weekly email newsletter.
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