Would you like to start a free subscription?
Remember me | Forgot password
For full content view: Log in Now!
Petrobras recently announced the discovery of three super-giant oil fields in Brazil’s offshore Santos Basin. The company confirmed its Tupi discovery on Block BM-S-11 (Fig. 1) on November 8, 2007 and stated that the field has probable recoverable reserves between 5 and 8 billion bbl of light oil. It now appears that another, possibly much larger, oil field called Carioca-Sugar Loaf has been discovered about 50 mi west of Tupi. The Carioca discovery well (1-SPS-050) was spudded in April 2007 on Block BM-S-9. The well reached a 21,876-ft TD in the pre-salt Aptian Guaratiba Formation in July 2007. It tested 2,900 bpd of 27°API oil and 2 MMcfgd. A third discovery, the Jupter well, was announced on January 21.
Two other subsalt tests were drilled to the west of Carioca during the fourth quarter of 2007.
This area of the site is restricted.
In order to gain access, please either Log
In, or subscribe to World Oil.
Two options are available to you for creating an account.
1. Get a Free Trial Subscription to World Oil Magazine and gain immediate access to select content on World Oil Online.
Start a Free Trial Subscription and gain immediate access to the complete current issue of World Oil Magazine. Plus, you’ll receive 3 upcoming issues of World Oil Magazine in print or digital format.* You also receive access to the Energy Events Calendar, Industry Statistics and WO Wire’s news and industry coverage.
2. Purchase a subscription to World Oil magazine and gain immediate
and complete access to World Oil Online. As a Total Access subscriber
you will have access to all areas of the site available to registered users and
free subscribers as well as having access to such premium content areas as:
Physical copies of this content may be available for purchase. Visit the Reprints & Back Issues section.
If you are already a paid subscriber and do not have access, please email CustomerService@worldoil.com.
World Oil's specialized upstream Engineering Data Tables featuring the Drill Bit Classifier, Tubing Tables and more. Get Total Access today.
Houston, TX - November 4-5
All material subject to strictly enforced copyright laws.
© 2014 World Oil. © 2014 Gulf Publishing Company.