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  • Brazil’s HRT advances Amazon exploration with new gas discovery

    Peter Howard Wertheim and Dayse Abrantes

    At the beginning of January, Brazilian independent upstart HRT O&G announced a new gas discovery, resulting from the drillstem test of a cased hole in the Tucumã prospect (1-HRT-192/02-AM), on the SOL-T-192 Block, in the Solimões basin, Amazonas State. Referring to the new discovery, HRT CEO Milton Franke said, ‘‘A positive test in Tucumã confirms the existence of a new structural trend in our blocks, to the south and southwest of this well.’’

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