Brazil furthers its leadership in deepwater E&P ///

For many years, Brazil has been a leader in deepwater E&P technology, thanks to ongoing exploitation of the country’s offshore basins in the Southeastern Atlantic margin. Back in 1997, Brazil attained a world record, deepwater operating depth of 1,709 m (5,607 ft). Since then, this leadership role has remained unsurpassed. At present, Brazilian wells – exploratory and in new field developments – are being spudded at water depths greater than 3,000 m (9,800 ft).

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