Petrobras strikes oil at Tupi South

Tupi South discovery may link to Lula field

Petrobras

Petrobras has found good quality oil in the Tupi South (Sul de Tupi) area of the Santos Basin pre-salt, the company announced on 8 January 2013.

Petrobras said the well encountered reservoirs of excellent quality in carbonate rocks below the salt layer. Preliminary tests indicate that Tupi South could be linked to Lula field.

Tupi South is located south of Lula field 302km off the coast of Rio de Janeiro at a water depth of 2,188m. Petrobras plans to drill the well to 5,600m TD. The exploration phase will continue until September 2014, at which time Petrobras can determine the Sul de Tupi's commercial viability.

Current News

Qatar's Bigger LNG Expansion to Squeeze US, Other Rivals

Qatar's Bigger LNG Expansion t

Orsted Appoints CFO, Head of Operations

Orsted Appoints CFO, Head of O

Enhancing Environmental Accountability in Offshore Operations via Data Analytics

Enhancing Environmental Accoun

Exxon's Curveball Move in Guyana Alters Chevron-Hess Deal Prospects

Exxon's Curveball Move in Guya

Subscribe for OE Digital E‑News

Offshore Engineer Magazine