- Two oil and gas deposits discovered in the Espirito Santo basin
- Concession located at 115 km off the Espírito Santo coast, and at a depth of approximately 1,900 meters of water
Petrobras discovered two oil and gas deposits in the Espirito Santo basin, in the BM-ES-23 concession area, Block ES-M-525, totaling three discoveries in this concession.
The concession is located at 115 km off the Espírito Santo coast, and at a depth of approximately 1,900 meters of water. The deposit surfaced during the drilling of wells 1-BRSA-939-ESS (1-ESS-199) and 1-BRSA-936D-ESS (1-ESS-200D), informally known as 'Pé de moleque' and 'Quindim.'
The other recently announced find in this concession took place during drilling of well 1-BRSA-926D-ESS (Brigadeiro). Petrobras is the consortium operator for exploration of Block BM-ES-23 (65%), together with Shell Brasil Petróleo (20%) and Inpex Petróleo Santos (15%). The consortium will continue with operations relating to the Minimum Exploratory Programme in the concession area.