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  • 29 September 2015

    Petrobras informed on Monday that the drilling of the third well in Carcará area (Block BM-S-8), located at Santos Basin’s ultra-deep waters, offshore Brazil, has confirmed the light oil potential in pre-salt’s reservoirs. Well 3-SPS-104DA, informally known as Carcará Northwest, is within the Discovery Evaluation Plan area of discovery well 4-SPS-86B (Carcará) and is located […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Karoon has kicked off the drilling of its second Santos Basin exploration well, with the spudding of the Emu-1 exploration well at 04:30 hours (Brazilian Summer Time) BRST on 10 February 2013. Emu-1 is located within Blocks S-M-1102 and S-M-1037, and has multiple targets at several geological levels including the Santonian, Campanian and Miocene. The […]

  • 20 December 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    Spectrum has started Phase III of the Brazilian Santos Campos multi-client 2D acquisition program. The survey is an extension of Spectrum’s 2017 Santos Campos Phase II survey, covering an area in the southern Santos Basin. With this additional program, Spectrum will provide over 47,000 kilometers of 2D modern long offset seismic data to industry, the company said. […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Brazilian oil and gas regulator ANP last week held a licensing round, offering 287 offshore and onshore exploration blocks for oil companies to bid for. Out of the 287 blocks, it offered 76 offshore blocks in the Santos basin, the second largest producer of oil and the first of natural gas in Brazil. Only one […]

  • 16 October 2018
    Operations & Maintenance

    TGS and Spectrum have joined forces and expanded the Santos 3D program to 15,000 square kilometers over the prospective southern Santos Basin offshore Brazil. TGS and Spectrum will be equal partners with data processing and imaging to be performed by TGS. The survey covers an area south of the high-profile discoveries of the Santos Basin […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    CGG has started acquisition of a large BroadSeisTM 3D multi-client survey program in the deep and ultra-deep waters of the Espirito Santo Basin. The project has received high prefunding from major industry players. The Espirito Santo Phase III survey will cover an area of over 9,500 km2. The high-end BroadSeis data will be processed at […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. has elected to exercise its option to acquire a 35% interest in Karoon Gas Australia Ltd’s Santos Basin Block, S‐M‐1166. In consideration for acquiring the option interest in S‐M‐1166, Pacific Rubiales will fund the initial US$70 million in well costs along with 35% of costs thereafter relating to the Bilby‐1 exploration […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    CGG announced today that it has started acquiring a large BroadSeisTM 3D multi-client survey program in the deep and ultra-deep waters of the Espirito Santo Basin.   The company says that the project has received high prefunding from major industry players. The Espirito Santo Phase III survey will cover an area of over 9,500 km². […]

  • 26 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    CGG said it has extended its Santos VII broadband 3D multiclient survey offshore Brazil. The 1,867 sq km extension to the original footprint gives CGG a total of almost 16,000 sq km of newly acquired and imaged pre-salt coverage. The extension was made to fully image this area after images recently delivered from the Fast-Track […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    CGG has started Santos VII broadband 3D multi-client survey in the pre-salt area of the deepwater Santos Basin. Santos VII (Saturno) is the third phase in CGG’s Santos Basin Trilogy, and will cover an area of over 13,900 km2, including the Saturno prospect, a major pre-salt opportunity with no 3D seismic coverage to date, the […]

  • 31 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Karoon has now commenced the drilling of its first Santos Basin exploration well, with the spudding of the Kangaroo-1 exploration well at 10:00 hours (Brazilian Summer Time) BRST on 28 December 2012. As at 6:00 hours BRST on 30 December 2012, the well had been drilled to a depth of 915 metres below rotary table […]

  • 3 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    OGX, the Brazilian oil and gas company responsible for the largest private-sector exploratory campaign in Brazil, has announced that as a result of the evolution of OGX into a new phase, in which production becomes increasingly important, without prejudice to the exploratory campaign, the Company’s Board of Directors, chaired by Mr. Eike Batista, has nominated […]

  • 16 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Petrobras has started operating the Cidade de Maricá FPSO platform, in the Lula field (Lula Alto area), in the pre-salt layer of the Santos Basin. The platform is located approximately 270 kilometers from the coast, at a water depth of 2,120 meters. With a daily production capacity of up to 150,000 barrels of oil and […]

  • 16 October 2018

    Seismic survey companies Spectrum and TGS have announced a collaboration on the expanded Santos Basin multi-client 3D survey off Brazil.

  • 20 December 2017

    Multi-client seismic data specialist Spectrum has begun Phase III of the Santos Campos multi-client 2D seismic campaign offshore Brazil.

  • 5 October 2016

    CGG on Wednesday announced the start of a large broadband 3D multi-client survey in the pre-salt area of the deepwater Santos Basin, offshore Brazil.  Santos VII (Saturno) is the third phase in CGG’s pre-salt project known as the Santos Basin Trilogy. The project is designed to make ultramodern seismic datasets available as quickly as possible […]

  • 29 November 2007

    ONGC’s wholly-owned subsidiary ONGC Videsh Ltd. (OVL) has bagged two blocks in Brazil, viz. deepwater Block 470 in the highly prospective Espirito Santo basin and shallow water Block 1413 in another highly prospective Santos basin, amid stiff competition from International companies.

  • 9 June 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    TGS has completed an additional phase of the Santos Basin 3D multi-client seismic survey in Brazil. The survey is located south of the high-profile discoveries in the Santos Basin and the recent sought-after blocks offered in Rounds 15 and 16. The acquisition of 17,500 square kilometres of the 23,000 square kilometres is complete. TGS currently […]

  • 18 December 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    TGS has completed a new multibeam and coring program covering over 213,0000 square kilometers in the Campos and Santos basins of offshore Brazil. This study, known as a SeepHunter campaign, includes the results of 342 conventional cores and 29 jumbo piston cores and heat probes. In additon, advanced geochemistry has been performed on over 60 […]

  • 1 November 2013

    Cumulative production in the pre-salt has already reached 250 million barrels of oil equivalent (oil and gas) since production started in the Campos Basin pre-salt layer in 2008. The information was presented today (Oct 30) by Petrobras’ Executive Manager for Pre-salt Exploration and Production, Carlos Tadeu Fraga, during a panel session on the pre-salt at […]

  • 5 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    Karoon, as operator of five blocks in the Santos Basin, today signed a letter of intent to contract with Dolphin Drilling Ltd, for the “Blackford Dolphin” semi-submersible drilling rig. The completion of the final drilling agreements is subject to final negotiations and is expected by the end of June 2011. This letter of intent covers […]

  • 25 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    Karoon, as operator of five wholly owned blocks in the Santos Basin, Brazil, today executed final drilling agreements with Dolphin Drilling Ltd, for the “Blackford Dolphin” semi-submersible drilling rig. The drilling contract covers the use of the Blackford Dolphin rig for the drilling of three wells in Karoon’s Santos Basin blocks, to commence in the […]