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Summary Information

  • The largest offshore sedimentary basin in Brazil, ranging for a total area of over 350,000 square kilometers, all the way from Cabo Frio (state of Rio de Janeiro) to Florianopolis (state of Santa Catarina). The first investments in exploration and production studies for this basin date back to the 1970s.
  • Operations got underway in the Santos Basin pre-salt area on May 1, 2009, by means of an Extended Well Test (EWT) performed by FPSO BW Cidade de São Vicente in the Tupi area (now called the Lula Field).

Platforms in the Santos Basin

  1. Dynamic Producer (FDPDY) A594
  2. Cidade De Angra Dos Reis MV22 FPSO (FPCAR)
  3. Merluza Platform (PMLZ) Merluza, Lagosta Fixed SP
  4. Mexilhão Platform (PMXL)
  5. Cidade De Sao Vicente FPSO (FPCSV)
  6. Cidade De Santos Mv20 FPSO
  7. Cidade De Paraty FPSO
  8. Petrojarl Cidade De Itajai FPSO
  9. Cidade De Sao Paulo MV23 FPSO
  10. Cidade De Mangaratiba MV24 FPSO
  11. Cidade De Itaguai MV26 FPSO

Santos Basin Oil and Gas Fields

  1. Atlanta Oil Field
    • Shell / Chevron / Petrobras
    • 2001
    • 5,099 / 1,544
    • 8,225 / 2,507
  2. Azulão 2009 7,294 / 2,223 Esso / Hess / Petrobras 16,414 / 5,003
  3. Bem-te-vi 2008 7,017 / 2,139 Petrobras / Shell / Galp Energia 22,222 / 6,773
  4. Caramba 2007 7,330 / 2,234 Petrobras / Petrogal 17,553 / 5,350
  5. Carapiá 2006 4,922 / 1,500 Petrobras 10,358 / 3,157
  6. Carioca 2007 7,021 / 2,140 Petrobras / BG / Repsol YPF SA 18,760 / 5,718
  7. Corcovado 2009 2,625 / 800 BG / Petrobras 18,751 / 5,715
  8. Sapinhoa Guara Oil Field
    • Guará
    • Petrobras / BG / Repsol YPF SA
    • 2008
    • 7,025 / 2,141
    • 19,663 / 5,993
  9. Iara Oil Field
    • Petrobras / BG / Galp Energia
    • 2008
    • 7,316 / 2,230
    • 19,948 / 6,080
  10. Iguaçu 2009 7,020 / 2,140 Petrobras / BG / Repsol YPF SA 14,216 / 4,333
  11. Jupiter Gas And Condensate Field
    • Petrobras / Petrogal
    • 2008
    • 7,175 / 2,187
    • 17,230 / 5,252
  12. Mexilhao Gas Field
    • Petrobras
    • 2001
    • 1,703 / 519
    • 18,597 / 5,668
  13. Oliva 2006 4,922 / 1,500 Shell / Chevron / Petrobras 12,727 / 3,879
  14. Parati 2006 6,687 / 2,140 Petrobras / BG / Partex 25,191 / 7,678
  15. Pirapitanga 2001 3,960 / 1,207 Petrobras 18,400 / 5,608
  16. Urugua And Tambau Oil And Gas Fields
    • Tambaú
    • Petrobras
    • 2005
    • 3,552 / 1,083
    • 16,159 / 4,925
  17. Tambuatá 2006 4,922 / 1,500 Petrobras 14,853 / 4,527
  18. Taquari 2008 4,183 / 1,275 Petrobras 19,784 / 6,030
  19. Lula Oil Field (Tupi)
    • Petrobras / BG / Galp Energia
    • 2006
    • 7,060 / 2,152
    • 16,600 / 5,060
  20. Tupi Sul 2007 7,106 / 2,166 Petrobras / BG / Galp Energia 17,432 / 5,313
  21. Urugua And Tambau Oil And Gas Fields
    • Uruguá
    • Petrobras
    • 2005
    • 4,485 / 1,367
    • 16,165 / 4,927

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