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Montevideo, September 22nd 2018 - 05:30 UTC

Brazil extends oil and gas surveying in southern Campos and Santos Basins

Wednesday, April 4th 2018 - 08:42 UTC
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The multi-beam program will cover approximately 200,000 sq km and will be used to identify 330 core target locations. The multi-beam program will cover approximately 200,000 sq km and will be used to identify 330 core target locations.

Geoscience data for oil and gas exploration and production company, TGS said it has obtained the Brazil Southern Basins SeaSeep project in the Campos and Santos Basins, offshore Brazil.

The project will cover existing TGS surveys in these hydrocarbon rich basins as well as the highly prospective pre-salt trend where many untested structures exist.

Acquisition of the multi-beam will commence late first-quarter 2018 with the coring and geochemistry stage to follow. Data will be available in fourth-quarter 2018 over the Round 16 licensing areas scheduled in 2019.

Final results in all areas will be available in late 2019. The survey is designed to mirror the successful Gigante and Otos multi-beam and seep study projects in the Gulf of Mexico, conducted in 2016 and 2017. The multi-beam program will cover approximately 200,000 sq km and will be used to identify 330 core target locations.

“The Brazil Southern Basins SeaSeep project will provide further insight into the Southern Basins of Brazil and contribute to the knowledge and understanding of these highly prospective areas. This new project is a complementary addition to our extensive historical data library in this region,” Kristian Johansen, CEO of TGS, said.

This project is supported by industry funding.

Categories: Energy & Oil, Brazil.

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