News

Petrobras begins extended well test at Brava

Well 6-MRL-199-RJS in the Brava area is expected to have a daily output of 6,000 bbl/day of oil.
Well 6-MRL-199-RJS in the Brava area is expected to have a daily output of 6,000 bbl/day of oil.

Petrobras began an extended well test (EWT) at the Brava area in the Campos Basin pre-salt last week. The Brava reservoir, believed to hold about 380 million bbl of oil, is located approximately 4,500 meters beneath the ocean’s surface under a thick layer of salt in an area known as the subsalt.

The EWT is expected to last two years and have a daily production of 6,000 bbl/day from well 6-MRL-199-RJS. The crude will be pumped to the already-producing P-27 platform in the Marlin field.

This is the fifth reservoir to produce oil in the Campos Basin pre-salt. Late last year Petrobras began the Carimbe EWT in the Caratinga concession area, and then earlier this year commenced the Tracaja EWT in the Marlim Leste concession area.

Show More

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button