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Month: December 2019

BPS presents geopressure study at first EAGE workshop on pre-salt reservoirs

Last week, we had the pleasure of attending and presenting at the first EAGE workshop on pre-salt reservoirs in Rio de Janeiro. BPS Exploration and Production Director Sidnei Rostirolla presented our recent geopressure study of the pre-salt province of the Santos and Campos basins, leading a talk on the relationship between pressure compartments, reservoir-pods, generation kitchens

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ANP to prioritize analysis of environmental R&D&I projects

Due to the oil spill that hit the Brazilian coast, mainly affecting the Northeast region, and in order to contribute to the training and preparation of companies and research institutions for emergency situations, ANP is encouraging the realization of R&D projects related to the following themes:  Oil dispersion modeling in

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ANP approves inclusion of 174 new areas in permanent offer regime

The new version of the Permanent Offer Tender is subject to public consultation as of November 29, 2019, followed by a public hearing on February 2, 2020. The current version, published in May 2019, covers 600 exploratory risk blocks and 14 areas with marginal accumulations. However, in September of this year, the 1st Permanent Offer cycle took place, during which 33 blocks and 12 areas with marginal accumulations were scooped up. Thus, the new announcement will offer 740 blocks (567 from the previous announcement and 173 new ones) and three areas with marginal accumulations (two from the previous offer and the Juruá area, which was returned to ANP by Petrobras).

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Geodatabase Update

Our tables and graphs show the basic petrophysical properties (absolute permeability, effective porosity, rock density, and confining pressure) for a huge amount of data generated from laboratory analysis of side-rock samples and core plugs

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