Month: September 2020

Our take on Naru

As you may have heard, Petrobras recently completed the drilling of the Naru well (1-BRSA-1376D-RJS) in block C-M-657 of the ultra-deep waters of the Campos Basin, announcing indications of hydrocarbons earlier this week. This is certainly positive news, as the findings prove that hydrocarbons reached the area and a reservoir

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Architecture makes raw data extraction a breeze

In software engineering, we are constantly seeking new development technologies and methodologies that can reduce software complexity, improve comprehensibility, promote reuse, and facilitate evolution of the software across its lifecycle. One of the many design principles used to accomplish this is separation of concern, which involves dividing the application in

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Petrobras finds high productivity in Jupiter

Petrobras has completed formation tests in the Jupiter pre-salt exploration area located in the Santos Basin, confirming the asset’s potential for excellent productivity and high added-value oil. According to the oil major, the formation tests carried out were responsible for analyzing the pre-salt carbonate reservoirs in the Apollonia well (3-BRSA-1246-RJS), located about

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Total throws in towel on Foz do Amazonas

Total announced yesterday (7) that it had notified its partners last month that it is resigning from its role of operator of five exploration blocks in the Foz do Amazonas Basin. The company said that it has already notified ANP of its decision to give up operatorship of the blocks,

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Importance of geology in evaluating mature fields

Since we first made note of it in Round 9 of our Weekly BPS newsletter in December of last year, Petrobras has gradually announced what is now Brazil’s largest divestment program of hydrocarbon exploration and production assets since 2015. The divestments are spread across several basins, including Potiguar, Espírito Santo,

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