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Pre-salt already accounts for almost 70% of national production

Last week, ANP published its Monthly Bulletin of Oil and Natural Gas Production for April. During the month, production in the pre-salt reached 2.597 MMboe/d, corresponding to 69.5% of the national total. Pre-salt production included 2.057 MMbbl/d of oil and 86 MMm3/d of natural gas across 113 wells, representing an

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Brazil’s February production results

Last week, ANP published the monthly oil and natural gas production results for February 2020. During the month, 3.783 million barrels of oil equivalent per day were produced, including 2.972 million bbl/d of oil and 129 million m³ per day of natural gas. Oil production decreased 6.2% MoM but increased

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ANP launches study on the use of natural gas from pre-salt

Last week, ANP launched a study on the use of natural gas from the pre-salt. The publication focuses on increasing the commercialization and participation of natural gas from the pre-salt in the country’s energy matrix. The study is available in Portuguese here. Coordinated by ANP, the study was developed by the

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Permanent Offer: ANP evaluating fields with marginal accumulations

ANP is evaluating fields with marginal accumulations to be included in the Permanent Offer regime. The objective is to develop an inventory and evaluate the conditions of the wells and other existing structures. The first inspections were in onshore fields Barra do Ipiranga, Jacupemba, Mariricu Oeste, Nativo Oeste, Rio Barra

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José Gutman named director-general of ANP

In a twist, the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) announced this Saturday (28) that the appointment of Cesário Cecchi as director-general of ANP has no legal basis and that José Gutman must take over the position. The MME officialized the opinion of the attorney of the Union, Márcia Labanca,

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Petrobras goes ultra-deep in the Northeast

Petrobras started a long-term test in the Farfan area, located approximately 70 kilometers from the coast of Sergipe. The purpose of the test is to evaluate the production behavior of the reservoir and the characteristics of its oil. The information collected will support the next steps of the Sergipe Deep-Water

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ANP launches public hearings on Sergipe-Alagoas environmental study

Last week, ANP approved today the public consultation regarding the Environmental Study (EAAS) of the Sergipe-Alagoas offshore sedimentary basin for 90 days, in addition to authorizing the realization of public hearings in Salvador (BA), Maceió (AL), Aracaju (SE) and Recife (PE), with the local community, authorities and other interested parties.  The

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More blocks headed for permanent offer

On Tuesday (4), ANP held a public hearing to debate the new version of the Permanent Offer statute, which aims to improve the regime’s rules and include 173 blocks and one area with marginal accumulations (Juruá in the Solimões Basin). The Permanent Offer is the bidding model in which there is

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