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IMAGE ’21 Roundup

BPS President Marcio Rocha Mello, together with Pinar Yilmaz, chaired the Brazil Panel Session: Exploration in the Santos Basin. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all those who helped make it a successful afternoon, but especially Rodolfo Henrique Saboia, General Director of ANP, whose presentation was a big hit at the conference. ANP

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The global lab infrastructure you know. The local knowledge you need.

We are excited to announce that Stratum Reservoir and BPS have joined forces to launch of an entirely new concept in E&P services. It’s Optimum! Your new one-stop-shop for state-of-the-art E&P&E labratory and knowledge services. Introducing KaaS (Knowledge as a Service). Optimum offers integration of state-of-the-art E&P petrophysical & geochemical laboratory services with the most

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Integrated Wellbore Analysis – Well 4-BRSA-1047-RJS

Petrophysical and PVT analyses, integrated with logging and formation test analyses, are key to providing essential input for reservoir characterization, dynamic flow simulation and reservoir management. The BPS Geodatabase includes a comprehensive collection of reservoir data that are applied to: Rock properties such as permeability, porosity, capillary pressure, relative permeabilities,

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Reservoir Continuity: Turning oil into wine

Let’s suppose that you and your company have done a magnificent job, gotten a bit lucky, and discovered a new field in onshore or offshore Brazil. After five wells, it is likely that the discovery is commercial. You are very excited, and after massive celebrations featuring a few too many

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Putting the Environment First

Environmental activism related to the petroleum industry in Brazil is consistently growing stronger, making it more important than ever to operate in harmony with the environment and society. Contrary to what some might think, Brazil has stringent and prescriptive regulation for sectors with the potential to generate adverse impacts on the environment. Brazilian environmental law can

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Satellite Oil Slick Identification as a Fundamental Tool to Lower Exploration Risk in the Unexplored Outboard Areas of Offshore Brazil

Natural oil seeps and seepage slicks have historically provided invaluable information to oil explorers in frontier deep and ultra-deep-water areas for the assessment of leased and/or open acreage exploration areas. Foremost, they are considered a direct hydrocarbon indicator for the presence of active petroleum systems in areas that have not

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The Future of Exploration in Brazil Lies in the Permanent Offer

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the global petroleum industry has changed dramatically. Although things have started to stabilize, one of the biggest shocks to the industry was obviously last year’s huge oil price crash, which forever changed oil companies, service providers and even government agencies. With this in

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