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Campos Basin

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Early Works
Tendering
Start: 11/2017
In Construction
Operation
Current Stage In production - under development
Start:08/2009
Completion: 11/2017
Project Details

Description

The Campos basin oil and gas fields, located beneath up until 7km layer of salt in the Atlantic seabed, are one of the highest producing hydrocarbons in Brazil, being part of the Pre-Salt formation. Average production can go over 1,000,000 b/d of oil and LNG, and over 28Mn m3 of natural gas. The Campos basin, located off the coast of Rio de Janeiro, has high potential and a large hydrocarbon core, similar to that of the Santos basin. It is the main sedimentary area to have already been explored in Brazil, with more than 800 wells drilled. Exploration of the basin dates back to the mid-70s. It has both shallow water and deep water areas and pre-salt resources. The basin comprises exploration and production areas such as Marlim, Roncador, Marlim Sul, Albacora, Frade, Papa Terra and others. It covers around 115,800km2. The Brazilian pre-salt oil and gas fields, located around 7km under the Atlantic seabed, are believed to contain up to 50Bboe in recoverable reserves. Average production at Campos in March 2015 was over 1.69Mb/d of oil and over 29Mm3/d of natural gas. The main company that explores and produces in the basin is Petrobras, which estimates that the basin accounts for around 80% of its total output. In 2014, Campos accounted for 74.7% of overall oil output in Brazil and 32.2% of overall natural gas output. Campos basin is where Petrobras has developed and tested its main offshore technology over the years. Other companies with a presence in the area include Repsol, Statoil, Sinopec, Total, BP, Anadarko OGX.

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Key Specs

Full Name
Campos Basin
Project Type
Conventionals, Crude oil, Exploration, Natural gas and condensates, Offshore, Onshore, Production, Upstream
Development Phase
In production - under development
Project Status
Active
Project Capacity
 Conventionals
1,600  b/d (barrels per day)  Crude oil
 Exploration
28  Mm3/d (million cubic meters per day)  Natural gas and condensates
 Offshore
 Onshore
 Production
 Upstream
Location

The Campos basin is located off the coast of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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