Brazilian Basin

Brazilian Basin

 

a depression in the bottom of the southern part of the Atlantic Ocean, west of the South Atlantic Ridge. It extends approximately 3,000 km from north to south and is 6,537 m at its deepest point. The ocean bottom is covered with red clay in the east and foraminiferous silts in the west.

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Many things are unexplored about the river and the large Brazilian basin that surrounds it.
We are already operating DP vessels in the Brazilian basin and will soon have two DP capable Aframax tankers employed in the US Gulf Operating in the North Sea is particularly challenging due to the harsh weather and sea conditions which is why we are constructing purpose built vessels to service this contract.
ogunnus has now been found in four out of the twelve hydrographie Brazilian basins.
The discovery of new oilfields in the Brazilian basins will propel the demand for offshore support vessels in South America.
BP Energy do Brasil currently has interests in 14 concessions in five Brazilian basins, not including the eight blocks awarded in Brazil Round 11 (concession agreements to be signed in August) or the farm-in announced today.
Angola has awarded oil rights for the first time in frontier areas similar to prolific Brazilian basins.
In a press release, Petrobras said: "If recoverable oil and gas volumes for the pre-salt reservoirs are confirmed, they will significantly raise the quantity of existing oil in Brazilian basins, putting Brazil on par with countries with great oil reserves in the world".
Our unique portfolio encompasses approximately 7,000 km2of offshore exploratory acreage in four Brazilian basins.
Rio de Janeiro-based Petrobras (NYSE: PBR), a semi-public Brazilian energy company, has announced the discovery of new signs of oil in the Brazilian basins of Potiguar, Sergipe-Alagoas and Santos, according to the hydrocarbons regulator ANP.
BP Energy do Brasil has 14 concessions in five Brazilian basins.
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