Petrobras (PBR) said late Thursday that it completed the drilling of the well 3-SES-192 in the area of Moita Bonita, located in the BM-SEAL-4 concession, 80 kilometers offshore from the city of Aracaju in Brazil, at a water depth of 2,629 meters.

According to the company’s press release, the results of the drilling confirmed the extension of the gas accumulation discovered, with a total thickness of 39 meters, in a reservoir situated at a depth of 5,227 meters.

The well also showed an oil discovery in a deeper reservoir, with a total thickness of 24 meters. This is the fifth extension well in the Moita Bonita area, the discovery of which was reported in August 2012.

Petrobras is the consortium operator, holding 75%, in partnership with ONGC, which holds 25%, and will continue the operational activities to evaluate the well, including conducting a formation test.

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