While drilling extension well 3-BRSA-1022-SES (3-SES-181), Petrobras discovered gas. Poço Verde 1 well, 58 km off the coast of Aracaju, is in the Poço Verde Discovery Evaluation Plan area (concession BM-SEAL-4). The well is in ultra-deepwater, 2,196 m, in the Sergipe-Alagoas Basin.
The reservoirs have good porosity characteristics, confirming project expectations. The Poço Verde accumulation is being explored as part of the Sergipe-Alagoas Basin deepwater development program.
With a 75% stake in BM-SEAL-4, Petrobras is the concession operator, partnered with India-based Oil and Natural Gas Corp (25%).