Releases

22/12/15 Carcará Tests Confirm Huge Reservoir Productivity

Barra Energia do Brasil Petróleo e Gás Ltda (BE) announces that two drill stem tests (DSTs) performed in the well 3-SPS-105, known as Carcará North (Block BM-S-8), confirmed the huge reservoir productivity that was expected on the basis of previous logs and wireline tests carried out in the wells already drilled in this pre-salt discovery.

28/09/15 Second appraisal well confirms NW extension of the Carcará Discovery

Barra Energia do Brasil Petróleo e Gás Ltda (BE) announces that the well 3-SPS-104DA, known as Carcará Northwest, confirmed the presence of high porosity, light oil bearing (31o API) pre-salt reservoirs. Drilled to a total measured depth of 6,405m the well is located 5.5km to the northwest of the Carcará discovery well, in the offshore Santos Basin BM-S-8 Block and water depth of 2,024m (see map below).

28/05/15 Partial results of appraisal well already confirm extension of Carcará Discovery

Barra Energia do Brasil Petróleo e Gás Ltda (BE) announces that the well 3-SPS-105 (3-BRSA-1290-SPS), known as Carcará North, currently being drilled to assess the continuity of the high-quality and thick pre-salt reservoirs encountered in the Carcará discovery well (4 SPS 86B), established the presence of at least 358m of continuous and connected oil bearing reservoirs with good quality light oil (31º API) from 5,820m.

17/12/14 Barra Energia announces contract for the floating production unit (FPSO) for the Atlanta Field

Barra Energia do Brasil Petróleo e Gás Ltda, a member of the consortium developing the Atlanta Field, announced today the execution of the charter and operation contract for the floating, production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO) Petrojarl I, owned by Teekay Offshore Partners L.P.

02/01/13 Carcará well confirms the high potential of the Block BM-S-8, in the pre-salt of Santos Basin

Barra Energia do Brasil Petróleo e Gás Ltda (BE), announces the conclusion of the 4-SPS-86B well, located in ultra-deep waters of Santos Basin in the block BM-S-8, where BE is a partner in the consortium.

18/08/12 New Well Data Confirms Importance of the Pre-Salt Carcara Discovery Offshore Santos Basin

Barra Energia do Brasil Petróleo e Gás Ltda today announced that new data obtained from additional drilling of the 4-SPS-86B (4-BRSA-971-SPS) Carcará well further confirms the importance of this discovery in block BM-S-8, which was preliminarily announced in earlier releases.

31/05/12 New data confirms larger oil column of the Carcará

Barra Energia do Brasil Petróleo e Gás Ltda announces that new data obtained with continued drilling of the 4-SPS-86B (4-BRSA-971-SPS) well, testing the Carcará prospect, reinforces the importance of this discovery of good quality oil made in block BM-S-8 in ultra-deep water of the pre-salt Santos Basin.

20/03/12 Barra announces discovery of a new pre-salt light oil accumulation in BM-S-8

Barra Energia announced the occurrence of a new accumulation of good quality oil in Block BM-S-8 in pre-salt reservoirs of the ultra deepwater Santos Basin

29/11/11 Light oil is found in the first pre-salt well of Barra Energia

Barra Energia do Brasil Petróleo e Gás Ltda (Barra Energia) announced today that the drilling of the well 4-BRSA-946C-SPS, the company’s first participation in an exploratory well, was completed.

15/09/11 Barra Energia Acquires Participation in Block BS-4, Deep Water Santos Basin

Barra Energia do Brasil Petróleo e Gás Ltda (Barra Energia) announced Today that it has entered into two

05/07/11 Barra Energia Acquires Interest in BM-S-8 Block

Barra Energia do Brasil Petróleo e Gás Ltd (Barra Energia) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire 10% of Block BMS-8 from Shell Brasil Petróleo Ltda, which currently owns a 20% participation in the area