Tupi Oil Field


Description

Tupi oil field is a large oil field located in the Santos Basin, 250 km (160 mi) off the coast of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The field was named in honor of the Tupi people and is considered to be Western Hemisphere's largest oil discovery of the last 30 years.



Key Facts

Rock Formations
Barremian, Lower Aptian Guaratiba Formation.

Year Discovered
2006

Well Status
Planned

Location
Off shore

Country
Brazil

Region
South America


Partners

Petrobras65.00%
BG Group25.00%
GALP10.00%

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