by Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras) announced Tuesday the discovery of natural gas accumulation at Orca-1 exploratory well in Tayrona Block in Colombian Caribbean deepwaters, 24.9 miles (40 kilometers) off the coast of La Guajira. Petrobras is the operator and holds 40 percent interest, in partnership with Ecopetrol (30 percent) and Repsol (30 percent).
The well drilling ended in September, reaching 13,910 feet (4,240 meters) and 2,211 feet (674 meters)…